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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 today

Using the London Pass, took the City Cruise ships several times while in London. They are run-of-the-mill ships, which means ok but nothing special. A good, inexpensive way to enjoy river travel but I certainly would not make doing so with City Cruises a "destination"...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After my visit to the Tower of London, I found it perfect to take city cruises to the London Eye. We used our London passes and the overall trip was slow, yet one of the best ways to explore London. The weather was a bit...More

Thank Anna K
Reviewed yesterday

We boarded a City Cruise boat at the Westminster Pier and enjoyed our trip to Greenwich and then back after a stay. One of the crew gave running commentary down and back and injected humor into insightful information about the history of river and the...More

Thank Steven L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

02/09/18. A great experience. Purchased through a third party as a package obtaining the tickets was very easy from Westminster pier and the land staff were very helpful. The boat trip itself was very entertaining and a good level of humour was used in the...More

Thank howiepumpkin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were lucky to get on the boat that would capture the sunset. Extra assistance for those with mobility issues. Great view and Abby was full of stories and jokes

Thank julie c
Reviewed 3 days ago

Boats show their age and excessive use. Captain narrates as you cruise, with some old and tired jokes, but does point out a few things on each bank. It gets you from point a to b, but unless you can do it free with the...More

Thank Jose J
Reviewed 4 days ago

The trip was pleasant and reasonably priced. You should study the route to learn what you are seeing in advance, but this is a good value and a lot of fun.

Thank DrRichTours
Reviewed 4 days ago

i should have given my review since last month. Had a nice time on this cruise in August. The commentator was so good at giving information. Ted, not sure if I got his name right as he told me then. I will sure do this...More

Thank ganiatadeyemi
Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked the Rover, which is 24-hour hop-on-hop-off option. Really a great option if you're feeling energetic and want to pack in a lot of sightseeing in a 24-hour period, covering all important points between Westminster and Greenwich. The boats are nothing fancy but comfortable,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We got on at Westminster Pier and got off at Greenwich Pier 70 minutes later. Time just flew by with great views from the top deck. Great commentary, informative, funny and from a local. A bit tough if you don't understand the East End accent...More

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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
...More
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601avi
August 11, 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.
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eufcman
July 24, 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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July 6, 2018|
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Response from Barbi002 | Reviewed this property |
I think there’s commentary throughout in both directions.
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