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Thames River Cruise Including The View from The Shard

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    What to Expect
    With your e-voucher to hand, head to your chosen starting point London to begin exploring. With a combined ticket for two of the city’s most popular attractions — a Thames River cruise and entrance to The View from the Shard — you’re free to take in the sights at your own pace.

    During your Thames River sightseeing cruise, hop-on and hop-off at any of four conveniently located piers — Greenwich Pier, London Eye Pier, Tower Pier, and Westminster Pier — and choose between trips lasting from 30 minutes to three hours.

    With departures every 30 minutes in all directions throughout the year, admire top London attractions such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, the Oxo Tower, Shakespeare's Globe, St. Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London from the waves. Alight at your leisure near The Shard and head to the top for panoramic city views.

    Cruises include a live or recorded commentary in English on the major riverside sites. Audio guides are available in Russian, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese (Mandarin), French, and German.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: City Cruises Westminster Pier, Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, UK
    2: City Cruises Tower Pier, Tower Millennium Pier, Lower Thames St, London EC3N 4DT, UK
    3: City Cruises Greenwich Pier, King William Walk, Greenwich, London SE10 9HT, UK
    Departure Time
    Within a 24-hour period
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hop-on hop-off Thames River sightseeing tour
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Cruises do not operate on Christmas Day
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 400 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Loved the cruise, live commentary was excellent. Interesting and unique way to get to the Tower of London.
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    Two course lunch on the river cruise Staff were friendly and helpful, as a fussy eater could not fault the food and what better way to see London. Highly recommend and plan to re book for an afternoon tea 😊
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    Quite slow but good to see a few things along the Thames. Fairly good volume on English speaker guide and available in 8 other languages on request. Not too crowded, clean and warm. Ticket valid for 24 hours but we were too busy to use more than once.
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    02/09/18. A great experience. Purchased through a third party as a package obtaining the tickets was very easy from Westminster pier and the land staff were very helpful. The boat trip itself was very entertaining and a good level of humour was used in the description of certain
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    The boat ride was just like any old boat ride:see the sights. There was nothing really special about it and the boat we were on really restricted any photos I’d like to take because of the glass surrounding the boat. However, the live commentary was what made the ride because
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    About the operator
    By: City Cruises
    5,089 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Funny live commentary
    Had a really good time seeing lots of special buildings and classics like Big Ben, accompanied by commentary of
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    Atlanta, Georgia
    Boat never showed up !
    The boat never showed up , no cancellation email ... nothing. Called Viator ( we’ve booked the tickets through
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    Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Thames lunch cruise
    We can recommend this boat trip without any reservations. The food was good and the trip enjoyable with great
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    London, United Kingdom
    Westminster to Greenwich
    Fantastic cruise along the river, with a absolutely brilliant 'live' commentary - both informative and fun. Well
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    Pontypridd, United Kingdom
    Great bout tour
    This is a great boat ride and very informative. The staff on the boat were friendly and helpful. The one staff
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    Exceeds expectations
    For the cheap tickets I got for this cruise with lunch, I was surprised that the food would be good. I paid almost
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    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Just wonderful!
    My husband bought this cruise experience for our anniversary last year and we were both really looking forward to
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    Lucerne, Switzerland
    Terrible New Year's Eve Experience
    City Cruises ruined the beginning of our New Year's Eve with their terrible organization and customer service.
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    Lisa K
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    Perfect way to do Christmas dinner!
    This cruise was perfect in every way! The food was great, the decorations were very nice, the wait staff were so
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    Blanca C
    Fun time
    The food was good and it was nice seeing the city on the boat. Definitely recommend it to others that might be
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    Horrible experience! It’s a SCAM!
    Please be informed that the new year star gazer is not worth a single penny. The queuing arrangements are badly
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    Do not use unless you want to be disappointed
    City Cruises description of their cruise in comparison to the actual cruise is awful. After emailing to complain,
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    Les D
    Gauteng, South Africa
    Loved it
    We really enjoyed it. The views are spectacular and I think a visit to London without seeing it at night is not a
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    Louise C
    Bedford, United Kingdom
    We were bought vouchers for this trip as a wedding gift. Having looked up the price, I know it was not cheap
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    Vancouver, Canada
    Boat ok - couldn’t hear the tour information
    The boat had good windows for viewing and is comfortable though not very clean. Unfortunately all the tourists are
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