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Thames Clippers

Craig’s London blog> Read Craig’s review of the Thames Clippers  Check out my London blog for a full review.

Thames Clippers offer very fast and frequent departures between the London Eye Pier (for County Hall, Big Ben and Parliament), Embankment Pier (for Trafalgar Square), Blackfriars Pier, Bankside Pier (for Tate Modern), London Bridge Pier (for The Shard), Tower Millennium Pier (for the Tower of London and Tower Bridge), Canary Wharf Pier, Greenwich Pier (for the National Maritime Museum and Cutty Sark) and North Greenwich Pier (for the cable car and O2 Arena).

You can check out their full list of prices and timetables here: thamesclippers.com.

City Cruises

Craig’s London blog> Read Craig’s review of City Cruises  Check out my London blog for a full review, with more photos.

City Cruises operate the most popular tourist boats in London.

You can catch them at Westminster Pier (for Big Ben and Parliament), London Eye Pier, Tower Millennium Pier (for the Tower of London and Tower Bridge) and Greenwich Pier (for the National Maritime Museum and Cutty Sark).

Find out more at citycruises.com.

Thames River Services (TRS)

Craig’s London blog> Read Craig’s review of a TRS cruise  Check out my London blog for a full review, with more photos.

Thames River Services are practically identical to City Cruises—except they use smaller boats.

You can catch them at Westminster Pier (for Big Ben and Parliament), St. Katharine’s Pier (for the Tower of London and Tower Bridge) and Greenwich Pier (for the National Maritime Museum and Cutty Sark).

They also send boats farther up the river to the Thames Barrier (May-Oct only), although you can’t actually disembark there.

Their website is at thamesriverservices.co.uk.

Thames trips and cruises


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Where:TRS River Cruise, Westminster
Spend a leisurely afternoon on a TRS river cruise from Big Ben to Greenwich, and see some of the sights along the river.


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Where:City Cruises, Westminster
City Cruises offer one-way, return or all-day boat trips between Westminster and Greenwich, stopping off at Tower Bridge.


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Where:London Duck Tours, Waterloo
Enjoy an amazing amphibious adventure by both land and sea... with one of London Duck Tours sightseeing boats.


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Where:London Rib Voyages, Southbank
A London RIB Voyage is something you won't forget... you'll be speeding down the river underneath the capital's bridges.


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Where:Thames Clippers, London
Thames Clippers offer one-way, return or all-day trips along a 15-mile stretch of the river between Putney and Greenwich.


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Where:Bateaux London, London
Bateaux London offers you great cuisine and live entertainment onboard the boat, as it sails serenely down the Thames.


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Where:Jason’s Trip, Little Venice
Jason's Trip runs a beautiful painted 100-year old canal boat down the Regent's Canal, from Little Venice to Camden Lock.

 

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