Take a 45 minute boat trip along the River Alde, abundant with wildlife and with stunning views across the mudflats and reeds.

Depart from Snape Maltings' historic quay, where generations of Thames Barge skippers have plied their trade.

Our shallow draft launch Hagar is ideal for keen birdwatchers, as it enables us to get out at lower states of the tide when there are more wading birds around.

Please note that the River Alde is tidal, and therefore trips do not take place every day, and times of trips vary from day to day. Use the calendar below to see times and book your tickets.

Hagar can take up to 10 people per trip, and trips will last approximately 45-minutes.

Dogs are welcome on all trips.

Suffolk River Trips also runs trips from Orford Quay and Woodbridge Town Steps – find out more on its website. Another boat, Tilly Too, is also available from Snape Maltings.

Important Information

  • Some degree of agility will be required when boarding Hagar due to it being a smaller vessel.