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The Groves, Chester CH1 1SD, England
+44 1244 325394
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Chrismass party evening cruise 3 hours

I would not do this again, poor food and poor value for money. I was on board the Mark Twain for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mansfield, United Kingdom
Great half hour tour

The boat was lovely and warm on this cold day at the end of October. The seats were comfy and... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Sheffield, England
via mobile
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We run Half Hour and Two Hour River Cruises during the day. In addition our boats are available for private charter for a party or function. We also run our very popular Fish and Chip Cruises, together with our Mamma Mia and 60's 70's and 80'Disco Cruises, these are 3 hour Cruises with a BBQ, tickets are available on line from our web site.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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The Groves, Chester CH1 1SD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would not do this again, poor food and poor value for money. I was on board the Mark Twain for one of the Christmas party cruises which would include a free drink when boarding and a Christmas meal. boarded on time with no fuss...More

Thank nsweeney2017
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The boat was lovely and warm on this cold day at the end of October. The seats were comfy and though it was a popular tour there was plenty of space on the boat. We travelled 15 minutes each way on the river Dee and...More

Thank Bigfish7
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous little trip up the river. Bit slow on the way but very informative on the way back. Very very friendly staff. Then followed by the bus tour which was great for saving the legs.

Thank Jilyp27
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Our half hour trip was well worth the money and we plan to do the longer trip next time we are in Chester ( and take advantage of the open top bus discount.) The boat was clean and comfortable and our dog was made most...More

Thank bikerider599
ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Glad you enjoyed the trip and we look forward to welcoming you back next time.

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Nice boat & staff. I think that £30 per person is too much. The complimentary glass of wine was ok, however, the food was not BBQ, it may have been bbq 'type' food but it was not a bbq & The salad was brown. I...More

2  Thank MMooNorthWales
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We went on the Princess Diana boat on the ChesterBoat trip. There was a commentary about the different sites along the river and also the history. It was very interesting and the scenery is breathtaking.

2  Thank Julie K
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

While staying in Chester we booked a boat tour online. It was a great day weather wise and this family business was very helpful & polite. We did the 2 hour tour which was ok for the money we paid. A Basic boat ride.

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Did the 2 hour trip with my wife and her parents. They have mobility issues but this was not an issue as the captain and crew were excellent with the captain personally seeing everyone on and off the boat. The sites along the river were...More

Thank phil12w
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We did not have a lot of time and decided to take the 30 minute round trip The trip was reasonably priced at £7.50 per adult which I thought was good value There is a bar and toilets on the lower deck for anyone who...More

1  Thank Jeff61uk
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Came for a day out and did the 30 minute trip and the 2 hour cruise. The 30 minute cruise was very good. Commentary about the area is very interesting. 2 hour boat cruise is just as much fun. Staff and ferry crew are all...More

1  Thank Richardjj1986
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