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Flexible Ticket

River Thames Boat Cruise

Approximately 1 hours

From €25

A couple cruises under the Tower Bridge in London
Friends take a selfie in front of the Tower Bridge in London
A family points to London landmarks from a river cruise along the Thames with Big Ben and Parliament in the background
Friends pose for a photo with warm drinks in hand in front of the London Eye
Three girls admire the London cityscape from a boat on the Thames
The Tower of London
A couple poses for a photo in front of the London Eye
A couple enjoys the views of London from a boat on the River Thames

Overview

See London from the best vantage point; the River Thames.  Enjoy a cruise along this iconic waterway and see the sights of London like never before.

Secure your boat ticket now to be used at any point during your stay in London.  Our boats depart every 30-45 minutes depending on the season and your preferred departure pier.  Embark at any one of our four docks (Westminster Pier, London Eye Pier, Tower Pier, or Greenwich Pier) then sit back, relax, and enjoy the famous London landmarks as you cruise along the River Thames.

Tour Details

What’s Included
  • River Thames Cruise ticket
  • Live or recorded commentary
  • Onboard concessions available (cost not included)
  • Wheelchair access
Good to Know
  • Upon purchase, you will receive a QR code valid for your cruise.  You are welcome to use this code at any point during your stay in London
  • Cruises depart every 30-45 minutes
  • These are round-trip tickets, which allow you to disembark the boat, enjoy a few sights, and then return to the boat to cruise to another pier.  Your ticket is valid for 24 hours.
  • You may depart for you cruise from one of four piers: the Westminster Pier, the London Eye Pier, the Tower Pier, or the Greenwich Pier
  • Average cruising time from one pier to the other is 40 mins except from Westminster Pier to London Eye Pier which is about 10 minutes
  • Please note that although ticket times are listed, you can use your ticket at any time. Times are listed simply for inventory purposes.
  • All sales are final

Highlights

Two women have a conversation on a boat with the Tower of London in the background.
1The Tower of London
A family enjoys ice cream while on a River Thames Cruise with Big Ben in the background
2Big Ben
A couple poses for a photo in front of the London Eye
3The London Eye
A couple admires the London cityscape with the Shard in the background
4The Shard
A family poses for a photo in front of the Tower Bridge in London
5The Tower Bridge
A couple takes a selfie in front the Millennium Bridge in London while on a River Thames cruise
6Millennium Bridge
Two young girls look at London from the river with St. Paul's Cathedral in the background.
7St. Paul's Cathedral
A family admires Parliament and Big Ben from the River Thames in London
8Parliament
Friends enjoy champagne as the sunsets over the River Thames in London
9Stunning Skylines

Embarkment

You are welcome to embark from one of four piers:

The Westminster Pier

The London Eye Pier

The Tower Pier

The Greenwich Pier

Frequently Asked Questions

Have more questions? Check our Fat Tire Tours general FAQs or get in touch.

Questions About the River Thames Cruise in London

How long is the cruise?

It’s really up to you!  The shortest cruise can be just 10 minutes or you can opt to travel between the two most distant piers (Westminster & Greenwich) which is about a 1hr20 minute cruise.  Average cruise times between piers are 40 minutes, and our staff will be happy to help you get off at your preferred pier once on board.

What do the river cruise tickets include?

Your boat ticket grants you 24-hour access to use the boat as much as you’d like. The average cruising time is 40 minutes, except for the trip between Westminster Pier and London Eye Pier which is 10 minutes.  Once you board the ship, you can choose at which pier you would like to stop.  You can choose to do a round-trip cruise, or disembark to explore the area and then hop onto the next boat back. It’s totally up to you!

All boats come with concessions (available inside the boat but cost not included in ticket price), toilets, and either recorded or live commentary.

Which piers are included in the River Thames Cruise?

You can embark or disembark from four piers: the Westminster Pier, the London Eye Pier, the Tower Pier, or the Greenwich Pier.

How do I get my ticket?

Upon purchase you will receive an email with a QR code that you can use at any pier and at any time of day.  Simply present the QR code when embarking to enjoy your cruise!  Because your tickets will be sent to you immediately upon purchase, we unfortunately cannot offer refunds for this purchase.

What is your cancellation policy?

We unfortunately cannot offer refunds for any cruise purchases.  You will receive your ticket a few minutes after purchase (via email) and you can use your ticket at any point during your stay in London.  Should you not be able to use your cruise ticket during your stay, you can forward the ticketing information to a friend for future use.

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