Canal Cruises - St Francis Bay Canals

St Francis Bay Canal Cruises

Those looking to enjoy a relaxing canal and river crises on the St Francis Bay canals have a number of choices.

  • Brisan Cruises
  • Quaysyde
  • RiverBreak

Brisan Cruises:

Day and Sundowner Canal and River Cruises on The Swan of Brisan

Enjoy a morning  or evening cruise on the St Francis Bay Canals aboard the Swan of Brisan

Tel: 042 294 1894 – Mobile: 083 266 7825 – e-Mail: –  Website:

Quaysyde Cruises

A Canal cruise is a wonderful way to explore the beauty that St Francis offers in it’s architecture, wildlife and scenery.  To book a cruise contact Quaysyde on 042 294 0386.

Quaysyde also has various paddles and kayaks available for rent. Contact the restaurant for pricing and availability on 042 294 0386.

RiverBreak Canal and River Cruises

Our luxury imported 12 seater barge known as ‘River Break’ is designed and licensed to carry up to 12 passengers on the waterways of not only the canals but also the Kromme and Geelhout Rivers.

RiverBreak activities are tailored to suit the needs of the individual or group with trips ranging from a 1 hour cruise around the canal systems to a full day excursion up the Kromme or Geelhout Rivers. A minimum of 2 people is required to book River Break but commonly is shared amongst guests.

Guests have the option of bringing their own refreshments or all catering can be done through the famous Joe Fish Restaurant and prices can be structured to include South African wine, beer and cider.

Contact: Cape St Francis Resort – 042 295 0054 or

St Francis Bay Adventures

Duration: 1 Hour
Price: from R180 per person

Price: from R120 per child under 12 years (under 2 Free)

Point of departure: Quaysyde Moorings

Enjoy a cruise on the waterways of the St Francis Bay Canals, the first Marina built in South Africa. Relax back in style and take in the beautiful signs and sounds that surround.

Cruises are aboard our brand new pontoon style river barge Topsy or our 6 seater speedboat Viking.

Our guide will share fun stories and interesting facts about the canals, their history and the ecosystem they support. Suitable and fun for all ages but children under 12 must be supervised by a guardian

Sunshinny people enjoying the hospitality of the St Francis Bay canals. Aboard our brand spanking new Barge ‘Topsy’!
Easily book online at
Or call on +27 66 247 1332

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