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The Sabrina Boat

The Sabrina Boat

Victoria Quay
Victoria Avenue


A Shrewbury Original since

Sabrina boat is a passenger boat on the River Severn in Shrewsbury and sets sail from Victoria Quay, next to the Welsh Bridge. Sabrina offers scheduled day trips, private hire, and evening cruises, holding 60 passengers in comfort over 3 decks – the popular top deck, smaller middle deck, and a newly refurbished lounge downstairs. The season runs from 1st March to 31st October.

Day Trips

Sabrina boat runs 7 daily boat trips around the river Severn loop every day with live commentary, table service, and onboard town maps. The 45-minute trips run on the hour from 10am - 4 pm from Victoria Quay near the Welsh bridge. Dogs are welcome, toilets are on board and there is disabled access onto the boat.

Adults £8.50, Concession* £7, Children £4.50, Family £22

*Over 65s, students, carers.


Groups are welcome and we offer a number of packages which are a really good value and involve a number of other restaurants, attractions, and partners in and around Shrewsbury and Shropshire. Please book via our group bookings page.

Why not join us on a Sunday for our Sunday lunch cruise? Enjoy our 45-minute cruise at 1 pm and then a two-course Sunday lunch at nearby Ye Olde Bucks head.

Adults £20, Concessions £18, Children. £14

Evening Cruises

Every Tuesday evening enjoy a 45-minute cruise with relaxing background music.

Adults £8.50, Concessions £7, Children £4.50

Why not make a meal of it and go to one of our restaurant partners for a 2 or 3-course meal depending on restaurant choice. Only £22 for the meal and cruise

Themed Cruises

Throughout the season we offer a range of themed evenings. From mamma mia, 80’s, 90s, Motown, Queen, Beatles themed cruises to Cheese and wine, gin tasting, Summer BBQ, and fish and chip supper cruises. Arrival is 7 pm, we set sail at 7.30 pm until 10.30 and then we are a moored up venue until 12 am. Prices start at £15. Please book here.

Private Hire 

Sabrina is the perfect choice for your private party or celebration. Up to 3-hour cruise both up and downstream, 12 am license, up to 60 guests*, food and entertainment packages available.

*minimum and maximum party size subject to government COVID-19 guidelines. Please call us to discuss. 

In addition to The Sabrina, there is a smaller 10-seater boat called Little Rea - the Picnic Boat!

Ideal for small groups, family gatherings, staff outings, corporate hire, or even a romantic cruise for two!
The design of the boat is both wheelchair and pushchair friendly and can be privately hired for 1-3 hours at a time to suit you - day or evening! We provide Sabrina blankets for those cooler evenings!

Sail downstream to the English bridge or upstream past the showground. Bring your own food and drink, includes skipper and maximum guests 10 people.

1 hour hire £100, 2 hour hire £150, 3 hour hire £200

COVID 19 Statement

Due to current circumstances, Sabrina Boat is currently running in line with government guidelines and has the necessary precautions in place. We have strict social distancing measure in place and in keeping with government guidelines, we will be offering refreshments on the boat from the 4th of July. We also have sanitizer stations before boarding and upon leaving the boat. All crew members will be wearing relevant PPE and pre-booking is highly advised.

Visit Us

Meet The Team

Dilwyn Jones, Business Owner
Dilwyn brings the personality to Sabrina. You will meet him driving the boat, overseeing your private party or visiting trade shows, and when you do, you won’t forget him! Dilwyn’s favourite thing about the water? When there’s not too much of it!
Ian Green, Skipper
Captain Ian will be your host. He drives the boat with pizzazz and will keep you informed on Shrewsbury’s history with his interesting commentary. Ian’s favourite thing about the river? Watching cormorants dive for fish.