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Oxford River Cruises

1 Folly Bridge, Oxford OX1 4JU, England
+44 845 226 9396
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Oxford River Cruises offers sightseeing tours, picnic and dining river trips and private boat hire in the heart of historic oxford. Our cruises are designed to suit all tastes, from lazy lunchtime get togethers and elegant dinner cruises, to corporate events and birthday parties afloat.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“small boat” (18 reviews)
“picnic lunch” (19 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
1 Folly Bridge, Oxford OX1 4JU, England
+44 845 226 9396
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Reviewed yesterday

We had the 50 minute sightseeing cruise departing from The Folly Brasserie (where we enjoyed a drink while waiting to board). The electric powered boat emphasised the peaceful nature of the trip down to Iffley Lock, and made it easy to hear the skipper's interesting...More

Thank Charlie L
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on this nice afternoon cruise with tea on a beautifully warm July day and the trip itself was a delight. Our guide (Geraldine I think) was friendly and very informative about the river and its immediate surroundings. She brought humour, knowledge and insight...More

Thank GTSSurrey
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a really great day on the Oxford Experience Cruise the pilot was very knowledgable and made the cruise for us. We then returned and had a fantastic meal at the Folly resturant with great service. All in all a great day out from...More

Thank sylviajones3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi thank you for a very good experience on the boat cruise yesterday. It was a present from friends for our 40th wedding anniversary. Beautiful evening with perfect weather. Lovely meal afterwards - the 3 courses were all excellent. All the Staff were friendly and...More

Thank Lorna V
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't book this cruise until the morning of the day I made the trip so the only space was on the 6pm departure. I arrived early and was able to sit in the Folly restaurant and have a cold drink and use the bathroom....More

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of nine and really enjoyed the cruise. It was very interesting to listen to the skipper and she answered all our questions very well. The seats have been comfortable and shady. It was nice that we could order drinks before departure....More

Thank Susanne G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyable relaxing cruise up to and through Osney lock up to Godstow lock ,where we turned and then stopped at the Perch pub on our way back Our guide was very knowledgeable,and we saw plenty of wild life ,geese, a heron and a quick flash...More

Thank Jessie O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were in London visiting our daughter, and we took a day trip to Oxford. Besides walking around and seeing the university, we took a cruise on the river. It was very enjoyable, our boatwoman/guide was pleasant, and we even got to...More

Thank glboh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

HI Giles We had a lovely evening. Jenny our host was absolutely amazing - an encyclopedia of local knowledge with a real sense of fun. The boat was lovely and the food was delicious - would have just benefitted from a few nibbles!! Overall a...More

Thank Rodger P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although not the warmest of days the trip down the Thames to Iffey Lock was enjoyable and informative.

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4 July 2017|
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Response from AndyandJune S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it makes much difference. I suppose it depends on what you want to do for the rest of the day and how far you have to travel. The car park is a little way from the venue but it is all flat so take your time... More
16 June 2017|
Response from mickcritic | Reviewed this property |
There is no car park nearby its a bit of a walk away, we used the park n ride, you get off at the police station and its about a five min walk. however there web site gives all the details.They are very helpful so if in... More