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River Escapes- Day Boat Tours

Quayside, Newcastle | Newcastle by Millennium Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
+44 1670 785666
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Boating and not worth the money

We have stayed at the metro centre and had seen this boat trip and thought it looked great. So on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Steve S
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King's Lynn, null, United Kingdom
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BORING boat trip

We had already been to Tynemouth and the Shields and taken the ferry. So in view of this we opted... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
bluesbuddah
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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The River Escapes fleet of three passenger boats sightseeing tours offer an unrivaled way to experience one of the North's great cities and its evolving industries, taking you from past to present, from the once thriving maritime heritage, to world renowned landmarks.Come rain or shine our famous party cruises will always be in full swing. We offer packages from just £12.00 pp that includes a cruise, delicious buffet options and great music.Celebrating? we have the perfect venue for a truly memorable and unique event.
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Quayside, Newcastle | Newcastle by Millennium Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have stayed at the metro centre and had seen this boat trip and thought it looked great. So on day too of our holiday we got the bus to the quey side and after a 10mins walk found them .(outside a pub called the...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had already been to Tynemouth and the Shields and taken the ferry. So in view of this we opted for the up country river trip. We got off to a bad start on a very small boat so packed to capacity that we had...More

Thank bluesbuddah
River-Escapes, Manager at River Escapes- Day Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

A very disappointing review of your trip with us. We are sorry to hear facing backwards affected the enjoyment. Our quay to country trip is an extremely popular and well reviewed journey. We do advise customers this is a covered in vessel with no outside...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We today visited Gateshead/Newcastle fir the first time, and took aTyne trip to the sea cruise with Rory and Joan, along with the other passengers on our coach, What a wonderful cruise The information provided by Rory was historic, interesting and littered with comedy, whilst...More

Thank birchell
River-Escapes, Manager at River Escapes- Day Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for reviewing your trip with us. We are delighted our skipper and crew were able to keep you entertained and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely trip down the river Tyne, Went under the Millennium Bridge which open for the boat, Commentary, about the history of the river which was very interesting. Went the first week in September and it was raining cats and dogs. The boat...More

Thank paulandtony
River-Escapes, Manager at River Escapes- Day Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of our quay to sea cruise, our vessels sail in all weathers as we have two lounges both indoors as well as outside areas for good weather days.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely trip, firstly under the blinking eye of the Millennium Bridge then back out to sea. Staff absolutely wonderful and friendly and loved the commentary, the snippets of information you wouldn't otherwise know really well worth it. I didn't realise just how long...More

Thank juetomella
River-Escapes, Manager at River Escapes- Day Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of our cruise - there is so much to see on our Quay to Sea cruise. Lovely of you to mention our staff also!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff great day out fun filled 3 hours defently doing it again along the river Tyne, easy to book

Thank Jane D
River-Escapes, Manager at River Escapes- Day Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing our quay to sea cruise, booking has never been easier with our new website!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip takes you from the centre of Newcastle to the edge of the North Sea. The boat was full, about 160 capacity, but there was plenty of room to move around, on deck/below deck. The journey was full of history particularly regarding shipbuilding and...More

Thank Vigilant2013
River-Escapes, Manager at River Escapes- Day Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a great review about our commentator Marion. We are so lucky to have such knowledgeable guides working with us on our tours. Thank you for your recommendation!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top notch night on the Party Boat. DJ had the boat rocking in no time. Bar staff where absolutely smashing . The boys all had a cracking time. We will be back whenever the next guy decides on getting hitched ! 👌

Thank Kevin K
River-Escapes, Manager at River Escapes- Day Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Loved your review! we look forward to welcoming you back on board to celebrate your next stag for sure.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very enjoyable cruise up both sides of the millennium bridge. Drinks are served at the tables, a lovely way to enjoy a glass of Prossecco while motoring up the river! Would recommend although the running recorded commentary was quite hard to hear...More

Thank Clare A
River-Escapes, Manager at River Escapes- Day Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review of our 1 hour city tour. We are glad to hear your trip with us was felt to be good value for money and take on board your comments regarding our commentary.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The office staff "Donna" and indeed all the staff on this cruise went above and beyond to ensure our staff and service users were well looked after, we all had a fabulous trip and will certainly be coming back! Many Thanks Julie Ann 😊

Thank Julie Ann R
River-Escapes, Manager at River Escapes- Day Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Donna will be delighted to have been mentioned and we are so pleased to hear your trip with us was fabulous.

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ravinair693
28 July 2016|
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Response from River-Escapes | Property representative |
Please look at our website on line 'riverescapes' or call our office 9-4 mon fri 01670 785666 alternatively we sell any places left on cruise days from 10 am. Tuesday, Thursdays & Sunday
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shaun366
13 April 2016|
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Response from River-Escapes | Property representative |
Our sightseeing trips are very popular with young people - some of our skippers allow children to steer the boat and we welcome cakes and balloons on board!
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