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YorkBoat Guided River Trips

Lendal Bridge, York YO1 7DP, England
01904 628324
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Ranked #27 of 69 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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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 NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Fairly cheap @ £7.50 each, 45 minutes (although this included another pick up of approx 5 minutes) Very little historical information I would not recommend this to anyone else

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I love York and this isn't the first time I have visited the city but the Yorkboat Trip is quite disappointing and expensive for 40 minutes on the water where you can't see much. You go half a mile up the river, turn round and come back again. The narration for the journey is good but you cannot see everything... More

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Christchurch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We took the early evening trip at 7.30pm. The lady Captain gave a really thorough commentary in a crystal clear voice. She pointed out everything of interest but interjected plenty of spontaneous dry humour. She was a real joy to listen to; it could not have been better.

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Portsmouth
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This was our first port of call when we visited York. The cost of the trip was reasonable at £7.50 for 45 minutes, or you can buy a multi ticket which also includes the sightseeing bus. You can book online but we just bought the ticket from the vendor. You can board the boat from Kings Staith or Lendal Bridge... More

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We got the first boat out on a lovely summers day. It was very informative and enjoyable. Would have loved to have tried the early evening or sunset trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Was looking for a great way to see the city with only little time available and decided on a boat cruise down the River Ouse. There are regular sailings from Lendal Bridge where you board the boat so we didn't have to wait too long for the next one to arrive. We bought a couple of tickets from the vendor... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This trip is really nice and relaxing way to see some of the sites of York without having to fight the crowds. The trip is informative and good value. We were really lucky that it was such a nice day as it made our boat trip even better.

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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

see the city in style great experience reasonably prices great experience especially on a sunny day.Commentary is informative

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