Waverley Excursions

Groups

Whether it’s a planned outing for your social group or just some friends and family getting together, a day out aboard Waverley will be an unforgettable experience for your group.

Catering to the needs of Tour Operators, Social Groups, Work Outings and Family Occasions, Paddle Steamer Waverley offers a unique venue for your outing and we have a trip to suit everyone with a selection of full day, afternoon or evening cruises.

WHY CHOOSE WAVERLEY?

Waverley can offer a number of options for your group: time ashore at a destination, relaxing onboard for a cruise amid spectacular scenery, or you can use as a mode of transport as part of your package tour.

The cruises leave at convenient times from a variety of locations across the UK and your dedicated group organiser can advise on the best trip to suit your requirements.

CAPACITY

Waverley can accommodate groups of 10 to 700 passengers.

FARES & DISCOUNTS

Your fare will depend on which journey you take but a standard 10% discount will be applied to all pre booked groups of 10 or more adults or seniors.  (Child fares are already discounted at 50% so do not count towards the group total.) For groups of 50+, bespoke group discounts may be available depending on the trip you choose and the size of your Group. Note that the discount is only available on advance bookings. If you book on the day then full fare is payable.

ACCESSIBILITY

Waverley sails from over 60 Piers around the UK, if you are unfamiliar with your departure point check the Departure Point page under Plan Your Trip. Please contact your group organiser for advice on Coach Parking and accessibility for the less agile.

FACILITIES

Waverley has a dining saloon, two bars and a tea lounge on board.

The dining saloon serves a choice of 3 hot meals for lunch & dinner: Fish & Chips, Chicken Tikka Masala & Macaroni. You can pre book and pre pay your meal by calling 0845 130 4647.

Traditional Afternoon tea is available Monday – Thursday and you can book this in advance by calling 0845 130 4647.

Soup and sandwiches and a selection of Platters, Ploughmans, Mediterranean, Smoked Salmon and Cheeseboard are available all day.

The menu is available to view on our website and available onboard.

You are not permitted to bring alcoholic drinks on board, however the ship offers a full bar service.

You are welcome to bring packed lunches on board, however you cannot eat these in the ship’s Dining Saloon as seats are reserved for passengers purchasing food onboard.

Ladies and gents toilets are located on the Main Deck and a Radar key toilet is available on the Promenade Deck for anyone who is unable to negotiate stairs.

Baby changing facilities and high chairs are available. Please ask at the Purser’s office or the Tea Room for key.

Treat yourself to a memento of your trip when you visit the shop onboard, or buy a gift for someone at home. There is a wonderful range of gifts, including exclusive products. There are a range of books for those inspired by their trip, clothing, souvenirs and confectionary to suit all tastes & budgets.

You can view some of these items at our online shop. To help you get the most out of your cruise, you can also pick up a cruising guide or map.

You can even send postcards through the postbox onboard, hand franked with Waverley’s stamp! A Signature range of souvenirs has just been launched and includes a Hip Flask, Tankard and cufflinks.

PLATINUM PACKAGE

For just £65 per head, your group* can enjoy a trip aboard Waverley with exclusive lounge access and a reserved table for lunch or dinner included.  One hot meal option is included in the price, any starters, desserts or drinks will be at an additional cost.

Subject to availability. *minimum group of 35

HOW TO BOOK

Group Bookings of 10 or more can be made with a 25% deposit and the balance is payable along with confirmation of passengers number up to 1 week prior to the excursion. Please call 0845 130 4647 to book with a 25% deposit. You can adjust your numbers up or down without losing your deposit.

Please note, in the event of the sailing reaching capacity, we will contact you and ask you to confirm your numbers and pay your balance by return.

Let your dedicated group organiser ensure your day out is a success. For more information, please call 0845 130 4647 or email info@waverleyexcursions.co.uk