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Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
+44 20 7740 0400
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Frequent sightseeing cruises on the River Thames through central London from and to Westminster, London Eye, Tower of London and Greenwich piers on modern, wheelchair-friendly boats. Commentary provided, refreshments and toilets available. One-way, return and all-day, hop-on/hop-off tickets available for adults and children, with special value family tickets for two adults and up to 3 children travelling together. Cruises operate every day of the year (except Christmas Day 25th December) from about 10am until 5-6pm with evening cruises in summer.
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Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
+44 20 7740 0400
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The boat ride was disappointing. Although it says free onboard commentary on all boats, ours had none whatsoever. So we were sailing without knowing what we were looking at. We asked for the audio headsets upon boarding, but they said they had none in this...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have lived in London for 12 years and had family friends over who wanted to take a boat ride down the Thames. After buying tickets it turned out the boat was too small to accommodate us - having made us wait for 30 minutes...More

Thank Gregor K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the cruise on the Thames. You can see the bridges and other point of interests from a different angle. The ship was nearly empty so you had the chance to take photos from every side of the ship. One negative point were...More

Thank TimSchuler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can see the city from the sea side. 20£ for 2, one way, around 40 min. Nice view to London eye, Big Ben,tower bridge etc. nothing special but cheap.

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 1 week ago

we booked the City Cruise Party lunch in December for a friends surprise 60th birthday, who is mad about both Christmas and London. We have used City Cruises before and yet again they came up trumps. Our friend was not disappointed, all courses including the...More

Thank dizzyslan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ten of us celebrated a friend's birthday. The staff made us feel welcome and looked after us very well. The Christmas lunch was tasty and we very much enjoyed the entertainment on board: a delightful singer who enhanced the atmosphere. All in all a most...More

Thank mil02010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful way to pass 40 min (one way) and see the sights of London. The guy who did the commentary all the way made the trip worth while, a nice overall experience.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago


Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a word - fantastic! Best night out I've had in years Took mum for her seventieth All staff friendly Could not do enough for you Meal delicious Singer very good at getting you all in the party mood and very excellent singer Music great...More

Thank orca111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago


1  Thank lamptechonthenet
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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Niamh O
16 October 2017|
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Response from NikkiM83 | Reviewed this property |
Hi would just suggest that children have to be accompanied by adults under 16.
10 August 2017|
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Response from sistersue61 | Reviewed this property |
There wasn't when we travelled, but it may have changed, so worth checking
7 August 2017|
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Response from Wendy F | Reviewed this property |
It's about 60 - 70 minutes