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  • North Norfolk Attractions
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  • Norfolk Tourist Attractions Association member
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Boat Trips

Broads Tours

Broads Tours

Vintage Broadsman


River Trips
What better way to discover the Broads National Park than by joining Broads Tours for a scheduled river trip. All trips include an entertaining live commentary; your skipper will explain the origins of the Broads as he points out the sights of interest including the abundance of wildlife. Light refreshments, licensed bar and toilet facilities are available on all river trips.

Our daily timetable of river trips runs from 1st April until 31st October. Please see our website for our full timetable of sailings.

A limited number of wheelchair users are welcome on all of our sailings.
Advance booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Coach Parties and Groups
Coach parties and groups are very welcome. We offer generous group discounts and free coach parking. Minimum 15 people required for group discount.

Evening Music Cruises
Choose from a lively Boogie Evening every Wednesday and selected Fridays, or enjoy live jazz music on a Tuesday or a Thursday evening. Please book to avoid disappointment.

We run other events from Easter Specials to Kids Go Free in October Half Term. Please see our website for more details.

Private Charter
If you are looking for a unique venue for your family party or corporate function you can even charter one of our passenger boats. Please see our website for more details.

Santa Cruise
The winter is not forgotten at Broads Tours either, throughout the weekends in December we host our ever popular Santa Cruises. Santa will land on board the boat with his sack brimming with presents for all of the children on board. (Children aged from 1 -15 years). Please book to avoid disappointment.

Self - Drive Day Boats
For the independent explorer Broads Tours also operates a fleet of self-drive Day Boats, Day Cruisers and Large Electrics.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

A limited number of manual wheelchair users are welcome on all tours. Pre booking recommended to avoid disappointment.

Opening details

Timetabled daily river trips run from 1st April - 31st October daily (see website for full timetable)


2019 River Trip Pricing
1 Hour Trip
Adult: £9.00 Child: £5.50
1 1/2 Hour Trip
Adult:£9.50 Child: £6.00
2 Hour Trip
Adult: £11.00 Child: £6.50

Dogs are allowed on at trips at £1 per dog

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 19 - Sun 27 Oct Kids Go Free for October Half Term!
Sat 30 Nov - Sun 1 Dec Santa Cruise 2019
Sat 7 - Sun 8 Dec Santa Cruise 2019
Sun 8 Dec Festive Cruise 2019
Sat 14 - Sun 15 Dec Santa Cruise 2019
Sun 15 Dec Festive Cruise 2019


The Bridge,
NR12 8RX



See location of Broads Tours on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 300179  Lat: 52.71021 Long: 1.40398

By Road:
From the A1151: Located on right-hand sign as you approach Wroxham River Bridge.

By Public Transport:
Hoveton and Wroxham railway station is on the main Greater Anglia, Bittern Line that runs from Norwich to Sheringham. Broads Tours is a short walk from the station.
Wroxham is on the First Group bus route from Norwich bus no 12 (Pink Line)
There is a bus stop on the Norwich Road in front of Broads Tours.

Broads Tours offers a 10% discount off the cost of a river trip for all passengers arriving by public transport. Valid ticket needs to be shown.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Hoveton and Wroxham station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

A limited number of manual wheelchair users are welcome on all tours. Pre booking recommended to avoid disappointment.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 3-6
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit