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Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course

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icon50 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Explore Oxford University’s famous regatta course on this 50-minute Thames River sightseeing cruise in Oxford. Hop aboard your sightseeing vessel in the heart of Oxford and cruise out onto the famous waterway. Listen as your guide sheds light on the city’s rich history, and discover local landmarks such as Folly Bridge, Christchurch College, the Oxford University boathouses and the Meadows. Share the waters with rowing eights, punts, university boats and cruisers, and watch the banks for sightings of native river wildlife.
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Popular choice with kids
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Departure Point

1 Folly Bridge, Oxford OX1 4JU, UK

Please 'check-in' at The Folly restaurant reception.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Oxford River Cruises Ltd
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Oxford Sightseeing River Cruise Along The University Regatta Course.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Not easy to find, asked across the road and all the went well." See review
  • "You can buy a drink from the Folly Restaurant and take it onboard and also use the toilet." See review
  • "Really great tour of the regatta course, the tour guide was interesting and relatable to listen to it and it was relaxing to go up and down the river- definitely recommend!" See review

Reviews

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255 Reviews

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star-5
Oxfords best river cruise
Ward_K
, Oct 2021
The skipper was excellent, funny, knowledgeable and a all round Nice guy. Seeing all the rowing teams training and just cruising down the regatta course was awesome. Oxford is steeped in history and we learnt a out most of it on the boat. Great tour!!
star-5
Enjoyable trip with an...
shivangi_j
, Oct 2021
Enjoyable trip with an amazing tour guide:)happy with the tour. Oxford is really beautiful.Thank you
star-5
Just perfect
Scott_B
, Oct 2021
We loved this river cruise-sat sipping a GnT, the information we were being given was very informative. We would definitely recommend it.
star-5
Friendly knowledgeable guide. Interesting trip
Martin_W
, Oct 2021
Friendly and knowledgable guide. Interesting trip Great way to spend an hour in Oxford …………..,,..,.,,,,
star-5
Time well spent !
Julia_M
, Oct 2021
Alex was a Friendly, informative, clear and considerate and we enjoyed our trip along the river and gleaned a lot of historical information. Loved the mad hatters house!
star-5
Great trip
Mark_C
, Oct 2021
Lovely Trip. Silent electric boat was great. Alex was lovely, relaxed and informative. Very well organised from start to finish.
star-5
Excellent Tour
Paul_R
, Oct 2021
Patrick was an excellent guide. Hehad a wonderful presentational style that kept everyone fully engaged.
star-4
Oxford boat trip
John_s
, Oct 2021
Our guide was very considerate, informative and entertaining. Was a chilly day and the extra blankets were most welcome!
star-5
Lovely morning on the...
Gillian_B
, Oct 2021
Lovely morning on the river.. weather was great, and the hosts where very knowledgeable and friendly.. would definitely recommend.
star-5
Relaxing trip along the river
Elizabeth_A
, Oct 2021
It was raining heavily for our river trip but the boat was covered, there were blankets to keep us warm and Tim our guide was enthusiastic and knowledgable. We learnt all about the university boat houses and saw some rowers practicing. We enjoyed our trip.

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