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Boat Trips, £4-£9






Escape the hustle and bustle of the City and relax with us. A great photographic opportunity and chance to see the fascinating buildings, bridges and historic sights on the River Ouse in York. Look for stunning wildlife including Kingfishers. Treat yourself to a drink from the bar and rest your feet!

Finalists for great customer service with both Visit York and the White Rose Awards 2012. Our friendly team will take great care of you from boarding to disembarking the boat.

We have a range of trips to suit everyone from daytime sightseeing cruises, evening cruises, package cruises, party cruises and much more. Visit our website for more details.

Visit the events page to see many other cruises.

Recommended by Wallace & Gromit as one of the 'Cracking things to see and do.'

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesOn-site light refreshmentsRegional Tourist Board MemberSpanish signs/guidesAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Limited disabled access.

Opening details

There are four Daytime City Cruises operating every day from the 1st February - 27th November 2016 at 10:30, 12:00, 13:30 & 15:00 from King's Staith Landing (10 minutes later from Lendal Bridge Landing). All journeys subject to river conditions.

No boat trips during December & January.

MANY MORE cruises operate during April - October, with trips departing approximately every 30 minutes throughout the day. Sailing times are displayed at both YorkBoat landings.


Prices from :
Adults - £8.00
Concessions - £7.00
Child (5-15) - £4.00
Under 5's - Free
Family - £22.00 (up to 2 adults and 3 children)

Discounts available for other attractions, please call for details.




    01904 628324


    The Boatyard,
    Lendal Bridge,
    YO1 7DP



    See location of YorkBoat on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 600519  Lat: 53.95972 Long: -1.08703

    By Road:
    York has good road links from the A1 via the A59, A64 and A19. Simply follow the signs for the city centre, signposted from the A1237 Outer Ring Road & A64 Bypass.

    Park & Ride: With six cleverly located sites surrounding the city centre getting into York has never been easier.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from York station


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
    • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
    • Spanish signs/guidesSpanish signs/guides
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

    Limited disabled access.


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