Derby Riverboat Trips

Adults £8, Under 16s £6, Family ticket - £22, Under 3 Free but still require a ticket

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Derby Riverboat Trips
Opposite Silk Mill

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Eco-Friendly River Cruises from April to October 2024

The 45 minute Mill-to Mill cruise departs from the temporary Causey Bridge Boarding Platform, the opposite side of the river to the Museum of Making. The route will take you through the beautiful Darley Park, alongside the historic Chester Green and up to the picturesque suburb of Darley Abbey before returning to Causey Bridge.

Outram is a zero-emission, solar power, electric boat, designed to preserve this special environmental setting. Choose between our outdoor foredeck or relax in the inside cabin as you cruise along the UK’s most bio-diverse urban river in comfort. Keep a look out for Kingfishers! Hot and cold drinks and light refreshments will be available from our on board café, and sustainable gifts are available from our onboard gift shop.

An onboard audio commentary, full of historical interesting stories, accompanies the cruise read by acting legend, Sir David Suchet. There are activity packs, interactive STEM demos and a toy box to keep children entertained on the trip. Click on the link to view our brochure for more information.


Please note that the temporary boarding platform for 2024 is next to Causey Bridge. For more information, please visit our website Website or follow us on Instagram, X and Facebook.


  • Suitable for all ages - Children must be supervised and accompanied at all times.
  • The boat itself is fully accessible, however until a permanent boarding platform can be installed the boat trips will be only accessible to customers who are able to use a pool style ladder onto the boat.
  • Maximum 12 passengers per cruise
  • Please ensure you arrive at the boarding platform 10 minutes before departure

Times: 12.30pm, 1.45pm and 3pm

Adults £8

Under 16s £6

Family ticket - £22

Under 3 Free but still require a ticket

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