Golden Tours: York Sightseeing River Cruise

Golden Tours: York Sightseeing River Cruise

York, U.K.
Tour ID: 817

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  • Enjoy the breathtaking sights of York’s historic sites from the River Ouse
  • Audio guide and commentary on the cruise to hear about York's past
  • Access to on-board facilities (bar, rest room)
  • Mobile vouchers accepted: no need to print!


Enjoy the sights and sounds of York City from a different perspective in our York Sightseeing River Cruise tour. Explore the city's fascinating history with an expert local guide. Travel down the River Ouse to discover eye-popping historical views. Cruises depart from both the King's Staith landing and the Lendal Bridge landing. From either one, you can enjoy a scenic ride downriver towards York's historic city centre. Enjoy your privileged position on top of the boat with an enclosed saloon or upper deck to take in all laid out before you.


Your trip on the River Ouse will give you a new perspective of York. York sightseeing river cruise is surely more than just relaxing, the amazing experience here would surely fuel your soul with incredible energy.  The cruise lets you see some of the most iconic and beautiful sights in York.
The 1-hour route takes travelers upstream to Clifton Bridge on the northern outskirts before turning downstream as far as Millennium Bridge, which is just outside of downtown. It then turns around and heads back upriver until we return to our original landing stage close by Clifton Bridge at an hour’s time. This short ride offers many mesmerizing views of these gorgeous landmarks  and plenty more opportunities  to capture great photos. Many people choose this mode of transportation for sightseeing because it is an affordable yet efficient option when exploring such a historic place like York. Book your York sightseeing river cruise to explore this beautiful destination.
The cruise tour is only an hour-long, but it can vary depending on the conditions. The chance to explore York on Cruise is too fantastic to miss out on.


River Cruise:
Days of Operation: Daily
Meeting Points: King's Staith landing, King's Staith, York, YO1 9SN
Start time: King's Staith at 10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm, 3:00pm & 4:00pm
Meeting Points: Lendal Bridge, Lendal Bridge, York, YO1 7DP
Start time: Lendal Bridge at 10:40am, 12:10pm, 1:40pm, 3:10pm & 4:10pm
Additional sailings can operate every 30 minutes between these times, you will be advised of this whilst waiting.
The usual route turns at Clifton Bridge and Millennium Bridge, but can vary.


  • River Cruise
  • Live Commentary
  • Access to On-board Facilities (Bar, Restroom)


  • Entrance Fees (Unless specified)
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Meals

Redemption Info

You can board the boat from below mentioned locations: 
- King's Staith landing, King's Staith, York, YO1 9SN
Lendal Bridge, Lendal Bridge, York, YO1 7DP
You will receive a ticket in exchange for your voucher, which you must keep until the expiry date/ tour.
Please check your ticket to know when it expires.
After exchanging your voucher for a ticket, your voucher will no longer be valid.
In loss of voucher/ticket, company is not liable for any refund.
Mobile vouchers accepted on board.
Note: The tickets are only valid on the travel date selected date at the time of booking

Know Before You Go

Free Wi-Fi
Infants can travel free and you do not require to book infant ticket.
Face coverings are recommended.
On arrival, please join the queue to board the cruise, you will be placed on the next available sailing. You can board up to 30 mins prior to the below departures.
Each sailing has live commentary, with toilets onboard and refreshments available to buy.
The usual route turns at Clifton Bridge and Millennium Bridge, but can vary.

Cancellation Policy

You can now amend or cancel your ticket for free of charge upto 24 hours before the chosen travel date (During the ticket validity period.). 100% cancellation fee applied within 24 hours of travel date.
This ticket is non-transferable.

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