About Us

Join the Oystercatcher for a 30 minute river trip. Departing from The Quay, Waldringfield, with pay and display parking behind the Maybush Pub. The Oystercatcher is a 21 foot open boat which can seat up to 12 people. The River Deben is one of the most beautiful and scenic spots on the east coast and is rich in wildlife and history. The tidal Deben estuary is a special protection area which lies within the Suffolk coast and heaths area of outstanding natural beauty. Trips will run to a timetable throughout the summer and can be pre-booked. Groups will be able to hire the Oystercatcher for photography trips, bird watching, painting and other special events.

A river taxi service is available for moored yachts.


Adults £5
Children £3.50
Water Taxi £5 per person

If you’d like to have the boat all to yourselves you can book a:
30 minute trip for £60
or a 1 hour trip for £100

Why not bring a picnic?


For available trips:
phone: 01473 736260


Contact Info

01473 736260

Waldringfield Boatyard, The Quay, Waldringfield, Suffolk, IP12 4QZ