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Avon River Cruises and Boat Trips

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Avon River Cruises


Avon River Cruises’ flagship is the Silver Salmon, a luxury cruiser operating boat trips, tours and excursions from Bristol all year round.

Avon River Cruises are perfect for a variety of occasions, including parties, private charters, business meetings, family celebrations, weddings and other special events. What’s more, some excellent hot or cold food can be prepared by Avon River Cruises’ on-board chef. All in all, then, you can travel in comfort and style all year round.

Avon River Cruises can also offer coach and cruise packages, which are available for groups of up to 55 people, as well as operating the stylish Silver Salmon for private charter hire from Bristol all year round.



  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Guide Dogs permitted.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Max group size - 65
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route

Payment Methods

  • Booking essential

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Up to 65

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Several landing stages around the harbour. Accessible by public transport

Public Transport Directions

In Bristol harbour - easy access to the city centre by road and rail.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Charlotte B
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Best 30th Birthday Party
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 29th August 2018
      40 of my friends dressed up as Pirates for a booze cruise for my 30th and it was great. The help beforehand was great. The crew on the day were so friendly, really helpful and patient (with 40... Read full review
    • 732MichaelW732
      Newbury, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Does the job
      3 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 16th August 2018
      As advertised on the boat takes you " from here to there." We took the short ferry ride across the water,to and fro from the SS Great Britain. One way costs £1.00, kids under 6 free. Holds 10... Read full review
    • Bluedragonfire76
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      The Perfect Work's Do !
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 13th August 2018
      We booked a 3.5 hr river cruise on the Silver Salmon, which took place this past Saturday afternoon. From initial enquiry and booking to the river cruise itself, the staff were helpful... Read full review
    Office address: 37 Colthurst Drive
    BS15 3SG

    Tel: +44 (0)117 929 3659

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    Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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