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City Cruises

Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
+44 20 7740 0400
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US$ 106.73*
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Thames Hop-On Hop-Off River Cruise
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Frequent sightseeing cruises on the River Thames through central London from and to Westminster, London Eye, Tower of London and Greenwich piers on modern, wheelchair-friendly boats. Commentary provided, refreshments and toilets available. One-way, return and all-day, hop-on/hop-off tickets available for adults and children, with special value family tickets for two adults and up to 3 children travelling together. Cruises operate every day of the year (except Christmas Day 25th December) from about 10am until 5-6pm with evening cruises in summer.
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Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
+44 20 7740 0400
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the cruise from the Tower Bridge Pier to Westminster Pier on a lovely late afternoon. The live commentary was very good and it was fortunate that we had a funny, entertaining guide who pointed out the main sights and provided some brief background....More

Thank atc25
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved this tour... we were pleasantly surprised by how great the guide was....turns out the members of the crew also take turns explaining the history and sharing stories about London...our guide was fantastic. We ended up in Greenwich and were so glad we did....More

Thank mommajopat
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If your looking for a different way to see the sights of London then a city cruise is well worth a visit. We got on the boat at the London eye and went all the way down the Thames to Greenwich pier. The boat was...More

1  Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Leaving and returning to Tower Pier, this spacious boat serves an excellent two course lunch and of course cruises the Thames in both directions with running commentary. Well recommended.

Thank sinatrafan552
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a fun morning with this company cruising up and down the Thames. The guides are really knowledgable and there are lots of sights you can see from the boat. We're glad we went.

Thank saw646
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on a City Cruises tour in July 2017 as a group of nine people. The weather was nice and warm - if it is rainy, this tour might obviously not have been quite as nice, but for a warm summer day, it is...More

Thank coming_home_ASB
Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here and used my tesco voucher which I had for £10.00 only to be told that they no longer use concessions so I had to pay the difference which was £6.75 instead of before when I only paid £2.75 also they no longer accept...More

Thank blondie079
Reviewed 5 days ago

Four of us arrived at the ticket desk, on a day when there no queues. We were asked whether we had contactless cards, Oyster cards or tube cards. We explained two of us had contactless cards and two had tube cards. The staff at the...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were in London for a day trip, as we awaited an evening flight back to Ireland from a regional airport. Having stepped off a cruise ship at 6am, we got the train to London to be met with very poor weather. Unfortunately, none of...More

Thank Declan Q
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I did the City Cruise on a Sunday night and it was lovely! Everything was well organized, we arrived by 730pm (we took the underground and exited Westminster which was a short 5 minute walk) and it promptly took off by 745pm....More

Thank Bru1nette
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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16 June 2017|
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Response from richard21_11 | Reviewed this property |
Long queues! For a 10h departure we were there at 0915 but the office did not open until 0930. Seemed to take a while for them to process each purchase so if you want to be on the first boat....Get there early!
Falguni P
25 May 2017|
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Response from Sonia B | Reviewed this property |
With a single you can only go one way to Greenwich with a return you can go to Greenwich and return later on the same day I am not entirely sure about what you get with the rover it should give you details on their web page
9 May 2017|
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Response from Romnan | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can get the HOHO option and extend it to an all day pass if you want. As I remember there are a number of stops that you can pick it all depends on how much walking you want to do