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Thames River Sightseeing Cruise Ticket

Tour Description

Our 2-day hop-on hop-off Thames River Sightseeing ticket is the best way to explore London from the water – with unlimited river travel over two consecutive days to enjoy at your own pace.

Climb aboard our sightseeing tour at any of our locations and set on a journey of admiring famous landmarks such as St. Paul’s Cathedral, The Shard, the Tate Modern, the world-famous Globe Theatre, Tower Bridge, and more. During your 2-day hop-on hop-off tour, craft your adventure as you make stops at Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, Bankside Pier, and Greenwich Pier. During your tour, enjoy panoramic and uninterrupted views from our enclosed lower decks or open-air upper decks as you cruise along the River Thames. Experience a unique perspective, grab a beverage and snack from our fully licenced bars, and sit back as our local skippers provide entertaining information about London’s history and its famous sights.

Westminster Pier

Located next to the Houses of Parliament, it’s within a short walking distance of major tourist attractions such as Westminster Abbey and the Cabinet War Rooms north of the river, the London Aquarium, the London Dungeon, and more.

Tower Bridge (Butler's Wharf Pier)

Tower Bridge (Butler’s Wharf Pier) offers a memorable stop with its mix of heritage and modern charm. Once a busy trading hub, it’s now home to trendy restaurants, bars, and stylish apartments. Take a leisurely walk along the riverbank and enjoy stunning views of Tower Bridge and the city skyline. Don’t forget to visit the Tower Bridge Museum to learn about its fascinating history and across the bridge, you’ll find the famous Tower of London, home to the Crown Jewels. Just a short walk along the southern bank of the river, you can also visit the Second World War warship HMS Belfast, which is now a museum about life onboard during a conflict.

Embankment Pier

Embankment Pier is on the north side of the river near Charing Cross Station. It’s close to London landmarks such as Trafalgar Square where you’ll find Nelson’s Column, the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery, and a little further afield, the lively area of Covent Garden.

Greenwich Pier

See famous sights like Cutty Sark, Greenwich Market, the National Maritime Museum, the Old Royal Naval College, and Queen’s House, all in the same area.

Cruising With Us

Thames River Sightseeing is a family-owned company that has been providing guests with top-rated tours for over 50 years. Our elegant vessels feature open-air decks, enclosed lower decks, and fully licenced bars featuring a wide range of tasty snacks, drinks, and alcoholic beverages. As you cruise the River Thames, sit back and relax as our local skippers and crew provide you with an unparallelled London adventure. Our city knowledge, entertaining tales, and local perspective will help you create remarkable memories.


Can travellers disembark at Greenwich Pier and get a later boat back?

Yes. Always confirm with the ticket office or crew as to the time of the last boat.

The journey time from Westminster Pier out to Greenwich Pier is 1 hour.

Yes, we have fully licensed bars selling a wide range of tasty snacks and drinks, both non-alcoholic and alcoholic.

The top attractions and activities in Greenwich include the Cutty Sark, Greenwich Royal Observatory, and Greenwich Market. You can find more details on our Attractions page.





Image of the Great Bell of Big Ben, located at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London


The Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, known for its iconic presence and accurate timekeeping since 1859.