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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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Great way to get to Greenwich and see London at the same time!

We had a nice cruise down the river to Greenwich. There were lots of photo opps if you were outside or you can sit inside. A lovely way to get to see London without fighting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Poulsbo, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

On a sunny Thursday afternoon, I decided to take a quick 30-minute cruise on the Thames from Westminster to the Tower of London. City Cruises was the way to go. Fun, informative running commentary (in English) by Simon, one of the crew members. Audio commentary offered in 10 other languages as well. Comfortable river boat. Great time!

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Berkshire
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This was a gift from friends. WE had to book via phone which was difficult as it required a long wait before they answered the phone. Everything worked quite well but the lady on the phone told us to be at the pier at 7pm for a 7.45pm departure - WAY too early - so just follow the instructions as... More 

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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

An absolute must!! Tour guide on boat was fantastic, pin pointed all famous buildings, knew local history..... Had us all laughing. Brilliant!! Well done 👏👏👏

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We had a nice cruise down the river to Greenwich. There were lots of photo opps if you were outside or you can sit inside. A lovely way to get to see London without fighting traffic.

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

I bought my Red Rover tickets from Amazon local deal. The price was half off the original price. The Amazon website states that I just need to print out the voucher and enjoy the ride. But you still need to queue to exchange the printed voucher for the actual tickets. Luckily the line was not too long. We took the... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

This trip ( Westminster bridge to tower bridge) was 30 mins and " free!" As part of an hop on hop off bus ticket ( the originAl bus tour company's ) and was really enjoyable. Comfy boat and offers a new perspective of London buildings from the river. But the highlight was the brilliant commentary, funny informative and for a... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

everything was very good from arrival, very good staff. We had the afternoon tea package. The tea was served straight after departure. It consists of a three tier cake stand filled with a good selection of sandwiches lots of fancy cakes, scones with clotted cream and jam and tea. Well served and presented. Whilst eating we cruised up river to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Bought one hour circular cruise and got discount as we had travelcard. It was a beautiful afternoon so we sat upstairs and got great photos. Commentary was very good, only gripe would be that when he came around to collect "voluntary" donations, he muttered quite loudly when people ignored his requests to put money in the bucket. All in all,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Arrived at Westminster pier for a 60th birthday celebration we had paid £600 for 8 people really looking forward to a fab evening. On board we were told there wasn't a table for us although the booking was on their guest sheet.City cruises host was unable to make any contact with her manager we requested a full refund before departing... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

Brilliant way to spend some time! We went to Greenwich then came back and got off at the tower pier. The commentary was cracking, one young lad is a real asset to the team! Thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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