Group Tours

What's on calendar

AfternoonTea

Today's cruise timetable

York City Cruise (King's Staith Landing)

York City Cruise (Lendal Bridge Landing)

Self Drive Red Boats

Early Evening Cruise

Floodlit Evening Cruise

View Prices and Times

Book tickets online

Take advantage of our special rates for groups of 20 or more.

Group discounts are available for groups of 20 or more passengers on board the following cruises:

York City Cruise (Daytime sailings between February and November):

We have two departure points for our York City Cruise, the King’s Staith Landings and the Lendal Bridge Landing.

King’s Staith Landing – Group Sailing Times:

Low season: 10:30 a.m., 12 noon, 1:30 p.m., & 3 p.m.
High season: 10:30 a.m., 12 noon, 1:30 p.m., & 3 p.m. plus additional times in between (during school holidays we cannot accommodate group bookings after the 12 noon sailing).

Close to: Jorvik Viking Centre, York Dungeon, Clifford’s Tower and York Castle Museum.

Lendal Bridge Landing – Group Sailing Times:

Low season: 10:40 a.m., 12:10 p.m., 1:40 p.m., & 3:10 p.m.
High season: 10:40 a.m., 12:10 p.m., 1:40 p.m., & 3:10 p.m. plus additional times in between (during school holidays we cannot accommodate group bookings after the 12:10 p.m. sailing).

Close to: York Station, York Minster, Yorkshire Museum Gardens and National Railway Museum.

Early Evening Cruise (7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on selected dates April to October):

The Early Evening Cruise departs from our King’s Staith Landing only.

Floodlit Evening Cruise (9:15 p.m. – 10:25 p.m. on selected dates May to September):

The Floodlit Evening Cruise departs from our King’s Staith Landing only.

Whichever cruise you take, you will be able to relax in the comfort of one of our fleet as you cruise down the River Ouse, with the option of enjoying refreshments form the bar from the bar while listening to the informative, live commentary.

We can accommodate coach parties, large social groups or corporate delegates looking to relax between conferences. Groups pre-booking via our sales office will have a seating area reserved for them by our crew and we can assure your group of a warm welcome aboard.

We offer a discounted rate for groups of 20 or more, with one person sailing for free per 21 passengers in the group. Group bookings however must be made at least 48 hours in advance.

The Group Organiser or Coach driver will also receive a free hot drink if they are joining the group for the cruise.

Coach drop-off and pick-up is available close to both of our moorings in York at any time of day and there is coach parking available a short drive away at the Barbican Centre on Kent Street.

For our Lendal Bridge Landing, there is coach drop off and pick up available outside the War Memorial Gardens on Leeman Road, near York Train Station.

For our King’s Staith Landing there is coach parking available at the St George’s Field Car Park.

 

Departure Points

Lendal Bridge Departure Point

Access an interactive Google Map to take you directly to our Lendal Bridge Landing

Groups Booking Procedure

Bookings of groups of 20 or more must be made through our Sales Office.

Initial enquiries can be made either by phone (01904628324), email or by completing an online Group Booking Enquiry Form. Please note that completing an enquiry form online does not confirm that time and date for your group.

Once we have received your enquiry via one of the above methods, we will then be able to check availability and either confirm your booking or suggest an alternative time and/or date if necessary. Once we have confirmed a date and time, our friendly sales team will proceed with completing your booking.

If you have any questions about our Group Tour Cruises, then you are welcome to call our sales office on 01904 628324. However, we hope that you will be able to find the answers here in our FAQs.

Key Points

Discounted cruise rate

1 person travels free per 21 people

Free hot drink for organiser/driver if joining the cruise

Coach drop-off/pick-up point close to both of our moorings

Reserved seating for your party

A warm and friendly welcome

Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Group bookings must be made at least 7 days in advance.

Please note that the discounted group rate is discounted from the full price of a cruise ticket and not from the already discounted online cruise ticket prices.

Please note that group rates are only available on weekends until 12 noon and are not available on bank holiday weekends at all.

Groups must arrive at the correct departure point at least ten minutes prior to the sailing. If you miss the sailing that you have booked for, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to accommodate you on a subsequent sailing.

Prior to the date of sailing, we will also require a mobile number of the designated group leader on the day. This is so that we can contact you in case of any problems or rearrangements to our schedule.
By booking tickets for a group cruise with City Cruises York, you agree to our Terms and Conditions of Carriage and accept the Ticket Terms and Conditions.

Risk Assessment

View a copy of our Risk Assessment