Nicols self-drive boat rentals


The parent company of Nicols is a plastics business that manufactures boats, a link that helps ensure optimum designs for comfort and practicality based on direct user experience.

Operating from 23 bases in three countries, Nicols offers four classes of boat accommodating up to 12 people, each providing emphasis on a particular benefit.

The unique heated plunge pool can be added to certain models.

Nicols fleet

Click on any boat for full information, a deck plan, routes, cruise rates and more photos

(4 passengers)

(7 passengers)

Nicols routes


for the gourmets!



The land of Henry IV and d'Artagnan the Musketeer


Land of legends

The Burgundy Canal

Nature, History, Spirit, Table art


Close to the sea

The Midi

Sunshine cruises

Nivernais & the Loire Valley

The land of Briare and Sancerre

Charente river

Green countryside and beautiful waterways

The River Lot


Beautiful scenery without the crowds

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Enquiry & availability

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