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Emirates Air Line - Royal Docks

27 Western Gateway, London E16 4FA , England
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Ranked #83 of 1,137 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Trams, Tours
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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

I have wanted to go on the attraction for months and finally got the chance. Why did I do it? For someone who is scared of heights, it was a no-brainer. Don't do it, but I did. I took my mum there on a day out and I was more excited than she was. We brought our tickets at North... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

I didn't know about this attraction until my daughter tells me and I immediately decided to go. We took a ferry taxi, Thames Clipper, through the River Thames and stop at Greenwich North. We used our Oyster Pass to pay for the cable ride. So convenient. It was a cloudy day and the view from the top was worth the... More

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Braga, Portugal
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12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

With a trip to the Shard costing more than dinner (like the London eye), this cable car costs only £3.30, and allows you to cross the Thames in style, while admiring the views of East London - including the only lighthouse in London and the Thames barrier. I saw it by night, and next time I'm in London I'll visit... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Lovely ride on the Air line. Don't usually like cable cars but this was nice. Lovely views. Well worth a go.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We went with our grandson who absolutely loved this experience. It was a clear day and the views were stunning. We had a cabin to ourselves as it was not busy. We got a discount as Freedom Pass travellers so the whole thing (we went both ways) was excellent value. Very efficient and pleasant staff.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We were staying in the Docklands, so this was only a DLR stop away. No queue-in fact hardly anyone around-on a Saturday morning. With Travelcards, price is reduced, so a very cheap trip. Amazing views as you 'glide' over the Thames, especially of the Thames barrier, and Canary Wharf. We were a mixed party of adults, teenagers and child, all... More

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I have travelled with Emirates a few times and they are consistently excellent. This time we took 4 flights to get to the Seychelles, and all were really great. One was on the new airbus and was amazing, the quietest and most comfortable flight I think I've ever been on! I would always fly with Emirates if given the choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

went on a Sunday morning, not busy at all, fantastic views, great access to the o2 arena, will use this service again

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was certainly a eye opener of the Thames and surrounding areas, the weather was Fresh with a cold breeze, this added to the trip on the Emirates crossing. A fantastic sight on arriving South of the river was the Anthony Gormley statue of the Cloud, brilliant. I apologise for not having any pictures to upload but trust me, it... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

If you looking for something unusual to do in London, that will be your cup of tea. No queues, relatively cheap, plus they accept Oyster card (!!) and you can enjoy a ride 90 meters above the Thames. Could say the area is not the best, but still, it is pretty amazing, great view of Canary Warf, plus which big... More

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