Special Offers

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

Special Offers

Check back regularly for news on special offers with our Partner Attractions including York Dungeons and York’s Chocolate Story and also last minute deals for some of our cruises.


 Afternoon Tea Flash Sale

Book tickets for our Afternoon Tea cruise on Tuesday 11th July, 2017 and get 50% off!! Discount applied at checkout online or quote “flash” when calling 01904 628324.

Book tickets for our Afternoon Tea Cruise on the 5th of July today


City Cruises York Partner Attraction Discounts

Join us for any of our daytime or evening sightseeing cruises or our River Bus Service and then add to your 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 the cruise ticket you receive when boarding the boat, at the next attraction. You don’t have to do the two attractions on the same day either. (Not valid with other attraction offers. Correct at the time of writing, subject to change).

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

Hand in the voucher on your cruise ticket and receive up to 20% off the admission price at the delicious York’s Chocolate Story. Find out how cocoa first arrived on our shores, about York’s famous chocolate families and even make your own chocolate treat!

Operating Dates and Opening Times:

Open daily from 10 a.m. (the last tour is at 4 p.m.).
Tours take place regularly throughout the day. Please allow 90 minutes for your visit.
Closed 25th & 26th December and 1st January.

Book Tickets for a City Cruises York Sightseeing Cruise here

Alternatively, if you have already been to visit York’s Chocolate Story, keep hold of your receipt from there and hand it in when boarding one of our fleet to gain the following discounts from one of the following cruises:

Adult – £3.00 / Concession – £2.00 / Child – £1.50

The above amount will be discounted from the full ticket price for either the York City Cruise / Bishopthorpe Palace Cruise / Early Evening Cruise or the Floodlit Evening Cruise.


Alternatively, use the voucher on your cruise ticket at the frighteningly entertaining York Dungeon and receive 40% off the admission price!

Operating Dates and Opening Times:

Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 9th January to 5th November 2017.
Earlier opening times and later closing times at various times through the year; click here for full details.

Book Tickets for a City Cruises York Sightseeing Cruise here

Alternatively, if you have already been to visit York Dungeon, keep hold of your receipt from there and hand it in when boarding one of our fleet to gain the following discounts from one of the following cruises:

Adult – £3.00 / Concession – £2.00 / Child – £1.50

The above amount will be discounted from the full ticket price for either the Early Evening Cruise or the Floodlit Evening Cruise.


Finally, use the voucher on your cruise ticket when boarding a City Sightseeing tour bus to gain up to 25% off the price of an open top tour of our beautiful city.

Operating Dates and Opening Times:

Tours operate 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 18th February to 17th December, 2017.
Tours depart every 10 to 30 minutes. Click here for full details.
To download the tour route map, click here.

Book Tickets for a City Cruises York Sightseeing Cruise here

Alternatively, if you have already had a bus tour with York City Sightseeing, keep hold of your ticket from there and present it when boarding one of our fleet to gain the following discounts from one of the following cruises:

Adult – £3.00 / Concession – £2.00 / Child – £1.50

The above amount will be discounted from the full ticket price for either the York City Cruise / Bishopthorpe Palace Cruise / Early Evening Cruise or the Floodlit Evening Cruise


City Cruises York Partner Attraction Terms and Conditions

The discounts offered by City Cruises York to visitors arriving from York’s Chocolate Story, York City Sightseeing or York Dungeon’s are discounted from the full boarding price only.

The discounts cannot be discounted from our online ticket prices.

This offer is not valid with any other offer, including the York Pass.

Offer subject to change. Correct at the time of writing.


Special Offers @ Kuda Nightclub

Free entry to Kuda!!

If you book tickets for our Party Nights Afloat Cruise then we can also offer you free entry to Kuda Nightclub, York’s premier night club (excludes Halloween sailing on 28th October, 2017)! Not only that, but the “hen” in your party or party organiser if you are celebrating another occasion, will receive a free drink on arrival. The free entry is a saving of up to £6 per person!

The Party Nights Afloat Cruise finishes at 10:30 p.m. and you have until 12:30 a.m. to gain your free entry to Kuda. Simply tell their reception team the name of your party organiser that booked your cruise tickets on arrival.

Free upgrade to a booth at Kuda!!

Subject to availability, you will also be able to book one of Kuda’s VIP booths and enjoy your very own private area of the club! This comes complete with exclusive table service by their team who are committed to making sure you can continue your party after your river cruise in style; whatever the occasion. This is worth up to £15 per person!

Once you book your Party Nights Afloat Cruise, you will receive a ticket which will contain a promo code for you to use when calling the Kuda Sales Team (excludes Halloween sailing on 28th October, 2017). If they have a booth available that night, then you will need to arrive by 12 midnight; pre-booking a booth will also qualify you and your group for a free queue jump as well. Finally, anybody booking a booth will also have the opportunity to take advantage of pre-booking some fantastic drinks promotions when they call Kuda.

Kuda is approximately a 10 minute walk from our Lendal Bridge landing; you can see a pre-loaded Google Map with walking directions by clicking here.

We hope that you have a great time continuing the party with the Kuda team.

Book Party Nights Afloat Cruise Tickets here.