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Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course

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  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
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Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course
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Cruise along the Thames down the University regatta course, pass ancient folly bridge, Christ Church college and meadows, and the university rowing houses on this 50 minutes sightseeing tour.
From $15.55
Oxford Experience Cruise AM
Cruise along the Thames down the University regatta course, pass ancient folly bridge, Christ Church college and meadows, and the university rowing houses on this 50 minutes sightseeing tour.
From $15.55
Oxford Experience Cruise PM
Cruise along the Thames down the University regatta course, pass ancient folly bridge, Christ Church college and meadows, and the university rowing houses on this 50 minutes sightseeing tour.
From $15.55
Overview
Explore Oxford University’s famous regatta course on this 50-minute Thames River sightseeing cruise in Oxford. Hop aboard your sightseeing vessel in the heart of Oxford and cruise out onto the famous waterway. Listen as your guide sheds light on the city’s rich history, and discover local landmarks such as Folly Bridge, Christchurch College, the Oxford University boathouses and the Meadows. Share the waters with rowing eights, punts, university boats and cruisers, and watch the banks for sightings of native river wildlife.
What to Expect
Choose your preferred departure time out of three different time slots offered and embark on this 50-minute sightseeing cruise along the beautiful River Thames.

Starting from central Oxford, the cruise takes in a fascinating stretch of the river offering you an insight into the historic city's rich past and many landmarks. Cruising down the university regatta course towards quaint Iffley village you will pass ancient Folly Bridge, Christchurch College and Meadows and the university rowing houses.

This is one of the busiest and most colorful stretches of the River Thames (the stretch locally known as The Isis). Rowing eights, punts, university boats and large pleasure cruisers come together in a lively display of all that the river has to offer.
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Reviews (46)
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile
60th birthday

We were lucky with the weather but wind and rain wouldn’t have spoilt it. Our skipper, Mark, was informative and interesting and kept us entertained both up and down stream. We hope we can do the trip again one day. Highly recommended.

Thank helenn885
Reviewed October 3, 2018
Oxford River Cruise

Excellent commentary! Guide very knowledgeable. Funny anecdotes about the rowing and bumping between College teams.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank M7469QPmartinem
Reviewed September 29, 2018
Lovely, relaxed cruise

We thoroughly enjoyed this trip up and down the River, it was relaxed, quiet and we got to see another side of Oxford. Our guide was charming and had lots of interesting stories about the history of the river.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katrina L
Reviewed September 25, 2018
Lovely jaunt up the river

My wife and I enjoyed the 50 minute river cruise yesterday with our 3 year old son. Helped by some un-seasonally good weather we had a fantastic trip, the Skipper was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. Largely our fault we hadn't realized you could order drinks...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matthew P
Reviewed September 21, 2018
Lovely relaxing river trip

Our guide and captain of our ship was full of interesting information, and even managed to rescue a lost sailor (a little girl who had got stuck on the opposite bank from her family). The countryside was beautiful and we had the history of many...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Pick up is at the Folly Restaurant.. The cruise heads up river and then turns around and comes back the same way to finish and drop back off at the Folly
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