Welcome to

Zen Self-Drive
Motor Boat Hire
At Bisham Abbey, Marlow

Boat Rental On the River Thames Full or Half Day Hire

We Are now closed for 2023. Book now for April 2024 Onwards

Our Location

Directions and Map

The River

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The Boats

Our Pricing

Welcome to

Motor Boat Hire

Boat Rental On the River Thames Full or Half Day Hire

Our Location

Directions and Map

The River

See Our Routes

The Boats

Our Pricing

The Peaceful and Relaxing Way to Enjoy the River Thames

Welcome to Zen Motor Boat Hire

Electric and Diesel Powered Motor Boat Rentals

Based at Bisham Abbey, Marlow on a beautiful part of the River Thames.
Book in advance by the day or half day (No hourly rentals)

Park easily with no charge at our exclusive site and get away from the crowds.

We are easily accessible from London, just off the A404 near Marlow. Our team will meet you and have you safely on the water in no time.  Customers can head upstream towards Hurley or downstream towards Bourne End.

New for 2023!  12 Seat Diesel Motor Boat.

Roomy enough for 12 people and a picnic, our boat new for 2023 is the perfect way to enjoy the river. The boat has a cover with removable sides – great for the very hot days for sheltering from the sun and also on a showery day. 

Our Electric Boats

We currently operate two kinds of electric motor boats:  

Zen Class and Crocodile

Zen Class

Up to 8 People


Up to 6 People

Diesel 12 Seat Boat

Edwardian Launch

Up to 12 People

Our Location

Book Online – for same day bookings call 01628 566290

Our Basic Rules

No Booze Cruising!

We do not take bookings for Stag or Hen parties or groups who want a booze cruise. 

If you are in any doubt, please call us in advance of making your booking.  We can refuse entry on our boats and we will not refund you if we are not happy on the day

Security Deposits!

We don’t generally take deposits for or electric boats, but reserve the right take up to £250 Security/Damage Deposit for Zen Class and £150 for Crocodile.

We do require a mandatory £150 deposit for our Edwardian 12 Seater Launch..
If the boats are damaged or left filthy we will charge!

We need to take a photo of photo ID with address (driving licesnce prior to going on the water) for all motor boat hires.

Sorry No Pets!
We love animals, but we have decided not to have pets on board. 

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Zen Boat Hire is Part of the ‘Boat Rental Thames’ Group

Based at Bisham

Boat Rental Thames is the overall brand which houses our various niches.

Canoe, Kayak and SUP Hire

Rent Canoes, Single and Double Sit on Top Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Boards

SUP Sales

Stand Up Paddle Board Centre. SUP sales and advice. 

Zen Electric Motor Boat Hire

Zen Motor Boat Hire is part of the Boat Rental Thames Group based at Bisham Abbey near Marlow on the River Thames.  Boat rental is by the day or half day.
Pre book online or call to rent your motor boat.



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Zen Boat Hire is a Trading Name of Ody Ventures Limited and is part of the Boat Rental Thames Group | Registered in England and Wales 09338577  VAT Reg: GB355954560