Party and Scenic Canal Cruises on the Lancaster Canal onboard the


Lancaster Canal Cruises and The Jungle Queen Party Boat are family run services, operating public and private canal cruises onboard the luxury Jungle Queen canal barge. We offer a wide variety of trips along the picturesque stretch of Lancaster Canal between Preston and Lancaster. Our aim is to give you the experience you want, so we will help you every step of the way to planning your perfect canal cruise.

The Jungle Queen is designed to cater for parties of up to 47 people and is the perfect solution for hosting a variety of events. Our team has been running cruises up and down the Lancaster Canal for the past 15 years and understand what makes a great cruise. Whether it's a trip to view the scenery, to educate or just to party, the Jungle Queen is a venue that you'll never forget. Our crew are friendly, helpful and aim to make it a day to remember. 


'Ever wanted to sail a canal barge?' Here's your chance, our captains welcome any budding sailors what ever the age. When it comes to organising your event we'll be as involved as you want us to be. We tailor each of our private cruises to suit your individual needs. If you'd like us to decorate we will, if you need it to be a surprise, no problem. Even if you fancy something totally out of the norm, just ask and we will try our best to make it happen.   


The plush décor and spacious feel of the Jungle Queen makes it ideal for any party size up to its maximum of 48 passengers . Inside the layout is designed with a large open floor space, high ceilings and adequate seating making it comfortable for everyone. There's easy access to both the bow and stern decks with seating and standing area on both for several passengers. 


Large windows run down both the port and starboard sides of the barge so you can make the most of the fantastic scenery as the cruise takes you through the idyllic countryside. The barge has full central heating for the colder days, hot and cold water and modern toilets that never fail to impress.      

We are associated with and based next to the Olde Duncombe House B&B, Garstang Road, Bilsborrow, PR3 0RE. You are more than welcome to pay us a visit at any time (call to arrange) if you wish to look around the Jungle Queen or discuss arrangements etc. Why not popdown and try one of our scheduled cruises running from Guys Thatched Hamlet every Saturday and Sunday between 12pm ans 2pm (call to book in advance)