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Thames Riverboats

#274 of 1,162 Activities in London
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Address: Westminster Pier, London SW1A 2JH, England
Phone Number: +44 (0) 20 7930 2062
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Nothing special

It was okay, but nothing special. Hard to see out of the dirty windows. However, it's an experience to see the Thames. If you buy the tickets on the stop and go buses, they... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 23, 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

It was okay, but nothing special. Hard to see out of the dirty windows. However, it's an experience to see the Thames. If you buy the tickets on the stop and go buses, they usually include a river cruise.

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El Cajon, United States
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26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Don't recall the exact name of the cruise company, but the cruise on the River Thames was terrific. It was a view of London from the water and well worth the price of tickets. If one is using a London Pass Card, the tour is included in the price. Highly recommend taking a cruise on the River Thames.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The ride was like a slower version of the thames clipper river boat, but not in a bad way. It makes you take a moment and reflect life and when you come back to reality you are confronted with London from its most flattering angle. Special shout to Tony Singh who was very welcoming and a flash of humanity at... More 

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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25 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I am so very glad that we booked the London Rose for our New Years Eve 2014/2015! It has been something my husband & I have always wanted to do, be in the Capital for New Years and to watch the world class fireworks at first hand! Ok, the actual finding the pier & boat was absolutely mental! We thought... More 

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New York. New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The cruise was advertised as a great way to see the fireworks.we saw nothing.the food was mediocre and we had to eat it from our laps since there were not enough tables.it was a special gift from my daughter to us and it was nothing but a tourist trap scam.they should be ashamed of themselves.Do NOT book this cruise.you may... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We went on the party boat for new years eve 2014. Firstly it is an impressive boat and we enjoyed that it was not too busy so could actually move around the boat. The atmosphere at the start was a little lacking, there was not even any music. The band were actually really good so having a dance was enjoyable.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I booked this cruise since I wanted to do something special for NY and I wanted to see the NYE fireworks from the best position ever, you would just burn 320£ for nothing. The boat was moored at the far end of the Westminster (it could have been in a better position) where I could barely see the london eye... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I decided to give the boat a try for a visit to Kew Gardens last summer. The thought of being on the river and see London from a different perspective was quite appealing. And the fact that you get a discount if you have one of the TFL Travelcard was an added incentive What I liked: Friendly staff, decent commentary,... More 

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Delmar, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We went to London in March and took a boat ride on the Thames. It was WONDERFUL. It was a fully narrated cruise and its amazing the things you see from the boat that you don't on a walking path. We loved learning about the buildings along the Thames and also just being on the boat in magnificent London.

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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Didn't expect this to be up to much, but I will readily admit how wrong I was. Thoroughly enjoyable! The things you see from the Thames that can't from the footpaths are too many to mention. Incredible facts are learned on this cruise. Fully narrated by one of the crew members it gives you a brief history of the capital... More 

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