Next Departure Times
Greenwich Pier
10:30
10:30
10:30
11:10
11:10
11:10
11:50
11:50
11:50
12:30
12:30
12:30
13:10
13:10
13:10
13:50
13:50
13:50
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14:30
14:30
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15:50
15:50
15:50
16:30
16:30
16:30
17:10
17:10
17:10
17:50
17:50
17:50
18:30
18:30
Cutty Sark
Greenwich
London Eye Pier
10:10
10:10
10:50
10:50
11:30
11:30
12:10
12:10
12:50
12:50
13:30
13:30
14:10
14:10
14:50
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15:30
15:30
16:10
16:10
16:50
16:50
17:30
18:10
18:50
19:30
Waterloo
Waterloo
Tower Pier
10:00
10:10
10:40
10:50
11:15
11:30
11:55
12:10
12:35
12:50
12:55
13:15
13:30
13:55
14:10
14:35
14:50
15:15
15:30
15:55
16:10
16:35
16:50
17:15
17:30
17:55
18:35
19:15
19:35
Tower Hill
Tower Gateway
Westminster Pier
10:00
10:00
10:00
10:40
10:40
10:40
11:20
11:20
11:20
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:40
12:40
12:40
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13:20
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13:40
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BOOK YOUR TICKET
Sightseeing
Events
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Big Ben, The London Eye, Tower Bridge and more.

See the best views in London with our River Thames sightseeing cruise, with City Cruises’ boats departing every 40 minutes and tickets starting at £10.75.

Our all-weather sightseeing boats cruise up and down the River Thames on every day of the week, all year round, from four piers in the heart of London: Westminster, London Eye, Tower, and Greenwich. 

We offer a range of ticket types, from single journeys to a hop-on, hop-off 24, hour river pass. Whether you’re looking for the most convenient, picturesque way to travel between London landmarks or an all-day experience we can help you enjoy comfortable passage between our piers.

Boats have café-bars with sandwiches, snacks, soft drinks, wine, beer and more. Live or recorded commentary is usually available.

 

TICKETS

SINGLE TICKETS

RETURN TICKETS

hop-on hop-off river pass

£12 Adult, £6 child tickets

London Attraction Combination Tickets

THE LONDON EYE

Experience the most rounded view of London during your 30 minute flight then take a cruise at sea level.

FROM
£41.60
Adult (16+)

CUTTY SARK

Visit Cutty Sark and see what life was like on board a sailing ship.

FROM
£27.90
Adult (16+)

THE TOWER OF LONDON

London’s 1000 year old castle is full of history, from beheadings to crown jewels. Our cruises depart from just outside.

FROM
£37.70
Adult (16+)
 

Sightseeing Timetable

Sightseeing cruises depart every 40 minutes from piers at Westminster, London Eye, Tower and Greenwich. 

10:30 11:10 11:50 12:30 13:10 13:50 14:30 15:10B 15:50B*16:30A*17:10C*17:50C*18:30A*
10:30 11:10 11:50 12:30 13:10 13:50B 14:30B 15:10A 15:50*16:30*17:10C*17:50C*18:30A*
10:30 11:10 11:50 12:30 13:10 13:50B 14:30B 15:10A 15:50*16:30*17:10C*17:50C*
10:10 10:50 11:30 12:10 12:50 13:30 14:10 14:50 15:30 16:10 16:50B 17:30B 18:10*18:50C*19:30C*
10:10 10:50 11:30 12:10 12:50 13:30 14:10 14:50 15:30C 16:10C 16:50A*
10:10 10:50 11:30 12:10 12:50 13:30 14:10 14:50 15:30 16:10C 16:50C 17:30A
10:00 10:40 11:15 11:55 12:35 12:55 13:15 13:55 14:35 15:15 15:55 16:35 17:15 17:55C 18:35C 19:15A*19:35A*
10:00 10:40 11:20 12:00 12:40 13:20 13:40 14:00 14:40 15:20 16:00 16:40B 17:20B 18:00B 18:40C*19:20C*
10:00 10:40 11:20 12:00 12:40 13:20 14:00 14:40 15:20 16:00 16:40B 17:20B 18:00B 18:40C*19:20C*
10:00 10:40 11:20 12:00 12:40 13:20 14:00 14:40 15:20C 16:00C 16:40A

* No return service available. 

 

A: Return services runs only in high summer: 2nd July to 16th September 2018. 

B: Return services runs only in spring, summer and autumn 7th April to 28th October 2018. 

C: Extra services for spring to autumn: 9th April to 28th October 2018.

D: Please be advised if you wish to travel to Tower Pier, London Eye and Greenwich pier you will need to change boats. 


Actual times may vary depending upon the state of the tide and other river traffic. Always check with City Cruises staff for any changes to advertised services. 

 

ONBOARD FACILITIES

On all boats you’ll find bars serving a range of hot and cold drinks and snacks. You’ll also find that all boats offer full toilet facilities.

Free onboard commentary in eight languages. A live commentary in English or a recorded audio guide in eight languages is usually available.

Most boats are wheelchair accessible and have disabled toilet facilities. Please check with a member of the City Cruises team at the pier or call +44 (0)20 77 400 400 to learn departure times of the type of boat that will best suit your needs.

Meal Deal

Ask on board for meal deals, and save money on popular snack combinations.

Independent reviews by feefo
Sightseeing Cruises

  • 14 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    The price was reasonable and within range of the other options to travel from Central London to Greenwich.


    14 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Excellent ... The lovely lady who took my booking made everything easy and explained it all to me :)


    14 Jun 2019

    Even when we paid for cruise we couldn't go on it as they been overbooked!


    14 Jun 2019

    I paid double the cost of hop on hop off boat and felt as though I got exactly the same experience. Apart from the boat did a 360 turn at Tower Bridge for photos. I expected a dedicated tour guide not one of the crew who didn't know much and joked more than anything else. Yes we were offered audio sets but was made to feel they weren't as good as listening to him. Plus they didn't even have them to hand. We were going to book a longer cruise and now I'm glad we didn't. I don't believe it to be value for money.


    14 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    It was amazing seeing London from the river and learning about the history of the river.


    14 Jun 2019

    Should reply on messages.


  • 14 Jun 2019

    ★★★★

    Had a good experience and saw some great sights. Staff were very good.


    11 Jun 2019

    ★★★★

    A double payment was made, since City Cruises couldn't find the first one. Still waiting for the first payment to be returned.


    12 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    We loved it, the gentleman doing the commentary was very informative and funny.


    12 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very enjoyable day out on the river.


    11 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great value for the service.


    10 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    see previous comments - Great ride - would use again


  • 10 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    😀nice cruise! Enjoyed it!


    08 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Good value! The tour guide was fun and humorous


    08 Jun 2019

    ★★★★

    Enjoyable short cruise with fun Facts


    08 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great experience :) :) :)


    08 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    PERFECT.NICE SERVICE. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★

    Need to improve your signage, customer service reps pointing people in the right direction. Add additional routes further down and up river for half or all day cruises.


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★

    So as long as there there was live commentary- it was brilliant. At the point where the automated voice over recording takes over...it was a disaster. It wasn't audible at all. I do prefer the personalised commentary.


    07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Our captain was very entertaining and made the cruise a very fun experience. Would highly recommend.


    07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Same as above. Great commentary!


    07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    The tour was very informative and well run. Also regular boats to fit in hoo off and hop on. Handy for visiting attractions.


    07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Everything went smoothly and the commentary was really good.


    07 Jun 2019

    ★★★

    Un peu cher lorsqu'on prend un aller simple.


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Punctual and entertaining- the crew member gave a guided tour of the river very interesting


    07 Jun 2019

    Very little value for money. Completely inspiring cruise (unfortunately the weather didn’t help either)


    07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Nice boat with plenty of open air seating. We had unhindered views of all the sights between Westminster Pier and Tower. The live commentary was excellent - entertaining, very clear and with a couple of good tips for tourists. The only thing I did not like was that the staff were taking tips at the end of the trip. It was of course optional to tip but my impression was that it was expected ("it has become a tradition", we were told). Why not just add 50p to each ticket and pay the staff that bit more?


    07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great guide during the ferry - lots of information but interesting and fun!


    07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★

    interesting trip and pleasent staff


    07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Enjoyed every moment of the cruise.


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very entertaining. Quick and easy booking


    06 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    When you take this cruise, by default the City Cruises company keeps you informed of the sights you are experiencing with a recording that is... well... kind of cringe-worthy. We were rescued from this for two thirds of our trip by a handsome, erudite, urbane (and possibly slightly hung over) young Ciy Cruises chap who was actually genuinely entertaining. It would be a shame for the cruises to see him go on to bigger and better things.


    05 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    The day of my cruise was a beautiful sunny day and I was able to get a seat on the top deck. Was beautiful. Wish it would have been a bit longer.


    04 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Bought the tickets online. Not a single problem. received the tickets on my email, and showed them to the staff at the entrance. all perfect.


    03 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very easy. Without any complications.


    02 Jun 2019

    ★★★

    I felt the price to be too high for the lenght of the trip from London Eye yo Tower Bridge.


  • 01 Jun 2019

    I bought a rover ticket and happened to be a one way only. So sad


    01 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Good value for the money.


    01 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    We had a brilliant time, my daughter loved taking photos of all the architecture and our captain was a great host with a funny and informative commentary.


    31 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Awesome all around experience!


    31 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great value for money. Highly recommended.


    31 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    good voice from the announcer, tape recording on the way up to Westminster, a little behind where we actually were though, better when he done it


  • 31 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Perfect value for the enjoyment.


    31 May 2019

    Easy to book tickets. The journey was unenjoyable. The platform stated that we can travel on any sessons that day without worrying about being late. Actually we were stopped by a rude stuff accusing that we were trying to reuse the tickets because we are 2 hours late. The journey was only 25 minutes from webminster to Tower bridge but the timetable claims that it is 50 minutes.


    31 May 2019

    ★★★★

    it was good. we would like to buy another time.


    26 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great time on the cruise.


    25 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Tour guide was great, the cruise was just the right amount of time.


    24 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Site très accessible et transparence de mise.


  • 24 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great. Visit and live commentary were amazing.


    24 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great trip grandchildren loved it the commentary by a member of staff was wonderful


    24 May 2019

    ★★

    It was advertised that you do tours in russian but there were no headphones with russian tour provided. And my mom who doesnt speak english lost all information that was provided during the tour. Disappointing experience


    24 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great fun with excellent commentary


    23 May 2019

    ★★★★

    I was cross that we had to print out the tickets. As tourists we had no access to a printer.


    23 May 2019

    ★★★

    depature was a bit behind


  • 19 May 2019

    ★★★★

    Fun! Good to have the bar there too. Not too crowded.


    18 May 2019

    ★★★★

    A lovely ride on river Thames with documentary


    17 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Was good time, and inexpensive


    17 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Absolutely outstanding guide


    17 May 2019

    ★★★★

    La experiencia ha sido buena, y la compra también. Lastima que no tuvieran audioguias en español


    17 May 2019

    Outbound cruise, the commentary only started halfway into the trip. We had visiting family from Canada who’d never seen London before. Return boat broke down and we couldn’t wait for the next boat as we had time constraints. Already paid our return fare and had added expensive of paying for an alternative service to take us back to Greenwich. Still not had a reply to my email asking for a refund as the return trip wasn’t made through no fault of our own! The seating on some of the boats were shabby and ripped. Bit embarrassing for us trying to show our family the best of London!


  • 17 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Excellent and very informative and funny


    16 May 2019

    ★★★★

    Price was appropriate for the ride.


    15 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    It was nice to get a commentary as we cruised. We got a good view of lots of the sights. My six year old really enjoyed himself.


    15 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    We loved everything about the trip except the weather


    15 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Enjoyed it very much......


    14 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    I took some of my Guides so I asked them for some feedback. Very Good Enjoyable & Fun Seats Comfy very organised Funny commentary Praise indeed as at 11/12 years old they are very honest!


  • 11 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    We did a one-way cruise from Westminster to Tower Bridge! It was awesome! A round trip would have been overkill since we'd be looking at the same things twice, so we were glad we only did the one way! But everyone's different.


    10 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    It was great! Super Informative and interesting! Beautiful views!


    10 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very relax and enjoyable cruise.


    10 May 2019

    sorry i was not able to use the ticket, ill at the time, do you refund the money for another time


    10 May 2019

    ★★★

    Commentateur très sympathique et plein d'humour qui a fait l'effort de parler lentement mais il était malgré tout très difficile de comprendre, surtout pour les enfants. De l'intérieur du bateau (il n'y avait pas de place en extérieur), la vue n'a pas beaucoup d'intérêt.


    09 May 2019

    ★★★★

    ideale manier om Londen binnen te komen met een groep


  • 09 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    The cruiser is clean and comfortable.


    09 May 2019

    ★★★★

    correcta, pagina rápida en el envío de los tickets


    09 May 2019

    ★★★

    see previous field re pier listing


    09 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very easy to communicate, easy buying steps.


    08 May 2019

    ★★★

    acquisto effettuato on line, nella medi


    08 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great experience,great value


  • 08 May 2019

    ★★★

    Wir haben die Tickets Online gekauft. Der Schalter am Westminster Pier war bis kurz vor Abfahrt des Schiffes gar nicht offen (10Uhr). Insofern würde ich - falls man das erste Schiff nehmen möchte - auf jeden Fall online die Tickets bestellen. Weit und breit war niemand als Ansprechpartner sichtbar.. Leider war auf den Einsteigeplattformen nirgends der Schriftzug City Cruises erkennbar. Nur durch Abfrage bei (nicht dort arbeitendem) Personal wussten wir auf welche Plattform...


    08 May 2019

    ★★★

    City Cruises: happy WB: not happy


    08 May 2019

    ★★

    Long queues with nothing of any interest or comfort. Like herding cattle. Once on the cruise it wasn't bad but perhaps an activity sheet with land marks to be found on the cruise for children under 12 would have been better. Long wait between return cruise with nothing to do and a long queue again. In all, very dull. And overpriced.


    08 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great views. Even better better commentaries by the captain. He was such a riot! My two teens couldn't stop laughing. Highly recommend when visiting London- definitely not to be skipped.


    08 May 2019

    ★★★★

    You see only the parts of London that are visible from the river. There is lots more.


    06 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    the live commentary was just too good


  • 04 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    great trip................


    03 May 2019

    ★★★★

    My only criticism was the understaffing of the cafe/ bar. Meant that lots of mistakes were made and customers spent up to 20 minutes queuing rather than sightseeing and enjoying the experience.


    02 May 2019

    ★★★★

    The first leg was great. New big confortable boat with live commentary by the crew on few points of interest. On the way back (by the end of the day) however we got an old boat and half the way there was a recording playing so low that was impossible to hear, probably better not to have anything. Also it took a lot more time in some stops. There was live commentary from Tower Bridge to Westminster though and the sound was much clearer


    02 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    It was a fun day out and the staff was friendly. They made the tour quite funny with their commentary. Thanks


    02 May 2019

    ★★★★

    Easy online booking......


    02 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    online in 5 minutes, confirmation imediatelly


  • 01 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great value and easy to book.


    01 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Todo perfecto: la compra online, el crucero y las explicaciones del guía...


    01 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very enjoyable and informative commentary


    01 May 2019

    ★★★★

    The speakers and microphone were of very bad quality, we had to endure hard to understand and very loud puns from a self-proclaimed non-guide. In the end they asked for donations for that "service". Please consider the amount of stress someone is in who has to endure loud inaudible speaking whilst trying to enjoy the sights of London.


    01 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Easy and convenient for people visiting London for the first time.


    01 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    It is a nice experience to take city cruise for sightseeing in London.


  • 01 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Porque fue muy rapido y facil


    30 Apr 2019

    ★★★★★

    We were lucky that the weather was great, although there is a lower deck for inclement weather. There was a mix of recorded commentary and live commentary, both of which were interesting. The guide was informative and had lots of interesting facts about the river and its history. We were able to get off and wander around, and then rejoin a couple of hours later. Very enjoyable and recommended.


    30 Apr 2019

    ★★★★

    L'acquisto on line ha permesso di saltare la fila alla biglietteria ma non ci ha risparmiato la corsa per accaparrarsi i posti esterni


    30 Apr 2019

    ★★★★★

    Excellent trip excellent service


  • 14 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    The price was reasonable and within range of the other options to travel from Central London to Greenwich.


  • 14 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Excellent ... The lovely lady who took my booking made everything easy and explained it all to me :)


  • 14 Jun 2019

    Even when we paid for cruise we couldn't go on it as they been overbooked!


  • 14 Jun 2019

    I paid double the cost of hop on hop off boat and felt as though I got exactly the same experience. Apart from the boat did a 360 turn at Tower Bridge for photos. I expected a dedicated tour guide not one of the crew who didn't know much and joked more than anything else. Yes we were offered audio sets but was made to feel they weren't as good as listening to him. Plus they didn't even have them to hand. We were going to book a longer cruise and now I'm glad we didn't. I don't believe it to be value for money.


  • 14 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    It was amazing seeing London from the river and learning about the history of the river.


  • 14 Jun 2019

    Should reply on messages.


  • 14 Jun 2019

    ★★★★

    Had a good experience and saw some great sights. Staff were very good.


  • 11 Jun 2019

    ★★★★

    A double payment was made, since City Cruises couldn't find the first one. Still waiting for the first payment to be returned.


  • 12 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    We loved it, the gentleman doing the commentary was very informative and funny.


  • 12 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very enjoyable day out on the river.


  • 11 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great value for the service.


  • 10 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    see previous comments - Great ride - would use again


  • 10 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    😀nice cruise! Enjoyed it!


  • 08 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Good value! The tour guide was fun and humorous


  • 08 Jun 2019

    ★★★★

    Enjoyable short cruise with fun Facts


  • 08 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great experience :) :) :)


  • 08 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    PERFECT.NICE SERVICE. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★

    Need to improve your signage, customer service reps pointing people in the right direction. Add additional routes further down and up river for half or all day cruises.


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★

    So as long as there there was live commentary- it was brilliant. At the point where the automated voice over recording takes over...it was a disaster. It wasn't audible at all. I do prefer the personalised commentary.


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Our captain was very entertaining and made the cruise a very fun experience. Would highly recommend.


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Same as above. Great commentary!


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    The tour was very informative and well run. Also regular boats to fit in hoo off and hop on. Handy for visiting attractions.


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Everything went smoothly and the commentary was really good.


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★

    Un peu cher lorsqu'on prend un aller simple.


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Punctual and entertaining- the crew member gave a guided tour of the river very interesting


  • 07 Jun 2019

    Very little value for money. Completely inspiring cruise (unfortunately the weather didn’t help either)


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Nice boat with plenty of open air seating. We had unhindered views of all the sights between Westminster Pier and Tower. The live commentary was excellent - entertaining, very clear and with a couple of good tips for tourists. The only thing I did not like was that the staff were taking tips at the end of the trip. It was of course optional to tip but my impression was that it was expected ("it has become a tradition", we were told). Why not just add 50p to each ticket and pay the staff that bit more?


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great guide during the ferry - lots of information but interesting and fun!


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★

    interesting trip and pleasent staff


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Enjoyed every moment of the cruise.


  • 07 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very entertaining. Quick and easy booking


  • 06 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    When you take this cruise, by default the City Cruises company keeps you informed of the sights you are experiencing with a recording that is... well... kind of cringe-worthy. We were rescued from this for two thirds of our trip by a handsome, erudite, urbane (and possibly slightly hung over) young Ciy Cruises chap who was actually genuinely entertaining. It would be a shame for the cruises to see him go on to bigger and better things.


  • 05 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    The day of my cruise was a beautiful sunny day and I was able to get a seat on the top deck. Was beautiful. Wish it would have been a bit longer.


  • 04 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Bought the tickets online. Not a single problem. received the tickets on my email, and showed them to the staff at the entrance. all perfect.


  • 03 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very easy. Without any complications.


  • 02 Jun 2019

    ★★★

    I felt the price to be too high for the lenght of the trip from London Eye yo Tower Bridge.


  • 01 Jun 2019

    I bought a rover ticket and happened to be a one way only. So sad


  • 01 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    Good value for the money.


  • 01 Jun 2019

    ★★★★★

    We had a brilliant time, my daughter loved taking photos of all the architecture and our captain was a great host with a funny and informative commentary.


  • 31 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Awesome all around experience!


  • 31 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great value for money. Highly recommended.


  • 31 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    good voice from the announcer, tape recording on the way up to Westminster, a little behind where we actually were though, better when he done it


  • 31 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Perfect value for the enjoyment.


  • 31 May 2019

    Easy to book tickets. The journey was unenjoyable. The platform stated that we can travel on any sessons that day without worrying about being late. Actually we were stopped by a rude stuff accusing that we were trying to reuse the tickets because we are 2 hours late. The journey was only 25 minutes from webminster to Tower bridge but the timetable claims that it is 50 minutes.


  • 31 May 2019

    ★★★★

    it was good. we would like to buy another time.


  • 26 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great time on the cruise.


  • 25 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Tour guide was great, the cruise was just the right amount of time.


  • 24 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Site très accessible et transparence de mise.


  • 24 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great. Visit and live commentary were amazing.


  • 24 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great trip grandchildren loved it the commentary by a member of staff was wonderful


  • 24 May 2019

    ★★

    It was advertised that you do tours in russian but there were no headphones with russian tour provided. And my mom who doesnt speak english lost all information that was provided during the tour. Disappointing experience


  • 24 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great fun with excellent commentary


  • 23 May 2019

    ★★★★

    I was cross that we had to print out the tickets. As tourists we had no access to a printer.


  • 23 May 2019

    ★★★

    depature was a bit behind


  • 19 May 2019

    ★★★★

    Fun! Good to have the bar there too. Not too crowded.


  • 18 May 2019

    ★★★★

    A lovely ride on river Thames with documentary


  • 17 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Was good time, and inexpensive


  • 17 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Absolutely outstanding guide


  • 17 May 2019

    ★★★★

    La experiencia ha sido buena, y la compra también. Lastima que no tuvieran audioguias en español


  • 17 May 2019

    Outbound cruise, the commentary only started halfway into the trip. We had visiting family from Canada who’d never seen London before. Return boat broke down and we couldn’t wait for the next boat as we had time constraints. Already paid our return fare and had added expensive of paying for an alternative service to take us back to Greenwich. Still not had a reply to my email asking for a refund as the return trip wasn’t made through no fault of our own! The seating on some of the boats were shabby and ripped. Bit embarrassing for us trying to show our family the best of London!


  • 17 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Excellent and very informative and funny


  • 16 May 2019

    ★★★★

    Price was appropriate for the ride.


  • 15 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    It was nice to get a commentary as we cruised. We got a good view of lots of the sights. My six year old really enjoyed himself.


  • 15 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    We loved everything about the trip except the weather


  • 15 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Enjoyed it very much......


  • 14 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    I took some of my Guides so I asked them for some feedback. Very Good Enjoyable & Fun Seats Comfy very organised Funny commentary Praise indeed as at 11/12 years old they are very honest!


  • 11 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    We did a one-way cruise from Westminster to Tower Bridge! It was awesome! A round trip would have been overkill since we'd be looking at the same things twice, so we were glad we only did the one way! But everyone's different.


  • 10 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    It was great! Super Informative and interesting! Beautiful views!


  • 10 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very relax and enjoyable cruise.


  • 10 May 2019

    sorry i was not able to use the ticket, ill at the time, do you refund the money for another time


  • 10 May 2019

    ★★★

    Commentateur très sympathique et plein d'humour qui a fait l'effort de parler lentement mais il était malgré tout très difficile de comprendre, surtout pour les enfants. De l'intérieur du bateau (il n'y avait pas de place en extérieur), la vue n'a pas beaucoup d'intérêt.


  • 09 May 2019

    ★★★★

    ideale manier om Londen binnen te komen met een groep


  • 09 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    The cruiser is clean and comfortable.


  • 09 May 2019

    ★★★★

    correcta, pagina rápida en el envío de los tickets


  • 09 May 2019

    ★★★

    see previous field re pier listing


  • 09 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very easy to communicate, easy buying steps.


  • 08 May 2019

    ★★★

    acquisto effettuato on line, nella medi


  • 08 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great experience,great value


  • 08 May 2019

    ★★★

    Wir haben die Tickets Online gekauft. Der Schalter am Westminster Pier war bis kurz vor Abfahrt des Schiffes gar nicht offen (10Uhr). Insofern würde ich - falls man das erste Schiff nehmen möchte - auf jeden Fall online die Tickets bestellen. Weit und breit war niemand als Ansprechpartner sichtbar.. Leider war auf den Einsteigeplattformen nirgends der Schriftzug City Cruises erkennbar. Nur durch Abfrage bei (nicht dort arbeitendem) Personal wussten wir auf welche Plattform...


  • 08 May 2019

    ★★★

    City Cruises: happy WB: not happy


  • 08 May 2019

    ★★

    Long queues with nothing of any interest or comfort. Like herding cattle. Once on the cruise it wasn't bad but perhaps an activity sheet with land marks to be found on the cruise for children under 12 would have been better. Long wait between return cruise with nothing to do and a long queue again. In all, very dull. And overpriced.


  • 08 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great views. Even better better commentaries by the captain. He was such a riot! My two teens couldn't stop laughing. Highly recommend when visiting London- definitely not to be skipped.


  • 08 May 2019

    ★★★★

    You see only the parts of London that are visible from the river. There is lots more.


  • 06 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    the live commentary was just too good


  • 04 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    great trip................


  • 03 May 2019

    ★★★★

    My only criticism was the understaffing of the cafe/ bar. Meant that lots of mistakes were made and customers spent up to 20 minutes queuing rather than sightseeing and enjoying the experience.


  • 02 May 2019

    ★★★★

    The first leg was great. New big confortable boat with live commentary by the crew on few points of interest. On the way back (by the end of the day) however we got an old boat and half the way there was a recording playing so low that was impossible to hear, probably better not to have anything. Also it took a lot more time in some stops. There was live commentary from Tower Bridge to Westminster though and the sound was much clearer


  • 02 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    It was a fun day out and the staff was friendly. They made the tour quite funny with their commentary. Thanks


  • 02 May 2019

    ★★★★

    Easy online booking......


  • 02 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    online in 5 minutes, confirmation imediatelly


  • 01 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great value and easy to book.


  • 01 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Todo perfecto: la compra online, el crucero y las explicaciones del guía...


  • 01 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very enjoyable and informative commentary


  • 01 May 2019

    ★★★★

    The speakers and microphone were of very bad quality, we had to endure hard to understand and very loud puns from a self-proclaimed non-guide. In the end they asked for donations for that "service". Please consider the amount of stress someone is in who has to endure loud inaudible speaking whilst trying to enjoy the sights of London.


  • 01 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Easy and convenient for people visiting London for the first time.


  • 01 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    It is a nice experience to take city cruise for sightseeing in London.


  • 01 May 2019

    ★★★★★

    Porque fue muy rapido y facil


  • 30 Apr 2019

    ★★★★★

    We were lucky that the weather was great, although there is a lower deck for inclement weather. There was a mix of recorded commentary and live commentary, both of which were interesting. The guide was informative and had lots of interesting facts about the river and its history. We were able to get off and wander around, and then rejoin a couple of hours later. Very enjoyable and recommended.


  • 30 Apr 2019

    ★★★★

    L'acquisto on line ha permesso di saltare la fila alla biglietteria ma non ci ha risparmiato la corsa per accaparrarsi i posti esterni


  • 30 Apr 2019

    ★★★★★

    Excellent trip excellent service

 

For a great day out with family or friends, blow away the cobwebs on a Thamesjet and get ready for summer. Enjoy a fun filled, adrenaline fuelled experience on a speedboat - the most extreme ride on the river. You'll enjoy sightseeing, speed and awesome aquabatics. 
 

 

As the largest cruise operator on the River Thames, we offer a range of services dedicated to group organisers and school trips.
 
Group bookings are available for sightseeing cruises, dining cruises and private hire. As well as the usual high-quality service, groups benefit from discounts. School groups receive free adult tickets in proportion to the number of child tickets purchased.

School groups free places
1 Adult free for every 8 children (5-11 years) 
1 Adult free for every 12 children (12-16 years)

Free teachers and discounts are based on retail prices and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. The discount is not available online or at the pier. 

 

If you’re a family looking for a great day out in London ​hopefully our list of things to do in London with kids will help fill your mind with ideas and suggestions. But we think nothing beats the River Thames. Fresh air, great sights and café-bars on all boats will help you keep the kids well-fed and entertained.