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Turk Launches

Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Wonderful and punctual

Such a nice way to make a trip and see the sights. The staff are always eager to assist if you have... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
had a nice boat ride with them

Went for a little jaunt up the Thames with them, enjoyable. Happy memories of a nice weather when... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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April to October, Turk Launches cruise along the most scenic stretch of the River Thames, capturing the history and beauty of Richmond, Kingston and Hampton Court. Their eye-catching fleet of five boats are each stylishly furnished, with a bar...more
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Town End Pier 68 High Street, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1HN, England
+44 20 8546 2434
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a nice way to make a trip and see the sights. The staff are always eager to assist if you have young children. They even allow dogs on board. Interior is looking a little tired and sometimes it can take ages to get your...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a little jaunt up the Thames with them, enjoyable. Happy memories of a nice weather when we went. Not sure it would be much fun in the rain

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Beveraldo
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We travelled as a family of four (including two children) and took a return journey from Kingston-upon-Thames to Hampton Court Palace. Approximately 35 minutes each way, and a total price of £32. Having sat in traffic for almost an hour on the same route by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Seehanes
Reviewed October 24, 2018

It's always enjoyable to take a trip along this section of the Thames, we were fortunate with the weather. I believe there are various different trips you can undertake, we just made an enjoyable round trip. Very good value for money, very much worth taking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steppin-owt
Reviewed October 2, 2018

had an excellent time! Trip was reasonably priced too! I would recommend the attraction to tourists!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank estella600
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Turk boats are a great way to see the area from the river and really fun for kids. I took my godson and he loved the steamer.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tellenbach
Reviewed September 15, 2018

I went on this boat for their evening trip, £27 each buys you a ticket for the evening - pick up is 8pm in Kingston and you're then trapped on this boat until midnight while it slowly cruises loops as far as Hampton Court and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JudeSheridan
Turk L, General Manager at Turk Launches, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Good afternoon Jude, Having read your review we do very much regret that you were so obviously disappointed in your evening. Thank's for your feedback, even though you clearly you didn't enjoy yourself on the cruise, and we are very disappointed by that. If you...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018

Once you are on this boat for a prty, there's obviously no getting off. Cramped and no where to sit if you want to go up on deck, and avoid obviously very noisy party below deck. Cold fish and chips collected half way through trip....More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank annemariehamzeh2018
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We (I and my spouse) took the boat for two stops from Hampton Court to Turks Pier Kingston with my 3-year old grandson. It was a pleasant ride, the perfect amount of time for my grandson to enjoy looking at other boats and enjoy being...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank dinj
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant. Staff incredibly friendly. As it was the summer holidays Children go free on a Thursday. We got off at Hampton court and had a mooch around.

Date of experience: August 2018
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August 17, 2017|
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Response from Turk L | Property representative |
Hi Rachel, Absolutely you can, as long as they are well behaved and on a lead! Enjoy the cruise, Nick
June 29, 2017|
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Response from Turk L | Property representative |
Hello, Its less than a ten minute walk. If you head down the big high street (with Bentalls on it) all the way to the river. The pier is located behind John Lewis next to the car park. Feel free to call for more detailed... More
June 24, 2017|
Response from Turk L | Property representative |
Hi, If you'd like to contact us directly on 02085462434 we'd be more than happy to go through the details of the booking with you. We look forward to hearing from you soon, Turks