See York from its best side – the river Ouse! Enjoy fantastic savings with Smartsave on this great York Sightseeing Cruise.
Choose from the York Sightseeing Cruise in the daytime to see York in all its glory or travel in the evening for a totally different experience with all of York’s sights magically lit up!
York Sightseeing Cruise
This cruise provides the perfect opportunity to escape the bustle of the city. Learn fascinating facts about the incredible history of York and its river from the live commentary, delivered by local skippers. Glide through the walled City of York and catch sight of landmarks such as the Millennium Bridge. Boats comprise of all-weather facilities and a fully stocked bar. You’re also more than welcome to bring a picnic on board with you! This cruise lasts between 45 & 60 minutes, depending on the weather.
Departure Time: The York Sightseeing Cruise departs on Saturdays and Sundays only from 5th to 20th January 19 and daily from 2nd February 19 at these times from King’s Staith Landing: 10:30, 12:00, 13:30, 15:00. In times of high demand, additional times will be added. Boarding at Lendal Bridge Landing is also possible.
Early Evening Cruise
Wind up a busy day aboard the 1 hour long York Early Evening Cruise, as the sun sets and casts a warm glow on the walled city. Choose your seat in either the fully heated saloon or open-air deck, and settle in to listen to live commentary relaying stories of York’s fascinating history. There is a fully-stocked bar on-board to treat yourself to a range of beers, wines, spirits, soft drinks, hot drinks and snacks.
Departure Time: This cruise departs daily from 2nd March from King’s Staith Landing. The boat leaves at 18:00 from 2nd – 31st March 19 and at 19:30 from 1st April 19 onwards. Boarding starts 30 minutes before.
Join City Cruises for an evening tipple, set to the romantic backdrop of York’s waterside landmarks illuminated by night. As you step aboard the 1hr 10minute cruise you will be welcomed with a complimentary glass of Prosecco or hot drink, before you take your seat in the cosy saloon or open-air deck. You will be serenaded by an ambient blend of swing and jazz playing in the background as the vessel gently meanders up and down the River Ouse. On-board floodlights will reveal landmarks lining the water’s edge.
Departure Time: The Floodlit Cruise departs daily from 1st April 19 at 21.15 from King’s Staith Landing (boarding at 20.45) and returns to King’s Staith Landing at 22.25.
Students must have a valid ID on the day of their visit. All children aged 15 years and below must be accompanied by an adult 18+.
Please pre-book online here for your discount and enter promo code Smart20York. Note that the Smartsave discount only applies to City Cruises York products listed on our Smartsave.com website.
For something extra, try our City Cruises Offers for Lunch and Afternoon Tea Cruises!
|York Sightseeing Cruise||Regular Price||With Voucher||tickets|
|Family (2 adults, 2 or 3 children)||£22.50||£18.00||Buy|
|Early Evening Cruise||Regular Price||With Voucher|
|Family (2 adults, 2 or 3 children)||£26.10||£20.88||Buy|
|Floodlit Evening Cruise||Regular Price||With Voucher|
|Child 5-15, Concessions||£11.70||£9.36||Buy|
The York Sightseeing Cruise departs on Saturdays and Sundays from 5th to 20th January 19 and daily from 2nd February 19 at these times from King’s Staith Landing: 10:30, 12:00, 13:30, 15:00.
The Early Evening Cruise departs daily from 2nd March from King’s Staith Landing. The boat leaves at 18:00 from 2nd – 31st March 19 and at 19:30 from 1st April 19 onwards.
The Floodlit Cruise departs daily from 1st April 19 at 21.15 from King’s Staith Landing.