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Enjoy a truly wonderful canal boat experience

College Cruisers is a long-established canal hire fleet based right in the centre of the romantic, historic City of Oxford. Watch our introductory video, then browse through our website to find out more about renting one of our boats for a holiday, short break or special occasion on the beautiful Oxford Canal. And of course, you are welcome to phone, email or visit us if you have any questions.

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Cruise the delightful
Oxford Canal

Our Oxford Canal boat holidays help you escape the rigours of modern living. Plot a leisurely course through the locks and bridges and enjoy the pretty towns, villages and country pubs along the way.

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Make yourself at home aboard our fleet of luxury canal boats

There are nine boats in the fleet ranging from 2 berth up to 12 berth, offering a range of facilities and each with a character of its own. All are named after the University colleges in Oxford and are painted Oxford blue.

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Relax with our outstanding customer service

From the moment you book we’re with you every step of the way. We will show you how to drive the boat, how to negotiate locks and bridges, and provide all the back-up you need to make your trip a success.

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Latest news

What a catch!

It just goes to show what 3 men in a boat can achieve… Adam Isted and his friends recently too...

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Banbury: at the heart of the South Oxford Canal

Situated at around 12 hours’ cruising from Oxford, Banbury is the turning point many of our customer...

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25% off Oxford Canal holidays and short breaks in March and April

We still have some late availability options for canal breaks in March and April 2016, now on specia...

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