A typical tour on River Rat might take in the Salmon leaping at the weir in Totnes, which is the last unnavigatable mile to most boats without a skipper with local knowledge.

Tide permitting groups can stop at Sharpham Vineyard and experience local wine and cheese manufacture, this trip is ideal for a BBQ on Summer afternoon or evening.

Near Stoke Gabriel River Rat can land at Greenway Gardens which was the home of Agatha Christie, access is only to the gardens but there is visitors centre providing gifts and refreshments.

For the Natural history enthusiast a trip on the River Rat can provide a worthwhile opportunity.