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Thames River Sightseeing Cruise Ticket

Tour Description

Travel from Greenwich to Westminster and enjoy beautiful views of London’s famous landmarks with our River Thames sightseeing cruise. Choose a one-way or round-trip cruise and enjoy uninterrupted views over riverside landmarks, including Westminster Palace, the London Eye, the National Theatre, the Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe, HMS Belfast, The Shard, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, and Canary Wharf. As you cruise along the River Thames, 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.

Greenwich Pier

Greenwich Pier is well-placed for tourists hoping to explore the maritime area of Greenwich. As soon as you exit the pier, you’ll be greeted with the sight of the Cutty Sark, one of the last of the great tea clippers to be built. At this stop, explore iconic spots like Greenwich Market, the National Maritime Museum, the Old Royal Naval College, and Queen’s House, all in the same area.

Westminster Pier

Westminster is the most popular starting point for people travelling on the Thames River Sightseeing boat service on the River Thames. Located next to the Houses of Parliament (also known as the Palace of Westminster), 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.

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’s 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.