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City Cruises York - River Bus
Access York from the campsites at Naburn and Acaster Malbis!
- Single/Return Cruise From Campsite To City
- On-Board Bar With Local Snacks & Beverages
We advise pre-booking your cruise on our website - it's a great way to plan your visit to York!
Running on selected dates from April to September we take the hassle out of exploring York by transporting you on one of the only routes without any traffic, and all the views! During your leisurely cruise up the River Ouse you'll spot Bishopthorpe Palace, the stunning 13th Century riverside residence of his Grace the Archbishop of York as well as the beautiful countryside that surrounds the city and landmarks in the city itself.
The Riverbus service is a form of transportation, not a full sightseeing tour, but you will have all the facilities of those boats that operating our sightseeing cruises. These include a heated saloon, toilet facilities and a selection of local beers, wines, spirits, soft drinks, hot drinks and snacks available from our on-board bar!
We reserve tickets for walk-ups...
Departs Naburn Lock at 9:30
Departs Ship Inn, Acaster Malbis at 9:45
Arrives King's Staith Landing, York at approx. 10:40
Departs King's Staith Landing, York at 16:00
Arrives Naburn Lock at approx. 17:00
Arrives Ship Inn, Acaster Malbis at approx. 17:10
Also from City Cruises York...
Enjoy the smooth ride into York? You can be the captain on our Self-Drive Boats!
Fancy a bite? Take your pick from Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Evening Dinner!
We WON a TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award 2021.
We WON Visit York's Visitor Attraction of the Year 2019.
We were NOMINATED for a York Press Business Award 2021.
We are ACCREDITED by AA's Covid-19 Confident.
We are ACCREDITED by Visit Britain's 'We're Good To Go'.
We are MEMBERS of the Good Business Charter.
We create amazing experiences and will take great care of you from boarding to disembarking!
Live availability is on the City Cruises website...
- On-Site Refreshments
- Live Tour Guide
- Baby Changing Facilities
- Covid-19 Precautions
- Mobile Ticketing
- Instant Confirmation
- Families Welcome
- Partially Wheelchair Accessible
- Facilities For Educational Visits
- Groups Welcome
- Facilities For Corporate Hospitality
- Nearby Parking (With Charges)
- Well-Behaved Dogs Accepted
- Regional Tourist Board Member
- Coach Parties Accepted
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