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Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
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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
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Reviewed yesterday

Three days of unlimited hop on, hop off Cruising down The Thames....what could be more fun?? We got a real steal with a family pass for just 18 GBP on an online site called Lastminute.com. We sat on the upper deck, great view with a...More

Thank Sal M
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Reviewed yesterday

Whole family went on this city cruise. We sat back while the hostess pointed out all the sites we would have missed on foot. Thoroughly enjoyed it

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The trip itself was ok with some interesting facts in the commentary and a different view of London, but we spent longer queuing, boarding at Westminster, re-positioning to board people at London Eye (why not just walk across the bridge, it's quicker?!) than we did...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My twin sister and I went on this cruise with a friend. We were all celebrating birthdays. We did the afternoon tea cruise. The service and food was wonderful. After eating our tea, we went on top to view the sights along the Thames. It...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

You can’t fault your time on the boat, greet comentery and interesting sights. There was a snack bar that was priced as you would expect, think Ryan air plus’s 20%. Not busy, so at least you could get served. You can buy relatively cheap tickets...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour was good, until me and my partner realized that the guy who gives history and background information about the sites and buildings did not stop talking for one minute. The boat was only quiet when we stopped at tower bridge for other passengers...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the cruise and between the first two stops it is okay after that it is just a long slow ride. The “professional” seaman provide a talk during the cruise which is interesting enough and then they request tips because this is “voluntary”. Really,...More

Thank Mark M
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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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Sorry, I have not seen the Elvis one. The dress code on the one we went to was smart casual.
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Response from NikkiM83 | Reviewed this property |
Hi would just suggest that children have to be accompanied by adults under 16.
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There wasn't when we travelled, but it may have changed, so worth checking
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