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Thames Hop-On Hop-Off River Cruise

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The best way to see London's sights and splendor is from the deck of a boat. With this hop-on hop-off pass you can cruise up and down the Thames, alighting at your leisure, for a whole day.
  • Explore London at leisure on a hop-on hop-off Thames River cruise 
  • Hop on or off at four piers along the banks of the Thames 
  • Disembark or embark near top London attractions
  • Listen to live commentary throughout the loop
  • Create a personalized sightseeing itinerary
What to Expect
Board your hop-on hop-off boat at one of the four piers located in central London. This day cruise departs regularly from Westminster Pier, Waterloo Pier, Tower Pier, and Greenwich Pier for your convenience. Once embarked, cruise past London landmarks such as the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Tower Bridge, the Royal Observatory, the London Eye, and Shakespeare's Globe while listening to comical commentary from an onboard guide. Hop off whenever an attraction captures your attention, or opt to remain onboard for the entire loop. This Thames River hop-on hop-off cruise is valid for 24 hours after your first use.
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Important Information
Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
Departure Time
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Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
  • 1 Day Pass, Hop-on hop-off river cruise
  • Live commentary onboard
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bar, cafe and toilets are available onboard
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Just been on a Thames city cruise. Thoroughly enjoyed the live commentary from jordan. First class. Boat was lively and clean too
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This is a great way to see the best of London at an affordable cost. It's up to you if you want to spend the money and the time to actually buy tickets for specific attractions and take the time to explore them in more detail. But at a minimum - you get access to terrific
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I purchased tickets to the hop-on, hop-off river cruise through the City Cruises website. My tickets indicated a timed entry but nowhere on the website does it say that boarding is done on a first come, first served basis. We showed up over a half hour early and were still not
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Response from CityCruises, Customer Service at Thames Hop-On Hop-Off River Cruise
Responded 1 week ago
Hi, we are really sorry to hear you had a disappointing experience. If you wish to discuss this further, please send your feedback to customercomments@citycruises.com. Thank you.
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From the time we got on the boat till the time we departed we were entertained buy a Young man I wish I could remember his name but he realy knew his stuff about all the building along the river,
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Took this cruise up to the Tower of London. Efficient operation and nice commentary along the way. Nice to sit up top and view the city. Good way to see the town from a different vantage point.
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