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Private boat hire from Paddington

Get ready to experience the iconic Regent's Canal like never before on your very own GoBoat adventure.

From this central London location, you'll captain an eco-friendly electric boat and explore Little Venice, Regent's Park and Camden Lock.

With room for you and up to 7 others, it's the perfect setting for a chill social sailing experience. Rally your friends, fam or co-workers and get ready to disconnect from the daily grind.

This is your chance to be fully present and soak up some quality bonding time with your crew. No distractions, just supercharged vibes creating an unforgettable on-the-water memory together.

Enough room for 8 people

No boating license required

Leisurely speed of 3.5mph

Eco friendly silent electric motor

No alcohol permitted

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Bring your friends, family and even the dog on your GoBoat adventure!

Renting a boat on the Regent's Canal

It's easy to rent a GoBoat in West London. Just book online and show up 15 minutes before the booked time at our Paddington location. The person renting must be 18 years old.

You could try your luck by turning up at our location at Merchant Square to see if we have available boats. If so, we are happy to rent you a boat without a prior booking. However, we do recommend to book online whenever possible.

We'll teach you how to sail and instruct you about the rules. No license required. Have a look at how sailing a GoBoat works.

Rules and information about renting a GoBoat in Paddington:

  • Paddington is an alcohol-free location. If you wish to enjoy a drink during your journey, please book for one of our other locations.
  • In Paddington, you can rent heated seats for your sail during the cold months. Find out more here
  • Each boat seats up to 8 people. No license or prior experience needed.
  • The lead booker and the captain (driver of the boat) must be aged 18 or older
  • A GoBoat's speed is about 3 knots (3.5 mph) so you can fully appreciate the experience and enjoy spending time with each other on the water
  • You can reschedule or make amendments to your booking up to 48 hours before departure

Pricing for GoBoat Paddington

Choose the number of hours that suits your trip. Each boat can accommodate up to 8 people.

1 hour

Taster Cruise

Short and sweet, but an unforgettable flavour of the GoBoat experience. Perfect for first-time sailors just wanting to get their feet wet.

Prices are per boat and each boat holds up to 8 people.



Most popular
2 hours

Scenic Sail

Our crowd favorite for a reason! With enough time to kick back and soak up those iconic London views. Don't forget to pack your own beverages and bites to make it an extra lush afternoon sail.

Prices are per boat and each boat holds up to 8 people.



3 hours

The Full Monty

This is the main event - your chance to go all-in on an epically immersive day out on the open waters. With a full 3 hours, you'll have plenty of time to explore hidden gems and soak up all those good vibes.

Prices are per boat and each boat holds up to 8 people.



Route map for GoBoat Paddington

Navigate through the Regent's Canal with our map. Take a look at the sailing area to prepare yourself for a great trip on the water.

You set sail from Paddington and sail through the canals. You'll also find the map attached to the picnic table in the boat.

Things to see in the Canal:

  • Little Venice
  • Maida Hill Tunnel
  • Regent's Park
  • London Zoo
  • Camden Lock
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Paddington from the water

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Family on a GoBoat


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Regent's Canal


Regent's Park


Maida Hill Tunnel


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Where to find GoBoat Paddington

  • Our address is: Merchant Square, Paddington Basin, W2 1AS
  • Opening time: Weather permitting, we're open every day from 9.30am until sunset. Please check the booking system for specific opening hours.
  • Public transport: The closest tube stations are Edgware Road and Paddington. Mainline rail services operate from Paddington. Find us on Google Maps here.