York Early Evening Cruise

Spend a relaxing hour on the River Ouse and see the sights of York from a different perspective. On the Early Evening Cruise you’ll enjoy the entertaining and informative commentary of a live guide as you sail leisurely up and down stream.

River cruise
Live commentary
Access to on-board facilities (bar, rest room)
Important Information

Days of Operations: Daily

17 May to 25 September: Sailing at 19:30 (daily)
26 September to 20 November: Sailing at 18:00 (daily)

Meeting Point: King's Staith landing, King's Staith, York, YO1 9SN

Dress Code:

Smart Casual Wear

Please note:

Free cancellation up to 4 days before scheduled tour.


This 1-hour Early Evening Cruise is an entertaining and informative tour of historic York from the River Ouse. Enjoy the city from a different perspective as a friendly and knowledgeable team guides you leisurely up and downstream.

During the cruise, the captain will keep you entertained with live commentary about the sites you pass. Learn about York’s history of flooding and its prosperity as an inland port, as you sail along the river that brought the Romans and the Vikings to this site.

You’ll sail on a vessel that features an enclosed and heated saloon, rest rooms and a fully stocked bar serving beers, wines, spirits, soft drinks, hot drinks and snacks.

York Early Evening Cruise
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