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The family's festive favourite for over 20 years!

Tis the season to Sail with Santa!
While Father Christmas checks who’s been naughty or nice, parents enjoy mulled wine & mince pies,
Glitter & tinsel sparkle away – the crew are in costume for this festive day!
Into the Grotto children try to peek, to see if Santa is there fast asleep,
Ah ha, he’s awake and he’s getting ready, to give them toys, books or a even a teddy,
An hour later & the trip’s all done, by the looks on their faces they’ve all had fun!
They wave goodbye full of cheer, we’ll Sail with Santa again next year!

Stuart Line Cruises’ Sail with Santa Cruises make a visit to Santa’s Grotto not only one they will remember but will soon become part of your family Christmas tradition! Setting sail along the peaceful waters of the River Exe, our boats have an indoor heated lower deck with large windows for great viewing.

This cruise is packed from start to finish with heaps for everyone to do! Watch whilst our balloon modeller creates a masterpiece for them to take home, and enjoy some close up magic from our fabulous magician!

All the tasty treats of drinks, sweets and chocolates are delivered to your tables to make sure the children are refreshed and ready to go to see Santa! His magical custom-built grotto on the lower deck is full of festive charm as everyone is welcomed down the staircase to meet the man himself. We take exceptional care when selecting the gifts for the children and each one is hand wrapped for each child by a small troop of Elves!

For the adults there are some warm locally produced mince pies and a glass of our homemade secret recipe mulled wine to enjoy whilst the children are delighted and entertained. Our boats have indoor heated lower decks and outdoor upper decks, there is also a bar serving a range of hot and cold drinks and toilets are on board. We will be operating a waiter/waitress-only service.

These cruises are available on select dates within the date range indicated – please click BOOK NOW for sailing dates and times.

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