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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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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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Nice way to see York

Nice way to spend an hour or so and plenty of nice sights to see from the river. We had a very well informed tour guide talking us though the sights and giving a local history... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Gurnico
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice way to spend an hour or so and plenty of nice sights to see from the river. We had a very well informed tour guide talking us though the sights and giving a local history lesson along the way, all done with a good element of comedy. Very enjoyable and a very reasonable price!

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Thank Gurnico
YorkBoat, Marketing at York Boat Trips (YorkBoat), responded to this review

Thanks for joining us, hope to see you on board again soon. More 

lincolnshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Another brilliant magical family Santa cruise including my 3 young grandchildren... the best "Santa" trip ... Santa arrives on the roof and enters the boat down the stairs, keeping kids attention throughout via Captains commentary .... great value for money, kids got excellent quality present personally from Santa, price includes drink and cake for kids, wine or coffee and mince... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review and loyal custom. More 

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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

My family has visited Santa here for 4 years and we love it, we recommend it to everyone with small children this year was the least "magical" trip however since the rain and flooding put a downer on things but obviously not the staffs fault, since we were at standstill a large group who arrived late were brought onto the... More 

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

Thank you for your review and loyal custom. It is a pity we had some bad weather this December but hopefully the children were still fully entertained onboard, and that this didn't distract from the magic. The Santa on the roof was done exactly the same way as in previous years and is not recorded in anyway. I'm not sure... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Our family of 4 went on the 45 min cruise up and down the Ouse. It cost us £22. The boat had running commentary from the captain who was very dry and witty. He knew everything about every building we past and was very informative. The boat had toilets, tea, coffee, cakes and general refreshments. It was a little chilly... More 

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

Thank you for the lovely feedback. More 

england
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130 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

This was so relaxing, good commentary. Good glass of wine in lovely surroundings, really worth considering.

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

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

A great activity to do in the evenings as something different from the pubs. Lovely and warm on board, very knowledgeable commentary from 'captain' and good to get out into the outskirts of the city centre via the river. Good value...over an hour...with very reasonably priced bar on board. Cheaper than the pubs. Fascinating to see cruisers like those found... More 

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

Thank you for the 5*s and fantastic feedback. More 

preston lancashire
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79 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Rest your legs, have a drink and cruise the river. A good easy way to hear more history of York. Suitable for all. Good price. Sit inside or out. An any weather/time activity.

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

Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback. More 

Kirk Ella
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54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

York Boats' river cruises are one of the best ways to see the city of York and hear some of its fascinating history. They have half a dozen good river cruisers, the Palace, the Duchess and the Prince are our favourites. Each sail north from Kings Staith and Lendal bridge , up past St Peter's School, from where you get... More 

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

Thank you for the lengthy feedback and 5*s. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your cruise, More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Very well organised, good safety information and captain gave a well informed commentary throughout. Some interesting stories, such as the use of the ducking chair......... Want to know more? You will have to try it yourself!

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

Your feedback is very much appreciated. More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

peaceful little chug up the river ouse . open to area is best to get a view of what is being taked about . if it is cold or you want a drink there is a well stocked bar in the lower floor

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Thank stundent2012
kirstyork, Marketing Co-ordinator at York Boat Trips (YorkBoat), responded to this review

Thank you for the 5*'s More 

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