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“What a view of London!”

Emirates Air Line Cable Car - Greenwich Peninsula
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$123.07*
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Private Custom Tour: London in a Day
Ranked #55 of 1,589 things to do in London
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Emirates Air Line crosses the River Thames between Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks, just five minutes from the O2 by North Greenwich Tube station. Cabins arrive every 30 seconds and flights are approximately 10 minutes each way.
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“What a view of London!”
Reviewed November 13, 2013

We took the cable car at the O2 (Millenium Dome). Cannot believe the exceptional views of London especially with the sun was going down (approx 4.45 pm) - absolutely magical! We took the round trip with friends who have all lived in London for over 40 years and were ALL speechless!! Something everyone should do. Amazing to see the contours of the Thames. The only downside was the frustratingly long wait for tickets - more staff needed as the machines couldn't accomodate Freedom Passes which enable holders to have a price reduction. Then took the Clipper (River Boat) back to London Bridge rather than take the Tube.

Visited November 2013
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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“Emirates Falcon view”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

I loved each single minute of this unique exprienc. the cable car is such a magnificant structure. the tour i took was the 360 whcih i receond everyone to do it,i would do it again but next time by night.
safe, secured and enjoyable. i would perhaps added the music known by emirates, hence the announcment at tour begin & end is really enjoyable.
its important to keep your ticket of the public transport "day travel card" to get discount.

Visited November 2013
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Eilat, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Interesting way to arrive the Excel exhibition center”
Reviewed November 8, 2013

Instead of packing into the crowded DLR, I used that nice modern cable car on my way to WTM, arrived the North Greenwich station using bus No 188 from Russell Square straight to the cable car took me 200 meters from the WTM... a beat more expensive but better way...For sure better view... PS - Oyster card is accepted

Visited November 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Different , nice experience!”
Reviewed October 27, 2013

We were a party of 5 adults and 2 kids and planned it as family activity. I can say we had no issues at all, and we boarded one boogie. There was a bit of crowd, but the staff onsite is very responsive and informative so we had no issues with a 2 year old.
A return trip costs 8.60 but you can get discount (See tip below). Timings are good, they run till late (9pm most of the days).

Amazing views, it's little scary to start with as a first time but you start enjoying as soon as you settle down. Although it's 10 minutes journey (Return), viewing/sight-seeing the surroundings is dependent upon weather and time of the day. We were in the evening around 7pm, and enjoyed night views over river and O2. It's a good experience overall for all ages.

Tip: Take your oyster card with you and you get 25% off. You can show it at ticket office or if you have money you can swipe it at the barriers.

Visited October 2013
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“Fly high for not a lot”
Reviewed October 26, 2013

this was a great little add on to

you get discount with a travel card we got a 360 ticket and it was a great view of london the wife hate heights and she liked it worth the time to have a fly

Visited October 2013
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