Our Fleet

Our Fleet

We have a vast range of boats to choose from depending on your event, budget and whether you want to be the skipper of your boat or let us take care of you and your guests so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the cruise!

125 Seater

The New Orleans

100 Seater

The Waterman

60 Seater


12 Seater

Pilot Class

12 Seater


12 Seater


12 Seater


12 Seater


8 Seater


8 Seater


8 Seater


8 Seater

Eighteen Seventy

8 Seater


6 Seater

Electro Glide

6 Seater


6 Seater

Dutch Courage

6 Seater

Lady Michelle

4 Seater

Thames Childe

4 Seater

Pearly Class

3 Seater

Small Rowing Boat


River Thames
Boat Hire

Hobbs of Henley boat Aquavir cruising along the river thames, driven by a skipper with 4 passengers on board. The sky is cloudy, and there are houses pictured in the background that are right on the river.

Self-Drive or Skippered Hire

Nestled at the heart of the stunning riverside town of Henley-on-Thames.


Treat yourself to a holiday aboard one of our elegant vessels…

A wedding celebration aboard The New Orleans boat. Passengers are enjoying the outside of the boat, while cruising along the river thames with a number of boats also on the river in the background. The trees are green and the sky is blue with clouds dotted around.


Celebrate your special day in style aboard the largest and most luxurious fleet on the Thames.

The Waterman boat has just departed the Hobbs of Henley boatyard. It is full of passengers enjoying one of the daily river trips. You can see Henley on Thames in the background, the trees are green and there are blue skies.


Whether it’s one of our regular sightseeing trips, a fun themed cruise, or a seasonal event, Hobbs of Henley has the perfect trip for you.

The Hibernia cruising along the river thames, with the Henley Royal Regatta busy crouds alongside the river and in the stands watching the rowing races.


Enjoy a private group trip on Britain’s royal river…

Inside one of the Hobbs of Henley passenger boats, set up for a corporate event. The table is laid for 20 people with bottled water and pens at the ready. There is a TV and whiteboards set up at the back of the boat.


Looking for a unique setting for your corporate event? Look no further than our stylish and comfortable riverboats!

“The perfect way to spend a day, just messing about on the river on a Hobbs boat!!”



  • We are open 8.30am – 5pm Monday – Friday in October – March and
    8.30am – 5.30pm seven days a week April – September.

  • You can arrive from 9.45am to depart at 10am or anytime after that if you have
    booked for the day.

  • You can bring your dog but we ask them not to sit on the cushions

  • We have very limited parking but there is a car park at the Henley Station which is a 2 minute walk from our boatyard.