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Ouse River 1-Hour Early Evening Cruise from York provided by City Cruises York

Ouse River 1-Hour Early Evening Cruise from York

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Round out a day of sightseeing in York on a relaxing early evening cruise on the Ouse River. Sit back and listen to the live commentary as you admire many of York's beautiful landmarks from the river. History enthusiasts will enjoy learning more about York's Roman and Viking past, and you can purchase drinks and snacks on board.
  • A family-friendly cruise that's suitable for everyone
  • Ideal for travelers short on time in York
  • Get a different perspective of York by sailing down the river
  • The boat is heated indoors so you'll be comfortable on cold evenings
Important Information
  • Live commentary on board
  • Local guide
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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SJRWC wrote a review Yesterday
Redwood City, California30 contributions16 helpful votes
Highly recommend this lovely cruise! Our captain, Laurie, was low key and very funny. This totally exceeded our expectations. It’s a great way to wrap up a day of touring York!
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Pam S wrote a review 11 Jul
2 contributions
Great gentle cruise with commentary. A little earlier or little later would have been good as it the timing made dinner too early or too late.
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Date of experience: July 2020
E M wrote a review 8 Jul
Corby, United Kingdom3 contributions
Lovely relaxing evening cruise, had a small bar onboard, felt very safe with social distancing and gel stations onboard. Two staff onboard very friendly and helpful. During cruise we had a live commentary on the history and facts of places we was passing during cruise
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Nicola C wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
Had a fun time. Crew chatty and friendly. Although not busy which lost a bit of the atmosphere. Had a good time and learnt things about the river and York
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from City_Cruises_York, Guest Relations Manager at Ouse River 1-Hour Early Evening Cruise from York
Responded 16 Mar 2020
Thank you so much for your kind words and review, we do appreciate you sailing with us and hope that your Mum enjoyed her birthday
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Dawn I wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Lovely jaunt down the river and back, very friendly staff, would love to do it again. Unique views of York.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from City_Cruises_York, Guest Relations Manager at Ouse River 1-Hour Early Evening Cruise from York
Responded 10 Mar 2020
Thank you very much for those kind words and rating, we are glad that you could join one of our cruises and hope you can sail with us in warmer conditions
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By: City Cruises York
Lovely Evening Cruise
We enjoyed a relaxing and enjoyable evening cruise along the Ouse. Captain Laurie provided an engaging narration an
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We took a cruise on the 8th July, there was indoor and and outdoor seating, plenty of room to be socially distant,
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Morning cruise.
My husband and I enjoyed a 70 minute river cruise. We were very lucky with the weather and were able to sit on the
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relaxing cruise
Went on a city cruise trip in York today with my husband and both enjoyed it. Not too long (bout 45 mins).Would hav
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A very enjoyable trip!
We were pleasantly surprised to see that the York city boat cruises were still going strong in January (when the bu
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Pleasant and relaxing.
Lovely idea. My sister and I decided to try out an evening cruise while visiting York. There is no talking, just lo
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A cold yet enjoyable trip.
Nice trip down and back up the river with the whole family. A bit nippy, but it is January 😉 We easily warm d up d
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Monica D
Tea on the River Ouse
My sister and I booked the afternoon tea cruise for our last day in York. We boarded the boat to discover we had mi
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I enjoyed my cruise on the Ouse, the boat was clean and tidy, the commentary interesting and the value good.
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Wonderful experience, highly recommend!
Myself and my husband recently went on the festive afternoon tea river cruise whilst staying in York for the weeken
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jackie h
A different view of york ,
We took the 45 minute cruise , down the river Ouse , it was lovely ,very relaxing ,and the man giving the commentar
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York River Cruise
Nice short river boat trip on river Ouse just over 1 hour long ,staff friendly and knowledgeable coffee and drinks
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Informative and interesting trip
This is a good way of getting to know better about York. The trip was good, Keith the pilot had decent patter and i
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Always an interesting view from the river
Stu gave an interesting commentary, whilst steering the boat, particularly about the National Railway museum. Lots
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Barbara J
Scenic cruise, entertaining commentary
Captain Kris was brilliant - very friendly, knowledgeable and fun. He and his colleague (Rebecca?) did an amazing
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  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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