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We're a family business, running half-hour and two-hour sightseeing cruises along Chester's beautiful River Dee. We also host special events, such as afternoon teas, fish & chip cruises and curry & quiz nights for an outing with a difference. And...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice short trip down the river ( and back again) with lots of interesting info. Relaxing way to spend an hour.

Thank PeeTeeMascot
ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a morning walking during our weekend in Chester, we decided on a short boat trip. We boarded the “Jackie” Lots of space to sit comfortably, and staff very helpful and friendly. The cruise itself is lovely, beautiful scenery and a great commentary too! We...More

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ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I am really pleased you enjoyed the 1/2 hour cruise and that the staff were helpful and friendly.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had decided to come to chester in the summer and wanted to go for a river cruise and we had a look online before going and discovered that we could get a combination ticket for both a 30 minute river cruise and the hop...More

Thank MerseysideTinkerbell
ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

The bus and boat combination ticket is excellent value for money. Thank you for taking the time to write this review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We weren't quiet sure what to expect as we got free tickets when we booked our hotel, so we thought why not so we went along and we had a nice time next time we visit Chester we will consider going on the 2hr cruise...More

1  Thank susan w
ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

The 2 hour cruise is runs throughout the main season so hopefully when you come back again you will consider the longer cruise. Thank you for taking the time to write your review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The warm weather made this a very enjoyable trip down the River Dee, you can get a discount on the open top hop on hop off bus with a combined ticket bought on the boat. Both good ways to site see in Chester.

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ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

What fabulous weather we have had. I am really pleased to read you enjoyed your cruise.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nice relaxing way to spend 2 hours in Chester. Staff were friendly and the commentary was interesting. On board toilet was clean and the snack bar was reasonably priced.

Thank Jacqueline E
ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your visit to Chester and the 2 hour cruise.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was friendly and the view was amazing! The only "problem" is that the commentary are recorded, which is a bit boring to me, especially because we could not understand a lot because of the noise on the boat. But other than that it...More

Thank Olivia T
ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your cruise and that the staff were friendly. They are a great team and work well together. We have a recorded commentary so that there is a consistency with the service provided.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely trip along the river with commentary. Long enough to keep our son entertained but not bored- option to sit inside or on the top ( a bit windy). We did not take up the offer of discounted bus tour tickets but this did look...More

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ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your cruise with Chesterboat.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did a 3 hour 80’S dinner and disco cruise on Saturday. All staff were brilliant really friendly and wanted to make sure everyone had a good time which everyone did we were a group of 4. Lots of hen parties so be prepared however...More

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ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I am so please you enjoyed your themed cruise, the staff are a great bunch and work hard to ensure everyone has a great time. Thank you for taking the time to write this review and hopefully we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the 30 minute cruise along the river Dee with our two children. It was a great trip with interesting and detailed commentary throughout and served refreshments. As we took the trip along the river you could see all the different architecture from what...More

Thank Michael S
ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Yes we do have a 2 hour cruise with runs daily throughout July and August and weekends May, June and September. Thank you for taking the time to review your cruise with us.

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Hi they have a website so you should be able to get the info on there 😊
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On the front of the river in front of the boats pay and display.
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