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|
|Senior Citizen - River Cruise||£8.00 per ticket type|
Children under 4 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
- jandsbmLovelySunday, 26th September 2021A great alternative way of seeing another side of Durham Staff were friendly & welcoming Didn't have to queue Read full review
- helenj772Hyde, United KingdomTrip Type:FamilyGreat view of the cathedral and good knowledge of boatmenSaturday, 23rd April 2022Great experience, been going to Durham for 20years but never been on the river! The service was great and the price was good only £10 per adult or £7.50 per child, and we were on it for about 55mins... Read full review
- thomas bChester, United KingdomWell worth a TripMonday, 9th May 2022Took an hours trip up and down the river, Great entertainment from the Captain who gave us a history (with a few laughs) of the area. Lovely and relaxing very safe as the river is only a few feet... Read full review
|2022 (1 Apr 2022 - 31 Oct 2022)|
* For sailing times for the Prince Bishop River Cruiser and Santa Specials please ring our 24 hour sailing information service on 0191 386 9525.