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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...more
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Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As in most of the rivers in Europe you will find this big boats that cruise the river to show the attractions. City Cruises is a very good alternative because is well organized and very clean.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Salvador H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really good fun, made better by the luck of having the boat all to ourselves. The guys driving took a couple of pics for us (quick photobomb to make us smile) and the fast section had the promised thrills. Would do again with my teenagers...More

Thank EMJ_DT
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved the lunch cruise.. but we had issues getting on the boat because they did not have a reservation for us luckily I had the Confirmation number from trip advisor and 20 mins other wise we would of never got on the manager himself...More

Thank Necktima16
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As our last activity booked, our quick trip to London ended on a subdued note. The volume levels (though there is not much to do about that) were quite high. The guided audio tour however was completely drowned out by the rest of the passengers....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kwynn N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful evening of cruising with friends down the thanes with a fabulous 3 course meal and wine being entertained by a singer and wonderful views. A great way to relax and experience London

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AGJ_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can start at various piers, but for the best views, start at the Westminster Pier and cruise on down river, in my case all the way to Greenwich Pier. Most visitors get off at Tower Pier to see the various Center London sights. One...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great way to see the best of London at an affordable cost. It's up to you if you want to spend the money and the time to actually buy tickets for specific attractions and take the time to explore them in more...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank pamkM3543LV
Reviewed 1 week ago

I purchased tickets to the hop-on, hop-off river cruise through the City Cruises website. My tickets indicated a timed entry but nowhere on the website does it say that boarding is done on a first come, first served basis. We showed up over a half...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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CityCruises, Customer Service at City Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi, we are really sorry to hear you had a disappointing experience. If you wish to discuss this further, please send your feedback to customercomments@citycruises.com. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve done this a few times now and mainly come back to enjoy the live commentary on board which is fantastic and never gets old. Highly recommend this experience.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank emmaday2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time we got on the boat till the time we departed we were entertained buy a Young man I wish I could remember his name but he realy knew his stuff about all the building along the river,

Date of experience: August 2019
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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
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Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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Response from Sa1788 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not there on that day. Good luck
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I’m afraid with all the queuing and waiting, you could be talking hours and not worth the money or waiting time
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