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Thames River Services

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The original Westminster to Greenwich sightseeing tour, Thames River Services operates sightseeing trips from Westminster Pier and St Katharine's Pier to Greenwich and The Thames Flood Barrier. Our modern fleet of sightseeing vessels are equipped...more
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Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
+44 20 7930 4097
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been meaning to undertake a London Thames sightseeing tour for a number of years, so on a sunny November day, took the plunge so to speak. We opted for TRS as their boat was in at Westminster Pier and the price was good,...More

1  Thank Bob1949
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked to go from Westminster to Greenwich and it was a very pleasant experience. Nice to see some sights from the river. There was some commentary on the way which was very informative and nicely delivered with a few jokes as well. We stayed...More

Thank MrT16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great take. The ride is very nice, particularly if you do it on a nice day. The crew are very nice and offer some good commentary, even though they don't have to. It's just a great way to see quite a bit...More

Thank jim2424
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From J Boy of Derby Use an Oyster card it's cheaper this is a great way to see London from the river. Staff are polite and helpful, there is both covered outdoor seating and plenty of room inside if it's cold. Several stops from Westminster,...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We took the boat from North Greenwich all the way to Westminster and it was a fabulous way to see the city and such great value - loved it. We spent all our time on deck, couldn't take enough photos.

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Had a few hours to spare so I decided to make the trip from Westminster to Greenwich with some fellow overseas visitors and some locals. Commentary was not professional but very informative. learnt about all the dirt and hidden skeletons from a guy who I...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

We picked up the water taxi at Batersea power station and got off near the London Eye. You can use contactless payment for the journey. The staff were helpful and polite the seats inside were very comfortable and we had a window view. There were...More

Thank mark w
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

It was a gorgeous morning in London and I thought perfect for this. I've toured London many times but haven't cruised down the Thames in 30 years. Tube to Westminster and the pier is just across the street from the station. TRS gives a 30%...More

3  Thank Steve G
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This was my best experience in London on this occasion. Simple journey up to Grenwich and the Thames Barrier but the crew member was very informative. The first part up to London Bridge was spectacular due to the buildings but he brought the past history...More

1  Thank DLFD
Reviewed 15 September 2018

As my friend from Malaysia has not been on a river cruise to Greenwich, I decided to take him on thursday. It was a sunny day and we enjoyed the trip with a humorous commentary from the staff. Would recommend to anyone who has not...More

2  Thank pang42
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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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6 August 2018|
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Response from 406waynem | Reviewed this property |
As the times vary by day I would recommend checking with the website or with the office when you purchase. No need to book your return trip in advance.
16 August 2017|
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Response from Greg H | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can stay on the boat for a round trip, so no changes. It goes from Westminster to Greenwich and back. I'd recommend getting off at Greenwich though as there is lots to see there.
denise m
27 July 2017|
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Response from Rosemary L | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You have to get off the boat that takes you to Greenwich & take another one at the same pier to take you back