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York City Cruise 2016

Sailing every day from 10.30am from the 1st February -27th November 2016.

Sailing from King's Staith and Lendal Bridge Landings. 

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Children's Pirate & Mermaid Cruise

A fun and entertaining 1 hour fancy dress cruise for the kids.

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Red Boats 2016

Available for a 1 hour hire every day from the 25th March - 30th October 2016.

Enjoy a leisurely hour exploring York from the river at the helm of your own self- drive motorboat. Red Boats are safe and easy to drive and seat up to 8 people. Why not bring your own picnic?

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Early Evening Cruise 2016

Sailing selected days between 25th March  - 29th October 2016.

Make the most of your time and join our Early Evening Criuse, departing at 7.30pm for 1 hour. With interesting accounts of York's fascinating and colourful history, this cruise is suitable for the whole family.  

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Floodlit Evening Cruise 2016

Sailing selected days between 7th May - 24th September 2016.

Step aboard, relax and enjoy this 70 minute return cruise, departing at 9.15pm.

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Afternoon Tea Cruise & Buffet Cruise

Afternoon Tea Cruise: A delightful 2 hour cruise with commentary and tasty Afternoon Tea. 

Buffet Cruise: Available for private groups of 30 or more people. 3 hour cruise with delicious buffet. 

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Pre-booking required 01904 628324.

Summer Nights Afloat BBQ Party Cruise

The fun never stops on these themed party cruises with hot barbecue buffet and disco.

7.30pm to 10.30pm on selected Friday and Saturday nights.

Suitable for hen parties, birthdays, company socials or just an excuse to party.

£32 ticket price includes a welcome drink, BBQ, disco and 3 hour cruise. 

Please note groups of 22 people or more, will be split on different tables. 

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Private Parties 2016

Enjoy wonderful food, dancing and entertainment as you relax and cruise through York on your own privately chartered riverboat, 12 months of the year!

The ideal way to celebrate your WEDDING RECEPTION, BIRTHDAY PARTY, SUMMER BALL or why not use YorkBoat to ENTERTAIN CLIENTS or for your next STAFF PARTY.

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Groups And Schools

Save £££s by taking advantage of our special rates for groups of 20+.

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Santa Cruises 2016

For an extra magical Christmas this year, why not join a YorkBoat Santa Cruise and meet a very special guest?

Every child onboard will receive a personalised gift from Father Christmas.  With refreshments and fun onboard, what better way to get in to the Christmas spirit this December?!

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Christmas Nights Afloat BBQ 2016

Enjoy your Christmas Party this year onboard a Christmas Party Cruise!
Celebrate the festive season in style with friends and colleagues by enjoying a delicious 2 course barbecue buffet, professional disco and 3 hour evening cruise.

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Private Hire Brochure 2016
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Cruise Guide Brochure 2016
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Summer Nights Afloat Party Cruises
Summer BBQ Party nights, with delicious barbecue buffet and disco.

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School Bookings
Very friendly, efficient and accommodating. We have used this company and cruise for many years and always found it successful, Altofts
Santa Cruise
This year was exceptional! It is the 4th time we have done this-the children chose to come again. All at Yorkboat went above and beyond to make us feel special, the kids were over the moon! Gill
Private Hire
"A big thank you for our wonderful evening on Saturday August 22nd. Our friends and family were all very impressed with your lovely boat and so were we. Your staff were wonderful and helped make our golden wedding a truly memorable occasion. We all had a wonderful evening. Thank you" Aileen and Bramwell
Summer Nights Afloat
"Brilliant - much better than expected…Great disco - fab music; just what we needed for a hen do! I would definitely recommend it to family & friends, thank you"
Private Hire
"We would just like to say a massive thank you for all your help and assistance with our Civil Partnership reception on the 23rd May 2009. The boat looked wonderful and the service was fantastic. All of our guests remarked how lovely the decorations and food were. Once again, many thanks and we will certainly recommend you to others!" Michelle and Victoria.
Summer Nights Afloat
“It appears to get better each time…everyone enjoyed it so much – Thank you”
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