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Thames River Cruise - Choose from 6 options!

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    • Adults (16+)
    • Children (5-15)
    • Infants (0-4)
from US$ 12.90 per person pp
  • KEY HIGHLIGHTS
    • Travel between London's most popular tourist destinations
    • Relaxed and picturesque way to get around the city
    • Best views of the London’s famous landmarks
    • Choose from the six flexible ticket options
    • Informative live commentary and free audio commentary in 8 languages will ensure you don’t miss a thing
  • Overview

    Discover thousands of years of London history and see some of the city’s most iconic landmarks on a Thames Cruise. The perfectly placed four piers on the route allow easy access to London’s popular attractions and landmarks. Make a quick hop between your favourite piers with your cruise ticket.

    You can choose from the below options depending on the sites and landmarks you wish to see. For round trips, you have to be on the cruise for the entire journey and you cannot disembark after completing one way. 

    • Tower to Greenwich or vice versa
    • Tower to Greenwich round trip (or vice versa)

    Your cruise will last for 20 to 30 minutes (one way) and takes you past the infamous Tower of London and shows you the wonders of Greenwich, the birthplace of King Henry VIII and site of the Greenwich Meridian, the point from which all time zones are defined. It is also home to a group of fascinating Royal museums. You will also sail under the iconic Tower Bridge.

    • Westminster/London Eye to Tower or vice versa
    • Westminster/London Eye to Tower Round-trip (or vice versa)

    These options run for 30 to 40 minutes (one way) you will sail past Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, Shakespeare’s Globe, Tate Modern, St Pauls Cathedral, the Tower of London and enjoy views of Tower Bridge.

    • Westminster/London Eye to Greenwich or vice versa
    • Westminster/London Eye to Greenwich Round-trip (or vice versa)

    The longest of the three routes, the cruise runs for 60 to 75 minutes (one way) and takes you past all the above mentioned sights.

    There will be free English live commentary as well as audio commentary in eight languages available in all the sightseeing cruises. You may also purchase drinks and snacks from the onboard bar.

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  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Varies

    Start Time

    Cruises run between 9:15am - 7:50pm. Check the frequency and cruise operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

    Download the departure schedule


    Duration:
    Westminster/London Eye to Tower route: 30 - 40 mins
    Tower to Greenwich route: 20 - 30 mins
    Westminster/London Eye to Greenwich route: 60 - 75 mins

    Meeting Point

    Please make your way to the pier that you wish to start your cruise from. The closest tube stations to start points are given below:
    Westminster Pier: Westminster Tube (Jubilee and District Lines)
    London Eye: Waterloo Tube (Jubilee, Northern, Bakerloo Lines)
    Tower Pier: Tower Hill Tube (District Line & DLR)
    Greenwich Pier: Cutty Sark (DLR)

    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 20 mins early.

    Ending Point

    Depending on option chosen

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • Cruise
    • Audio guides in English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Mandarin and Japanese on cruise
    Exclusions
    • Food and beverages (available on board)
  • Please note

    Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    For round trips, you have to be on the cruise for the entire journey and you cannot disembark after completing one way.

    We want everyone to be a part of our tours and hence there are special arrangements for wheelchairs and special assistance. Please mention of any such requirement it in the special request section while making a booking.

    Sailing times may change based on tide levels and river traffic, please check with the staff on the day of the cruise.

    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 20 mins early

    You will have to disembark at the pier selected at the time of booking and will not be able re-embark with the same ticket.

    During summer months, you may not be able to board your first choice of boat.

    You are especially advised to check if you intend to travel on the last sailing of any given day.

    Additional info

    On all boats you’ll find bars serving a range of hot and cold drinks and snacks. All boats offer full toilet facilities.

  • Customer Reviews

    • Brilliant Cruise, interesting and fun!

      The cruise was interesting as the guide pointed out and talked about different buildings along the Thames. He was informative and funny. It was a good experience.

      Mrs Julie Ann Halvorson, United Kingdom, 16/Oct/2016
    • A River Cruise filled with a pageant of history.

      This was not just a pleasure cruise - it was a journey through the pages of history. Thank you for a memorable afternoon, travelling in comfortable seating downstairs and viewing the m...

      J PARKER, United Kingdom, 18/Jul/2016
    • Great tour

      Great tour, excellent commentary by the crew.

      Michael.osullivan@uc, Ireland, 19/Aug/2015
    • L'animateur du bateau était très sympathique et nous a fait des commentaires très intéressants sur la vie Londonienne au bord de la Tamise. Le temps était magnifique et nous avons pu vo...

      Prisca Sellen, United Kingdom, 25/May/2016
    • Good

      Uzma begum, United Kingdom, 12/Oct/2016

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