Enjoy a relaxing trip along the Dudley Number 2 Canal

The trip boat sets out from The Portal through the Dudley Tunnel then down a striking flight of locks at the Parkhead Conservation Area, along the Dudley number 2 Canal before arriving at Bumble Hole Nature Reserve and the historic Cobbs Engine House.

Park Head Flight of Locks viewed through the viaduct

Here we stop for a 30 minute refreshment stop before continuing through the Netherton Tunnel, up Factory Locks onto the Birmingham and Wolverhampton main line before returning to Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust.  

For your comfort we offer refreshments onboard and the boat has a toilet and NEW FOR 2021 a wheelchair lift. 

Essential carers travel for free, please note a carer's network card or PIP cover letter will be required to qualify for discounted carer price.

The boat departs promptly at 10am; please arrive at least 15 minutes before to ensure you have adequate time to board.

It's also possible to book this trip for a private group for £640 - please note a maximum of 32 passengers only can be carried on this trip at this time

The Two Tunnel Tour (6hr trip)  Pod Price
Pod - 1 person  £21.50
Pod - 2 person  £42
Pod - 3 person  £60
Pod - 4 person (2 adults & 2 children max) £80
4+ person pods If your household/party is larger than 4 people don't worry. Book multiple pods as required and let the crew member know you are a larger party, they will seat you in adjoining pods.

Tips to make your Trip More Enjoyable

  • Bring a cushion - though you can stand up, get off the boat and move around its always nice to have a comfortable seat.
  • Though you can purchase refreshments on board you can also pack a picnic to enjoy on the boat or in the nature reserve. Alternatively why not book a picnic from our Gongoozler Restaurant - it can be waiting for you at the start of your trip.
  • Bring a camera - this trips takes you through an amazing landscape rich with heritage, engineering feats in canal building and amazing wildlife.