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Thames River Adventures

Address: 32 Whitmore Close, London N11 1PB, England
Phone Number: +44 (0) 7773 720 860
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Ranked #565 of 1,162 Activities in London
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Minneola, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Being able to see so many iconic buildings from the Thames River was amazing. The guides are very knowledgeable and keep the tour funny and interesting. It goes from Westminster Abbey all the way to Greenwich with stops in between. The tour was free with the London Pass so definitely be sure to get one on your visit to London.

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Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

It was a splendid sight touring London through Thames river with the impressive iconic buildings on both sides of the river. I am sure this river might have been London's heartbeat just like Egypt and the Nile River. Magnificent bridges like the Towe bridge, historic and elegant buildings like the Westminster abbey, big Ben, the shard, Shakespeare...., etc., and lots... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Nice change of pace from walking to all the sites. Cheesy, but very British commentary. Takes you right to "Tower of London"

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Northamptonshire, England
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69 attraction reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Booking was made prior to our visit to London, I was rather confused by the internet timetable so a phone call was necessary, which was useful. Chap at the other end of phone extremely helpful and polite. Arrived from the underground to Westminster Pier, turn left about 10 steps and onto the boat. A few with double layers, but ours... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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30 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Great to do when those legs tire from all the walking around London. The Thames has an interesting history and depending on the commentary, the river's past comes alive. Being able to travel under the Tower Bridge is pretty special and viewing all the old and new buildings whilst cruising slowly by provides some excellent photo opportunities. Even better if... More 

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Wells, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

From Westminster Pier to Greenwich this a very informative trip. The commentary was great and there is an option on some boats to continue to the Thames Barrier for a couple of pounds more. Really enjoyed St. Katherine's Lock.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
65 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

A good experience with some nice views as one would expect. Great value with the London Pass. Not clear on the stations though, we expected to continue to Greenwhich but with it being after 4pm we didn't... we just turned around and went back to where we had just come from!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

This is a great way to see some of the sights of London from a different perspective on the Thames. We went on a one way trip from Westminster pier to Greenwich and continued onto the Thames barrier. It cost £9.30 for the trip with an oyster travelcard. You could buy a return journey but the commentary would just be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

We love the water anyway, but seeing London from the river was more than just relaxing, it was quite an historical perspective of London in days gone by. To see the Globe Theater, the London Bridge, Parliament etc from the river...you can only imagine how the city operated in days gone by. Very enjoyable.

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19 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

My boys loved this - the weather was great and the guide was very enthusiastic. Worth a visit and a nice relaxing time.

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