Private Hire

Step 1 of 3 – Read through these questions asked by others

Our boats are mostly used for parties and sightseeing, if you have another request please use the contact page and send us your requirements as we may be able to help.

Q. What times can I choose?

Our most requested times are either 4-7pm or 7:30-10:30pm.  During the busy summer months we also try to make a boat available 12:30-3:30pm.  Other times can be arranged depending on the request but this depends on our other cruise schedules.

Q. What is included?

3 Hour cruise on private charter/ hire cardiff party boat with on board disco, cash bar only (no drinks included in price), all our party boats have an onboard sound system and dance floor with 2 plasma screens that can be used for slide shows. In a nutshell, food, drink and tailored music is extra.

Q. What are the food options?

With regards to food, you can choose to bring your own, in which case there is a £55 surcharge.  We are able to provide catering and our buffet options can be downloaded here.

Q. Can I get a discount?

yes! if you hire one of our boats on a weeknight (Monday-Friday, not including bank holidays) we offer 10% off the hire rates below.

Q. Are under 18s allowed onboard?

Under 18s are only allowed onboard for private cruises and must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 21. We do however have alternative options for under 18 cruises and a special 21st Birthday and student promotion.

Q. Can we bring our own drinks?

Sorry no and if we find any alcohol brought onboard we will regrettably be forced to cancel the entire cruise.  Current drinks prices can be found here

Q. What deposit is required?

We take full payment for the boat hire within 2 weeks of receiving a request, any catering can be finalised 2 weeks prior to your party.

Q. Do you offer a discount for students or 21st Birthday?

Sure we do! for these requests we offer 21% discount off our advertised rates (excludes Saturdays and Bank Holiday Sundays).

Q. I want to run my own event for my followers with DJs and stuff?

Sure we can help you with this, we have no problem with you using our amp and speakers which are fixed in place onboard, you just need to bring your mixer, laptop and decks. However, there is a £150 surcharge as we are legally bound to provide onboard security and conduct searches before people board the boat for your event and we also insist on a £200 retainer which will be returned provided nothings gets damaged or equipment tampered with. Details of how to connect to our sound system can be found here.

Q. Are you insured?

Risk Assessment Insurance Certificate Employer Liability Insurance

Step 2 of 3 – Decide which boat you would prefer



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Marianne 10-70 guests


Most Popular Request!

Bigger on the inside than the outside like the TARDIS

Hire Price£650 
Maximum Party Hours3 
Maximum Guests50 
Times Available12:30-15:30, 16:00-19:00, 19:30-22:30 
Cash Bargreentick 
Wheelchair Accessgreentick 
Dance Floorgreentick 
DJ Equipment(Amp and Speakers)greentick 


Step 3 of 3 – Send us an enquiry

Send us an enquiry about private charter/ hire Cardiff party boat using the booking form making sure you include how many party people you would like to book for and we will send you an invoice for the relevant payment.

Once you are happy, send us your payment for hire of the boat and any music. Upon receipt of this we will confirm your booking. We will need to know final numbers a minimum of two weeks before your party which is when we can confirm any food orders. To do this, simply contact us via email and we will send you an invoice for anything extra.

We look forward to hosting your party on board soon!

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