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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...more
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Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I bought 2 adult 3 day passes for Red River Rover (which go up and down Thames from Westminster to Greenwich, stops at London Eye Pier & Tower Bridge). Through Groupon the tickets were £12 each, a big saving on £22 each at the ticket...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HelenHSurrey
Reviewed 4 days ago

Got a single ticket from Westminster pier to Greenwich (Cutty Sark) which was about £13 for an adult ticket. Boat has a roof with plenty of seating, or seating downstairs with big glass windows. The seats swivel so you can comfortably look forward or sideways,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lauraar232
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The cruise round the Thames river was great. It was very cold if on the upper deck open space. But there's where we can take great pictures.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hearty_dolphin
Reviewed 6 days ago

The seating was "theatre style" seats so there was little arm room - but the food was pretty good and the service was fine. Unfortunately our return journey was rather rushed since one of the guests had rather too much to drink and...……!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank An_Old_Burian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a 24hr ticket. Great price and service. The boat was clean and plenty of seats available. There is a bar on board, not too expensive. The crew provided the commentary on the journey to Westminster, very informative and funny. A great way to travel...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joneselgin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely afternoon cruising on the Thames river, thoroughly enjoyed by the whole family as we cruised gently along even in the cold.

Thank BenGenn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just wanted to say thank you for the wonderful Sail with Santa river cruise we had on 9th Dec. Everything about this was wonderful. The staff on board made it so special and magical for the children, Santa was superb (and so funny!) The boat...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 741joannes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 2 year old loved his first boat ride. The downstairs was nice and warm and the free commentary was funny. We went upstairs and it was pretty windy and as it was cold not a lot of people were upstairs so it wasn’t crowded....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Naz_Aadam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely ripped off paid over £75 for four of us to do whole cruise and booked hop on hop off just in case we wanted to get off. We booked on at 3.20. We were told once on board that it would only be going...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friend booked a river cruise by city cruises and were really surprised. The cruise had to last 45 min (at least we thought so) but we had a 2,5 hours adventure. We got into the boat at about 2.30 p.m., i.e. day-time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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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angie c
27 September 2018|
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Response from RossS981 | Reviewed this property |
City Cruises Greenwich stop is at the Cutty Sark.
11 August 2018|
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Response from Jan F | Reviewed this property |
Yes there was a very informative guide on our trip, but this is done on a voluntary basis so maybe not on all of them.
24 July 2018|
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Response from Genghini | Reviewed this property |
They have full facilities and easy access. The only stairs on board with steps are to reach the above open-air deck, for extra photos. However all passengers are seated downstairs.
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