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YorkBoat Guided River Trips

Lendal Bridge, York YO1 7DP, England
01904 628324
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Ranked #29 of 70 activities in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: YorkBoat are delighted to offer a unique perspective of York on-board one of our comfortable riverboats. We have something for everyone including... more » Owner description: YorkBoat are delighted to offer a unique perspective of York on-board one of our comfortable riverboats. We have something for everyone including sightseeing trips,BBQ cruises, relaxing lunch and dinner, party cruises and self-drive boats. Escape the city rush and relax with YorkBoat. All of our vessels have fully stocked bars, open top decks,and toilet facilities. Finalist in the 2012 Visit York Awards for Outstanding Customer Service. « less
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Myself, my husband and three grandsons aged 8, 12 and 13 went on the river trip. it is a wonderful way to have a 'few minutes out' in a busy day in York, which in itself has just so much to see and do. We were able to get a family ticket for £20, (£$ each) which I thought was... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We have just returned from our wedding party charter on River Palace and it was a fantastic party. The crew ensured that all of our guests were looked after and that everything ran smoothly. We were blessed by the weather, so spent much of the evening on the top deck taking in the beautiful sights of York. The buffet food... More

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Blackpool
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The boat trip on the river was not very exciting as we thought. There was nothing much to see. However the crew was very helpful and the commentary was very enjoyable.

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Sittingbourne, England, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

As it was a warm afternoon we thought it would be pleasant to sail down the river. Whilst the captain was very good, gave many historical details, and made her talk amusing there was very little to see. We got a few glimpses of York Minster through the tree and I mean glimpses, We didn't really see anything new. A... More

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Cumbria Uk
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We went on this cruise hoping to get a bit of a breeze from the extremely hot afternoon sun. We stood and waited for 15 mins in a queue, after paying £7.50 each for the 45 minute cruise. No shelter. On boarding we went, as the majority did to the top open air deck for better views and a chance... More

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liverpool
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

If you have nothing else to do ....fine ...its a bit boring it lasts an hour but really could be cut to about 35-40 mins ...suppose it would be nice on a hot sunny day ..would I do it again ..NO !!!

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Had a very pleasant trip along the river Ouse. Our guide pointed out places of interest along the way.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Decided on a late night boat trip and wish we hadn't bothered./£8.50 each and not with the money as saw a heron, a couple of swans with 6 young signets and an ice cream boat!! Would not recommend!!

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Iver, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Bought a combined ticket for the open top bus tour and river boat trip both with commentary.. Both trips were interesting and good value especially when purchased together. Total time about two hours but the bus (hop and off) was valid for 24 hours from time of purchase.

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York, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Very disappointed not only by the price of the trip but also the refreshments, Having lived in the city all my life and having previously suggested a trip on YorkBoat to friends saying with us I will certainly not be doing this again. The price is an embarrassment to the residents of York steer well clear! Red Boat the small... More

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