The Prince Bishop River Cruiser offers cruises with spectacular views of historic Durham City, Cathedral, Castle and Bridges and evening cruises with a difference twelve months of the year.
One hour cruises offering the best views of the Cathedral, Castle and Bridges. The Prince Bishop river cruiser is fully heated with a 150 passenger capacity, twin decks, open viewing deck, bar, toilets, and telephone.
The Prince Bishop River Cruiser was built in 1989 in Hartlepool and shipped by road, then dropped over The New Elvet Bridge into the River Wear. Since then the Prince Bishop has hosted many events, both public and private and catered for hundreds of people over the years including weddings, hen nights and birthday parties.
If you have an event that requires a different venue from the norm, contact us at the Prince Bishop River Cruiser for a bespoke party night to remember
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult - River Cruiser||£10.00 per ticket type|
|Adult - Rowing Boat||£7.00 per ticket type|
|Child - River Cruiser||£5.00 per ticket type|
|Child - Rowing Boat||£5.00 per ticket type|
|Family (2 Adults 2 Children)||£25.00 per ticket type|
|Senior Citizen - River Cruise||£8.00 per ticket type|
Children under 5 years of age go free.
For sailing times for the Prince Bishop River Cruiser please ring our 24 hour sailing information service on 0191 386 9525.
Rowing boats require a deposit of £10
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good54
- margaretfU7720RZTrip Type:BusinessExcellent trip, staff, catering, fun dayThursday, 20th July 2023Today I took a group of people living with dementia and their partners on this fantastic trip. We hired the boat privately as there were 39 of us. Jamie and Ewan made the day really special with... Read full review
- mangeronaGreater London, United KingdomTrip Type:Friends getawayA nice way to rest your feet and see the townFriday, 25th August 2023We had a sunny afternoon to enjoy the river and the boat offered what it said on the tin: about an hour of floating through the green riverbanks, seeing some buildings of note and getting a bit of... Read full review
- AbskebabxOkTuesday, 29th August 2023Engaging commentary, lovely views, peaceful hour away from the very busy hustle and bustle of Durham centre on a bank holiday weekend. Not cheap. In fact, expensive. £36 for 2 adults 2 kids no... Read full review
|2023 (1 Apr 2023 - 31 Oct 2023)|
* For sailing times for the Prince Bishop River Cruiser and Santa Specials please ring our 24 hour sailing information service on 0191 386 9525.