Floodlit Evening Cruise

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

Save at least 10% by booking your Floodlit Evening Cruise tickets online today!

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.

Important Information: When booking tickets, please remember that we would like all of our passengers to enjoy this sightseeing cruise. There is a live sightseeing commentary. If you are booking as a large group and think that you and your fellow passengers will not be able to listen to the commentary and that your behaviour and noise levels may distract other passengers from being able to hear and enjoy the commentary then please do not purchase tickets for this cruise. Our Captains may refuse to carry any passengers, or direct any passenger to disembark at another landing during the cruise, where the behaviour of that passenger is liable to cause nuisance or offence to the other passengers or put at risk the safety of the passenger, other passengers, crew or vessel.

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, City Cruises York reserve the right to refuse admission to Stag/Hen parties.

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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 Floodlit Evening 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 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 9.45 10.50
Concession / Student 8.55 9.50
Child (5 - 15 years) 8.55 9.50
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