Self Drive Boat Hire

The Electric Boat Company maintain and operate a 100% electric fleet of luxury self drive hire boats uniquely positioned on some of the most picturesque reaches of the Thames.

Available from Marlow, Cliveden (Taplow) and Runnymede April to October

The Compleat Angler Hotel, Marlow.

Our boats in Marlow are moored at The Macdonald Compleat Angler Hotel, renowned for it's enviable position opposite All Saints' Church. Nestled between Marlow Bridge and the weir it's the ideal starting point for your time on the water.

Here you'll find two of our Frolic 21 launches available from April to October. These seat a maximum of 6 adults and are bookable via our online system using the button below.

Priced from just £60 per hour (available to non-residents) with reduced rates for bookings of 6 hours or more. Please note peak pricing applies throughout July and August.

The most popular options from Marlow are generally 1 hour, 3 hours or a full day of 6-8 hours.

Cliveden Estate, National Trust. Taplow.

We are delighted to be working in association with the National Trust to provide an extensive boating offer at Cliveden Estate.

A brand new, custom built fleet for 2020 includes four self drive electric boats alongside rowing boats, canadian canoes and even a pedal powered boat. For those who prefer a skippered option we also run ticketed trips daily aboard our beautiful Frolic 31 launch.

Our operation at Cliveden Estate is branded as 'Boating at Cliveden' - further information and online booking can be found on it's dedicated website at

Electric Boat Hire in Marlow

The Runnymede on Thames Hotel, Runnymede.

Two Frolic 21 launches can be found downriver at Runnymede in conjunction with The Runnymede on Thames Hotel.

The day to day operation of these boats is managed by the hotel, for further information and to make a booking please see the hotel website.

Boat Hire at The Runnymede on Thames Hotel