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Address: Westminster Pier | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
Phone Number: 020 77 400 400
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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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the best view of London is from the River

I took my wife and daughter on an afternoon tea city cruise as a mothers day present, and we had a fantastic time. The staff were all super friendly, and they even positioned us... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
London Pass|Includes entry to 60 of London's world-class sites
Tower of London
Tower of London
National Gallery
National Gallery
Churchill War Rooms
Churchill War Room...
Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge
Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I booked afternoon tea for myself and my mum well in advance and on the day they called and cancelled. My mum traveled from far and i had to book holiday off work. They gave no valid excuse for the booking. absolutely appauling. no one apologised and nor did i get any offers of goodwill. disgusting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a cruise booked for 4pm but arrived 45 minutes early, the city cruise staff where great and told us we could jump on the next cruise. The guide was great very witty and knowledgeable. Beautiful sunny weather also was an added bonus. We decided to jump off at Westminster as we wanted a wander around as we had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I took my wife and daughter on an afternoon tea city cruise as a mothers day present, and we had a fantastic time. The staff were all super friendly, and they even positioned us near the door at the front of the boat with more space in case we brought our pram with us. Most of London's major landmarks are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

This was a great and educational boat ride, although very crowded. We chose to leave near parliment, one way to the Tower of London. The boat was full, and we had to wait about 45 minutes for it to arrive. We picked this cruise because it had an audio commentary which was great to know what buildings and bridges we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Last night 6 of us went onto a city cruise boat, river lights evening cruise for 2 hours.. £60 per person.. A free glass of champagne, live music, canapés, onboard bar and clear view of all London sites.. Hhmm NOPE! We arrived 30 minutes early and waited on the pier in the cold, when the boat arrived, everyone ran to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

A group of us went on a 24hr River Thames yesterday (5 Adults & 6 Kids), using a discount from a great site called 'Littlebirds' - we had such a great time! The tickets were half price, so definitely value for money, the commentator was fabulous - very informative and the weather was sunny with a slight brisk wind. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

As part of a special day for my mum, we took a city cruise to Greenwich on 17th April. The cruise was late to leave but there was sufficient indoor seating and hot drinks to buy- we were pretty cold by that point. We had a great commentary and despite being a lifelong Londoner, I learnt a few interesting facts.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Had a great day in London and enjoyed a fabulous river cruise by City Cruises. Made the booking online the night before as this was such a good offer. For the price of two adult tickets got a family ticket which allowed three children free even through we only took one child. The weather was great but a chill wind... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Got the boat from Westminster and we were on a luxurious boat! Daniel the tour guide was fabulous, very informative, likeable and funny. On the way back we were on an older boat, not as nice and the guide wasn't as good but we were all tired! Would recommend!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Booked a 45 minute circular cruise for my husband, myself and our 2 children aged 10 and 4 on Friday 10th April 2015. I had booked by telephone earlier in the week and had the tickets emailed to me so we went straight to the pier right by the Tower of London and checked in. Very easy check in with... More 

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