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Boat Trips:Electric Eel Boat Trip at How Hill National Nature Reserve

Boat Trips

How Hill National Nature Reserve

How Hill National Nature Reserve

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A waterborne mystery trail by electric boat, along dykes fringed with marshland plants. An experienced guide will show you the wildlife - stunning dragonflies, marsh harriers, wildflowers and swallowtail butterflies can all be seen here at different times of the year. The trip lasts 50 minutes, including a short walk to a bird hide. Booking essential. The boat takes six people and has a roof but the sides are open. In summer and autumn you might find insect repellent helpful. The boat trip is not suitable for children under two years of age.

Group bookings available - please ask for details.
Sound amplification system available - please ask for details when booking.
The boat is not accessible to wheelchair users.

Duration: 50 minutes

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

June to September:
daily every hour 10am to 4pm

April, May & October - weekends, bank holidays, Easter week and local half term only:
daily every hour 11am to 3pm


£7 adult, £6 child and concession, £19.50 family (up to two adults and two children - not suitable for children under two)


NR29 5PG


See location of How Hill National Nature Reserve on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 373190  Lat: 52.71657 Long: 1.51206

access is signposted via the wood at the rear of How Hill House


  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed