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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
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13:50
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14:30
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15:50
16:30
16:30
16:30
17:10
17:10
17:10
17:50
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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
13:50
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15:30
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16:50
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17:30
18:10
18:50
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Waterloo
Waterloo
Tower Pier
10:00
10:10
10:40
10:50
11:15
11:30
11:55
12:10
12:35
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
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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 £10.25.

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

FROM
£10.25
single
Adult (16+)

RETURN TICKETS

FROM
£14.25
return
Adult (16+)

24hr Riverpass

FROM
£18.75
rover
Adult (16+)

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
£38.40
Adult (16+)

CUTTY SARK

Visit Cutty Sark and see what life was like on board a top sailing ship, the fastest of her time.

FROM
£26.20
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
£36.80
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 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 13:50 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 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

  • 16 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent! Learnt a lot!! Special thanks for humour!!!


    15 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent commentary from knowledgeable crew.


    15 Aug 2018

    ★★★

    The commentary was difficult to hear because of the noise of the boat.


    14 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    Good commentary y on the boat


    14 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Thing is worth the price.


    14 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    Very easy to book online.


  • 13 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    A very enjoyable way to see London from a different perspective. Also a great way to have a break from walking... the boat was comfortable, had plenty of room, left and returned on time and was easy to locate on the pier. The commentary by staff was excellent, being a nice mix of information and humour.


    12 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Great service and story teller on board


    11 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Best time to go is the earliest. Not crowded, and had nice views from the Thames!


    11 Aug 2018

    Missed the boat and city cruises were not understanding at all


    11 Aug 2018

    Do not ask me for feedback when the captain and his colleague both are racist. I think their names are James and Jamie. When I complained about the AC not working they started talking trash and telling me that is working and told I can try to close the door knowingly very well that the door cannot be closed. I repeated my complaint and they again using racist language. After some time magically they fixed the AC issue. How did they fix and why did not they acknowledge initially that there was an AC issue?


    11 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    All safety and sigthseeing infos were done, explained all properties of buildings and touristic places with esprituel talks, all was good, thanks


  • 11 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    We were lucky, despite it being a hot August day and we being a group of 7 we didn't have to wait in queue and found seats without difficulty. The river was glorious and the tour guide was humorous and informative. It was a lovely trip on the river which I have done before and would recommend to any visitor to London.


    11 Aug 2018

    Long wait to get herded onto the boat like cattle, then look through dirty windows. I stood under one of the anemic speakers and could hear some sort of commentary, but it was far quieter than the chatter of the passengers. I suspect most of them had no clue the commentary even existed. This was not a city cruise, it was a expensive, noisy, crowded ferry boat.


    10 Aug 2018

    Boring and the crew doesn't speak speak English at all, so my family couldn't understand nothing. Besides, the access for people with wheelchair was really bad (my case).


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Top service 😊😊😊we did enjoy it very much!!!


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent - great value !


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Bought the tickets via the internet; very easy to do!


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely views from the boat and the tour guides are friendly, funny and have a great knowledge of London.


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Good value . We took cruise to Greenwich Used DLR for return to save time ...


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Wonderful cruise up to Greenwich.


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Commentary by the cockney boys was great, very informative and funny too! Highly recommend.


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    As before, Nuff said! Nothing more to add.


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Fantastic service! The on-board crew commentary added that special element! Definitely a great way to explore the Thames!


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Have used it 4 times now and it is a faultless and smooth running operation. Every time I have a visitor from abroad I take them on it, they are amazed at the views and they all love it.


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Nice live commentary by a Crew member


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★

    Carpetting and chairs shabby and stained


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    The cruise was definitely worth the money. It gave us an experience to remember.


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    The whole experience was well organised and good value for money.


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    It was easy to use, and quick.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    Poor start as unclear where to que with no staff available 1/2 hour before departure. After that, staff very helpful and informative. Very enjoyable afternoon.


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Could have been better supply of snacks and especially ice creams for the children.


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    Purchasing on line and in advance is the fastest and best way to beat the tourist crowd


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Had a great afternoon on the cruise. The tour guide was fantastic and i learned loads even after living in London for 10 years. Would recommend this as a well priced tourist activity


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★

    abit expensive for children but otherwise fair


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Not really expensive for the kind of travelling.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    The journey was as expected.


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Fun commentary, even when there was an engine problem which held us up a while it was a pleasure to be on the boat


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lots of space. Good someone is talking about buildings we were passing by


    10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    easy online booking in advance with printed tickets


    05 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    really enjoyed the experience


    04 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Enjoyed the ride and chance for good pics


  • 04 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    A truly splendid way to see London from a different viewpoint


    04 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Yes but not the 1 hour wait even though we booked a time slot and arrived 20 minutes early


    03 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    Enjoyed the tour and the stores of the tour guide!


    03 Aug 2018

    ★★★

    Trip was quite short! Some pamphlet guide of those historic buildings would have been useful. Can’t retain very much with listening just once.


    01 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Fabulous trip, and an interesting volunteer guide made the journey more enjoyable


    31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Great . Everything was perfect. Really magical voyage.


  • 31 Jul 2018

    Not very enlightening at all


    31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    problemlose Online-Buchung mit E-Ticket


    31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Really enjoyed the commentary - a lot of fun and he spoke very clearly and precisely........making it easy for people to understand if English is not their first language.


    31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    The cruise was a thoroughly relaxing way to see some sights and gain some local knowledge from an extremely funny member of the crew.


    31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Just have to change boats and the commentary knocked the 5th star off!


    31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Einfache Abwicklung über das Internet, simple und schnell.


  • 31 Jul 2018

    ★★★

    The boat was very hot and very crowded with insufficient seats. As a group booking we were told we were not allowed to go on the top deck. However the impromptu tour commentary was very good.


    31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    I bought the rover ticket, which was great value for the price. A little difficult to find the simple tickets, as they were drowning in all sorts of sightseeing combination offers and party boat cruises.


    31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Good commentary as you cruised down the Thames.


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Lovely scenery, shame the staff made up the facts!


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent cruise Great way to see local London sights


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    amazing experience, crew were entertaining


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Crew were polite and entertaining as well as being informative. Great experience. Boat was comfortable even with a lot of passengers on board.


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Perfect weather for a perfect cruise along the Thames from Tower Hill to Greenwich.. Delightful and knowledgable captain. Who made the trip extra special with good sense of houmour.


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very easy to buy and to use


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely relaxing day,very friendly and pleasant staff


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Fun cruise guide with lots of information and humour. Interesting sights on route.


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Enjoyable and a chance to rest the feet !


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    It was well worth the cost


    30 Jul 2018

    See above as it relates to our customer experience.


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Our tour was great; we enjoyed it!


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    The best guide! Full of knowledge and very funny


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★

    as above........................................


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    The cruise was nice. View was beautiful. They gave a fun and informative tour.


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★

    Taxi better!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    This is the 2nd time I've been on this and by far the most enjoyable way of getting down to westminster


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very comfortable. Looked after disabled passenger well. Humorous and informative commentary.


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    reibungslos und umgehend rasche abwicklung


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★

    described above pls read no read to explaon twice


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Well worth the price and scenic


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    A lovely trip, amusing commentary, reasonably priced.


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Good commentary and the speakers were loud enough on top deck


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Great to see London from the river


    30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent commentary from the crew


    28 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Really good value for the money


    26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    We got on the cruise at the Tower Bridge Pier and rode to the Greenwich Pier. We enjoyed the view and the audio commentary provided about what we were seeing. Very enjoyable.


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Nice journey and recommend


    26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very informative. A great way to see London.


    26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    It matched and exceeded our expectations.


    26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    The weather was great, the captain and his colleague were excellent and funny.


    26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    The live commentary on the outward journey was great. Recorded commentary coming back was dire.


    26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    El proceso de compra es muy fácil e intuitivo


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Simply The Best. Great crews and knowledgeable.


    26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Great boat and commentary.


    26 Jul 2018

    ★★★

    It would have got at least one more star if the pre recorded ‘guide’ had coincided with where we were on the river. It was also annoying to have a constant stream of advertising being played to us on the same recording. It was much better with the live guide.


    26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    I booked online - everything ok!


    26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Same as previous answers


    26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Good excellent ride good tour


  • 23 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent experience for the money!


    23 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    The experience was very good but we were on one of the smaller boats, which was absolutely full up and felt a bit cramped


    22 Jul 2018

    ★★★

    The cruise itself is a nice way to see the river. Staff were friendly and we enjoyed the humour of the commentary. However, the downsides were firstly the wait when we arrived at the pier - despite booking a time slot, we were told that we had to wait for the next one and this meant waiting in direct sunlight and uncomfortably warm temperatures for almost one hour. The boat itself was also very warm. And whilst our journey back was on time, the boat was forced to wait in the middle of the river whilst another City Cruises boat was in the dock and this added almost an extra half an hour to the journey which again in the heat was quite uncomfortable. However, we appreciated the staff for keeping everybody informed about the delay and trying to keep spirits up with humorous commentary in the meantime. So timing could be better as could maintaining temperature on the boat.


    22 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    100% worth the money. Would do it again at any time!


  • 16 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent! Learnt a lot!! Special thanks for humour!!!


  • 15 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent commentary from knowledgeable crew.


  • 15 Aug 2018

    ★★★

    The commentary was difficult to hear because of the noise of the boat.


  • 14 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    Good commentary y on the boat


  • 14 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Thing is worth the price.


  • 14 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    Very easy to book online.


  • 13 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    A very enjoyable way to see London from a different perspective. Also a great way to have a break from walking... the boat was comfortable, had plenty of room, left and returned on time and was easy to locate on the pier. The commentary by staff was excellent, being a nice mix of information and humour.


  • 12 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Great service and story teller on board


  • 11 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Best time to go is the earliest. Not crowded, and had nice views from the Thames!


  • 11 Aug 2018

    Missed the boat and city cruises were not understanding at all


  • 11 Aug 2018

    Do not ask me for feedback when the captain and his colleague both are racist. I think their names are James and Jamie. When I complained about the AC not working they started talking trash and telling me that is working and told I can try to close the door knowingly very well that the door cannot be closed. I repeated my complaint and they again using racist language. After some time magically they fixed the AC issue. How did they fix and why did not they acknowledge initially that there was an AC issue?


  • 11 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    All safety and sigthseeing infos were done, explained all properties of buildings and touristic places with esprituel talks, all was good, thanks


  • 11 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    We were lucky, despite it being a hot August day and we being a group of 7 we didn't have to wait in queue and found seats without difficulty. The river was glorious and the tour guide was humorous and informative. It was a lovely trip on the river which I have done before and would recommend to any visitor to London.


  • 11 Aug 2018

    Long wait to get herded onto the boat like cattle, then look through dirty windows. I stood under one of the anemic speakers and could hear some sort of commentary, but it was far quieter than the chatter of the passengers. I suspect most of them had no clue the commentary even existed. This was not a city cruise, it was a expensive, noisy, crowded ferry boat.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    Boring and the crew doesn't speak speak English at all, so my family couldn't understand nothing. Besides, the access for people with wheelchair was really bad (my case).


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Top service 😊😊😊we did enjoy it very much!!!


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent - great value !


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Bought the tickets via the internet; very easy to do!


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely views from the boat and the tour guides are friendly, funny and have a great knowledge of London.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Good value . We took cruise to Greenwich Used DLR for return to save time ...


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Wonderful cruise up to Greenwich.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Commentary by the cockney boys was great, very informative and funny too! Highly recommend.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    As before, Nuff said! Nothing more to add.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Fantastic service! The on-board crew commentary added that special element! Definitely a great way to explore the Thames!


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Have used it 4 times now and it is a faultless and smooth running operation. Every time I have a visitor from abroad I take them on it, they are amazed at the views and they all love it.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Nice live commentary by a Crew member


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★

    Carpetting and chairs shabby and stained


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    The cruise was definitely worth the money. It gave us an experience to remember.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    The whole experience was well organised and good value for money.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    It was easy to use, and quick.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    Poor start as unclear where to que with no staff available 1/2 hour before departure. After that, staff very helpful and informative. Very enjoyable afternoon.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Could have been better supply of snacks and especially ice creams for the children.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    Purchasing on line and in advance is the fastest and best way to beat the tourist crowd


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Had a great afternoon on the cruise. The tour guide was fantastic and i learned loads even after living in London for 10 years. Would recommend this as a well priced tourist activity


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★

    abit expensive for children but otherwise fair


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Not really expensive for the kind of travelling.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    The journey was as expected.


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Fun commentary, even when there was an engine problem which held us up a while it was a pleasure to be on the boat


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lots of space. Good someone is talking about buildings we were passing by


  • 10 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    easy online booking in advance with printed tickets


  • 05 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    really enjoyed the experience


  • 04 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Enjoyed the ride and chance for good pics


  • 04 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    A truly splendid way to see London from a different viewpoint


  • 04 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Yes but not the 1 hour wait even though we booked a time slot and arrived 20 minutes early


  • 03 Aug 2018

    ★★★★

    Enjoyed the tour and the stores of the tour guide!


  • 03 Aug 2018

    ★★★

    Trip was quite short! Some pamphlet guide of those historic buildings would have been useful. Can’t retain very much with listening just once.


  • 01 Aug 2018

    ★★★★★

    Fabulous trip, and an interesting volunteer guide made the journey more enjoyable


  • 31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Great . Everything was perfect. Really magical voyage.


  • 31 Jul 2018

    Not very enlightening at all


  • 31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    problemlose Online-Buchung mit E-Ticket


  • 31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Really enjoyed the commentary - a lot of fun and he spoke very clearly and precisely........making it easy for people to understand if English is not their first language.


  • 31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    The cruise was a thoroughly relaxing way to see some sights and gain some local knowledge from an extremely funny member of the crew.


  • 31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Just have to change boats and the commentary knocked the 5th star off!


  • 31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Einfache Abwicklung über das Internet, simple und schnell.


  • 31 Jul 2018

    ★★★

    The boat was very hot and very crowded with insufficient seats. As a group booking we were told we were not allowed to go on the top deck. However the impromptu tour commentary was very good.


  • 31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    I bought the rover ticket, which was great value for the price. A little difficult to find the simple tickets, as they were drowning in all sorts of sightseeing combination offers and party boat cruises.


  • 31 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Good commentary as you cruised down the Thames.


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Lovely scenery, shame the staff made up the facts!


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent cruise Great way to see local London sights


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    amazing experience, crew were entertaining


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Crew were polite and entertaining as well as being informative. Great experience. Boat was comfortable even with a lot of passengers on board.


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Perfect weather for a perfect cruise along the Thames from Tower Hill to Greenwich.. Delightful and knowledgable captain. Who made the trip extra special with good sense of houmour.


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very easy to buy and to use


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely relaxing day,very friendly and pleasant staff


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Fun cruise guide with lots of information and humour. Interesting sights on route.


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Enjoyable and a chance to rest the feet !


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    It was well worth the cost


  • 30 Jul 2018

    See above as it relates to our customer experience.


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Our tour was great; we enjoyed it!


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    The best guide! Full of knowledge and very funny


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★

    as above........................................


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    The cruise was nice. View was beautiful. They gave a fun and informative tour.


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★

    Taxi better!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    This is the 2nd time I've been on this and by far the most enjoyable way of getting down to westminster


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very comfortable. Looked after disabled passenger well. Humorous and informative commentary.


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    reibungslos und umgehend rasche abwicklung


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★

    described above pls read no read to explaon twice


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Well worth the price and scenic


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    A lovely trip, amusing commentary, reasonably priced.


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Good commentary and the speakers were loud enough on top deck


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Great to see London from the river


  • 30 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent commentary from the crew


  • 28 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Really good value for the money


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    We got on the cruise at the Tower Bridge Pier and rode to the Greenwich Pier. We enjoyed the view and the audio commentary provided about what we were seeing. Very enjoyable.


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Nice journey and recommend


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very informative. A great way to see London.


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    It matched and exceeded our expectations.


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    The weather was great, the captain and his colleague were excellent and funny.


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    The live commentary on the outward journey was great. Recorded commentary coming back was dire.


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    El proceso de compra es muy fácil e intuitivo


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Simply The Best. Great crews and knowledgeable.


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Great boat and commentary.


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★

    It would have got at least one more star if the pre recorded ‘guide’ had coincided with where we were on the river. It was also annoying to have a constant stream of advertising being played to us on the same recording. It was much better with the live guide.


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    I booked online - everything ok!


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Same as previous answers


  • 26 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Good excellent ride good tour


  • 23 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent experience for the money!


  • 23 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    The experience was very good but we were on one of the smaller boats, which was absolutely full up and felt a bit cramped


  • 22 Jul 2018

    ★★★

    The cruise itself is a nice way to see the river. Staff were friendly and we enjoyed the humour of the commentary. However, the downsides were firstly the wait when we arrived at the pier - despite booking a time slot, we were told that we had to wait for the next one and this meant waiting in direct sunlight and uncomfortably warm temperatures for almost one hour. The boat itself was also very warm. And whilst our journey back was on time, the boat was forced to wait in the middle of the river whilst another City Cruises boat was in the dock and this added almost an extra half an hour to the journey which again in the heat was quite uncomfortable. However, we appreciated the staff for keeping everybody informed about the delay and trying to keep spirits up with humorous commentary in the meantime. So timing could be better as could maintaining temperature on the boat.


  • 22 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    100% worth the money. Would do it again at any time!

 

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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.