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Greenwich Pier
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16:30
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17:10
17:10
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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
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Waterloo
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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
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BOOK YOUR TICKET
Sightseeing
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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+)

hop-on hop-off river pass

Kids go free for half term with a family river pass

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 sailing ship.

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

  • 10 Feb 2019

    ★★★★

    Enjoyable . Easy booking .


    09 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    Room on the boat to get a great vantage point


    08 Feb 2019

    ★★★★

    buono rapporto qualità prezzo


    08 Feb 2019

    ★★★★

    The cruise was nice but the tour guide was a bit too much, sometimes it’s nice to just relax without constant talking and Jokes. Nice, friendly guy though.


    08 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    赶上了打折,省了一笔钱,并且打印很方便,但是貌似没有账户,一旦不小心删除邮件就会比较麻烦。


    08 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    购买了一些饮料,还不错,实际上因为忙于拍摄,什么也来不及吃。


  • 08 Feb 2019

    ★★★★

    Très bien! Temps d''arrêt plus court qu'annoncé par le personnel.


    07 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    Lovely sights.. We ride till Greenwich


    07 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    God experience. God service.


    07 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great value river trip. Interesting and informative.


    07 Feb 2019

    ★★★★

    Great experience and a chance to see lots of beautiful places along the Thames


    07 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    Nice people working there, will buy again!!


  • 07 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    Easy bookable via the website value for money


    02 Feb 2019

    ★★★

    The boat we used from Westminster to Greenwich was clean, comfortable and warm. The boat for our return journey was dirty, and not in good condition, with hard wooden seats and doors 'locked' open on a very cold day


    30 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    first class good commentary and ease of hopping on and off


    30 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Vessels were more updated that what I have been in before, lovely and warm as it was January and quite cold. Staff very pleasant


    30 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    Boat trip excellent. Good comentary.


    30 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Have used City Cruises for many years. Host foreign students and this is one of the best attractions in London to see iconic buildings and listen to the commentary whilst I have beer from the bar. Authentic cockney commentator makes for a genuine London experience for them too.


  • 29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very comfortable seats and clean surroundings on board the cruise


    29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    It was easy and the clerk explained everything


    29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Excellent cruise. Very good value with winter special offer. Easy to get on and off to see lots of landmarks etc.


    29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great value for money, got the Winter deal £10 each for 24 hour hop on hop off cruise


    29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Highly recomanded! Super servis


    29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great value!! Winter special made a 24 hour hop-on-hop-off pass and absolute winner. Friendly, approachable staff and comfortable surroundings for the trip.


  • 29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    No additional comments....


    29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Brilliant value for Money, excellent friendly staff. Nice clean boat and excellent witty commentary


    29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Πολύ καλή τιμή για την 5μελή μας οικογένεια


    29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great experience. Very pleasant cruise...with fantastic commentary.


    28 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    Going on a river cruise was fun, no issue getting on or off. The staff were friendly and approachable.


    28 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great experience Thank you


  • 27 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    Interesting and easy would recommend


    27 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Einfache,schnelle und übersichtliche Buchung


    25 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Had a wonderful time. A great value way to enjoy London.


    25 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    The live commentary by the member of the crew was very informative and entertaining. I would recommend this cruise to everyone visiting London.


    25 Jan 2019

    They cancelled the trip I booked and told me to come back for another service which was full so I ended up not being able to take the cruise.


    23 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    The guide's dialogue was educating and funny, the food sould use an upgrade.


  • 23 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Nice trips along the Thames


    23 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Ãœbers Internet gekauft und am Schalter abgeholt, leider gibt es keinen separaten Schalter damit es schneller geht


    17 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    It's been years since I did a Thames cruise and it didn't disappoint, we went from Greenwich up to Westminster and saw all the sites on the way, it's a fun way for the kids to see the sights from TV in a relaxing and stress free environment.


    16 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great experience on a lovely sunny day!


    16 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Enjoyed the commentary! Had fun. Highly recommended


    15 Jan 2019

    As previous description of the trip. A greT disappointment to me and my grandchildren, previous trips have been first class, maybe it was a different company.


  • 15 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    City cruises accepted scans of our the tickets from our phones even though the site said we need to print them. This is both great (yay! we did not need to print them) and at the same time leaves room for improvement (why not tell people they don't need to bother printing the tickets and save them the headache - you are accepting PDFs anyway so let people know).


    15 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very easy to book the service. Fast and erricient.


    14 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Lovely staff,clean and warm inside..


    14 Jan 2019

    ★★★

    Great commentary from the guys on board, cruise not worth the money though!


    14 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    We bought tickets online, everything went smooth.


    14 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great commentary. Helpful and friendly staff and crew. Our second trip with you. Would love to do more


  • 14 Jan 2019

    ★★★

    The facilities were a little dirty


    14 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Ging allemaal lekker snel


    14 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Booked a 24hr Rover ticket & loved the experience. Hilarious commentary between London Eye & Tower of London, & recorded commentary between the Tower & Greenwich. Staff were great. Highly recommended


    12 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Friendly crew, good services and we loved the tongue in cheek commentary. Made our Daughter's first trip to London as she was amazed when the boat turned at Tower Bridge.


    12 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Fantastic views and really fun live commentary from the crew member, just bursting with sarcasm) always on the edge, but never beyond. We had a really good time. Greenwich is also a fantastic place. Absolutely worth spending at least a day there. Definitely buy a Rover ticket to go there in the morning and come back at night time to enjoy these marvelous views both in daylight and with all that night illumination on!


    11 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    It was quite enjoyable, but we could not hear the introduction of the sights along the river clearly.


  • 11 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Had lots of fun and worth the price!!!!


    10 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    Polite and efficient staff, clean boat which was in good order.


    09 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    We opted to do a river cruise on our first afternoon in London with our children (aged 8 and 5). It was fairly late in the day so we only had time to travel from Westminster to Tower Bridge and it was a great way to see the sights and wow them with some of London’s iconic landmarks. There was plenty of space on the top deck so we wrapped up and took it all in on with uninterrupted views. The onboard commentary was hilarious. Extremely entertaining as well as informative and was pitched perfectly for us to get the facts we wanted without boring the children. The chap who did the commentary really helped to make the trip memorable - very funny!


    09 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Excellent all round ******************


    09 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Highly recommended for sight seeing


    09 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Convenient online purchase.


  • 04 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    All the staff were helpful and caring as I was on crutches following surgery. Thank you


    04 Jan 2019

    Booked for New Years Eve, all roads leading to the departing pier were closed and they didn't bother to alert me beforehand and no other map software pointed this out to me when planning my journey. They refused to refund me, so I will be contacting my bank to force my money back. Rubbish service from a rubbish company.


    03 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Lovely relaxing cruise, friendly professional staff


    03 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    It was very easy to buy the tickets online.


    03 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Удобно, понятно, просто.


    03 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Excellent experience all round


  • 02 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    The atmosphere and the guide are the top


    02 Jan 2019

    I had purchased a ticket online for a 12:40pm leave time. When I arrived at 12:00pm I was directed to Queue for a cruise that left at 1:20pm since the 12:40pm cruise was already full...That 1:20pm time did not work for our schedule so we ended up leaving the queue and wasted our 20 GBP. If you buy a ticket for a specific time, they should ensure they don't oversell that time.


    02 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    We enjoyed cruises member were very friendly live comentry woz good remind me of cricket comentry 80s and 90s keep it up good wrk


    31 Dec 2018

    ★★★

    I had to cancel my trip at the last minute for a reason beyond my control. It is a shame I am not able to either get a refund or use my ticket towards a future journey.


    30 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    nicejkhkjhjkhkjhjkhjkhjkhjkhjkhkjh


    29 Dec 2018

    ★★★

    Audio description not working well. Lots of landmarks and buildings left with no description at all, staff friendly, toilets clean.


  • 29 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    Good and easy without any challenges.


    28 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    We highly recommend to take the whole boat tour from Westminster Pier to Greenwich as worth to see London atractions from different perspective.


    28 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    Simple and clear booking process. Really friendly staff at boarding. Pity Brexit will be stopping us getting such wonderful staff. Captain was a great entertainer too.


    28 Dec 2018

    ★★

    I’ve done this cruise many times before with friends and family but this is the first time that there was no commentary. What’s the point of a sightseeing cruise if there’s no one to tell you about what you’re seeing? I had to fill in as best I could for my party and others around us who listened in.


    27 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    Comodo, veloce, conveniente e sicuro


    19 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    Fácil de comprar y bien explicado todo el proceso en la página web


  • 18 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    The cruise was very pleasant but the quality of the recorded commentary was poor. It explained the history of London and interesting facts but crucial information was lost . It became an irritant and it would have been better not to have had it running. Or better still, a real person commentating.


    18 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    Very nice and organised trip. Amazing service. However, it stopped for too long at Westminster got a little bit bored. On the way back the announcement or history telling was wayy toooo loud. Other than that was an amazing trip and would definetly go again


    18 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent trip commentary


    18 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    Nice people and quite professional


    14 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    I’ve chosen this cruise provider for the second tone as I love the security guy’s touring: rich historical info proved, in a clear, easy to follow and digest way, with fantastic sense of humor! Simply killing two birds with one stone: you see the beauties of London accompanied by awesome commenting!


    14 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    The outward cruise from Westminster pier was in a very basic boat that was draughty and had very uncomfortable old wooden seats; we noticed that there was no safety talk and the commentary was also almost inaudible (we pointed this out to the staff when we disembarked and they were unaware of this problem). The return from Greenwich pier was in a totally different boat & quite luxurious - comfortable seats, tables, warm and with an audible commentary including the safety talk..


  • 14 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    very nice. absolutely recommend


    13 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    TUTTO MOLTO SODDISFACENTE


    13 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    Prices slightly high for us to give 5 stars


    13 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    we had a good time, but turned up late so didn't get the best out of it


    13 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    Great witty commentary and good, timely service.


    10 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    it was fine> :) nothing crazy, but did the job


  • 05 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    See London from the Thames


    05 Dec 2018

    ★★★

    No sound. Average cruise. No safety announcements.


    05 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    My two sisters in their 60s, my niece 38 and myself had a great time on the cruise, a very well spent £12.75, we had great weather for November so we were able to sit on the upper deck. The member of staff who did the tour was very funny, kept us interested, I've done this cruise twice and both times learned something new, I love being a tourist in my own city, and I will be booking again to go with other family members. We did the single journey.


    04 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    Good value for money. got a half price deal


    04 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    A great evening trip along the Thames - 32 school kids and 4 teachers. Will definitely do it again.


    04 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    Det var meget nemt at bestille billetter på City Cruise hjemmeside


  • 04 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent and entertaining crew


    03 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    Good value for money, friendly informative commentary from crew member. Thought I knew London, but still learnt a couple of new facts! Would recommend.


    29 Nov 2018

    ★★

    Beautiful views of the river but we were stuck at Tower mooring for over half an hour with no information at all. People who stood up were simply told to sit down. Only when we were all told to get off were we told that the electrics had failed and so there was no P.A. system. That does not excuse the lack of information - they could have just shouted an explanation for the delays. I understand that things can go wrong, but the lack of information was appalling. Rather than wait for another boat we got the tube home!


    28 Nov 2018

    ★★

    Despite there being audio sets advertised throughout the boat they were 'unavailable'. The pa system wasn't the best and we didn't get a live (and informative) commentary until less than halfway through the return journey.


  • 10 Feb 2019

    ★★★★

    Enjoyable . Easy booking .


  • 09 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    Room on the boat to get a great vantage point


  • 08 Feb 2019

    ★★★★

    buono rapporto qualità prezzo


  • 08 Feb 2019

    ★★★★

    The cruise was nice but the tour guide was a bit too much, sometimes it’s nice to just relax without constant talking and Jokes. Nice, friendly guy though.


  • 08 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    赶上了打折,省了一笔钱,并且打印很方便,但是貌似没有账户,一旦不小心删除邮件就会比较麻烦。


  • 08 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    购买了一些饮料,还不错,实际上因为忙于拍摄,什么也来不及吃。


  • 08 Feb 2019

    ★★★★

    Très bien! Temps d''arrêt plus court qu'annoncé par le personnel.


  • 07 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    Lovely sights.. We ride till Greenwich


  • 07 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    God experience. God service.


  • 07 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great value river trip. Interesting and informative.


  • 07 Feb 2019

    ★★★★

    Great experience and a chance to see lots of beautiful places along the Thames


  • 07 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    Nice people working there, will buy again!!


  • 07 Feb 2019

    ★★★★★

    Easy bookable via the website value for money


  • 02 Feb 2019

    ★★★

    The boat we used from Westminster to Greenwich was clean, comfortable and warm. The boat for our return journey was dirty, and not in good condition, with hard wooden seats and doors 'locked' open on a very cold day


  • 30 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    first class good commentary and ease of hopping on and off


  • 30 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Vessels were more updated that what I have been in before, lovely and warm as it was January and quite cold. Staff very pleasant


  • 30 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    Boat trip excellent. Good comentary.


  • 30 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Have used City Cruises for many years. Host foreign students and this is one of the best attractions in London to see iconic buildings and listen to the commentary whilst I have beer from the bar. Authentic cockney commentator makes for a genuine London experience for them too.


  • 29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very comfortable seats and clean surroundings on board the cruise


  • 29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    It was easy and the clerk explained everything


  • 29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Excellent cruise. Very good value with winter special offer. Easy to get on and off to see lots of landmarks etc.


  • 29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great value for money, got the Winter deal £10 each for 24 hour hop on hop off cruise


  • 29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Highly recomanded! Super servis


  • 29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great value!! Winter special made a 24 hour hop-on-hop-off pass and absolute winner. Friendly, approachable staff and comfortable surroundings for the trip.


  • 29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    No additional comments....


  • 29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Brilliant value for Money, excellent friendly staff. Nice clean boat and excellent witty commentary


  • 29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Πολύ καλή τιμή για την 5μελή μας οικογένεια


  • 29 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great experience. Very pleasant cruise...with fantastic commentary.


  • 28 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    Going on a river cruise was fun, no issue getting on or off. The staff were friendly and approachable.


  • 28 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great experience Thank you


  • 27 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    Interesting and easy would recommend


  • 27 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Einfache,schnelle und übersichtliche Buchung


  • 25 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Had a wonderful time. A great value way to enjoy London.


  • 25 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    The live commentary by the member of the crew was very informative and entertaining. I would recommend this cruise to everyone visiting London.


  • 25 Jan 2019

    They cancelled the trip I booked and told me to come back for another service which was full so I ended up not being able to take the cruise.


  • 23 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    The guide's dialogue was educating and funny, the food sould use an upgrade.


  • 23 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Nice trips along the Thames


  • 23 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Ãœbers Internet gekauft und am Schalter abgeholt, leider gibt es keinen separaten Schalter damit es schneller geht


  • 17 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    It's been years since I did a Thames cruise and it didn't disappoint, we went from Greenwich up to Westminster and saw all the sites on the way, it's a fun way for the kids to see the sights from TV in a relaxing and stress free environment.


  • 16 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great experience on a lovely sunny day!


  • 16 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Enjoyed the commentary! Had fun. Highly recommended


  • 15 Jan 2019

    As previous description of the trip. A greT disappointment to me and my grandchildren, previous trips have been first class, maybe it was a different company.


  • 15 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    City cruises accepted scans of our the tickets from our phones even though the site said we need to print them. This is both great (yay! we did not need to print them) and at the same time leaves room for improvement (why not tell people they don't need to bother printing the tickets and save them the headache - you are accepting PDFs anyway so let people know).


  • 15 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Very easy to book the service. Fast and erricient.


  • 14 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Lovely staff,clean and warm inside..


  • 14 Jan 2019

    ★★★

    Great commentary from the guys on board, cruise not worth the money though!


  • 14 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    We bought tickets online, everything went smooth.


  • 14 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Great commentary. Helpful and friendly staff and crew. Our second trip with you. Would love to do more


  • 14 Jan 2019

    ★★★

    The facilities were a little dirty


  • 14 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Ging allemaal lekker snel


  • 14 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Booked a 24hr Rover ticket & loved the experience. Hilarious commentary between London Eye & Tower of London, & recorded commentary between the Tower & Greenwich. Staff were great. Highly recommended


  • 12 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Friendly crew, good services and we loved the tongue in cheek commentary. Made our Daughter's first trip to London as she was amazed when the boat turned at Tower Bridge.


  • 12 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Fantastic views and really fun live commentary from the crew member, just bursting with sarcasm) always on the edge, but never beyond. We had a really good time. Greenwich is also a fantastic place. Absolutely worth spending at least a day there. Definitely buy a Rover ticket to go there in the morning and come back at night time to enjoy these marvelous views both in daylight and with all that night illumination on!


  • 11 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    It was quite enjoyable, but we could not hear the introduction of the sights along the river clearly.


  • 11 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Had lots of fun and worth the price!!!!


  • 10 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    Polite and efficient staff, clean boat which was in good order.


  • 09 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    We opted to do a river cruise on our first afternoon in London with our children (aged 8 and 5). It was fairly late in the day so we only had time to travel from Westminster to Tower Bridge and it was a great way to see the sights and wow them with some of London’s iconic landmarks. There was plenty of space on the top deck so we wrapped up and took it all in on with uninterrupted views. The onboard commentary was hilarious. Extremely entertaining as well as informative and was pitched perfectly for us to get the facts we wanted without boring the children. The chap who did the commentary really helped to make the trip memorable - very funny!


  • 09 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Excellent all round ******************


  • 09 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Highly recommended for sight seeing


  • 09 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Convenient online purchase.


  • 04 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    All the staff were helpful and caring as I was on crutches following surgery. Thank you


  • 04 Jan 2019

    Booked for New Years Eve, all roads leading to the departing pier were closed and they didn't bother to alert me beforehand and no other map software pointed this out to me when planning my journey. They refused to refund me, so I will be contacting my bank to force my money back. Rubbish service from a rubbish company.


  • 03 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Lovely relaxing cruise, friendly professional staff


  • 03 Jan 2019

    ★★★★

    It was very easy to buy the tickets online.


  • 03 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Удобно, понятно, просто.


  • 03 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    Excellent experience all round


  • 02 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    The atmosphere and the guide are the top


  • 02 Jan 2019

    I had purchased a ticket online for a 12:40pm leave time. When I arrived at 12:00pm I was directed to Queue for a cruise that left at 1:20pm since the 12:40pm cruise was already full...That 1:20pm time did not work for our schedule so we ended up leaving the queue and wasted our 20 GBP. If you buy a ticket for a specific time, they should ensure they don't oversell that time.


  • 02 Jan 2019

    ★★★★★

    We enjoyed cruises member were very friendly live comentry woz good remind me of cricket comentry 80s and 90s keep it up good wrk


  • 31 Dec 2018

    ★★★

    I had to cancel my trip at the last minute for a reason beyond my control. It is a shame I am not able to either get a refund or use my ticket towards a future journey.


  • 30 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

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  • 29 Dec 2018

    ★★★

    Audio description not working well. Lots of landmarks and buildings left with no description at all, staff friendly, toilets clean.


  • 29 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    Good and easy without any challenges.


  • 28 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    We highly recommend to take the whole boat tour from Westminster Pier to Greenwich as worth to see London atractions from different perspective.


  • 28 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    Simple and clear booking process. Really friendly staff at boarding. Pity Brexit will be stopping us getting such wonderful staff. Captain was a great entertainer too.


  • 28 Dec 2018

    ★★

    I’ve done this cruise many times before with friends and family but this is the first time that there was no commentary. What’s the point of a sightseeing cruise if there’s no one to tell you about what you’re seeing? I had to fill in as best I could for my party and others around us who listened in.


  • 27 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    Comodo, veloce, conveniente e sicuro


  • 19 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    Fácil de comprar y bien explicado todo el proceso en la página web


  • 18 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    The cruise was very pleasant but the quality of the recorded commentary was poor. It explained the history of London and interesting facts but crucial information was lost . It became an irritant and it would have been better not to have had it running. Or better still, a real person commentating.


  • 18 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    Very nice and organised trip. Amazing service. However, it stopped for too long at Westminster got a little bit bored. On the way back the announcement or history telling was wayy toooo loud. Other than that was an amazing trip and would definetly go again


  • 18 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent trip commentary


  • 18 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    Nice people and quite professional


  • 14 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    I’ve chosen this cruise provider for the second tone as I love the security guy’s touring: rich historical info proved, in a clear, easy to follow and digest way, with fantastic sense of humor! Simply killing two birds with one stone: you see the beauties of London accompanied by awesome commenting!


  • 14 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    The outward cruise from Westminster pier was in a very basic boat that was draughty and had very uncomfortable old wooden seats; we noticed that there was no safety talk and the commentary was also almost inaudible (we pointed this out to the staff when we disembarked and they were unaware of this problem). The return from Greenwich pier was in a totally different boat & quite luxurious - comfortable seats, tables, warm and with an audible commentary including the safety talk..


  • 14 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    very nice. absolutely recommend


  • 13 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    TUTTO MOLTO SODDISFACENTE


  • 13 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    Prices slightly high for us to give 5 stars


  • 13 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    we had a good time, but turned up late so didn't get the best out of it


  • 13 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    Great witty commentary and good, timely service.


  • 10 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    it was fine> :) nothing crazy, but did the job


  • 05 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    See London from the Thames


  • 05 Dec 2018

    ★★★

    No sound. Average cruise. No safety announcements.


  • 05 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    My two sisters in their 60s, my niece 38 and myself had a great time on the cruise, a very well spent £12.75, we had great weather for November so we were able to sit on the upper deck. The member of staff who did the tour was very funny, kept us interested, I've done this cruise twice and both times learned something new, I love being a tourist in my own city, and I will be booking again to go with other family members. We did the single journey.


  • 04 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    Good value for money. got a half price deal


  • 04 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    A great evening trip along the Thames - 32 school kids and 4 teachers. Will definitely do it again.


  • 04 Dec 2018

    ★★★★

    Det var meget nemt at bestille billetter på City Cruise hjemmeside


  • 04 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent and entertaining crew


  • 03 Dec 2018

    ★★★★★

    Good value for money, friendly informative commentary from crew member. Thought I knew London, but still learnt a couple of new facts! Would recommend.


  • 29 Nov 2018

    ★★

    Beautiful views of the river but we were stuck at Tower mooring for over half an hour with no information at all. People who stood up were simply told to sit down. Only when we were all told to get off were we told that the electrics had failed and so there was no P.A. system. That does not excuse the lack of information - they could have just shouted an explanation for the delays. I understand that things can go wrong, but the lack of information was appalling. Rather than wait for another boat we got the tube home!


  • 28 Nov 2018

    ★★

    Despite there being audio sets advertised throughout the boat they were 'unavailable'. The pa system wasn't the best and we didn't get a live (and informative) commentary until less than halfway through the return journey.

 

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.