York Floodlit Evening Cruise

Activity code: FCY

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  • Admire York’s historic sites from a different perspective
  • Listen to relaxing swing and jazz background music
  • Enjoy a glass of prosecco or hot drink from the on-board bar


This 70-minute Floodlit Evening Cruise is the perfect way to relax at the end of your day in York, as you set sale on the River Ouze covered by the night sky. Your ticket also includes a complimentary glass of Prosecco or a hot drink and a biscuit, whilst under 18s can enjoy either a hot or soft drink with their biscuit. 

Boarding will start at 8:45pm from the King’s Staith Landing in central York and you will depart on your 70-minute trip at 9:15pm. By this time the stars with be out and perhaps romance will be in the air. 

You will sail a circular route on the River Ouse, whilst enjoying the relaxing mix of jazz and swing background music. The on-board floodlights will illuminate landmarks along the water edge, as you take in the historic sights of York from the water.

The boat features an enclosed and heated saloon, rest rooms and a fully stocked bar. You return to the departure location at 10.25pm ready for the rest of the evening in York.

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What's Included in the tour

  • River cruise
  • Background music
  • Access to on-board facilities (bar, rest room)
  • Complementary drink

What's Excluded in the tour

  • Transport to and from the port