Glide by some of London’s must-see landmarks on a sightseeing cruise from Westminster to Greenwich on the Thames River. Step aboard your comfortable cruise boat at Westminster Pier and listen to the entertaining live commentary as you pass sights such as Shakespeare’s Globe, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London. Drink in the views from the open or indoor deck, and at Greenwich, step ashore to visit attractions (own expense) such as the Cutty Sark or National Maritime Museum. Upgrade to include a return cruise back to Westminster.
Cruise from Westminster to St Katharine's on a 1-hour circle cruise in London. Choose to disembark at any of the stops, including St Katharine's Pier, Bankside Pier, Festival Pier and Embankment Pier, to visit the landmarks in central London. While on the boat, listen to live audio commentary by your captain about the sights you pass and London's rich history. Departures every 30 minutes from Westminster Pier between 11am and 6pm.
Have only a short stay in London? See more of the city’s landmarks in less time—and enjoy a memorable way to travel—on a Thames river cruise. Pick from numerous daily departure times, and head to the London Eye Pier near the famous Lastminute.com London Eye, where you’ll hop aboard your vessel. As you cruise along the river, glimpse monuments ranging from St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Tate Modern to Big Ben and the Tower of London. Live commentary is included (as are audio guides in eight additional languages).
While in London, combine an iconic British tradition with a unique sightseeing excursion on an afternoon tea cruise. Spend a luxurious time enjoying a unique dining experience with family and friends on the Thames River. As you cruise from Tower Pier to Westminster, indulge in tea, freshly prepared cakes, and sandwiches, and view London’s great landmarks including the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral, and the London Eye.
Discover a brand-new perspective on London’s landmarks—and enjoy a relaxing way to explore—on this Thames River boat tour. Pick from multiple one-way itineraries, depending on your preferred start and end points, and hop aboard the upper decks or within the cozy salons. You’ll spy highlights like Tower Bridge, the London Eye, Big Ben, and much more, and will learn more from the accompanying commentary.
Partake in a unique sightseeing excursion on this delightful lunch cruise along the Thames River. See the best of London’s riverside attractions on a cruise from Tower Pier to Westminster. Stroll the deck, savor a delectable 2-course meal, and admire great views of the London Eye, the Tower of London and more. An onboard bar offers additional drink options for spicing up your afternoon (own expense).
Enjoy a memorable evening of food, wine, and entertainment on this showboat dinner cruise on the Thames River in London. Feast on a 4-course dinner aboard your sightseeing boat as you sail past London attractions such as the Tower of London, the London Eye, and Tower Bridge, all illuminated at night. While you eat and admire the sights, background music will be played during the cruise instead of live entertainment, and, if you wish, take to the dance floor.
During your time in London, avoid crowded underground trains and traffic jams with an Emirates Air Line cable car and Thames River cruise ticket. Ideal for families, this package allows you to cruise around the capital with a full-day River Roamer ticket, passing iconic landmarks such as the London Eye, Big Ben, and Tower Bridge. Then, enjoy panoramic vistas during a ride on the Emirates Air Line: plus, you’ll receive a souvenir in-flight guide and gain entry to the Emirate Aviation Experience.
Hop aboard a vintage double-decker bus for a comfortable sightseeing bus tour through London! On this fun-filled excursion, see main attractions like Big Ben and the Tower of London, take a Thames River cruise past Westminster and the London Eye, and watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. Upgrade to include lunch at a traditional British pub.
Let your adrenaline levels go through the roof during a white-knuckle ride on the Thames River. Climb aboard a modern RIB (rigid-inflatable-boat) and satisfy an appetite for adventure as you soar past iconic landmarks like Big Ben, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the London Eye. Enrich your knowledge of English history as you listen to illuminating onboard commentary, and experience the exhilaration of super-fast speeds up to 35 miles (56 km). Enjoy an intimate atmosphere on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
Many of London’s top attractions lie along the Thames River. This boat tour cruises by most of them and includes a London Eye ride to see them from above. Get to know the city’s beating heart and great contrasts as you pass historic sites such as Big Ben, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the Tower of London as well as contemporary landmarks like the Tate Modern and Millennium Bridge. Then, ride the Lastminute.com London Eye for sweeping views of the city.
Discover the regal residences and rich royal history of London on a sightseeing tour and Thames River cruise. With an accomplished guide, travel by luxury coach through the capital’s most opulent areas to see majestic landmarks like Big Ben and Kensington Palace. Gaze at a traditional Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace and then climb aboard a boat for a tranquil cruise on the River Thames. Glide past iconic sights like the London Eye and the Tower of London and enjoy illuminating commentary as you sail.
Give your feet a rest and go sightseeing from the water with this scenic cruise on the River Thames. The perfect way to access photo opportunities of top London sights—the boat rides past the Houses of Parliament, St Paul’s Cathedral, and The Shard—with live commentary from a private guide along the way to make sure you don’t miss anything.
Discover the heart and soul of London on a walking tour combined with a cruise on the River Thames! See the Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, London Eye and more. Extended option: see Buckingham Palace (exterior only) and learn about the royal history.
3-hour: 2,5-hour Walking Tour & Cruise
This option includes tickets for a 30-minute cruise and a 2,5-hour walking tour of London. See the Trafalgar Square, Admiralty Arch, Westminster Palace, Big Ben and more.
4-hour: 3,5-hour Walking Tour & Cruise
This option includes tickets for a 30-minute cruise and a 2,5-hour walking tour of London. See the Trafalgar Square, Admiralty Arch, Big Ben, St James Park, Buckingham Palace and more.
Follow a 5-Star Local Guide through the streets of Westminster, London and see the city like never before. Discover the past, present and the future of London. On this original tour you can explore the capital on foot and enjoy a relaxing cruise on the River Thames. Let us take you on an adventure!
Admire London’s sights and landmarks from the water as you travel along the River Thames by boat. With this hop-on hop-off sightseeing boat ticket, travel between Greenwich, the Tower of London, the London Eye, and Westminster; listen to the guided commentary while onboard, then jump off at any of the four piers to take in the sights.
Take in the highlights of London and Greenwich with a private guide and convenient pickup from your central London hotel. Hop aboard for a scenic sightseeing cruise from Westminster Pier to Greenwich, passing iconic landmarks, including Big Ben, the London Eye, the Tower of London, and St Paul’s Cathedral. On arrival in Greenwich, jump off to visit the Greenwich foot tunnel, the Cutty Sark, Greenwich Market, and the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
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