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Emirates Air Line - Royal Docks

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Address: 27 Western Gateway, London E16 1FA, England
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Great way to cross the Thames

Had a great trip across the river on a lovely sunny day. Could watch the planes landing at the city airport as well as the river taxis and pleasure craft. No queues to deal with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Malton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Had a great trip across the river on a lovely sunny day. Could watch the planes landing at the city airport as well as the river taxis and pleasure craft. No queues to deal with we walked straight on and had a car to ourselves.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Took the trip from the Royal Docks to the O2 , the views are very good and well worth the trip then spent time at the O2 before going across to Greenwich.had a great day

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We had been meaning to visit this for ages and it was a lovely sunny day so finally made it. It gives a great view all around including the old Tate and Lyle Factory, The Royal Docks and across London. The journey across is not very long and you receive a superb pull out colour guide to show you all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Me and my partner went on the cable cars over the bank holiday weekend. Queue times were really good, we literally just walked in and got a cable car in about 2 minutes! The actual views from the cable car were amazing! Planes flying into the airport overhead, boats below us and all the buildings you'd expect from visiting London... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great views along the river and over London. Very comfortable cabin and well organised entry & exit. We really enjoyed the trip and the different perspective the height over the river this gave us. A trip not to be missed while in London

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Fun cable car to incorporate into traveling around London. Good views - don't go if there is a lot of wind or it might be closed down.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

the ride is just not long enough to be considered an absolute must, but if you are in the O2 and you want to have another sight of the river from above it is a good time to spend some time specially if you combine it with the river boat.

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Having visited the sky garden we decided to go on this to check views. Not disappointed, but it is a lot more scary than we imagined. Its pretty windy and if you are anything bigger than a size 16 ladies, you move and the car moves with you :) Loved the staff, fabulous, allowed all 5 of us in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A nice and funny experience. It is not the best location to see from up, but worth the money and the time. Interesting to see from up there are Thames Barriers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This was my first ride on a cable car, what struck me was how steep the initial climb and decent was at each end. Fantastic views and well run, we used our Oyster cards to just go there and back, but a shame you can't buy a return ticket with this way, instead you have to get off and re-swipe... More 

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