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
- Caroline190757Basildon, United KingdomTrip Type:Solo travelA perfect Sunday afternoon!Monday, 29th August 2022Booked the 12pm cruise on a sunny afternoon in Durham and what a lovely way to spend an hour! The crew were helpful, funny and informative and to sail along the river with a glass of wine in hand was... Read full review
- Sharon MDurham, United KingdomTrip Type:FamilyExcellent River Cruise and BBQMonday, 19th September 20221st Peterlee Scout Group hired the Prince Bishop river Cruiser for an exclusive 3 hour trip and BBQ for our "Party on the Boat" joined by our friends 2 Wheatley Hill Scout Group....It was amazing... Read full review
- Michael MCounty Durham, United KingdomTrip Type:Friends getawayRiver cruise in DurhamMonday, 19th September 20222nd Wheatley Hill Scout Troop joined with 1st Peterlee Scout Troop on a afternoon’s cruise on the River Wear. After a shorty but comprehensive safety brief we got under way. The facilities aboard... 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.