Floodlit Evening Cruise

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Step aboard, relax and enjoy a romantic end to your evening in York…

Sailing at 9:15 p.m., the Floodlit Evening Cruise offers an ideal opportunity after an evening meal at one of York’s numerous nearby restaurants and hotels, to finish your night over a glass of wine or a hot chocolate.

This 70-minute circular cruise will leisurely meander up and down the River Ouse as you listen to a mixture of live Captain’s commentary and relaxing music. Our on board floodlights will illuminate landmarks along the water’s edge for you, as you see the river-scape from a different perspective.

Boarding commences at 8:45 p.m. The boat departs at 9:15 p.m. from our King’s Staith Landing. The boat returns to King’s Staith at 10:25 p.m.

The Floodlit Evening Cruise will sail on one of our five vessels, each of which has an enclosed heated saloon, at least two toilets, and a fully stocked bar serving beers, wines, spirits, soft drinks, hot drinks, and snacks.

If you have any questions about our Floodlit Evening Cruise, 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.

By purchasing tickets online/on board you agree to our Terms and Conditions of Carriage and accept the Ticket Terms and Conditions.

Please Note: Due to the nature of this cruise, YorkBoat reserve the right to refuse admission to Stag/Hen parties.

Special Offers

Join us for a Floodlit Evening Cruise and then start the following day out in York with either a discounted bus tour of our beautiful city, a discounted visit to York’s Chocolate Story or a discounted tour of the York Dungeons! Simply hand in the voucher printed on your cruise ticket, at the next attraction. (Not valid with other attraction offers. Correct at the time of writing, subject to change).

Use your York City Cruise ticket after your cruise to get a fantastic discount at one of the following attractions:

The York Dungeon

(up to 40% off)

Cityseeing York

(up to 25% off)

Yorks Chocolate Story

(up to 20% off)

Get more details on our Special Offers page.

Sailing Dates and Times

Sailing every Friday, Saturday & Sunday evening.

6th of May 2017 - 26th of May 2017

Sailing every evening.

27th of May 2017 - 2nd of September 2017

The Floodlit Evening Cruise begins boarding at 8:45 p.m., during which time the bar will be open for refreshments.

Sailing at 9:15 p.m. and returning at 10:25 p.m.

Ticket Prices

Ticket Type Online Quayside
Adult 8.50 9.50
Concession / Student 7.50 8.50
Child (5 - 15 years) 5.50 6.50
Child (Under 5 years) 0.00 0.00

King's Staith Departure Point

Our Floodlit Evening Cruise sails from our King’s Staith Landing only.

Access an interactive Google Map to take you directly to our King’s Staith Landing