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City Cruises

Address: Westminster Pier | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
Phone Number: 020 77 400 400
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat tours, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Owner description: Frequent sightseeing cruises on the River Thames through central...
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Type: Boat tours, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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.
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Where better to go on a half term break with 2 grand children than a visit to the Tower of London and then a trip on the Thames from Tower Pier to Greenwich and back . The staff on both trips were helpful, and the commentaries up and down the river were both different and both interesting. However you do... More 

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Belfast
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

City River Cruise from Westminster Pier to Tower Of London . Clean well appointed Tour Boat with 2 x small coffee Bars on board plenty of seating on board upstairs and down and toilets . Boat crew friendly and helpful , Commentary by crew excellent far better than an automated version . Good unobstructed views of attractions and landmarks on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

I booked this trip through Groupon for my husbands birthday. Our party consisted of my husband and I and our 2 daughters, both in their 20 ' s, trip advisor didn't have a type of visit that covered that. I booked the show boat evening cruise. On booking the trip we contacted them to ask if the menu could be... More 

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Delfgauw, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Old and filthy boat. Too many people for the number of seats... We had to stand inside of we didn't want to be frozen... Not worth the money..

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West Thurrock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Just got home from a relaxing cruise along the Thames. 4 course meal with wine. Lovely singer. Excellent friendly staff. 5 star. Would recommend. Thank You.

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Got a 'Sightseeing Supersaver' from the 'Metro' for a fiver & decided to travel from Greenwich to Tower Pier & back. Trip up was terrific & very enjoyable, but coming back on a different boat was miserable, could be worse. Boat was cold, draughty, dripping wet, untidy, uncomfortable, couldn't see out due to condensation [& no where to go outside... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Visited as a pre booked party of 8 for a significant birthday. When we arrived no attempt was made to seat us together. Quite crowded with some standing. Not good enough for the price. Sax player is great but right in my ear as .5m away as no space. Avoid.

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liverpool UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A lot of what I would write has already been said. On at Westminster pier, wait 15 minutes, cross the river to the London Eye to collect more passengers, another 15 minute wait. We then headed off down the river for a 20 minute trip to Tower Bridge pier and sort of expected a bit of commentary. Instead what we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Lovely relaxed evening on the Thames on the dinner jazz cruise. Limited menu which we pre ordered but tasty food. Nice way to see the London lights along the Thames. Cruise went to the O2 and back, boat docked at 11pm. Jazz band great. Would recommend.

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Torquay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Thankfully the British weather held and we had an hour and 10 mins of sunshine whilst we sat on top desk enjoying the view. We traveled from Greenwich to Westminster stopping at Tower Hill, when we were joined by a funny, knowledgeable skipper, who had a captive audience with his humor and history all the way to Westminster. The boat... More 

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