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8 Days 7 Nights

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Daily Tour

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English, French

About this tour

Embark on an unforgettable European adventure with Horizon Premier boats 🚤 Designed with meticulous attention to detail, each model ensures you cruise in style and comfort.

Discover a variety of cabin configurations to accommodate parties of all sizes, up to twelve people. The spacious sundeck is a highlight, featuring a barbecue and sunbathing area for ultimate relaxation. The light-filled saloon and fully equipped kitchen boast oversized windows, creating a bright and airy atmosphere. Slide open the large glass doors to reveal a charming rear seating area. Whether you’re a couple or a group of friends, Horizon provides the perfect vessel to savor the breathtaking scenery along the waterway. 🌊✨

Key features:

  • Roomy and comfortable saloon and kitchen with generous headroom and over-sized windows for uninterrupted views
  • Spacious cabins with USB ports
  • Spacious ‘fundeck’ with table, sink and BBQ hotplate
  • Sunbathing area
  • Separate shower cubicles in bathrooms
  • Bow AND stern thruster for easier handling and wide walkways for easy access to all sides of the boat
  • Twin seat at the front
  • Large sliding glass doors to outside seating. Backrest flips so you can face either direction
  • Air cooling and heating
  • Additional ‘Horizon PLUS’ boat features: that ‘new boat smell’, memory foam mattresses, SMART TV and premium cushions on the sun deck seating

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For Enquiry of this Tour, please contact Direct Flights
Kindly send us your email to: bookings@directflights.com.au

Package expires at on 30th, September 2024


  • 🚢 Embark on a 7-night self-cruising adventure aboard the Horizon 1 Premier Boat at Canal du Midi, a UNESCO World Heritage site!
  • 🌳 Cruise alongside the picturesque green waters of Canal du Midi, winding through breathtaking countryside, charming towns, and historic cities.
  • 🌞 Horizon 1, perfect for couples or a small group, boasts the largest sundeck of its size—immerse yourself in luxury and relaxation!
  • ⛪ Explore stunning cathedrals, ancient ruins, and medieval cities like Carcassonne, Castelnaudary, Béziers, Narbonne, and Toulouse.
  • 🍽️ Indulge in delightful experiences at friendly cafés and gourmet restaurants along the way.


  • 7-night Premier Boat rental and equipment
  • A boat handling demo
  • A galley (kitchen) with all the utensils and appliances you would expect
  • Locks free
  • On-board cruising information
  • Technical support
  • Towels and linen for all passengers
  • International airfares and taxes
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.),
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel, restaurant or boat staff, etc.
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package


Canal du Midi boating holidays present an opportunity to experience this fabulous waterway firsthand with your family and friends, inviting you to travel at a pace that lets you get to meet the people and relax amidst stunning natural beauty. Canal du Midi holidays are amongst our most popular offerings, and with so many bases to choose from there’s a perfect cruise for you!

The perfect boating region for:

Wine Tasting

Nestled in the Languedoc wine region, the Canal du Midi is an ideal location for wine tasting holidays. On your Canal du Midi cruise, tour vineyards, visit wine caves and taste free samples. Trèbes, Homps, Ventenac, Paraza, Marseillette and Capestang offer much for wine connoisseurs!

History & Heritage

The Canal du Midi is steeped in history and heritage. Through a Canal du Midi boat hire, you’ll see stunning cathedrals, grand châteaux, ancient ruins and medieval cities. Carcassonne is a real gem. Museum fans will love Castelnaudary, Béziers, Narbonne and Toulouse!


Friendly cafés and gourmet restaurants abound on the Canal du Midi! Try La Raffinerie in Béziers, Carcassonne’s La Marquiere and L’Arbousier in Homps. Don’t miss the slow-cooked bean and meat cassoulet (casserole), a French gastronomy specialty of Castelnaudary.


There’s something for the entire family on the Canal du Midi — amusements and rides at Luna Park in Le Cap d’ Adge and the Raymond Chésa Leisure Park near Carcassonne. The kids will love watersports at Lac de Jouarres in Homps and Toulouse’s Cité de L’Espace! Your Canal du Midi cruise will allow your children to have endless enjoyment on the most beautiful of holidays.


8 Days 7 Nights





Frequently asked questions


  • 30 Mar 24 - 31 Oct 24

  • AUD$4188 (Per Charter)

  • The Canal du Midi is easy to navigate and ideal for beginners, allowing you to make the most of your time on a family holiday.
  • Tips: If you are cruising down to Béziers, consider mooring at the top or bottom of the locks of Fonsérannes if you want to walk or cycle into Béziers for sightseeing.
  • Please note that navigation between South Narbonne and Port la Nouvelle is not possible (Canal de la Robine).
  • We highly recommend to be careful when navigating the section between Canal du Midi and Narbonne due to increased algae in the water.

  • Please see list of the different bases below. To find out how to get to each of the bases in this boating region, please contact our team:
  • Castelnaudary
  • Homps
  • Trèbes
  • Port Cassafières

  •  are available on this route. Please feel free to ask our helpful team for more information.

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