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Tower of London and Thames River Sightseeing Cruise provided by City Cruises

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Tower of London and Thames River Sightseeing Cruise

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2 adults
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Make your London vacation stress-free with a combined pass for the Tower of London and a Thames River Cruise. You have the freedom to enjoy both activities when it's convenient for you. This allows you to take your time to explore the tower grounds at your own pace. Depending on where you are in the city, you can begin the river tour from one of four convenient piers.
  • Orient yourself to the city for future exploring
  • Photograph London from an ideal vantage point
  • See the top sights of London from the water
  • Explore the Tower of London independently
Important Information
Departure Point
City Cruises Westminster Pier, Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, UK City Cruises Greenwich Pier, King William Walk, Greenwich, London SE10 9HT, UK City Cruises Tower Pier, Tower Millennium Pier, Lower Thames St, London EC3N 4DT, UK
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Live commentary on board
  • Entry/Admission - Tower of London
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Bar, cafe and toilets are available onboard the cruise
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note: Customers must first collect their attraction vouchers from a City Cruises Pier, which are Westminster, Tower or Greenwich. Customers cannot enter the attraction prior to collecting their entrance tickets from the pier. Attraction tickets cannot be collected from the London Eye Pier.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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loudan26 wrote a review Feb 2020
Ashford, United Kingdom26 contributions7 helpful votes
Booked for my partner’s 30th birthday. What a fabulous experience! Once we set sail the cruise was great, the afternoon tea was delicious (more cakes would have been good but what we had was great!) and the staff were so attentive with drinks etc. Once we had all finished eating
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thecatsmother_123 wrote a review Feb 2020
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom154 contributions71 helpful votes
I would 100% recommend this! I only wish the tour had covered a bit more of the river eg past the houses of parliament. Although it was cold we sat on the top deck for both journeys. We were lucky enough to have the live commentary both journeys, which I thought was really
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Date of experience: February 2020
Kevin Feather wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom28 contributions7 helpful votes
Fantastic cruise along the river, with a absolutely brilliant 'live' commentary - both informative and fun. Well worth the money.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Douglas H wrote a review Nov 2019
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Beautiful views from the River. Passing under London Bridge. Fast and entertaining (the Captain narrated the whole excursion!) trip from Tower of London to Westminster.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Graham P wrote a review Oct 2019
Wellington, New Zealand121 contributions18 helpful votes
While it was a nice cruise the seats are. Torn and the boat was a bit tatty. The talk by the crew member was entertaining but asking for tips is not something I would have normally associated with the UK. So yes the boat interior is ver tired and seats that fold up expose
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Find another river cruise afternoon tea
Didn't enjoy my city cruise experience from the start. We seemed to have been extra guests and they just wanted a b
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Rachel W
Excellent Staff!
We took one of the City Cruises boats from Westminster to Greenwich in June 2019 and thoroughly enjoyed this differ
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Birthday treat
We had booked to go elsewhere but due to Corona virus came to London and this trip with Sunday lunch was in with or
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Very happy!
Excellent and informative. Views and commentary was fabulous. Cruise was smooth and enjoyable. The wee cafe on boa
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Different perspective
A great way to get to Greenwich and the Tower of London - unfortunately we didn't have time to do both in the one d
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sarah m
great value
was great with loads of information. would deffo do it again. the staff were great and very friendly.
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Fantastic commentary
Have been on one of these before and you normally get a pre recorded running tape pointing out the major points of
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Good afternoon tea
Took this cruise few years ago and enjoyed it however this time it was nowhere as good. Food and service very good
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Average at Best
As a comparison, I have done 2 other trip advisor reviews from this vacation, and both of the others I gave 5 stars
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Terrible trip
This was a last minute trip but booked the cruise in the morning. I wish we hadnt wasted the money. I was expecting
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You will be disappointed
This is simply a bus on the river. We were told there was commentary, but nothing could be heard. We complained & w
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Wonderful evening
This was a Christmas gift from my partner. We went yesterday (Sunday) and had a fabulous evening. We were welcomed
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Claudia H
Couples get away to London
My husband and I have been planning a trip to London for over a year. We finally made it there and we purchase the
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An excellent way to get around and see London from the Water
This is a hop on, hop off boat. it starts from Waterloo, goes on the london Tower, Greenwich and back. It's on th
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Fantastic tour guide
We had a fab guy who really made the River Crusie special, made us laugh as we sailed along the Thames. Well worth
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Key Details
  • Tower of London, South Bank, and 4 more
  • Duration: 24h
  • Printed Paper Ticket Required
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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