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London: Westminster to Greenwich River Thames Cruise

London: Westminster to Greenwich River Thames Cruise

Activity provider: Thames River Sightseeing
Likely to sell out Booked 141 times yesterday

From US$ 17.08 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 141 times yesterday

Take a 1-way or return cruise from Westminster to Greenwich and see the sights of London from the River Thames. Listen to informative audio commentary as you admire monuments like the Tower of London.

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Duration 1 - 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Audio guide included
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian
Wheelchair accessible


  • Get the best views of London on a river cruise from Westminster Pier to Greenwich
  • Enjoy panoramic views of London's landmarks from the open deck
  • Listen to live English commentary on board
  • Use the Wi-Fi audio guide available on your smartphone in 6 languages
Full description

Admire the views of London's most iconic sights with a cruise on the River Thames. Cruise to Greenwich to see London's historical sights from the River Thames. Journey past iconic sights such as the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge, and the Tate Modern.

Choose between either a one-way or round-trip journey, with skip-the-line entry, and avoid the queues at the ticket office as you go straight to board the boat. Listen to the live audio commentary as you enjoy the comfort of a modern but traditional vessel. Admire the pyramid structure of The Shard and see other monuments from London's historic waterway. Head to the open deck for panoramic views of London's landmarks.

Stop at Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, and Tower Bridge Quay before arriving at Greenwich Pier. Feel free to explore the charms of Greenwich on your own terms, and see sights such as Greenwich Market, the Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Park, and the Royal Observatory which are all within easy walking distance from the pier.

  • River Thames sightseeing tour from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier
  • Skip-the-line ticket
  • Live commentary in English
  • Audioguide commentary in 6 languages
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Meet at Westminster Pier, go directly to boarding points B and C, and join the queue to board the boat.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Exact cruise times may vary
  • To access the audioguide you'll need a smartphone. Wi-fi access is available onboard
  • A 1-way journey between Westminster Pier and Greenwich Pier takes approximately 1-hour
  • Children under 4 can join for free
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 4418 reviews

Review summary

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The ride was superb, with excellent commentary to highlight key features of the British Landscape. Who knew that the banks of the Thames was so rich with history. My only criticism is that they made us wait too long in the blazing sun until the boat was full before they started the journey. On hot days like the ones we are having, this time should be significantly reduced. Other than that, the experience was worth every penny.

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August 10, 2022

The weather was lovely, we sailed on time and the volunteer guide had a sense of humor. Made us laugh all the way ...... All key places were told to us and brief history on each was touched on. Didn't use the rest room ...so I can't talk about it. I enjoyed my ride.

August 9, 2022

Was such a great activity to do and loved it. I did this as a surprise for my partner and she loved it. Getting to the pier was very easy and got on at a later time than had booked but was absolutely fine. It does say you can get on at any time on that day.

August 4, 2022

Product ID: 71379