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Turk Launches

Town End Pier 68 High Street, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1HN, England
+44 20 8546 2434
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Excellent way to visit Kingston and avoid traffic

We use the service to go to Kingston from Hampton Court - it's pricier of course than taking the... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Moleseyboy
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London, United Kingdom
Oh what a night!

We chose to have a christmas company 'do' with Turks & it was fantastic, from the time of booking... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
Essen64
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April to October, Turk Launches cruise along the most scenic stretch of the River Thames, capturing the history and beauty of Richmond, Kingston and Hampton Court. Their eye-catching fleet of five boats are each stylishly furnished, with a bar, toilet and outside deck. Nearby attractions include Richmond & Kingston Riverside, Strawberry Hill House, Poppy Factory, Teddington Lock and Hampton Court Palace. Many bars and restaurants can be found along the cosmopolitan riversides at Kingston and Richmond. Group bookings of 20 + get a £2 discount against a single or return ticket. Bookings must be made in advance. Private hire of the boats for private parties is available all year round, catering for 20 - 150 people.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hampton court” (71 reviews)
“boat trip” (8 reviews)
“the river” (35 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Town End Pier 68 High Street, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1HN, England
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

We use the service to go to Kingston from Hampton Court - it's pricier of course than taking the bus, but a whole load more fun and the kids love it.

Thank Moleseyboy
Turk L, General Manager at Turk Launches, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

Much better than getting the bus, plus we have toilets and a bar!

Reviewed 19 December 2016

We chose to have a christmas company 'do' with Turks & it was fantastic, from the time of booking through to the event itself, we were looked after by the team. I had worried it may be cold but the boats are enclosed & there...More

Thank Essen64
Turk L, General Manager at Turk Launches, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

Dear Essen64, Thank you for the excellent review, we're very pleased to hear your enjoyed your Christmas party! Don't forget we do summer parties too - no need to worry about the cold :) Kind regards, Turks

Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I am usually the biggest fan of these disco cruises, myself and my friends have been coming on these every year for about 10 years all throughout the summer and every xmas, i went on the disco boat last night and for the first time...More

Thank msclaireuk
Turk L, General Manager at Turk Launches, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

Dear Claire, Please accept our sincere apologies for the disappointment you felt towards Friday 2nd December Disco Cruise. As a long standing and valued customer, it is regretful that your experience of this event was not as positive as previous years. To address your points:...More

Reviewed 25 October 2016

I hired the boat for an afternoon party to celebrate my husbands birthday. From the onset the staff were extremely helpful and able to make relevant suggestions to help with planning which made the whole process very simple. On the day the boat crew were...More

Thank 708carole
Reviewed 25 October 2016

To Hampton Court and back to Richmond. Splendid views of the gardens and riverside mansions. Better to take this trip on the sunny day

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We booked a trip down the river to Hampton Court which wasn't very long but it was a nice way. Of seeing the local riverside properties.

Thank Seymour055
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great day out Kingston to Richmond, staff are really friendly. Good bar on board very reasonable prices. They even allow you to take dogs on.

Thank CLADE
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent, secure and friendly hosting of 150 teenagers for an eighteenth birthday party - a tough gig! Thanks

Thank pjc20131
Reviewed 16 October 2016

used turk launches twice now to explore the lovely river thames,theyre very professional approach nice boats,attentive staff offer a very good service....... very pleased will use again

Thank mick h
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Today, I took this little cruise on Thames.. it is a nice, short journey oven the Thames waters. We did the shortest trip for 8 pounds return- journey. It was pleasant and with a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank jessica l
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Tim C
Just wondering when the Spring timetable kicks off in 2017 and what days they will be operating?.
22 October 2016|
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Response from susan6514 | Reviewed this property |
have a look at the website - it's very informative.
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