Full lake themed cruises
Enjoy an extended (105-minute) full lake cruise and really soak up the atmosphere of this unique yacht.
Hear all about Coniston's history and famous connections on one of our specifically themed cruises. All sailings depart from Coniston pier weather permitting.
Explorer Cruise - Mondays, 2.30pm - 4.15pm
A lively commentary from the crew about the general history, famous connections and wildlife of the lake - hear about Campbell, Ruskin and Ransome, as well as a bit about Gondola's colourful story.
Bluebird Cruise - Thursdays, 2.30pm - 4.15pm
Let the crew tell you all about the adventures of Donald Campbell and his water speed records on Coniston Water with his iconic craft 'Bluebird'. See the measured mile and Pier Cottage, once Bluebird's home, as well as general points of interest around the lake.
Walkers/ Full lake cruise - Saturdays, 11am - 12.45pm
Our Saturday morning cruise provides a more general commentary from the crew on the history of Coniston and some of the famous people connected with the area.
Wild Cat Island Cruise - Sundays, 2.30pm - 4.15pm
Have a 'Swallows and Amazons' type adventure with the crew. If you love Arthur Ransome's famous story, this cruise is a 'must-do'. You will see 'Wild Cat Island and all the other famous landmarks connected to the book.
Adult: £20.50, Child: £10, Family: £51 (2 adults, 3 children)
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If you have a preference for themed commentary, please ensure you choose the correct day of the week. Your online ticket guarantees you space on your preferred sailing.
Select the 'Full Lake Cruise' ticket for the full lake themed cruises, or select the appropriate walkers' ticket if you are disembarking to do the Lake Bank or Parkamoor walks on the Saturday morning cruise.