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Oxford River Cruises

1 Folly Bridge, Oxford OX1 4JU, England
+44 845 226 9396
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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“small boat” (18 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 yesterday

Chose this as a gift experience option. Very gentle trip, very informative, very enjoyable. Nice way to see part of Oxford and hear about it's history.

Thank Openmindedtraveller
Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoyed our trip today. It was very informative and interesting. The driver made sure we had a good view of various points of interest along the way too. Booking was very easy and all was efficient when we arrived. The Folly Restaurant is...More

Thank Ju W
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went on the 12:30 two hour boat ride while visiting Oxford. Knowledgeable and skillful boat pilot who gave us information about the history and sites along the way. One stop at a lovely pub near the water. Highly recommend this and hope to do...More

Thank jspage
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our guided boat tour experience, and our guide Alex was excellent. She was very friendly, professional and knowledgeable and helped make the experience all the better. The blankets provided on the boat are a very welcome idea and very much appreciated as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cruise and thoughtful picnic There was a good balance between information and breaks by the guide. This enabled conversation between other travellers. Difficult to hear at the other end of the boat. Stop half way was at an excellent pub and afforded a comfort...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a cruise and dine package and were not disappointed. The dinner at the Folly pub/restaurant is subject to a separate review - it was great. The cruise was fairly short, but covered the Mad Hatters house and a number of university boat houses...More

Thank AndyH401
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terribly disappointing. Two hour river cruise. Stale sandwiches, rock bun style scones with little cream or jam. Poor quality tableware with nothing related to the advertised theme. The pictures on the website are nothing like what you get! Also we had to wait while the...More

Thank dklangdell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This started as a lovely cruise on the river Thames with blankets and a basket of sandwiches. It quickly turned into a romantic, sightseeing tour of some of the University houses and boat houses by the river. Just when we thought that this was it...More

1  Thank Natasha H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip along the regatta course Thanks to Alex who was very entertaining and informative. The whole family enjoyed it. Andrew.

Thank travelbugs606699
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently did the 50 minute river cruise. Easy to book and pay online - could even order two glasses of Pimms for on the boat. Our Skipper was Alex who was very pleasant and informative. The boat was clean and there was 12 people...More

Thank Melissa11
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4 July 2017|
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Response from AndyandJune S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it makes much difference. I suppose it depends on what you want to do for the rest of the day and how far you have to travel. The car park is a little way from the venue but it is all flat so take your time... More
16 June 2017|
Response from Ken S | Reviewed this property |
no. But my wife cannot walk far and we got a taxi to the door.
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