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We're a family business, running half-hour and two-hour sightseeing cruises along Chester's beautiful River Dee. We also host special events, such as afternoon teas, fish & chip cruises and curry & quiz nights for an outing with a difference. And...more
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All reviews hour trip lady diana iron bridge mark twain the river top deck minute cruise hen party nice trip party night friendly crew enjoyable cruise open top bus tour recorded commentary great boat departure point beautiful sunny afternoon
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked the Party Cruise for our annual Christmas Party this year - and it was brilliant!!, staff were lovely, plenty of food, bar drinks reasonably priced and we loved the ‘cheesy music’ disco!! Thanks for a great night from all the staff at roger...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Took my daughter and 2 young grandchildren for a walk to chester. Saw the chester boat, the lady diana was about to depart so jumped aboard. Fabulous half an hour, so enjoyable. Really friendly crew. Highly recomend this trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
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ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Lovely to hear you had an enjoyable cruise and the staff were friendly.

Reviewed 26 October 2018

The 30 minute trip is well worth doing and gives a good opportunity to sit down if you are walking around the Chester walls. We sat upstairs and enjoyed good views from our seats.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jane P
ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your cruise.

Reviewed 17 October 2018

This 2 hour cruise is no longer available we found when we had to take a shorter half hour cruise. At this time of year the 2 hour cruises are left until next year.

Date of experience: October 2018
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ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

The 2 hour cruise operates daily during the main season July - August. We do operate at weekends May, June and September.

Reviewed 12 October 2018

Did the 30 min cruise a couple of days ago on a lovely sunny day. Recorded commentary gave an interesting talk. A mixture of large and small properties to see and have described. Enjoyed an ice cream afterwards sat in the sun alongside the river....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Great to hear you enjoyed your cruise.

Reviewed 9 October 2018

Good value 30 minute cruise, our ticket was combined with the hop on - hop off tourist bus. Plenty of seating, sheltered in case of rain but with opening windows, good for us because the weather was lovely and for photos. It wasn’t crowded, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Glad to hear you enjoyed the commentary on your cruise.

Reviewed 5 October 2018

Relaxing 2 hour tour on the river Dee. Staff polite and friendly. Commentary on areas of interest particularly liked the story about the statue that was filled with water 😂. Good value for money. Lovely views and good opportunity for wildlife watching which of course...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your cruise. Always nice to hear about the staff being polite.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

An interesting and informative cruise on the River Dee in Chester. Good place to get an overview of Chester and also it is quite picturesque.

Date of experience: July 2018
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ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Chester is a beautiful city. Thank you for taking the time to review your cruise.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Never done this short boat trip before, but it was half an hour very well spent. Yes, we had lovely weather and that always helps ! Good seating on the boat so everyone has a good view. We asked the boat team to turn up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your cruise. The weather does make a difference. I am pleased to hear you found the commentary interesting.

Reviewed 24 September 2018

Went for a very pleasant trip on the Dee today (a nice Autumn day), trip length just about right I would say. My wife & I had a pair of bus tickets from the Chester Sightseeing Bus and their brochure promoted a £1 discount per...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike P
ChesterboatCruises, Manager at ChesterBoat, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with Chesterboat. It would be fair to say that to offer a discount we do require some proof for our accounting purposes as the crew are answerable to any monies discounted. We would normally accept...More

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On the front of the river in front of the boats pay and display.
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