Second City Boats :

0121 236 9811

A canal boat trip or canal cruise is an ideal starting point to explore Birmingham City Centre's past, present and future heritage.

An enjoyable and relaxing experience for all age groups.


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We provide leisure and educational canal boat trips around Birminghams Central canal navigation.


Our Services include :

  • Daily one hour or half hour trips. 'Pay as you go' just turn up and get on-board.
  • Party, 'special occassion' trips. Phone for bookings
  • Educational trips. Phone for details or check out the 'Educational trips' page.
  • Disabled visitors. Phone for details.
  • Discounts available for senior citizens and unemployed.
  • Sale of canal memorabilia. Artistic and practical pieces available.
  • A selection of Postcards and Greetings cards also availaible.
  • View or download the BOOKING CONDITIONS


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Brief History :

We have been providing canal boat trips or canal cruises along birminghams central canal navigation since the early 70's.

Based in the historic Gas Street basin. canal trips leave from outside our main 'Canal Shop'.



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