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Address: Westminster Pier | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7740 0400
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Description: Frequent sightseeing cruises on the River Thames through central London...
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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After much walking around, my family and I decided that we would go on this cruise. Our tour guide was very entertaining and kept us engaged. The sights of all the main points of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Helston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Wanted to do the circular cruise but it wasn't running on this particular day so we did the Tower pier to Westminster and back. So relaxed being on the water watching the world go by. The man commentating was funny and gave out some interesting facts. Just nice to sit back and enjoy the sights at a reasonable price.

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Havelock North
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is really value for monet(especially for seniors) We went from London eye to Greenwich and return. It is possible to get off at several stops but the round trip without getting off takes about three hours and is good for those with limited time. Suggest combining this with a London eye ticket but can be taken separately.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

After much walking around, my family and I decided that we would go on this cruise. Our tour guide was very entertaining and kept us engaged. The sights of all the main points of London like the Tower of London, The London Eye, Big Ben and the like, were a sight to see from the water. It was a very... More 

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Axminster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We were entitled to a Red Rover 24 hour pass with our London Pass (but otherwise chargeable) so we made full use of it on a damp afternoon. We got on at Westminster Pier, went over to the next pick up point under the Millennium Eye, a stunning view up for the river, then stayed on the boat down to... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

our boat was late had to wait half an hour.....the guide was not funny though he thought he was, he came across very sarcastic, he said if your all foreign I wont bother speaking any more I will just put the tape on!! he talked about a few things on the river but gosh he was boring..then towards the end... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It was included in the London pass for a 24 access pass for City Cruises meaning we could use it to cross the Thames with a scenic view! The tour guide (who wasn't actually a tour guide, as he explained to us, they just work on the ship, tho they wanted to give passengers some information and history about London... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Hop On Hop Off Bus tours are great for first-time visitors to get oriented but once you start finding your own way around London they're not necessary. Cruising along the Thames is exactly the opposite: the more times you go, the more you see and discover that you hadn't noticed before. I try to get on the river at least... More 

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Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This was our favourite time as a family during our trip to London as we all thoroughly enjoyed. What made it for us was the Tour Guide, he was a young blonde man, I wish I'd got his name, he was sooo funny (tour guide on way back was nowhere near as funny). We also learnt a lot of info... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great fun filled trip! The staff were friendly and informative. Lots of information on landmarks and not the normal reading from a script stuff either! Witty humour all the way! It rained for half the trip but fun was had by all regardless!

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Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We did Tower Bridge to Westminster , really enjoyed it , there was commentary along the way. Took about half an hour. Well worth a trip.

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