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Thames River Cruises Tickets

All aboard, the boat is about to leave! For London Boat trips are a journey taking you past London’s historical landmarks or crashing through the waves as you speed down the Thames. If you are looking for a different perspective of the city, then a boat cruise is perfect. If the mood takes you, then enjoy London under the lights with an evening of sightseeing and entertainment. Whichever cruise you take, seeing London by the river will always delight you.
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Our tips for Cruises

  • Think ahead. The weather in London can be unpredictable, so make sure you are prepared for all types of weather. Also, take layers that you can remove quickly and easily.
  • Get ready to snap away. Have that camera ready as you’ll have plenty of opportunities to take pictures of some of London’s most iconic sights. Actually, it’s the best way to see London, no, really!
  • Excuse me, please. London can be a crowded city, so what better way to get great views and not have to continually fight your way through the crowds?!
  • Make a combo. Combine your Thames River cruise with another London tour, explore the city by bike or check out the hop-on hop-off bus tour options.

Good to know

The 346-kilometer river - Thames starts in Gloucestershire and flows through the heart of London before it joins the North Sea. Over 70% of London’s drinking water comes from the River Thames. So, you can safely drink it!
There are over 200 bridges along the River Thames, including famous ones such as Tower Bridge and the Millennium Bridge. Did you know the river is tidal up to Teddington Lock? Look out for the beaches at low tide as you cruise past. You can walk the entire river along the Thames path. It’s only 186 miles (296km) and the longest river walk in Europe that would take you about 14 days to complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to book a London Boat tour or cruise?

    London is an all-year-round destination but be aware that during winter it can get cold. Check the weather before you take your boat trip.

  • Q: How do I get to the nearest or starting point of the London Cruise?

    Many people use the tube to get around. Check your starting point and head to the nearest station: For many trips, Westminster pier is the starting point.

  • Q: What are the top attractions I can expect to see on a Thames River cruise?

    On a Thames River Cruise, you can see attractions like Big Ben, the Tate Modern Museum, Shakespeare’s Globe, the Tower of London, and more for an amazing sightseeing experience.

  • Q: How far is the Thames river from the London City Center?

    Thames river lies about 47 km away from the City Center of London.

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