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  • York: Self-Drive Red Boats

    1. York: Self-Drive Red Boats

    Enjoy a leisurely one hour hire, exploring York from the helm of your own self-drive motorboat. Become a captain and explore the sites of York’s riverside in style. Your private boat can accommodate up to 6 people and will provide plenty of room for you all to head out on your own aquatic adventure, exploring the same river that brought the Vikings to this beautiful city. You will receive full instructions on how to operate your motor boat along with safety and river rules, whilst life jackets will be provided for any children. Your boat operating area is along a route that will along you to take in the whole city from the river within the one hour. Additionally, on a half hour hire you can operate within this area and will be able to take in most of the built up section of the Ouse, or make your way down stream to the Millennium Bridge and back to the moorings again. Please note that...

    Pre booked our boat, we were 10minutes early but no problem. Shown the controls & route & away we went. Great hour up & down the Ouse. We had 6 adults & plenty of space for all.

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What people are saying about York

Pre booked our boat, we were 10minutes early but no problem. Shown the controls & route & away we went. Great hour up & down the Ouse. We had 6 adults & plenty of space for all.

Great fun a bit of fun. limited distance as the boats are very small and travel at a safe speed, but you do get a unique view of the city. Recommended

It was a very relaxing activity during a busy day. I highly recommend it as its something I know we will look back on with fond memories

Pre booked trip the 2 lads explained things really well and off we went

Loved our boat ride whilst visiting york . Thankyou