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City Cruises

Westminster Pier | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
020 77 400 400
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$29*
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Ranked #188 of 689 Activities in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Nashik, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

It was a lovely experience.A great tour leade who was also sailing the ship was a encyclopaedia of knowledge in himself.The boat picked us up from Palace near tower bridge and left near the pier of London eye. A bottle of wine is an added pleasure.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Great experience in the heart of London, easy going sight seeing with a great tasting tea on the Thames being served by competent friendly staff and being educated in a funny and interesting way that's not in your face or annoying. This was a great experience and we also added Champagne and a jug of Pimms to the mix which... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

what a great night not to crowded a glass of bubbly and a 1/2 bottle of wine with meal each i do not eat chicken so had the veggie option sorry but it was not very nice but the other three courses were very good my wife said her chicken was lovely. we were celebrating my wife's birthday and the... More

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Wales
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Went on the showboat on Sunday the 16 November First of all I know it's only a minor thing but when you look on the website it said smart casual no trainer or sportswear, that didn't mean much as the let some on in trainers and jeans especially as most of the guest were dressed for dinner. secondly the singer... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We used this company at the weekend with another family who are not familiar with London. It was a perfect was to visit London. Being able to hop on and off whenever we wanted was perfect for us. The watermen's commentary was very informative and entertaining. A good alternative to using the underground and avoiding huge crowds.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Entertaining cruise up and down Thames from Westminster to Tower Bridge. Cockney geezer on the mike had us informed and laughing also , good guy! Nice big modern boats , good value so busy and queues are standard but not offputting. Light refreshments available .

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

I booked the dinner and show cruise. I was hoping for great views of London at night and good food and entertainment. The views were great, the entertainment enjoyable and food was ok. Had a great night out, and found the offer of 2 for £79 was a bargain. I recommend this if your looking for something different to do... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Slick well organised friendly staff, a must do. Like the tour to Tower bridge, was dark but great to see in the offices lit up

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Topeka, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The Thames River Cruise is a wonderful way to see the heart of the city of London from the comfort of an all-weather boat. The fascinating narration was both funny and informative. We had purchased a two-day London Pass which allows the holder 24 hours of free cruising. The queue was a little long at the Tower Pier as we... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We chose a perfect day and seeing the sights from the river was a totally different experience. The on board commentary was interesting and staff very friendly.The all day ticket was good value and we set off from Tower Hill Pier to Westminster Pier then walked across the bridge to the London Eye Pier and cruise down to Greenwich and... More

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