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City Cruises

Westminster Pier | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
020 77 400 400
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Ranked #160 of 569 activities in London
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Type: Tours
Owner description: Frequent sightseeing cruises on the River Thames through central London from and to Westminster, London Eye, Tower of London and Greenwich piers on... more » Owner description: Frequent sightseeing cruises on the River Thames through central London from and to Westminster, London Eye, Tower of London and Greenwich piers on modern, wheelchair-friendly boats. Commentary provided, refreshments and toilets available. One-way, return and all-day, hop-on/hop-off tickets available for adults and children, with special value family tickets for two adults and up to 3 children travelling together. Cruises operate every day of the year (except Christmas Day 25th December) from about 10am until 5-6pm with evening cruises in summer. « less
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Took the boat up to Greenwich from Westminster Pier. Bought the tickets on line saving a bit of money. Weather was great and the trip takes about an hour or so with a stop off at the tower. Captain does his own commentary which was informative and witty. Well worth doing as you see so much that is not on... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

We got on the Westminster Pier and travelled to Tower Pier. This experience was a freebie from the company we booked our break with. It was a great way to see the sights and the commentary was good and quite funny! I don't think I'd have been happy to pay the full price, but, we had a freebie so definitely... More

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london county hall
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Travelled between tower pier to Westminster ticket kiosk was very slow we missed the boat by 5 minutes and had to join a queue for the next boat. When that arrived people piled on until it was full to capacity. An hour later we managed to get on board we were packed on like sardines and as soon as the... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

The commentary was very good....lots of additional information given by very knowledgable watermen. The boat was very busy, full, due to the Easter holidays, but this didn't stop it from being relaxing and informative. I would recommend.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

My family and I recently took the City Cruise from Greenwich Pier to Westminster. This cruise is a "must do"! In addition to being a great boat ride experience, it affords you the opportunity to see so many of the iconic sites of London. The boat itself was clean and comfortable with a lower and upper deck, which was accessible... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 NEW

This was a wonderful cruise, only lasted about 20-30 mins but the young guy gave a brilliant commentary and I learnt what WHARF meant...WareHouse At River Front. I would highly recommend this

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England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

A good experience was had. Liked viewing London from the river and the information given. The tea was delightful! I disliked not having an outside seat - sat in the centre of the boat not great views - there were empty window seats when we boarded but we were not offered one. Disliked not being offered an alternative to tea... More

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Whaley Bridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This trip was included in our hotel but it would have been a worthwhile trip even if we had paid for it, a lot more chances to see places from the river than if you were trying to navigate by foot as too much foot traffics to be able to see anything and you tended to miss out a lot... More

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We took the ride up from Tower Bridge to Westminster, laughed all the way at the witty banter of our captain and got a different boat back as part to four return package. Different gags, same hilarity and worth the fee alone.

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We were looking for a restaurant to enjoy High Tea and we were also planning on taking a cruise. I was so glad I came across this City Cruise offering a Tea Cruise, just perfect! The day we wanted was sold out, but we altered a few things and we were able to book. We enjoyed every minute. The sandwiches... More

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