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Thames Hop-On Hop-Off River Cruise

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From USD

$24.9

Enjoy a different view with City Cruises! 

The best way to see London's sights and splendor is from the deck of a boat. With this hop-on hop-off pass you can cruise up and down the Thames, alighting at your leisure, for a whole day.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Bar, cafe and toilets are available onboard
- Wheelchair accessible

Description:

The Thames weaves its way through London, with history around every bend. Aboard the hop-on hop-off River Red Rover you'll cruise in comfort and style past London's world-famous landmarks. The boats have open upper decks for great sightseeing and comfortable lower saloons. Relax and enjoy the views, onboard commentary, light refreshments and full bar service as London's famous sights glide by.

The river cruise departs every 40 minutes from Westminster Pier, Waterloo Pier (near the London Eye), Tower Pier and Greenwich Pier (near the Cutty Sark). With just one ticket you may hop-on or off at any of the piers as often as you like throughout the day. The shortest trip between piers lasts approximately 20-30 minutes, while the full round trip takes approximately 2.5 hours.

Departure:

Departure point:

Cruise departs from all the following piers at different times throughout the day:

  • Westminster Pier
  • Waterloo Pier
  • Tower Pier
  • Greenwich Pier
Please note:
  • Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets at a City Cruises ticket office (located at Westminster, Tower and Greenwich piers) before participating in the activity. Customers can travel to/from London Eye pier after vouchers have been exchanged.

Departure time:

10:20am - 4:20pm from 01 April - 31 October 10:20am - 3:40pm from 01 November - 31 March

Cruise runs every 40 minutes. Last times shown are the latest embarkation times for the full round trip.

Duration:

1 day

Inclusions:

Exclusions:

Terms and Conditions:

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


Reviews:

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Helen W

Great way to see all the top London landmarks/attractions, had loads of great photos and live commentary very informative and at times funny would recommend

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Vivian

Very nice boat trip. Greenwich was worth visiting.

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Rosalie M

A great tour! Being able to hop-on and hop-off was great. I recommend doing this tour early in your trip so you can get an idea of the layout of London and the major sites.

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rl60mcclure

We would never miss an opportunity to take the Thames River Cruise! It is relaxing, it's a chance to rest your legs after busy London walking excursions, and it's absolutely wonderful to see the buildings and architecture along the water...fully explained by booklets with maps, and if lucky, an on-board narrator! The price is super affordable and because it is a hop-on Hop-off, you can customize it to your own timetable. There is a snack bar, so a little bag of munchies and cold drink or cup of tea make the cruise that much more enjoyable!

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Tracy C

Awesome! Great travelling at the end of October. Loved the commentary, found it humourous and anecdotal loved just moseying around Greenwich Village. Had lunch and hopped back on and got out at St. Pauls. Lovely day.

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PRADEEP V

Outstanding is a poor word to describe this cruise.
We had booked for this cruise while still at India, and the process of getting the vouchers exchanged for tickets and boarding the boat was pretty painless. The boat itself was a spotlessly clean and well kept craft. The commentary not the recorded one, but a live commentary was sardonic, with dry and self deprecating humor, and very very enjoyable. We did not do the hop-on-hop-off portions, opting to stay with the boat through the downstream run, and for a part of the upstream run. The history of the buildings, the waterfront pubs and quays, the bridges, and the amazingly built apartment blocks were entertaining and informative to learn about.
Highly recommended for anyone who wishes to see London from a different perspective

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Louis V

This river cruise, with the crew's commentary, was both enjoyable and informative. It provided a good general overview of the bridges and historic sites along the river with the convenience of our scheduling we had a 24 hour pass. It was a great introduction to London, for us!!

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Suzanne F

Loved the hop on hop off boat. Wish they stopped at more piers other than 4.

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David M

Tour is great, HOWEVER...Viator does NOT give you a ticket. You get a voucher for a ticket and have to wait in line with everyone else to get your day ticket. As I did not understand that, I waited twenty minutes in line and missed the boat and had to wait another 40 minutes for the next one.. No biggie, but I wish I knew

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Cupcakes

Great way to experience all the major sights. We used it to just view them firstly then when we decided what we wanted just jumped off.They ran frequently enough to not be waiting long for the next boat


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Thames Hop-On Hop-Off River Cruise
Overview:

Enjoy a different view with City Cruises! 

The best way to see London's sights and splendor is from the deck of a boat. With this hop-on hop-off pass you can cruise up and down the Thames, alighting at your leisure, for a whole day.

From USD

$24.9

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