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Cruises in London

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Are cruises in London a popular experience?

Thames River cruises are very popular in London because you get to glide under the Tower Bridge, view unique vantage points of the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, the Festival Hall, the Shard, Westminster Bridge, London Eye, Oxo Building, and St. Paul’s Cathedral amongst the many other iconic sights.

Where can I board a cruise in London?

You can board Thames River cruises in London at the following locations: 
  • Westminster Pier
  • Embankment Pier
  • Festival Pier
  • Bankside Pier
  • Tower Bridge Quay, and
  • Greenwich Pier

What are the different cruise options in London?

There are 4 Thames River cruise options: 
  • Thames Sightseeing Cruise: Take a scenic journey along the Thames River to see the iconic attraction from unique vantage spots on sightseeing cruises in London.
  • Thames Lunch Cruises: Feast on authentic European recipes with the backdrop of London’s most recognizable landmarks with lunch cruises in London.
  • Thames Dinner Cruises: Enjoy a romantic experience with your loved one with a delicious menu under London’s night sky as you sail by the towering landmarks on dinner cruises in London
  • Thames Hop-on-hop-off River Cruises: Explore the city at your own pace using a mix of hop-on-hop-off bus tours and Thames river cruises to get across popular landmarks. 

What can I see on a cruise in London?

Some of the most popular landmarks you will see while on a Thames River cruise are:

Are there meals served on cruises in London?

Yes, Thames dinner cruises are available during sunsets. You will be served authentic European 3-course delicacies for lunch, or a 4-course meal along with a cocktail for dinner while gazing at London's most iconic landmarks in the backdrop.

Are drinks served on cruises in London?

Yes, most Thames River cruises offer a glass of wine or a drink. However, most sightseeing cruises do not include drinks.

Is a lunch cruise better or a dinner cruise?

You can pick a 3-course Thames lunch cruise if you want to see the iconic sights in daylight or the 4-course 3-hour Thames Dinner cruise with a glass of cocktail under the stars for a more intimate experience.

Are there cruises during sunset in London?

Yes, Thames dinner cruises are available during sunsets. They usually tend to extend for longer than lunch cruises, offering a 4-course Mediterranean dinner menu along with a glass of ritzy cocktail on a luxury cruise while sailing across the shimmering lights of London's most famous attractions. You can also pick a dinner cruise with live entertainment for a more memorable experience.

Which are the best day/night cruises in London?

The best day cruises in London are: 
The best night cruises in London are: 
  • Thames River Jazz and Dinner Cruise — Feast on a lip-smacking 3-meal course while tapping your feet to the music of a live Jazz band under the London night sky while sailing on the Thames River.
  • Bateaux London Dinner Cruise On the Thames With Live Entertainment — On a Bateaux London dinner cruise on the Thames with live entertainment enjoy live entertainment music, a five-course set menu, and London’s nightscape while savoring a luxurious dinner cruise on the River Thames.
  • Bateaux London: Dinner Cruise on River Thames — Bask on the stunning views of London’s sunset while enjoying a delicious five-course dinner menu on a Bateaux London dinner cruise on River Thames.

When is the best time to take a cruise in London?

Summers (June-August) are considered the best time to take a Thames River Cruise. During other seasons, London's weather is usually unpredictable which leads to a high risk of cancellation of rides.

Do sightseeing cruises have guides or audioguides?

Only some sightseeing cruises include either a live tour guide or an audio guide but never both. Make sure you choose the cruise for the kind of guides you have a preference for.
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