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London: Westminster to Tower Bridge River Thames Cruise

London: Westminster to Tower Bridge River Thames Cruise

From US$ 14.63 per person

See the sights of London along the banks of the River Thames on a sightseeing cruise from Westminster Pier to Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, Bankside Pier, and Tower Bridge Quay.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 30 minutes - 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Get fantastic views from the open deck aboard each vessel
  • Listen to live audio commentary during the journey
  • Choose a 1-way trip to Tower Bridge Quay or opt for a round-trip cruise
Full description

Climb aboard a sightseeing boat at Westminster Pier and cruise through the heart of London, admiring the many sights along the River Thames along the way. Stop at Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, and Bankside Pier before arriving at Tower Bridge Quay. Catch sights of St. Paul's Cathedral, The Shard, Tate Modern, Globe Theatre, and much more en route. Choose a 1-way trip to Tower Bridge Quay or opt for a round-trip cruise and return to Westminster. Listen to the live audio commentary from your captain and make use of the state-of-the-art facilities onboard the boat.   Benefit from regular departures from Westminster Pier every hour along with ideal viewing opportunities from the open top deck of the modern "Sapele" and "Mercuria" vessels or the open deck of the traditional "Sarah Kathleen." Each vessel features a bar serving light refreshments to purchase.

  • Sightseeing cruise from Westminster to Tower Bridge Quay
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase on-board)
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 440 reviews

Review summary

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Choice of inside or out was great as rain started and stopped. The sights commentry was carried out by one of the crew on and "Amateur" basis was well done ansd enhanced the journey, but would have been expected on a sight seeing tour - so not sure why it wasnt done professionally

November 22, 2021

Michael was an amazing tour guide (although he did say he wasn’t official and just a member of the boat crew). He made everyone feel safe and added some great commentary along the ride. Would definitely book again as we go a great view of either side of the Thames!

September 25, 2021

Booking online was very easy and we were able to board without any queuing . We chose a round trip and wasn’t planning on getting off at all , but when we arrived at katherines dock we told we had to get off and wait half an hour for another boat to take us back to Westminster. Also , we understood that we could get off at embankment on our return which is incorrect. Hence , our further days plans were rushed. So the company needs to explain everything in more detail. Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed it and the commentary on the return journey was much better than the first part. Recommend to check before you board .

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August 21, 2021

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Product ID: 71499