Special Offer for Easter 2019
Enjoy Easter aboard one of our comfortable canal boats with 15% all prices from April 15th-28th inclusive. Just use the code EASTER15 at checkout. Or call the Easter hotline on 01865 554343 (+44 18 65 55 43 43 from outside the UK) for an extra 5% off.
Find a boat
Enter your chosen check-in and check-out dates to see which of our boats are available. Please note: check-in is only possible on Saturdays (Sat-Tues short breaks and weekly hire), Mondays (Mon-Fri short breaks and weekly hire), Tuesdays (Tues-Sat short breaks and weekly hire) and Fridays (Fri-Mon short breaks and weekly hire).
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There are ten 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.
More than 12 people? You need two boats! Please call us to discuss.
We are busy maintaining and improving our boats ready for another busy year…
Every now and then I get a chance to get out on one of our boats and enjoy the canal myself. So a weekend in July seven friends and I set off from Oxford… destination Kirtlington.
Alex and her boyfriend Michael took a short break aboard Pembroke on a recent visit from Australia.
Make yourself at home aboard one of our fleet of comfortable canal boats, then plot a leisurely course through the English countryside enjoying the pretty towns, villages and country pubs along the way.
Our canal boats are available to hire all the year round, and each season on the canal offers a different – but equally wonderful – kind of holiday experience…
Find out why a canal boat holiday on the Oxford Canal is a great idea.
Great family holiday Our family of four plus dog had a lovely holiday on the Magdalen last week. The boat was comfortable, clean and well equipped. Fantastic scenery, very relaxing and the... read moreannejb2018 05/09/18
Fantastic weekend trip Myself and three friends booked a fantastic holiday with College Cruisers last weekend on their Nuffield boat at a great price. We had lots of fun and I would recommend... read moreTom B 15/08/18
An Amazing Experience! My husband and I spent an enchanting week on the boat, the Somerville, cruising north on the Oxford Canal. This was our first time, and we weren't... read morerslomo483548 03/10/18
We hired Exeter for our Dads 70th Celebrations..... we named her "The Birthday Barge"!!! Carys and Co couldn't of done anymore for us - they kindly decorated the boat before... read moreKiri Harvey 10/05/18
A good boat with excellent service We were five aboard a superbly designed boat, three double bedrooms, two bathrooms with showers. The boat was well equipped and the one reliability problem was dealt with speedily. Carys... read moreJohn J 19/06/18
Fantastic long weekend. Thank you From the first email to saying goodbye at the end of the trip College Cruisers were excellent.The boat was in great condition, very clean, cozy and well equipped . ... read morekexcus 21/05/18
Amazing boat, service and weather! Everything about his trip was amazing. Exeter is such a lovely boat. We were 3 couples and it suited us perfectly. There was all the equipment on board we... read morecolin t 23/07/18