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Address: 32 Whitmore Close, London N11 1PB, England
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What a great way to see the City

We took a 3 hour boat trip from Westminster Pier to the Flood Barrier and back. It was fascinating and fun. There is commentary along the way so you know what you are seeing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Skillman, New Jersey
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Skillman, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We took a 3 hour boat trip from Westminster Pier to the Flood Barrier and back. It was fascinating and fun. There is commentary along the way so you know what you are seeing. The flood barrier is most interesting. For seniors the price was only about 11 pounds and it was a thoroughly delightful experience .

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Kilrush, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

soent a bright but somewhat chilly afternoon and a Thanks River cruise - well worth the experience see the sight with some valuable and entertaining commentary from a knowledgable crew member - definitly recommended

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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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CA
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13 attraction reviews
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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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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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33 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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24 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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65 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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