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City Cruises

Address: Westminster Pier | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
Phone Number: 020 77 400 400
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Ranked #236 of 1,018 Activities in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Frequent sightseeing cruises on the River Thames through central...
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Omg what a lovely lovely time we had ... A great way to see the sights along the banks of the Thames ...the tea was excellent lots of variety staff were helpful and very attentative ... 10 out of 10 will definitely do this again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We opted for one way river cruise from Tower Bridge to Westminster. Excellent way of seeing several interesting buildings etc and the running commentary from the boat's captain was incredibly amusing and interesting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Even better that I could use Tesco club card points :-) On the way towards Greenwich we had a very funny commentary from the captain - a real East Ender. A nice leisurely cruise. Saw sights I'd never seen before - like 400 year old pub. Only downside - toilets could do with a spruce up.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We bought a ticket that lasted 24hours and in that period you can get on and off as many times as you like . There are three stops, Westminster for the London eye, tower bridge and Greenwich. We did all stops and felt we had done the tourist bit in a very easy comfortable way. The staff are great and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We had 2 for 1 vouchers via British Rail so only paid £18 per couple for a full day pass. Having boarded at Westminster Pier we made our way down to Grenwich. Fantastic to see many of the sights of London from a completely different angle. Especially the Tower and the entrance to Traitor's Gate. Well worth a trip and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We went on the evening dinner cruise with City Cruises. It included a 4 course dinner, a glass of bubbly on arrival and a bottle of wine to share between two (an offer which we purchased through last-minute.com). The experience was wonderful, the food was delicious and brought out in a very timely manner for all guests on our full... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

To see the city from a great vantage point, try cruising from the Tower of London to Big Ben. It is such a relaxing way to see the city, St Paul's, the Globe Theatre, The Houses of Parliament and also the London Eye. It wasn't the cheapest way to do it at £19.50 for the two of us (student and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Very good value for money and also knowledgeable staff who set you at ease ! Plenty of room on the boat and you can hop on and off.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Had a fantastic time with City Cruises Afternoon Tea. Mum and I went as part of Mum's birthday weekend in London. Not sure who was more excited for this bit! Initially we were a bit concerned when there seemed no organisation on the boarding gate but on boarding the boat it soon became clear it was very organised and thankfully... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Wife purchased the evening showboat cruise as my birthday treat. We were very happy with the cruise as the four course meal was up to restaurant standards, the entertainer was just right with lots of Christmas type songs on our pre Christmas tour of London. Very cold night, but lovely and warm inside the boat watching all the sights as... More 

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