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Address: Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7930 2062
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Different way to see London

On previous visits to London we have walked for miles and used the tube to visit the places we wanted to see. Whilst we still did both on this trip, we also decided to try the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Wakefield, United Kingdom

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Northern California
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84 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although, we got a discount, it still cost almost $15.00 for 2 for a short ride along the river. We walked back and enjoyed it just as much. I would suggest, walk, don't ride.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On previous visits to London we have walked for miles and used the tube to visit the places we wanted to see. Whilst we still did both on this trip, we also decided to try the river boat from Westminster to Greenwich and see some of the sites close to the river on the way. The worst part of the... More 

Thank Beeper53
Hermanus, South Africa
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387 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to travel to Hampton Court by river but did not realise that the journey would take quite as long as it did (3 hours 20 minutes). The journey itself was quite interesting but the weather was cold and so we travelled for the most part inside the cabin, which on the boat we were on gave a rather... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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82 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bought our tickets on-line and the boat left punctually. Good commentary and the landmarks were pointed out in time for us to get our camera ready and take photos - enjoyed the fact that you could get off at Greenwich and see the Cutty Sark and the village and the observatory. Took another boat down to the Thames Barrier which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First thing that was a mess was getting the tickets. The lady behind the glass could not hear us and mixed up the places to go . The que was bad when we finally got the tickets and went to line up for the boat my kids were pushed by rude people cutting the line as we're no barriers. We... More 

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Eton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told to tap our Oyster card and as we were traveling with 5 Persons, one being age 3, we took a minute, and in that minute they lifted the gangplank and took off, leaving us wait for 20 minutes in the rainy cold. This was on 8Nov2016 at 1515 in the afternoon. We were told this happens rather... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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118 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

on the thames there are ferry services that take you up or down the river either on sight seeing or just to get quick and easy to were you wish to go. We traveled by ferry from Greenwich to the Tower of London, using our oyster card. The ferry is very fast and serves drinks and food for a price.... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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283 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed cruising the Thames. Lots of sights to take in on the way. Smashing commentary from a lovely lad on the cruise. He was very current, funny and informative. He made the trip. Cruising gives you another perspective of the city. We did loads of walking and public transport. This isn't really an alternative to those but a lovely... More 

Thank Shazzer1966
N Ireland
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54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to visit Greenwich and decided to choose water as a means of transport. It was early on Sunday morning at Westminster Pier and not too busy, which was great. Alas a fog had come down so visibility further down the Thames closer to Greenwich was limited, but that kind of enhanced the trip. As it was hop-on hop-off,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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191 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I took one of these tours along the Thames. All the sales people try to sell you tickets down by the river. Buy your ticket on line or at your hotel to make your life easier and not get oversold. We were told the "hop on hop off" style of river cruise was a total of 45... More 

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