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City Cruises York Santa Experience

Christmas - Family

The Boatyard, Lendal Bridge, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7DP

Tel: 01904628324

City Cruises York Santa Experience

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About us

There is a reason why families return year after year to join us for our City Cruises York Santa Experience, it really is the most magical event on the River Ouse!

Santa clearly works hard all year around and especially in December when he somehow manages to find the time to visit all of the especially well behaved boys and girls before Christmas and he tells us that the City Cruises York Santa Experience is the most unique venue that he visits in the city.

Your Santa experience begins as you are welcomed into our Grotto, cleverly hidden away underneath the beautiful Lendal Bridge. Upon entering, the Santa Experience Captain will check all of the children off the special list that we receive from Lapland. If you have any pushchairs, then you are welcome to leave these in the safety of our Reindeer Pen (they will all be away on business with Santa at this time so there will be plenty of room).

You will then be warmly greeted by Santa's good friend Mary Christmas who will gladly show you to your reserved seating and distribute the magic bells.

And we can't tell you too much more about what happens next, that would spoil the magic. But we can guarantee that Santa Claus himself will find his way aboard and the whole family will have the most wonderful time on board our Santa Experience in 2018.

Each child will be hand delivered a personalised present from Santa whilst everybody on board will enjoy refreshments, fun and surprises, making this a Christmas treat to remember.

All tickets must be prebooked from www.citycruisesyork.com/seasonal/christmas/santa-experience

Opening Times

Season (15 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Saturday11:00 - 15:00
Season (16 Dec 2018)
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Sunday11:00 - 17:00
Season (19 Dec 2018)
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Wednesday11:00 - 15:00
Season (20 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Thursday11:00 - 17:00
Season (21 Dec 2018)
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Friday11:00 - 15:00
Season (22 Dec 2018)
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Saturday11:00 - 15:00
Season (23 Dec 2018)
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Sunday11:00 - 17:00

* Cruises last approximately 1 hour and run from 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00.

Some days may have a 17:00 showing, but please check in advance. All tickets must be pre-booked.

Special Offers

  • Save 20% on selected City Cruises York Santa Experiences this December!!!

    Save 20% on all tickets for Santa Experiences sailing 1am, 1pm and 3pm on Wed 19th, Thur 20th & Fri 21st December, 2018.

    Simply go to https://booking.citycruisesyork.com/order/promo/ and enter the promo code "visityork".

    Then book your tickets as normal and the 20% discount is subtracted at the checkout.

    More offers like this - Attractions

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£12.00 per adult
Child£15.00 per child
Infant (under 1)*Free

*Infant tickets include a personalised gift from Santa but do not include a seat or refreshments. If you require a seat and refreshments for children aged under 1 year old, then a child ticket will need to be purchased

Road Directions

Due to our city centre location, we unfortunately do not have our own private car park for customers and visitors. However, in addition to the Park & Ride service, there are several car parks in York city centre. For the Boatyard/Office and Lendal Bridge Landing:Marygate Car Park, YO30 7DT.Esplanade Car Park, YO1 6FZ

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