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Emirates Air Line - Royal Docks

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Nice ride making a difference to London

This is a new ride so i went on it to experience it for myself. Its been up a few years . It is just easy to cross from City airport to O2 In terms of views you will see the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

This is a new ride so i went on it to experience it for myself. Its been up a few years . It is just easy to cross from City airport to O2 In terms of views you will see the meandering river and parts of East London you wont see on a daily commute. But in terms of a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

A birds eye view of London's docklands area. However we were expecting to get a glimpse of The Cutty Sark at Greenwich but a hulking great gasometer obscured our view.

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We had tickets for The Who at the O2. The Emirates Air Line was the perfect way to get there. We enjoyed a wonderful view of Canary Wharf on the 10 minute ride from Royal Docks.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I've wanted to try the Emeralds airline ever since I saw it on discovery. We took a tube for Greenwich and tried it. The views over the docklands and Greenwich are nice and the price is ok (GBP 3,40 one way on your Oyster). You get in a cab with 8 people, windows are not spotless, so don't expect any... More 

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suffolk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Took my son on here in the Easter holidays and we both thoroughly enjoyed it!! We got a reduced price ticket with our Travelcards!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Having read many good reviews and various friends been we decided to give it a whirl on a beautiful Sat afternoon....so glad! Really good! Excellent views and don't worry if you don't have head for heights you feel very safe inside! Very smooth crossing. We went from Royal Victoria to 02 and back. Use your Oyster card to fast track... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A nice day out, the views are nice and is run very efficiently. I used my Oyster card. I did the return visit. There are number of good restaurants at the O2.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The concept is great and you do get some good views of canary warf but it could be placed in a better area to get a view of the main attractions such as Houses of parliament and the tower of London.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is a must if you are in the area great views not too expensive a great experience , very helpful staff , safe pleasant ride with fantastic views of London, all lit up at night great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I was petrified at the thought of using the service at first so I made sure to enter the carriage with two other persons. Once we were in, it was all smooth sailing. The ride was comfortable and not too fast that we couldn't admire the views and take pics. The trip itself wasn't exorbitant so it's definitely a must-do... More 

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