SERVICE UPDATE: IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES, OUR SELF DRIVE BOAT HIRE WILL RE-OPEN ON THE 1ST OF APRIL.
EXTENSIVE CLEANING AND PLENTY OF ROOM FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING HAVE EARNED US THE VISIT BRITAIN ‘WE’RE GOOD TO GO’ AND AA ‘COVID CONFIDENT’ ACCREDITATIONS.
Enjoy a leisurely hour exploring York from the helm of your own self drive motor boat! Fantastic fun, safe and easy to drive - seating up to 6 people. There are 14 boats altogether in the fleet. Why not bring a picnic to enjoy along the way? Online bookings: you can now book a Self Drive Boat online between 10:00am and 3pm any day of the week. Online bookings can be made up to 2 hours before the departure time.
Pre-book your 1 hour Self Drive Boat hire by clicking here. Terms and Conditions: The hirer MUST be 18 years or over, you may be asked to provide ID (hirer must be 25 years or over on selected dates). The hire MUST NOT be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Maximum of 6 people per boat. All children under the age of 10 MUST wear a life jacket. The hirer MUST read and abide by the RULES OF THE RIVER, which are displayed on board. The hourly charge and security deposit MUST be paid in full by card (preferrable) or cash before the boat is let. City Cruises York (operators of Self Drive Boats) reserve the right to refuse to hire a Self Drive Boat to anyone deemed likely to breach the terms of hire. All male or all female parties may be refused hire. The hire will be terminated if customer behaviour is seen to be/reported to be unacceptable. Security Bonds: Part or all of the deposit will be retained if: • The boat is more than 10 minutes late returning to the landing (unless the hirer can satisfy the Self Drive Boat Staff that there is a valid reason). • The boat is excessively dirty and requires more than 5 minutes cleaning. • The boat is damaged in any way. (Please note that City Cruises York reserves the right to refuse single sex groups/hen and stag parties)
- Children welcome
- Parking with charge
- Dogs Accepted
- Smoking not allowed