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City Cruises York

York, England
+44 1904 628324
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US$12.36*
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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$11.20*
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
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York, England
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1 - 10 of 794 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely boat ride in the sun, our children aged 5 and 10 loved it. Our guide Aaron was great with the commentary.

Thank 30mrshughes
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An informative and enjoyable journey with a pleasant and amusing commentary by Aaron. An effective way of unearthing some of the rich treasures of York.

Thank Rose7R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went on the evening cruise with my 6 year old daughter on a recent stay in york. The staff on board were very friendly and we received a discount with the receipt from our visit to the york chocolate story making it less than...More

Thank Ruth D
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to write a review, we certainly are glad that your daughter and yourself enjoyed the evening sailing, we shall pass on your comments to Aaron

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked 2 adult tickets for the evening cruise that departs from kings staith at 9.15pm. We paid £9.45 each I believe... these tickets were purchased online but you can show your reference on arrival to the boat without printing the tickets off. We live...More

Thank Frizbeth22
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for joining our Floodlit Evening Cruise on a very wet Tuesday night, we do appreciate you joining us in those conditions and for your kind comments regarding the captains commentary

Reviewed 3 days ago

Took the Bishopthorpe Cruise which takes in the pleasant countryside around the city . Good commentary on the history of York and also the Bishopthorpe palace residence of the Archbishop of York.

Thank nortonfen
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for joining us on our popular Bishopthorpe Palace sailing, and for taking the time to write a review

Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked this for my best friend's Hen Night after reading a Facebook review from one of my pals. This is not what you expect. This night is a proper hair down disco for ladies only. We expected a quiet cruise with a few tunes...More

Thank TheSammie87
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Wow, thank you so much for that 5 star review of our Party Nights Afloat Cruise, it really is nice to hear such wonderful feedback and we are glad that you and the girls enjoyed it, we hope to see you again for the next...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent river cruise, lasted an hour, with very informative and easy to listen to commentary by our tour operator, Laurie. Lots of landmarks pointed out and the history of buildings explained. Trip was £10 per adult for the hour, with 3 separate attractions discounted with...More

Thank Jo S
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your 5 star review and for taking the time to join one of our sailings, we really do appreciate you joining us and hope to see you again

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on the 1 hour tour this morning with Laurie as skipper and Aaron in the bar/cafe area. It was a very entertaining commentary and also informative. A nice way to spend a sunny morning.

Thank ctaylor117
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your 5 star review on a rare sunny morning Cruise on the Ouse, we do appreciate your kind words regarding both Laurie and Aaron

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had received a discount voucher from when we visited the chocolate tour meaning we only paid £12 for 2 adults. It was worth £6 each for an hour. Very good relaxing tour. We found informative and interesting. Worth a visit if you obtain a...More

Thank holiday201167
YorkBoat, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for joining one of our sailings and for taking the time to write a 5 star review, we certainly appreciate your kind words and hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 6 days ago

Great value river cruise lasting around 1 hour. Interesting commentary, refreshments available on board. Good way to start the visit and get your bearings.

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

Many thanks for your 5 star review and for joining one of our sailings, we do appreciate your kind comments and hope to see you again in the near future

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MrsM-330
23 July 2017|
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Response from YorkBoat | Property representative |
Hi, regarding the York Pass there is no need to book online, you can board one of our daytime sailings between 10:30 till 3 from Kings Staith or 10:40 till 3:10 at Lendal Bridge, i would recommend calling our office on the... 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
29 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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