York Early Evening Cruise

Service Update: We are now open for sightseeing cruises and self drive boat hire. To find out more about our new hygiene and social distancing measures, please click here.

Save 20% when you pre-book online up to 1 day before for our Early Evening Cruise! The discount is automatically applied at checkout.


Early Evening sightseeing cruise a perfect way to start your evening in York.

What better way to relax after a busy day in York than by putting your feet up on a 1 hour Early Evening Cruise. Enjoy an entertaining and informative tour of the River Ouse. This cruise departs from our King’s Staith Landing only.

Your live commentary will include interesting accounts of York’s fascinating and colourful history and this cruise is suitable for the whole family, before returning to the King’s Staith Landing.

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

Your ticket includes:

  • 1 hour evening sightseeing cruise
  • live commentary

Cruise Details

Cruise Days

Departure Point

King's Staith Landing (Please check your ticket carefully as we have two departure points in the city and this cruise only sails from the King's Staith Landing (YO1 9SN) 
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Sailing Dates:

Daily: 4th July to 26th September - Sailing at 19:30

27th September to 21st November 2020 - Sailing at 18:00

Ticket Prices

Adult (16+) from
Child (5-15) from
Family (2A + 3C) from
Infant (0-4)
Senior (60+) from
Student (16+) from

Please note: 

Due to social distancing measures, advance ticket sales are limited to a maximum of 30 passengers initially. Additional tickets may be available to purchase on the day at the departure point. To read more about our new hygiene and social distancing policies, please click here.

For the comfort and safety of all, when boarding a City Cruises York vessel you agree to our passenger code of conduct.

This cruise is a sightseeing cruise with a live commentary, and so is not suitable for hen or stag parties. Fancy dress, sashes, and any form of hen or stag party paraphernalia are not permitted on board. Hen or stag parties who pre-purchase tickets may be refused entry at the boarding gate - please take this into account when you pre-book tickets online. It is our intention that all guests on board are able to enjoy the commentary and the cruise in a family friendly atmosphere.


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Early Evening Cruise