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Oxford River Cruises

  • Oxford
  • Outdoor
  • Ages 0-12
  • Tours and River Cruises, Tourist Attractions

Attraction Information

A trip aboard an Edwardian River Launch in Oxford offers a taste of a slower life, along the same stretch of river which inspired Lewis Carroll! You can enjoy an informative guided experience which brings the sights and scenes of collegiate Oxford to life for the uninitiated, a wonderful chance to explore the area with the kids where everyone in the family is captivated one way or another.

A variety of cruise types on offer to suit all requirements, educational and guided, quiet with snacks, long and historical - plus there are many differing seasonal time slots so even with the public tours you can tailor the trip to your preference. This is a literal choice with the private hire when any number of additional routes and variances become available, so well worth considering if you have a large group or want to see something in particular. It should be noted however that wheelchair access is not available on any of them, nor are pushchairs able to be carried.

Public cruises depart from their moorings at the address given and have a nice little cover atop the fleet, so one needn't worry about repelling those 2 stalwarts of British Summer from the kids: scorching sunshine and drizzling rain! All in all a comfortable, affordable and memorable way to view Oxford.

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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 9:00 - 19:00


General Admission
Adults (16+) from £8.00
Kids from £5.00

Travel & Contact Information


The Folly, 1 Folly Bridge, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 4LB, England

Phone number

08452 269396



Click here to visit Oxford River Cruises' website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Oxford River Cruises has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

No, Oxford River Cruises is not wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Oxford River Cruises have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Oxford River Cruises has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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