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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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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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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Great evening cruise

We absolutely loved the 9:35 pm evening cruise. The staff was so nice and the boat pilot gave us great commentary. It was freezing up top and we had to move downstairs, plus some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I'm glad I went and did this before reading the negative reviews because it may have put me off going but I am so glad that I never seen them and we decided to go, we chose the 70 minute cruise (leaving at 915pm) and I was not disappointed! Knowledgeable captain who kept us informed of what was around us.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We absolutely loved the 9:35 pm evening cruise. The staff was so nice and the boat pilot gave us great commentary. It was freezing up top and we had to move downstairs, plus some passengers were so loud and obnoxious but that's just how it goes. I highly recommend and would love a day tour on a longer route too.

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scunthorpe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We went on the floodlit cruise and it was beautiful!!! The commentary was informative, yet low-key. There was time to just relax and see the lovely views along the riverbank.

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Good value at £9 per adult for a 1 hour cruise on the river. We sailed from Lendal. The commentary was extremely informative and it was interesting to view and learn about the history of York from the perspective of the river. You can eat and drink on board, so it is definitely family friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I've been with a friend, booking not required, 9£ each person, a lot of departures during the day and in the night as well with dinner... Voice story that explains the views... Really nice for all ages!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

After having popped on the boat in impulse (and £14 lighter for two of us - Adult & Child) we found ourselves on the 60 minute 'Cruise'. The boat went up the river for 15 minutes, turned around went for 30 minutes down river then headed back to the landing. The captain's commentary was very interesting but for the money... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

After a walk round york we found the hour trip up the river a nice way to relax informative talk given with some humour from the captain made this a very pleasent trip friendly staff children loved it

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This is a boat trip well worth spending an hour of your time on the river. The captain/tour guide was very informative about the points of interest along the route. A very relaxing trip.Would recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I loved this!!! Was a nice sunny day so this was perfect. My hubby did say he was a bit bored and wouldn't do it again but I thought it was really relaxing and informative trip down the river. Well worth the £9 admission fee. So I would say if it's a nice day definitely do it!

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Essex, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This boat trip was the most boring trip I have ever taken on a boat . The price was fair but for what you see, its totally not worth it! The commentary was very bad and there is nothing of interest to see on this trip. A total waste of time and money!

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