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York Sightseeing River Cruise for Two, £13 using code @ Buyagift

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York Sightseeing River Cruise for Two People is now just £13 (£6.50p.p) using discount code SALE

Enter the Buyagift voucher code at basket and make sure you select e-voucher to avoid the £2.99 delivery charge



What's included?

  • Delight in an engaging sightseeing cruise in York for two
  • Helpful commentary informing you about the history of York throughout the duration

An inspiring way to learn about and admire the city of York, this sightseeing river cruise for two takes you on a relaxing journey along the River Ouse. Featuring helpful commentary throughout the duration of your cruise, you will set sail from either the King’s Staith or Lendal Bridge Landing. Enjoy a refreshing drink from the bar on board and admire the beauty of this popular historic city. This sightseeing cruise is a delightful way to spend the afternoon together and perfect for those keen to sit back as they explore the city from the water. Take the weight off your feet and enjoy the stunning riverside views!

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What do I need to know?
All our vouchers are fully flexible and can be redeemed against our huge range of experiences
Your voucher is valid for two people
This experience is available week round, year round, excluding weekends in July and August, bank holiday Mondays, Valentine's Day (13th and 14th February), Mother's Day, Father's Day, Easter weekend (Good Friday and Easter Monday), 25th December and 1st January
Specific dates may not be available – please be aware this experience is subject to availability and operational changes
You depart from either the King’s Staith or the Lendal Bridge Landing stage, any time between 10.30am and 3.10pm
The cruise lasts 45 minutes or 1 hour (weather depending)
Two of the boats are wheelchair accessible – River Palace and River Duchess – and River Duchess also has a wheelchair accessible toilet. However, the only wheelchair access is at the King’s Staith Landing
Please ensure you book your experience in advance – walk-ups will not be accepted
Once booked, if you do not show up for the experience without notice, you will not be able to reschedule and a refund will not be available
This experience is non-amendable and all dates are subject to availability


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Delivery / Returns

  • Free delivery via e-voucher
  • Refunds on unused vouchers bought directly from Buyagift within 60 days of purchase
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    There's plenty to see. On any given weekend you can see hen/stag parties from the north east fighting amongst themselves in the many bars that line the river.
    It's beautiful.
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    Not much to see from the river, IME.
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    Not quite a Loch is it
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    Careful if you need to cancel, this company's customer service is shocking and are horrendous when it comes to a refund.
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    Hmmm...

    York is fairly light on interesting things to do by land...

    By water..........

    Mmmmmmmaybe not.

    Heck, in Paris you can get a Batobus ticket for less than £13 per person and ride up and down the river all day getting on and off...

    Still...

    York is one of those unique cities with a culture unshakeably tied to its history...

    Aristo's and Southerners visit it occasionally as a crown jewel of their singularly monarchistic dominion and opine in plummy accents over the quaintness of its antiquity and the posh tea rooms, while regarding it as a northernmost bastion of their colonisation...

    And Northerners invade to drink themselves into a coma, gorge themselves on food and try to slip the local maidens a deft caber, before leaving the place ransacked...

    "Off for a weekend in York" carries as grim a sense of foreboding as the time the city's namesake Duke uttered the statement that he "really wanted to get a feel of the youth..."
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    Gone for it, thanks!
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    Hope you enjoy it @TheUrbis
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    It's a bit boring to be honest
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    I live in York and have regular visitors stay with me but I’ve never recommended they take a river cruise. Very little to see from the river and their time is better spent seeing any of the many other attractions York and the area has.
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    Been there, seen it, done that……….

    ………. haven’t booked to do it again

    certainly wouldn’t want to pay full price for it!
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    seems to be a con the phone number you book on never gets answered and the voucher runs out on day of purchase they want £20 to extend the voucher so its a con
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    take no notice of former comment as soon has i posted it they answered the phone sorry for any confusion
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    Went on this back in the summer. It was terrible. Nothing.to see. Guide spoke too fast and could not understand him. Really not worth it unless you just want to sit in a boat and go down the river a bit and back up again.
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    Agree with the comments above about it not being the most riveting tour, although that's not their fault!
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    If it's a sunny day and you've time to kill and you need a sit down and a rest then go for it. Otherwise, there's plenty of other options of things to see and do.
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    I think the issue here is not the cruise, is Buyagift. Our experience with them, and with Virgin vouchers too was not the best. In fact we avoid both these companies. But the price is good. (edited)
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    Agreed…You are second class customers if you purchase using buyagift or similar. Limited times on when you can use your voucher and additional charges that are not clear from the point of booking.
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    I did it because I got it virtually for free, really not anything to see though I'm afraid!
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    I did it for Free on a York visitors weekend (Jan/Feb) - It was only just overpriced at Free ;-)

    Loads of great other things to do in York. Replying to the commenter saying there are loads of bars along the route, that isn't true as the Ouse floods every year they end up being in the water a chunk of the time - ie The Sam Smiths pub that is always flooded and the Lowther next to it are pretty much the bars actually on the river.
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    See the boats from the bridge, then walk on.
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