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Thames River Boats

Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
+44 20 7930 2062
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Highly recommend!! We saw more of the iconically London landmarks on our Thames River Boat tour... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kelsey M
Edmonton, Canada
rip-off scam artists

the upsell and overcharge. I requested 2 round-trip tickets and was sold 2 all-day passes. I wrote... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Benjamin W
Genoa, Italy
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Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
+44 20 7930 2062

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Highly recommend!! We saw more of the iconically London landmarks on our Thames River Boat tour from the Tower of London Piere to Westminster Piere than we did on our all day bus tour. The boat operators kept up a running commentary throughout the trip...More

Thank Kelsey M
Reviewed 1 week ago

the upsell and overcharge. I requested 2 round-trip tickets and was sold 2 all-day passes. I wrote to the company and they went back and foth before finally telling me to call the company directly. I did. They said they couldn't help me, thereby making...More

Thank Benjamin W
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a beautiful hot day in early July and cruising down the Thames with a wonderful commentary by the guide was the best thing we did in London. Seeing the sights and learning so much history from the commentary was really wonderful while being...More

Thank voconnor2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful day spent on the Thames, and a great way to stop off and see all the main sights. Friendly staff and reasonable prices. Drinks, snacks and facilities all onboard.

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a river trip to Hampton Court knowing that it would take at least 3 hours. With two locks to negotiate we took nearly three and a half hours to get there. If you are in a hurry take the train. The commentary on...More

Thank silversurfer21
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went from Kew to Westminster on the Princess Freda (a Dunkirk little ship!) and it was great. We sat on the open air deck as it was a sunny day. There is a small shaded area at the bow and some seating inside where the...More

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Want a break from crowds, from noise? Enjoy getting your history while seated in a venerable launch, which you board directly across from the London Eye? Okay, hand over 11 pounds (senior "concession"). That's all it cost us (each), for a close to three hour...More

1  Thank AvuncularAmerican
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We boarded near Tower Bridge and went for a 45 minute cruise under about 9 of the cities bridges. You get great views of many of the cities attractions from a totally different prospective. It is also very relaxing after spending many hours walking in...More

Thank traveler1937
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good value for money and fairly reliable. Safety wise will only allow a certain number of passengers on board at each stop to make sure that customers can utilise the service down river. WARNING THOUGH - if you suffer from motion sickness or attempt to...More

Thank 890happyshopper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good way to see a different aspect of London. We took the Westminster to Richmond cruise. The boat, Princess Freda, was used for the evacuation of Dunkirk in WW2 so has an interesting history. It is best to check the times of...More

Thank Bluebellplasnewydd
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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Elaine L
15 June 2017|
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Response from Madeleine S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do but I would pay on the day at the booth at Westminster Station on the river as you can choose a nice day.
Sylvia W
4 March 2017|
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Response from AGEDNOMAD | Reviewed this property |
Our trip left Westminster at 11 a.m. (first trip to Hampton Court of the day) and took over three hours to get to Hampton Court. For the return journey we were left with the option of staying on the boat (i.e. no opportunity... More
Royston D
14 October 2016|
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Response from Belikinbeer | Reviewed this property |
Your best way to get answers for dates beyond the limited information provided on the web site is to email them. They were good about responding quickly. Also ask for the departure time. You will be able to get your... More