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Sailing Afternoon with Cream Tea for Two on the River Orwell

A fun Experience available in Ipswich, Suffolk.

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For the perfect mix of relaxation, sightseeing and adventure, look no further than this river sailing experience in Ipswich. Do just as little or as much as you like whilst cruising along the scenic River Orwell from the comfort of a luxury sailing vessel. Additionally to soaking in the wonderful sights, you can tuck into a delicious cream tea which is served on board. During this four hour trip, simply sit back and take a few souvenir snaps, or if you’re feeling adventurous, help the crew with the sailing duties and take the helm under the guidance of the skipper. This fun-filled river sailing experience offers a day out with a difference and for anyone who has ever wanted to try a bit of sailing, it’s an absolute must.


Runs daily from April to October.


This experience would only be cancelled in extreme weather conditions (when an alternative date would be arranged). If in doubt, please call the venue before setting out.

How long does the experience last?

Please arrive at 1.30pm to ensure a prompt start for a 2pm sail. Lasts around four hours.

How many other people?

Share with up to four others, plus a seasoned skipper and crew.

What do I wear?

Please dress appropriately for the weather. All specialist clothing and equipment is provided.

Are there any restrictions?

Minimum age is 18.

Anything Else?

All Viking Mariner vessels are fully coded and licensed by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

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