All Inclusive Charters & Remembrance Cruises

All inclusive group charters & remembrance cruises

The easier way to book your event on the river with Hobbs of Henley

Catered group charters on the New Orleans and the Waterman

Organising an event or party can be a real headache. Finding a venue, arranging the food, sorting out drinks and making sure all the details are right are key to ensuring it’s a success. So you'll be reassured to know that by choosing Hobbs you're not only getting the perfect venue in a stunning setting, but everything will be pre-arranged for you. We'll take care of the venue, catering, decor, waiting staff and on top of that, your guests will be treated to a trip down the Thames. All you need to do is invite them. 

Our largest boats - The Waterman and The New Orleans - are available for exclusive four hour fully catered charters for 50+ from Monday to Friday for your event, and can also be hired for weekend celebrations and wedding parties

Our all-inclusive charter package

For a no-hassle solution to your event or party needs, our standard package includes:

  • An arrival drink – a glass of house red or white wine or orange juice.
  • Fork buffet - see below
  • 4 hour exclusive charter either a 12.00pm-4pm daytime or 7.00pm-11.00pm evening charter (alternative sailing times by pre-arrangement)

A fully licensed cash bar is available on both vessels. Entertainment or decorations can be arranged for an additional charge.

Buffet Menu
  • Homemade creamy coronation chicken
  • Poached side of salmon 
  • Tomato, mozzarella & basil slice (v)* *Pre-order before event
  • Sliced baked ham with red onion marmalade
  • Chocolate mousse with fresh berries & mint shortbread biscuit
  • Herb couscous with olive oil & lemon dressing
  • Garden salad
  • Hot buttered new potatoes
  • Crusty bread & butter
  • Tea and coffee with mints

Remembrance cruises

A cruise down the Thames offers the peace and tranquillity required for remembering the life of a friend or family member, whether you want to quietly mark their passing or celebrate their achievements. 

Our boats offer a private environment in which your party can concentrate on saying farewell and remembering the person concerned, with food and drink catered for should you need it. Just contact us  to discuss your requirements – as a family firm we'll do our best to accommodate your requests.

“We had an amazing evening made even better by the lovely staff who were all wonderful. The food has had rave reviews… please pass on my thanks”

Prices and specific ‘all-inclusive’ conditions

  • Prices are per person and are based on a minimum of 50 passengers. VAT is not applicable.
  • The package is available Monday to Friday only and excludes Henley Royal Regatta, Henley Festival and Bank Holidays.
  • The menu cannot be amended however we will cater for any dietary requirements provided we are notified in advance.
Please also see our large passenger vessel Ts&Cs for our standard conditions of hire.

Choose Hobbs of Henley for a unique setting for your weekday event

Contact us
to discuss your needs and dates

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