Sightseeing highlights cruise
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Activities

Sightseeing highlights cruise

Language: English
Availability: Please see the calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: Flexible
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • See the landmarks of the historical town of Oxford from the water
  • Listen to your friendly skipper's commentary and anecdotes
  • Relax and take in the beautiful scenery, plants and birds
What to expect

Are you visiting Oxford but you only have a couple of hours? No worries! Just hop on board with this 30-minute tour of Oxford's landmarks. This half-hour cruise has quickly become a ‘must do’ in the city.

On this tour, you'll be able to see the University Boat Houses and the Regatta course as well as being able to sail around Osney Island! Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the ancient Folly Bridge, Christchurch College and Meadows, the College boathouses, and Iffley Lock from the river.

Just sit down and relax as you listen to your skipper’s insightful information and funny anecdotes about the river and the history of that particular area.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • 30-minute sightseeing river cruise
    • 10% food discount at the Folly Restaurant
    • Audio commentary
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Parking
    Reduced price
    • Children (ages 0-16)
    Where

    The Folly Restaurant, 1 Folly Bridge, Oxford, OX1 4JU

    Meeting point:

    Please meet outside the Folly Restaurant moorings for all cruise departures.

    What to remember
    • You will also benefit from a 10% food discount at the Folly Restuarant to taste a typical English meal
    • You are able to bring drinks and alcohol along with you on the river cruise
    • Unfortunately, this tour is unable to accommodate wheelchairs
    • Commentary is provided in English only
    • Please note there is no parking available onsite: The closest car park is the Westgate Center Car Park which is a 5-10-minute walk away from The Folly (typically £5 per 3 hours)
    • The Folly, Redbridge Park and Ride is the most convenient service (south of Oxford accessed from A34 and A423). Once parked take the number 300 bus to the third stop referred to as The Police Station which is a 3-minute walk away (currently £2 for up to 24 hours parking and £2.70 adult return fare)
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Oxford River Cruises Ltd
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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