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Turk Launches

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Pleasant boat ride and nice for children

We (I and my spouse) took the boat for two stops from Hampton Court to Turks Pier Kingston with my... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dinj
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Jerusalem, Israel
Thumbs up it’s Thursday

Brilliant. Staff incredibly friendly. As it was the summer holidays Children go free on a Thursday... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
fran_clark2
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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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April to October, Turk Launches cruise along the most scenic stretch of the River Thames, capturing the history and beauty of Richmond, Kingston and Hampton Court. Their eye-catching fleet of five boats are each stylishly furnished, with a bar...more
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Town End Pier 68 High Street, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1HN, England
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+44 20 8546 2434
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I went on this boat for their evening trip, £27 each buys you a ticket for the evening - pick up is 8pm in Kingston and you're then trapped on this boat until midnight while it slowly cruises loops as far as Hampton Court and...More

Thank JudeSheridan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you are on this boat for a prty, there's obviously no getting off. Cramped and no where to sit if you want to go up on deck, and avoid obviously very noisy party below deck. Cold fish and chips collected half way through trip....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (I and my spouse) took the boat for two stops from Hampton Court to Turks Pier Kingston with my 3-year old grandson. It was a pleasant ride, the perfect amount of time for my grandson to enjoy looking at other boats and enjoy being...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant. Staff incredibly friendly. As it was the summer holidays Children go free on a Thursday. We got off at Hampton court and had a mooch around.

Thank fran_clark2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During the recent hot weather, I had the pleasure in joining friends for a wonderful day trip from Hampton Court, via Kingston, to Richmond. Everything was superb and we ALL enjoyed ourselves very much.

Thank mautner67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelled Hampton Court Palace to Kingston. Boat was very dated inside but we were only doing a short journey. Cost nearly £40 one way for the whole family which felt expensive. No commentary, very little interaction with passengers. Horrendous steps down into the boat then...More

Thank Kieron T
Turk L, General Manager at Turk Launches, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kieron, Sorry to read this. Can I please inquire as to the make up of your group? £40.00 for a family one way doesn't sound quite right. Hampton Court to Kingston one way for an adult is £7.00, and £5.00 for a child or...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband hired the Yarmouth Belle for my 50th birthday party. Staff were friendly and helpful and the whole event went very smoothly. We had a great evening with 80 guests and would really recommend them for a memorable occasion.

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We got in the boat at Hampton Court cruised down the river to Kingston where we changed boats to go to Richmond. Both boats were comfortable and had a bar on board where you are able to buy hot or cold drinks or even alcohol....More

Thank Scamp151
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We travelled from Richmond to Hampton court return had to change boat at Kingston what a lovery way to spend the afternoon and with a return fair only £11 Brilliant value for money

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We chose to travel by boat to the Hampton Court Flower Show which made a great start to the day. The crew were friendly and helpful, and the fare reasonable. The return journey was equally as pleasant.

Thank Westrest
Turk L, General Manager at Turk Launches, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Glad you enjoyed it :) See you next year!

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rachelwhite100
17 August 2017|
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Response from Turk L | Property representative |
Hi Rachel, Absolutely you can, as long as they are well behaved and on a lead! Enjoy the cruise, Nick
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CatsWhiskers_10
29 June 2017|
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Response from Turk L | Property representative |
Hello, Its less than a ten minute walk. If you head down the big high street (with Bentalls on it) all the way to the river. The pier is located behind John Lewis next to the car park. Feel free to call for more detailed... More
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xlb619
24 June 2017|
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Response from Turk L | Property representative |
Hi, If you'd like to contact us directly on 02085462434 we'd be more than happy to go through the details of the booking with you. We look forward to hearing from you soon, Turks
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