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Oxford River Cruises

1 Folly Bridge, Oxford OX1 4JU, England
+44 845 226 9396
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US$ 15.55*
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Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course
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US$ 25.92*
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Oxford Evening Sightseeing Cruise Including a Drink
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US$ 50.54*
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Afternoon Tea Sightseeing River Cruise in Oxford
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Oxford River Cruises offers sightseeing tours, picnic and dining river trips and private boat hire in the heart of historic oxford. Our cruises are designed to suit all tastes, from lazy lunchtime get togethers and elegant dinner cruises, to corporate events and birthday parties afloat.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“small boat” (17 reviews)
“picnic lunch” (19 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
1 Folly Bridge, Oxford OX1 4JU, England
+44 845 226 9396
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Booked as given as a gift, very relaxing trip with good food + Very refreshing sparkling mint water. Captain Chris enhanced the trip with his knowledge and anecdotes. Can also recommend the Folly for an enjoyable meal

Thank Aspen29
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely informative relaxed trip with a nice cool beer, myself and my 23 year old son thoroughly enjoyed it

Thank HJGhJ
Reviewed 5 days ago

We left the Folly Restaurant on a small boat with a quiet young lady at the Helm. She was very knowledgeable but we had to ask questions to get her to talk. The Uni colleges were using the river for boat races so we had...More

Thank Kindamindi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was brilliant. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. We were lucky enough to have beautiful weather so this made the trip even better. The food in the picnic basket was freshly cooked and delicious. I would really recommend this.

Thank LoCo2901
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went last week and experienced 'The Spirit of Oxford' River Cruise, which was a Christmas present. We booked easily in advance on-line and had good directions of where to go, check in time etc. It was a smooth check-in with handy restaurant next to...More

Thank SundonSnowbelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most enjoyable worth the money. Would recommend to anyone with a couple of hours to spare. The boats captain was very knowledgeable and informative throughout the trip.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the 2 hour cruise down the river. Went through a lock which was a new experience. Staff were friendly and helpful. Drinks available on board. We sat upstairs I think down stairs the windows are a bit high for a good view whilst...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely time on the cruise today, thank you. A very relaxed time was spent with not just commentary from but conversation with the ship's captain. Recommended :)

Thank Colin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our Oxford River Cruise, which was both relaxing and informative. It began with a coffee at The Folly before stepping onto the small cruiser - drinks could be taken onboard if you wanted to. It lasted around 50 minutes...More

Thank LutonHatter88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alex, our river guide was ace and very informative and pleasant. The trip is only £8 each but only for half an hour...I think £10 for 45 mins would have been preferable. Food and drink at The Folly is expensive!

Thank markjmountain
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Is there a car park near as my wife is disabled and cannot walk very far
16 June 2017|
Response from mickcritic | Reviewed this property |
There is no car park nearby its a bit of a walk away, we used the park n ride, you get off at the police station and its about a five min walk. however there web site gives all the details.They are very helpful so if in... More