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  • alison w
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great commentary. I am trying to do river cruises in the European cities we visit and this was the best commentary as it was live. We weren’t aware that this was a get on and off option in Greenwich. We didn’t take advantage of the option but would next time
    Written April 13, 2024
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  • Jenni J
    3 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good service and a nice meal which catered for gluten free. Would have been better to have the bright cabin lights dimmed to make it easier to see out during the meal. View from open top deck was fab but watch out for the twirling influencers :) Entertainment was enjoyable.
    Written January 12, 2024
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  • TSW
    Pompano Beach, FL82 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We enjoyed the opening ceremony and early access to the Jewels. The Beefeater was very entertaining and informative, we loved the pomp and circumstance of the opening ceremony. Our guide was very informative and answered all our questions. Be aware while the tour itself is about 4 hours, you can easily spend an entire day at the Tower of London. This is a must do tour when visiting London.
    Written March 6, 2024
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  • K Pastore
    Hinsdale, IL717 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We packaged the London Eye with the River Tour for a discount. They are conveniently located next to each other. The tour was well organized and took about 30 minutes. You can sit up top or below with lots of windows. The guide was interesting and made a number of funny puns and jokes along the way. A great way to learn some history and cruise the river Thames.
    Written April 20, 2024
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  • Joan H
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good time, but wish we had done a cruise without the afternoon tea. The food was just okay. Tea was fine. Coffee option was very burnt. We could smell it before the waiter put it on the table.
    Written January 10, 2024
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  • Sam P
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Such a brilliant experience with Thames Rockets! Big thanks to Quinn the driver and Geoff who kept us entertained and made the kids laugh!!! Would definitely recommend.
    Written April 20, 2024
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  • Randy Wright
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful evening. Great date night and our host was quite nice and knowledgable about Oxford and the area. A perfect way to spend some time on the river and to then enjoy a delicious dinner. Recommend.
    Written October 6, 2023
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  • Miss M
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very good commentary. Wasn't a recorded audio or usual tour guide, but English crew. Being a london girl, I appreciated his humour. He was very funny and actually very knowledgable about the landmarks which I thought I already knew about. But I learnt some new facts! It took me a while to decide whether or not to choose city cruises as I'd read some dodgy reviews. But they were great. We didn't use the toilets and it did run a but behind schedule but nothing major. We bought the 24 hour hop on/off. It was better than getting the train and good way to explore.
    Written April 13, 2024
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  • L. Marie
    10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Brilliant lunch experience on the Thames with lunch
    Not only was the food beautiful and tasty the staff are welcoming and friendly
    Service was quick
    Boat was clean including toilets and you could go out on top deck for a smoke or soak in the sun ☀️
    A1 to the tour guide on the boat we were in think it was called (the millennium 30.03.24)
    He was funny and very good craic

    Will defiantly be recommending to friends and family
    Written March 31, 2024
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  • John W
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I have only had 1 vintage bus tour on 13/09/23, and paid for it on 04/08/23. However I appear to have paid again on 12/09/23. Please refund the second payment.
    Written October 16, 2023
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  • FarAway49996159346
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    10/10 experience and 11/10 tour guide. Jordan if you’re reading this I’m also single and looking to buy a flat in the Shard
    Written April 15, 2024
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  • TheGreen87
    Hertfordshire, UK254 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Thank you to the organisers who kindly placed us at a window table. We were 2 minutes from missing the cruise (thanks London traffic!), so it was a lovely surprise to be seated in a premium location. London was beautiful at night and it was great to see it from a different angle.

    The jazz band was good. One note: they had quite a long break halfway in to have dinner. We would have preferred to have them playing all the way through our meal. Rather than sit down and effectively eat with us.

    I don't know who planned to have the front middle 2 tables reserved for the musicians instead of dining guests. I did find this odd as some guests were further back in the middle of the fixed seating and may have appreciated the option to have these tables and enjoy an upfront view of the live entertainment and front window view.

    All in all, it was a very pleasant evening. I would highly recommend going on the open top deck towards the end of the evening and passing under Tower Bridge. What a sight.
    Written March 5, 2024
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  • beckkirkman
    Uttoxeter, UK14 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice short 30-minute no nonsense tour. Commentator very knowledgeable and funny (dry/droll sense of humour) … kept it real.
    Written January 21, 2024
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  • LouisElla69
    London, UK2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Really enjoyed the trip, from the ferry crossing, to Osbourne House and the beach at Shanklin, however found the trip to Godshill a bit boring.

    Thought the driver was incredibly knowledgeable and managed to be entertaining during the long coach journeys.

    Written September 14, 2023
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