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City Cruises York

York, England
+44 1904 628324
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Romantic York Floodlit Evening Cruise
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York Early Evening Cruise on the River Ouse
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US$11.30*
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York City River Cruise
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City Cruises York are delighted to offer a unique perspective of York on-board one of our comfortable riverboats. We have something for everyone including sightseeing trips,BBQ cruises, party cruises and self-drive boats. Escape the city rush and relax with City Cruises York. All of our vessels have fully stocked bars, open top decks,and toilet facilities. Finalist in the 2012 Visit York Awards for Outstanding Customer Service.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice way to spend an hour or so on a warm day, although you can sit under cover if it's cooler. Our commentary was informative and fun and we learned a lot. He even told the school group to quieten down which was good, as...More

Thank JerseyGirl1981
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your 5* review and for joining a sailing with a school booking on, we do appreciate your kind comments

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took this 45 minute trip on a lovely sunny afternoon from outside the Lowther Pub. We travelled less than 500m before stopping 10 mins to let other people on. Travelled another few hundred metres before turning around to pass the original starting point for about...More

2  Thank Martin W
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We do apologise about the speakers towards the rear of the boat not working, and we are sorry that you didn't enjoy the cruise. As our double pick up sailings will pick up more passengers this means the boat wont be able to travel as...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Went on a Hen party with 29 girls, the boat party were fantastic. Brilliant food!! wasn't expecting much, but it certainly exceeded our expectations, all fresh and tasty. The DJ was brilliant got the party started from the minute we stepped on. The drinks were...More

Thank Zara M
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for joining our popular Party Nights Afloat Cruise and for taking the time to write a review, always great to hear warm feedback and hope that the hen and all the girls are taking about it in years to come

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had time for a 45 minutes trip before my return train. It was a delight. The knowledgeable commentary from Keith was very interesting.A lovely way to spend a sunny afternoon.

1  Thank Heather G
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your 5* review and for taking the time to join us for a cruise on a sunny afternoon here in York, Keith will be very pleased regarding your kind comment

Reviewed 6 days ago

We paid £9 each for a fairly pleasant 45 minute trip along the river Ouse on a lovely warm day. All the staff were pleasant and courteous but the running commentary didn't hold our interest at all and was not as memorable as the cruise...More

Thank hayjon68
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for joining one of our sailings, we are sorry that you didn't enjoy the commentary, as we do have a live commentary from our skippers there will be a difference as to what you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The sunset cruise lasted an hour and was full of information about the history of York with lovely scenery.

Thank MrsCeSB
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your 5* review and for taking the time to join our Early Evening Cruise, we certainly hope you can join us again

Reviewed 6 days ago

While in York for a few days we went on a forty five minute boat trip along the river. It was a sunny day and so sitting on the upper deck made it a pleasant ride. During the tour our captain pointed out many features...More

Thank TIM C
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for joining us for a Cruise on the Ouse and for taking the time to write a review, if you join us again we do recommend booking online as this does work out cheaper

Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour costs £9 and can be picked up from a couple of locations, either side of the Lendel bridge. The tour itself has live commentary, rather than a recording. The tour itself is around an hour and passes some interesting spots. To be honest there...More

Thank daveinkent44
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for joining one of our sailings and for taking the time to write a review, we certainly appreciate your feedback and hope you can join us again, maybe taking advantage of booking your tickets online

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the cost! There is very little to do in an evening in York with children, the movies, a ghost tour and the cruise. We went on the cruise and glad we did! It was a gentle and informative cruise along the Ouse, we...More

Thank Patrick B
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for joining one of our two evening cruises and for taking the time to write a review, we really appreciate your comments

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I celebrated our golden wedding this year and were bought a voucher for afternoon tea and a 2 hour cruise on the river Ouse. We went on a wet Tuesday, 12 noon until 2pm. We were taken to the lower deck of...More

Thank Allott
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your 5* review of our Afternoon Tea Cruise and for joining us on a drizzly day here in York. We certainly appreciate your very kind comments and congratulation on your golden wedding anniversary, we'd love to see you on board...More

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twinny67
30 May 2017|
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Response from YorkBoat | Property representative |
To our Lendal Bridge landing it is roughly 5 to 10 minutes walk, just head towards York Minster and you will go over Lendal Bridge, the landing is just down the side
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thelightweight
30 January 2017|
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Response from YorkBoat | Property representative |
River level permitting we will; be running, we are up and running today. I would advise calling us a few days before you are looking to join us and we would have a better idea
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Ashley M
4 January 2017|
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Response from YorkBoat | Property representative |
We will hopefully be sailing every weekend in January, I would recommend calling our office on the Friday before to check if the sailings are going ahead, it really depends on the river level. The office number is 01904... More
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