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Traditional narrow boat tours that meander along the surprisingly scenic canals of Birmingham. Daily departures leave from outside the Tap and Stile public house, Gas Street Basin. The boats are centrally heated and fully licensed to serve alcoholic...more
Frederick @ Gas Street Basin, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
+44 1922 722949
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just wanted to say a massive thank you to the Central Boat Party team for helping to make Saturday such a wonderful day for my fiancé's 30th. Booked a few months in advance and all communication with Katherine was excellent, very swift responses and excellent...More

Date of experience: February 2019
4  Thank katmckenna200
Reviewed February 15, 2019

I recently had the pleasure of partying on one of these boats with 10 of my friends (between 25 - 35 years old). We had a great time. There is plenty of different varieties of booze, room to drink, talk, dance etc. Katherine was great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
4  Thank mickeyn2015
Reviewed February 4, 2019

We had a stag party on Victoria the weather was not on our side but this didn't stop us! Katherine dealt with the booking and was very helpful, once on Victoria we enjoyed a three hour trip Dawn made sure there was not an empty...More

Date of experience: February 2019
6  Thank Joey12379
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

I booked central boat parties at short notice for a 3 hour cruise on Wednesday 12th September from 5:30-8:30pm , we hired for a colleagues leaving party . I have never done anything like this previously and had never even been on a boat before...More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank CharlotteADeakin
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I initially enquired with central boat parties in January for my best friends surprise 40th in October. I dealt with Katherine from the start who was extremely responsive to all my emails and questions ( sorry there was lots) . October soon came around and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
6  Thank Tikotraveler141
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This was my 4th trip using central boat parties over the last 3 years. Katherine was a fantastic lady nothing was to much for her. Even doing a requested play list for me to play over the evening.The food was great and once again great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
6  Thank Deaconfrost76
Reviewed October 6, 2018

After reading great reviews on here and having a fantastic birthday party with Jenny last year, I was so excited about this years party for my best friend. However, this year's was a lot different. The boat itself was very dirty. I understand it's on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank j0annem0ss
Centralboatparties, Owner at Central Boat Parties, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

We have been awaiting your review from the party your were a guest at. We were aware at the time that you were dissatisfied with your experience on boat Victoria especially after the lemonade had run out ( 14 litres had been consumed by members...More

Reviewed September 10, 2018

Amazing time for a 70th birthday, friendly hosts, food was scrummy, loads of room to dance around and socialise. Just an all round amazing day, would definitely recommend for a birthday or any kind of social event. Katherine was a very friendly and reliable from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
10  Thank mberries11
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I had an absolutely wonderful time celebrating my 50th birthday aboard the Frederick! From the first enquiry, Katherine could not have been more accommodating. The bar was very well-stocked and included a great alcohol-free ale as we requested. The ambience was great too!

Date of experience: September 2018
8  Thank Kitty N
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Great afternoon tour from Gas Street basin out to Birmingham Uni. Flexible and helpful service - we asked to be dropped at the Vale for a walk through the campus and were picked up in Selly Oak. A surprisingly scenic trip perfect for the occasion....More

Date of experience: September 2018
10  Thank Kevinadibble
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Dennis A
March 6, 2015|
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What is the maximum amount of people that can go on the boat?