Self catering accommodation on the water for the Henley Regatta 2012

The 10 most popular River tours in London


If you fancy avoiding the hustle of London then why not take a trip on one of the 10 most popular river tours in London:

Thames River Sightseeing Cruise

This is the best way to see the fabulous sights of this great city; you’ll travel in comfort and style past London’s world-famous landmarks. The boats have open upper decks for great sightseeing and comfortable lower saloons. Relax and enjoy the views, onboard commentary, light refreshments and a full bar service as London’s famous sights glide by.

Hop-on hop-off Thames River cruise

This flexible day cruise embarks every 40 minutes from four central London piers – Westminster Pier, Waterloo Pier (near the London Eye), Tower Pier and Greenwich Pier. You can board at your leisure and take a seat in the glass-encased saloon or on the open deck.

 London Eye and Thames River cruise

This fantastic sightseeing cruise departs throughout the day from the London Eye. Make your way to London Eye Pier and board the all-weather boat. You will listen to interesting live commentary as you glide past Westminster’s iconic Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.

London River Thames dinner cruise

Enjoy a superb evening of food, wine and entertainment on this 3-hour showboat dinner cruise on the Thames River in London. You will have a 4-course dinner while you eat and admire the sights and enjoy live entertainment from a cabaret singer.

50-minute high-speed cruise on the Thames River in London

This is indeed a 50 minute white-knuckle ride on the Thames River. You will climb aboard a modern RIB (rigid-inflatable-boat) and satisfy an appetite for adventure as you soar past London’s iconic landmarks. Please note there is a limit of 12 people.

Sightseeing cruise on London’s Thames River with afternoon tea

Combine an iconic British tradition with a unique sightseeing excursion on an afternoon tea cruise! Spend a luxurious 1.5 hours enjoying a unique dining experience with family and friends on the River Thames.

River Thames sightseeing cruise at sunset

Marvel at the enchantment of London at night with a two-hour evening cruise along the River Thames! You will see the city’s main attractions at dusk, including the Shard, Big Ben and the Cutty Sark ship.

Emirates Air Line cable car and Thames River cruise

Avoid crowded underground trains and traffic jams with this fantastic cruise which is ideal for families. You will cruise around the capital with a full-day River Roamer ticket, then, enjoy panoramic vistas during a ride on the Emirates Air Line.

Royal Observatory Greenwich and River Thames cruise combo

Why not combine admission to the Royal Observatory Greenwich with a sightseeing cruise on the River Thames. Step inside the astronomical observatory to stand on the Prime Meridian of the World then see major London landmarks with a hop-on, hop-off river cruise. Accommodation in London

Sunday lunch Jazz cruise

Enjoy a delicious 3 -course meal and be serenaded by live jazz on this relaxing 2.5-hour Sunday lunch cruise. Listen to fabulous jazz classics including easy listening, Dixieland and famous jazz numbers played by a band of acclaimed musicians.