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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...more
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Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a very nice experience, seeing London from the River, travelling from Westminster through London eye, the Tower of London and finally getting off at the Greenwich pier. A lot of photos to be taken during the trip; I would have preferred a sunny...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 823milend
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Afternoon Tea was delicious here. Great service, lovely slow trip down the river. Perfect gift idea.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LillianGT
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The city cruise was included in our bus tour tickets. We were able to sit by the window at a table as it was quite windy outside. Was a relaxing ride where we enjoyed the sights while sipping our wine.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank T1061AGashleym
Reviewed 5 days ago

We decided to take this round boat cruise to see some sights from the river. The boat was basic but the staff made the trip pleasant. Overpriced and tips are expected as they tell you they don't need to do a commentary but it was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Susiedids
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We decided to do this quick boat tour because it was affordable and short (40 mins). It was perfect! Shout out to our awesome tour guide Vicky! She was great! Nice views, quick bits of history, comfortable and warm ( inside). Highly recommend.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Pam P
Reviewed 5 days ago

It’s great for tourists on a hot day ! The commentary is off putting,the queue for coffee or beer is really annoying it understandable. Best to grab a drink and take it upstairs for the better view ! Chilly days means it will be freezing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Johanas C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Too expensive for 40 minutes. The guide is talking but the most of it you can't understand because it is too noisy when you drive under the bridges. We didn't liked it at all.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rwile
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a river cruise experience with afternoon tea last week & it was a thoroughly enjoyable experience. I booked this for my wife's 30th birthday & neither of us was disappointed. We had a choice of tea or coffee & a nice selection of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank westhead63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely way to see some of the best water life this plant has plus a rainforest section! The leaf cutter ants are amazing to watch! Worth a visit

Thank Philip J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to suprise my mother with a trip on the Thames down to Greenwich. We had a lovely sunny day and the views were fantastic. The staff were lovely and gave us plenty of history about the area. Would love to go again.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Carys R
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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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Brenda S
4 February 2019|
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Response from Debbiebain71 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. We caught it at the bridge near Big Ben and jumped off at tower bridge. The round trip takes 3 hours
Brenda S
3 February 2019|
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Response from Cannella2012 | Reviewed this property |
The bus goes clockwise and you can get off at any stop. Plan it so you get off at the nearest stop to the lunch cruise boarding point. Bear in mind that the bus route can be 2-3 hours if you get off at various stops. I would... More
Brenda S
3 February 2019|
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Response from brianateltham | Reviewed this property |
If you take the afternoon tea cruise, it is a round trip with no stops. It goes in one direction from Tower Pier, past the Houses of Parliament then down to Battersea Park (level with the Peace Pagoda) it then turns around... More