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York Boat Trips (YorkBoat)

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Address: Lendal Bridge Landing, York YO1 7DP, England
Phone Number: +44 1904 628324
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Description: YorkBoat are delighted to offer a unique perspective of York on-board one...
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.
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"Best day ever"

Our party comprised two older adults, a five year old and a three year old. The trip cost us £21.00 and was worth every penny. We had our picnic onboard at a clean table which was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
June C
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I have enjoyed a trip down the ouse while in York more than once but I have to agree with your previous reviewer and say that you obviously have to take pot luck with the captain/guide and the delivery of the commentary.this was very stilted and boring but I know this is not normally the case as I have had... More 

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Our party comprised two older adults, a five year old and a three year old. The trip cost us £21.00 and was worth every penny. We had our picnic onboard at a clean table which was one of a number leaving lots of space for all. The five year old needed the loo which was really clean and well appointed.... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Went on this boat trip today as we had an extra day to wait in York while I was waiting for my car to be repaired in a local garage. The trip is relaxing and takes about an hour. The commentary is ok and tells you the history of the river bridges as you pass under them along with details... More 

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Livingston, West Lothian, near Edinburgh
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We took a river boat trip from Lendal Bridge and enjoyed the experience. It was relaxing just slowly admiring all that we passed.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

An enjoyable 45min cruise down the River Ouse. Our guide was very informative pointing out various points of of interest and a potted history with a touch of humour. There are some nice views and at some points you can see York Minster. An enjoyable cruise and free on the York Pass otherwise its £8.00 for adults.

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YorkBoat, Marketing Co-ordinator at York Boat Trips (YorkBoat), responded to this review

Thanks for that William. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This cost £9 per person for the early evening sailing at 7:30pm. There's also one at 9:00. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the boat was nicely done out and there's a bar on board. We sat downstairs for the first part of the hour's tour with our cups of tea then decided to brave the top deck and... More 

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Thank you for the 5*'s and sharing your photos. The feedback is greatly appreciated, More 

Glasgow United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
27 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Very relaxing way to see York very good information good value and discount if you go on the bus tour

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kirstyork, Marketing Co-ordinator at York Boat Trips (YorkBoat), responded to this review

Good to hear you used the discount available to join both attractions. Thank you for your time and hopefully we can welcome you aboard in the near future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We braved the top deck on the early evening cruise, which definitely has the best views, albeit a little chilly at that time of the year! The hours trip took us in both directions upon The River Ouse, and the commentary which was very informative, was delivered by the very knowledgeable and multi-talented Captain Jenny, whom we had met earlier... More 

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kirstyork, Marketing Co-ordinator at York Boat Trips (YorkBoat), responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us. Jenny is multi talented, she had a busy day! I will pass on your comments to the staff involved, it is lovely to receive feedback. Kind Regards. More 

San Diego, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I really enjoyed seeing the city from the water. It was nice to see the buildings, beautiful homes, and learn about the history as we floated down the river.

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kirstyork, Marketing Co-ordinator at York Boat Trips (YorkBoat), responded to this review

I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your YorkBoat experience, thank you for taking the time to review us. More 

Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Very friendly polite helpful staff. Spacious comfortable boat with toilets and well stocked bar. Pleasant cruise at a reasonable price. Knowledgeable witty commentary from the skipper. Dogs welcome on board and drinking water provided.

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Thank you for your kind words. More 

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