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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 #172 of 622 activities in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Luton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

We were given tickets for a 30 minute trip down the Thames as part of a hop on, hop off bus tour with Big Bus Tours. Definitely the highlight of the day! Really enjoyed seeing the sights from the water, and the commentary by one of the crew was informative, clever and really funny. Well worth doing if you get... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

The boat trip along the Thames is another MUST do activity in London. Lots to see and lots of history through the narration onboard. It goes to Greenwich, which is the standard of all time worldwide; a point worth noting, but if you want to go into the actual GMT site, it is very expensive. Greenwich itself is a "cute"... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

After a day before walking my nan around the shops in the heat we decided to do something a bit more relaxing. I had had a look on the net and saw that they did the Thames Circular Cruise but as we werent sure where we were going to be and when we decided not to pre book. On the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Stand in line for one to two hours to take a 20 minute boat ride. Better off saving money and hours of time and just taking the tube.

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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Went on the London show boat on Monday 21/7/14. The weather was great for a cruise, Very clean boat well presented. staff very pleasant and very helpful, Food was great and i am very fussy about my food. I spent a lot of time up on top deck taking pics all the way down to the o2 and back again... More

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Got a phone call from them the day before we were due to take the cruise as a boat had to go in for 'maintenance issues'. Probably just because they couldn't get the numbers. Offered to reschedule for another time which was unsuitable, nothing else. Avoid.

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Tartu, Estonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Over a period of two non-consecutive days we went on 3 trips - Tower of London to Westminster; Westminster to Greenwich; Greenwich to Westminster. By the time we returned from Greenwich we'd seen the riverside buildings and moored ships-become-bars between the Tower and Westminster twice before. Yet, unbelievably there were new items of interest on that third trip. 3 different... More

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Staines, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

On a sunny summer day, we took the cruise from Westminster pier to Tower bridge pier and it was an amazing experience. Sat on the upper deck and had a good, different view of London city. We could make use of the 2 for 1 offers by South West Trains, which was of great value. Would definitely recommend to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This cruise was included free with the Original bus company open bus tour. It was probably my favourite part of the tours. An interesting commentary by the captain as we were taking in the sights of London including Tower Bridge, London Eye, Westminster and Big Ben to name a few. The weather was amazing, which no doubt made the experience... More

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We had booked this whilst planning our trip to London due to the good reviews and the great price. I had booked an 11am cruise departing tower pier, however due to a crazy morning with delays and then pushchairs in the underground system we missed the slot by a few minutes. This was not problem at all for them, they... More

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