City Cruises York | Day Out With The Kids

COVID-19 Update

Many attractions are still closed, while others may have opened with social distancing in place. Please always check directly with the venue first before visiting.

See our list of attractions that have re-opened

City Cruises York

  • York
  • Outdoor
  • Ages 4-12
  • Tours and River Cruises

Attraction Information

Set sail with City Cruises York for some family time floating above the water, and discover all the local sites.

Pirates and mermaids ready? Then hop on board for a family adventure. Sail on the river that once brought in the Vikings to York. With informative city cruises to self-drive boats, the possibilities are endless. Learn and discover new facts or create your own adventure in your very own boat. With deliciously tempting afternoon tea and seasonal events like special Santa cruises, there’s plenty to keep the kids entertained all year round.

Evening cruises include a delicious meal, or jump off and tuck into the many restaurants in the centre. With so much to discover, and explore a learning experience on a boat is not to be missed.

  • Family Friendly Cruises
  • Seasonal Cruises
  • Self Drive Cruises


club logo

Join our membership

  • Save money on great days out
  • £1 for 30 days - cancel anytime
  • Do more for less
Try it for £1

Opening hours

Daylight Sightseeing
Saturday to Sunday 10:30 - 17:00
February - November
Monday to Sunday 10:30 - 17:00


General Admission
Adults: £9.50
Kids: £5.50
Concessions: £5.50
Family: £25.00
Under 5's: Free

Travel & Contact Information


King's Staith, Heathside, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9SN, England

Phone number

01904 628324



Click here to visit City Cruises York's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, snacks are available.

Yes, City Cruises York is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, City Cruises York have stated they are pushchair friendly.

City Cruises York has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

attractions redesign