Boat Trips & Cruises

Thames River Services

Relax and enjoy your sightseeing tour of London from the comfort of our all-weather, fully heated boats on the River Thames. View some of the most iconic buildings and attractions in the world such as the Houses of Parliament, Shakespeare’s Globe, The London Eye, Tower of London, HMS Belfast and more from the open-air decks or panoramic windows.

Our onboard facilities include:
Commentary* in six different languages**
Cafe/bar serving hot and cold drinks and snacks .

With departures every 40 minutes (Winter) and 30 minutes (Summer) all of our boats are dog-friendly.

The 2FOR1 discount is valid on all standard adult tickets on departures from Westminster, St Katherine’s Pier (the Tower of London) and Greenwich.

*English, Spanish, French, Italian, German and Mandarin.
**You will need your smartphone and earphones.


Closed 24 – 26 December and 1 January.

Tour times may vary. Please check website for details.


Adult: £13.25

Phone Number

020 7930 4097

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2FOR1 Thames River Sightseeing

Get your 2FOR1 Thames River Sightseeing voucher for the best value entry for two! You can also save on your train travel if you book tickets 3+ days in advance with our Online Advance fare. Get from Southend to central London from just £11.55 return
per person. Plus, kids under 15 travel for £2 at weekends and during the school holidays.

What to expect at 2FOR1 Thames River Sightseeing

“Thames River Sightseeing has been in operation for over 50 years, making it one of the longest running Westminster to Greenwich river boat cruises. You’re in safe hands with crew members that are experienced boatmen – there are even some with family connections to the River Thames that go back for generations!

The boats depart every 40 minutes in the winter or every 30 minutes in the summer, but to be sure, check the timetable here. With four departure points, you have the choice to explore London as you see fit; the handy route map shows the path taken by the cruise. You can sightsee many of London’s famous tourist attractions from the safety of the all-weather, fully heated boats. Sit back and enjoy the entertaining live commentary from the crew members – you can also access multilingual commentary is available in six different languages through your smartphone.

In terms of facilities, there is a cafe/bar serving hot and cold drinks and snacks, and toilets are also available on board.

How to get to 2FOR1 Thames River Sightseeing

The Westminster pier is just under a 20 minute tube journey from our London terminus, Fenchurch Street, followed by a short 2 minute walk. For additional information and how to get to the other piers, refer to the Thames River Sightseeing journey planner.

How to get your 2FOR1 Thames River Sightseeing voucher

To get your 2FOR1 Thames River Sightseeing voucher, you’ll just need to click the purple “Claim” button at the top of this page, and follow the instructions on the Days Out Guide website you’ll be taken to.

To see our other 2FOR1 London deals, head to our 2FOR1 attractions page.

Posted on April 03 2019

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