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Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
+44 20 7740 0400
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Frequent sightseeing cruises on the River Thames through central London from and to Westminster, London Eye, Tower of London and Greenwich piers on modern, wheelchair-friendly boats. Commentary provided, refreshments and toilets available. One-way, return and all-day, hop-on/hop-off tickets available for adults and children, with special value family tickets for two adults and up to 3 children travelling together. Cruises operate every day of the year (except Christmas Day 25th December) from about 10am until 5-6pm with evening cruises in summer.
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Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
+44 20 7740 0400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Started off in the sunshine at Tower Bridge and sailed to Greenwich and back and then onto Westminster. Staff member did a running commentary which was far better than the awful recorded commentary with voices and phrases from the 1950's. Good value trip.

Thank Natasha L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked online and got all day hop on and off for £10 each. Modern. Vessels, friendly. Informative staff. Spent several hours over the day cruising from by Parliament up as far as Greenwich. Fantastic value for money. Highly recommended .

Thank coaty
Reviewed yesterday

We went from Westminster to Greenwich and enjoyed every minute of our journey. Been many times over the years and find these boats and the crews fantastic. The prices are very reasonable and sometimes the free commentary is top class and very funny ! I...More

Thank Norman P
Reviewed 2 days ago

The trip from the Tower of London to Westminster is a trip which is full of interest and pleasurable anecdotes told by the guide. He had us all laughing all the way along the river to Westminster with his stories and merry quips. A very...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had the hop-on and hop-off tickets: £18.95 for the day if you just turn-up, but cheaper if you book online in advance. There are stops at Westminster, London Eye, Tower of London and Greenwich. It takes about 70 minutes to go from Westminster to...More

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very relaxing cruise on the Thames. Pleasant ride from Westminster to Greenwich and back, and a great way to avoid the tube and buses. Search for discounts and Groupons to save money. We were able to get a three-day unlimited cruise ticket booking online.

Thank JRDEagan_Minnesota
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the Rover cruise and had a great time going up and down the Thames. The boat was large and clean and we were lucky enough to get the live commentary by the crew, which was quaint and exceedingly funny! Various landmarks along the...More

Thank GowriNK
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic value for money. I booked online directly with them and it was only £10 each. We went from Westminster to Greenwich and back. Really good commentary. Great opportunities to take lots of photos. There's a bar and toilets on board, all really clean. Good...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took a pleasurable and short cruise from Tower Bridge to Westminster Bridge, during which rather amusing and quite informative live commentary was given regarding the famous landmarks along the way. We took a cityliner boat with glass panoramic windows and a partial glass roof,...More

Thank Goldie H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband received vouchers for this cruise for his birthday sbd we were excited to book it up. The boat is more like a ferry with uncomfortably flip up chairs and tiny tables. It was half full and our table was in the middle directly...More

Thank ChrisLogan63
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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Niamh O
16 October 2017|
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Response from NikkiM83 | Reviewed this property |
Hi would just suggest that children have to be accompanied by adults under 16.
10 August 2017|
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Response from sistersue61 | Reviewed this property |
There wasn't when we travelled, but it may have changed, so worth checking
7 August 2017|
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Response from Wendy F | Reviewed this property |
It's about 60 - 70 minutes