Marina: 01904 621021

Waterfront Cafe: 01904 651937

York Marina, Naburn, York YO19 4RW

Day Boat hire

Boat hire on the river Ouse has a lot to offer for anyone who wants to take the day out and get away from it all. Its never been easier to get on the water with no previous experience required and no hassle involved. We provide you with lifejackets and insurance and fuel is included in our prices to make life simple.

We have a small fleet of Quicksilver Activ open boats available for self drive hire throughout the year. We offer hire periods from half a day up to a full day depending on your requirements. Explore the beautiful River Ouse from Naburn Lock to Linton Lock, taking in such sights as the splendor of Bishopthorpe Palace and the picturesque historic centre of York. Our Activ 555 is suitable for up to 6 adults and our Activ 675 is suitable for up to 8 adults. Got a question? Please click here to view our FAQ page

Interested? Give us a call on 01904 621021 or send us an enquiry using the form on the right. Please Click Here for Pricing

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These stylish open day boats feature:

  • Easy and safe access in and out
  • Easy to drive with light steering and just forward and reverse gears
  • Comfortable seating with storage underneath
  • High walk around side decks safe for children
  • Sunshade Bimini over the driver
  • Quiet and economic running 4 stroke outboard motors with no nasty diesel fumes
  • The bow area easily converts to a 6ft sun deck or seating and dining area
  • Pilot and co-pilot seats with flip bolster and swivel to ensure driving comfort
  • Speed is restricted to the leisurely river limit of 6kts

Subject to availability. Full terms and conditions available on request. You must be 18 or over. payment is required in full at the time of booking and is non-refundable. Alternative dates can be arranged. Credit card details are required for a £50 pre-authorisation security damage waiver. No previous experience required. Price includes fuel and hire of all life jackets. You must arrive 30 minutes before start time for briefing & handover. Please dress appropriately for the weather conditions on the day. (Please note: due to insurance purposes we cannot accommodate children under the age of 3. No dogs or pets are allowed onboard)