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The Emirates Aviation Experience

Edmund Halley Way, London SE10 0FR, England
+44 20 3440 7021
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Well worth a visit

Had an hour or so to spend waiting for my daughter, so decided to utilize the free entry as part of... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2016
Great facilities; friendly and knowledgeable staff

There are two B777 and two A380 flight simulators, which are fixed-based and easily accessible. The... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2016
London, United Kingdom
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Pilot an A380 or B777 in a state of the art flight simulator. The Emirates Aviation Experience has 4 simulators on which you can test your take off and landing skills. A great value for money experience for advanced flyers and novices alike. Downstairs from the simulator zone is a unique interactive experience that takes you behind the scenes of modern commercial aviation. Learn about the science of flight and what happens to your body at 30,000 feet. Turn around an A380 quick enough to earn your gold wings or watch what happens to your luggage after check-in. All of this and much more is available at the Emirates Aviation Experience. Alternatively you could simply relax in our river facing cafe or browse in our shop. A great family attraction and right next door to the Emirates AirLine which allows you to cross the river Thames in a cable car.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Edmund Halley Way, London SE10 0FR, England
+44 20 3440 7021
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Reviewed December 21, 2016

Had an hour or so to spend waiting for my daughter, so decided to utilize the free entry as part of my "Emirates airline" cable car ticket. Very informative and interactive attraction for both adults and kids. I had a really good chat to one...More

Thank Thebates22
Reviewed December 19, 2016

There are two B777 and two A380 flight simulators, which are fixed-based and easily accessible. The visual qualities are good, but obviously the overall experience cannot be compared with a Level D simulator which is full motion and zero hour, meaning one can qualify in...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2016

This is so small and limited, it wouldn't be worth bothering were it not for the Emirates Discovery Experience, which gives you a return ticket on the cable car, a brochure and entry to this attraction. There is an equally small cafe which has a...More

Thank Usamah_London
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

You can be in and out within 10 minutes. It was OK but worth a fiver? Probably not. Staff in the "experience" seemed really bored

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Well, the simulators are funny, but thats it. Almost all the controls are just a mock-up. I had fun anyway, but it would be good if it was a more realistic simulator. You only control yoke/joystick, throttles, landing gear and, in one A380 sim, the...More

Thank Vasco G
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Small exhibition next to the exit off the North Greenwich Emirates cable car. Very well laid out, with lots to do on computers as well as visual displays. Staff, very polite and friendly and looking good in their 'flight deck' uniforms. Toilets and cafe available...More

Thank rachey6464
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Yes, it is small and there isn't a huge amount there, but it only cost £8 for the two of us to get in. What is there is really quite entertaining. We spent 45 minutes in there and my son now wants to go back...More

1  Thank DJGEEEE
Reviewed November 27, 2016

I bought this for my boyfriend after his sudden aspirations to get a PPL. He really enjoyed himself! Both plane simulators were great and the staff were friendly and encouraging. The engine exhibit was also fascinating and a piece of engineering in itself. A great...More

Thank Heidi8304
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Having traveled on the cable car for a round trip from the O2 gave us a chance to see the Thames from a different angle and was an experience with commentary as you move. At the end we went into the aviation experience which is...More

Thank David T
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

If you're an aviation enthusiast don't bother, probably the most awkward and laughable exhibit in the entirety of London.

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Haroon S
What's the entry charges
April 13, 2017|
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Response from AEexperiencemanager | Property representative |
Hi there, entry to the Emirates Aviation Experience is just £5 for adults and £3 concessions. The simulator experience can be booked online and costs £60 for a 30 minute flight or £90 for the ultimate simulator experience... More
Sophie R
Hi, How long would you reccomend the experience takes, including the round trip on the cable car? Thanks
May 30, 2016|
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Response from Pulpopelirojo | Reviewed this property |
It depends if you do an instant loop on the cable car or get off and explore, plus which day of the week you are looking to go? The exhibition can take around 30 mins, depending if you have kids, longer if you book one of... More
Can a pram be taken on?
October 21, 2015|
Response from AEexperiencemanager | Property representative |
Hi there, I am guessing your question refers to the AirLine (cable car) which is right next door to us. Yes you can take prams on the AirLine. If your question relates to the Aviation Experience then prams are more than... More