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“Great find, incredible view ” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Emirates Air Line - Royal Docks

Emirates Air Line - Royal Docks
27 Western Gateway, London E16 4FA , England
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Ranked #64 of 853 Attractions in London
Type: Trams, Tours, Landmarks
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“Great find, incredible view ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Had no idea this existed, was in the area and jumped aboard. If you've got a clear day this is a must for the views over the Thames and Docklands. Friendly staff, and only £3.20 with my travelcard, bargain :-)

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“Something different for London”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Slick modern cable car and great staff make this quite an enjoyable adventure way above the Thames with great views all around.

Never seems to be overly busy and its easy to connect to either the tube, river boat or DLR to make a good round trip.

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“Not to be missed”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Wonderful views over the Thames and London. Takes you over north/south or south/north you need only take one way if you wish or both ways. We took ride just as the sun was setting, got wonderful photos of an amazing sunset, then on the return beautiful views of London in twilight. This ride was not expensive, you can pay by Oyster card, which is cheaper but well worth the price. O2 very near for good choice of food too!

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“Just a bit of fun really!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

It was my husband's birthday and we almost did a "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" of London - adding in a cable car ride for fun! It's definately worth a visit on a sunny day and doesn't cost too much. We did a 360 return from the O2, as it isn't worth getting off at the Excell unless you need too. Lots of silly fun! We visited with two other families with children aged 8 years and 11 years. Only downside was that the "gift shop" was one - it only sold bits for the actual Emirates Airline, not the cable car ride.

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“Stunning Low Cost Views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

This is a great way to get some stunning views over London for very little cost. You can use your Oyster card to take the 5 minute 'flight' across the river and enjoy the sights. Each pod holds upto 10 passengers so expect to share your ride but even with a full number on board you can still see the views and take photos. Well worth it, especially around dusk on a clear day.

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