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River Tyne Cruise Newcastle upon Tyne

River Escapes based at NewcastleGateshead Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3DX offer sightseeing cruises along the river Tyne in Newcastle from just £6 per person and the voucher below will save you 10% on scheduled River Escapes sightseeing cruises.

The cruises on offer are: Quay to City where you can view Newcastle’s famous landmarks for £6.00; Quay to Countryside where you can view the North East’s countryside for £10.00 and Quay to Sea where you can taste the sea air for £12.00.

The Quay to City cruise is a one hour sightseeing cruise with a step on service and it operates on Saturday’s from June until September 2013 about the Coventina where you can view the landmarks of Newcastle upon Tyne from the river and enjoy the spectacular panorama of the Tyne Gorge including seven of the river Tyne’s bridges. The Quay to City cruise is complimented by a recorded commentary from one of our most experienced commentators. Refreshments of tea, coffee, bottled drinks, crisps and chocolate bars are available to purchase onboard. Sailing times are 12:00, 13:30 and 15:00 with boarding 15 minutes before sailing time. Normal, before using the discount voucher below, ticket prices are: adults £6; senior citizens £5, children age 2-12 years £4, under 2′s sail for free. A family ticket for two adults and two children aged (2-12 years) is £16.

Quay to Countryside is a two hour river Tyne sightseeing cruise which sails from Newcastle upon Tyne’s Quayside upriver to Ryton Willows Nature Reserve and Newburn Countryside Park. This cruise takes you under eleven of the river Tyne’s bridges, including the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Tyne Bridge, Swing Bridge and High Level Bridge as well as passing places associated with the world famous Blaydon Races. It is almost forty years since river trips have travelled so far up river and it is proving a popular return. The cruise, which turns at Ryton Willows for the return journey to Newcastle Quayside offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the upriver wildlife where seals, grey herons and many species of wading birds and ducks are regularly spotted. This cruise is complimented by a by a recorded commentary and this cruise operates every Sunday from March until the end of May 2013 then every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from June until the end of September 2013 then every Sunday in October 2013. Boarding time is 12.15 and sailing time is 12.30 with return at 14.30. Normal, before using the discount voucher below, ticket prices are adults £10, senior citizens £9, children age 2-12 years £7, under 2′s sail for free. A family ticket for two adults and two children aged (2-12 years) is £27. Refreshments of tea, coffee, bottled drinks, crisps and chocolate bars are available to purchase onboard and you can bring a packed lunch if you prefer.

The Quay to Sea sightseeing cruise is a three hour cruise that takes you under the Gateshead Millennium Bridge which opens especially for the cruise to enjoy the panorama of the Tyne Gorge before returning downriver as far as the river mouth. On your cruise you will see the legendary shipyards of Tyneside, the International Ferry Terminals, the Port of Tyne, the Fish Quay and the great views of the river mouth, including Tynemouth Castle and Priory, the memorial to Admiral Lord Collingwood and the beautiful sandy beaches of South Shields. The cruise turns at the piers, where seals and dolphins are regularly seen and returns to Newcastle’s Quayside. This cruise is complimented by a live commentary by one of our team of experienced commentators. This cruise runs every Sunday from March until the end of May 2013 then every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from June until the end of September 2013 then every Sunday in October 2013. On December 15th and Sunday 22nd December 2013 this cruise runs as a Santa Family Cruise. Refreshments of tea, coffee, bottled drinks, crisps and chocolate bars are available to purchase onboard and this cruise boards from 11am with sailing at 12 noon, return is at 3pm. Normal, before using the discount voucher below, ticket prices are adults £12, senior citizens £11, children age 2-12 years £7, under 2′s sail for free. A family ticket for two adults and two children aged (2-12 years) is £31.

The River Escape cruise brochure can be seen here…

The River Escapes website is here and the discount voucher to get 10% off scheduled River Escapes sightseeing cruises is here…

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