Mothering Sunday 27th March 2022 1pm Sailing

With mothers day fast approaching why not treat that special lady to a beautiful spring trip on the Southern Comfort

Sailing at 1pm on Sunday 27th March to book please call the office on 01692630262

Looking forward to welcoming you on board our first trip of the season.

Reopening 2022

Happy New Year !
We are currently closed for our annual winter maintenance and will be reopening in March.
Our first trip will be on Sunday 27th March at 1pm .
Please call or email the office to reserve your seats.
Whilst closed the office is running reduced hours. Please leave a message and someone will get back to you.
We are looking forward to our reopening and a more ‘normal’ 2022 season !

Final Public Sailings for 2021

Our final public sailings for 2021 will take place during November on the following days:

Thursday 4th at 3pm
Thursday 11th at 10.30am
Saturday 13th at 1pm
Wednesday 17th at 1pm
Sunday 21st at 10.30am
Sunday 28th at 1pm
Tuesday 30th at 10.30am

Sailings will not be running in December and will resume again at the end of March 2022.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our guests and friends for their continued support, and wish you all a Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year. We are looking forward to seeing you again in 2022.

Best wishes from us all at Mississippi River Boats.

JAZZ NIGHT Monday 30th August 2021

We invite you to join us on the bank holiday, Monday 30th August 2021, for an evening of live relaxing jazz music, played by our very own 3-piece Jazz Band the Boards Chords whilst cruising along the River Bure from the village of Horning passing St. Bennetts Abby and onto South Walsham Broad. Departure time 6pm returning to Horning at 9pm.

To check availability and book tickets please call the office on 01692630262.

We are looking forward to welcoming you on board.

Prices are as follows

Adult £20.00
Senior Citizen £18.00
Child (2 to 17 yrs) £15.00
Family Ticket (2 adults 2 children) £60.00



Covid-19 Guidance Page UPDATED

In line with the Governments updates regarding the lifting of Covid restrictions from the 19th July 2021 we have updated our Covid 19 Guidance website page with the measures we are taking to continue to operate in a safe and responsible manner. Covid -19 Guidance – Southern Comfort (

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you on board and thank you in advance for working with us to ensure a safe and pleasant environment for everyone joining our sailings.


** Public Sailings COVID-19 UPDATE **

PUBLIC SAILINGS BETWEEN 21/06/21  –  19/07/21 

Following the governments latest update (14/06/21) and the extension to the social distancing measures, all bookings made on our public sailings between the 21st June 2021 and the 19th July 2021 have now been allocated seating areas as per our current covid guidance, please visit our covid guidance web page for more details.

If you have concerns regarding your seating allocation, or have any special requirements, please contact the office on 01692630262 and we will work hard to meet your needs.


We are continuing to taking bookings for public sailings throughout 2021, please call the office on 01692630262 to check sailings, availability and to make a booking.



Planned sailings for opening week:17th May 2021

In line with the governments latest Covid guidance we are preparing to re-open on Monday 17th May 2021. We will be running at a reduced capacity to ensure social distancing so please book in advance to reserve seats, the office number is 01692630262.

We currently have the following trips scheduled but will run more subject to demand:

Monday 17th May at 1pm
Tuesday 18th May at 1pm and 3pm
Wednesday 19th May at 10:30am and 1pm
Thursday 20th May at 1pm and 3pm
Friday 21st May at 1pm

Saturday 22nd May at 10.30am and 1pm
Sunday 23rd May at 10:30am and 1pm 

We are so excited for the 2021 season and can’t wait to welcome you on board.
Please keep in mind that the sailings are dependent on the governments Covid guidance.

Planned opening – Monday 17th May 2021

Following the governments update on the 22nd February 2021  we are delighted to announce that we will be opening on Monday 17th May 2021. From the 17th May we will be running our public and private hire trips following our Covid compliant policy, please refer to our Covid Guidance page for details. From Monday 21st June 2021 the aim is to be running with no Covid restrictions in place.

If you have a private hire booking with us and would like to discuss it please call the office on 01692 630262 or email the office is running at out of season hours but if you send / leave a message we will get back to you.

The above plan is subject to later government updates but we are excited for the season ahead and cannot wait to welcome you on board.



**Festive Sailings in December 2020**

Southern Comfort Festive Sailings December 2020

We would like to welcome you on board our Mississippi paddle steamer for a festive 1 hour 30 minute cruise on the Norfolk Broads. Sailings will run subject to demand throughout December starting from Saturday 5th until Tuesday 22nd

Current sailings are as follows:

  • Saturday 5th December at 1pm 
  • Sunday 6th December at 1pm
  • Friday 11th December at 1pm
  • Saturday 12th December at 1pm
  • Sunday 13th December at 1pm
  • Monday 14th December at 1pm
  • Saturday 19th December at 1pm
  • Tuesday 22nd December at 1pm 

Prices are our usual rate, and are as follows:

  • Adults: £9.00
  • OAP: £8.00
  • Child: £7.00 (2 to 17 years old) 

Please call the office on 01692 630 262 to check sailing times, availability and to reserve seats. Boarding begins 15 minutes before departure, payment will be taken as you board, and well behaved dogs are welcome and free of charge.

Looking forward to welcoming you on board

**November Sailings**

Tuesday 3rd at 10.30am 

Please be advised this will be our only sailing in November 2020 as the boat will be under going routine maintenance throughout the month. Our aim is to have the boat operational for festive sailings in December 2020 – keep an eye on the website for updates, we hope you can join us onboard for a mulled wine and mince pie in December.

To check availability and reserve seats please call the office on 01692630262, booking is essential, and payment will be taken by card when boarding. Boarding begins 15 minutes before departure, well behaved dogs are welcome and free of charge.