Hop On Hop Off Thames River Cruise

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Your Experience

A scenic day touring London by boat, might be simple enough to describe your experience, but that does not do justice to what you’ll actually be experiencing. Relax and enjoy panoramic vistas of River Thames and its incredible banks as you go on sightseeing tour of London’s top riverside attractions.

What’s more, the sightseeing vessels feature a live commentary onboard which is fully equipped to handle multilingual commentary in six different languages. You can lounge on the open-deck or relax in the comfortable cabin indoors, and with either option your stunning views are guaranteed.

However, the standout of this ticket is the freedom it gives you to explore the city at your own place. With unlimited Hop-on Hop-off across select stations on Thames, you can take in the city’s riverside attractions one at a time, without having to worry about transport. Additionally, you can even indulge in the bar on board to add a certain sense of excitement and adventure to your day.

Top 5 Must-See Riverside Attractions

Tower of London: – Tower Pier/St.Katharine Pier
A historic castle located on the north bank of Thames, the Tower of London was built in 1078 AD by William the Conqueror. Steeped in the history of the British royal family, you’ll be able to view the Crown Jewels, Visit the Bloody Tower and learn secrets about London’s bloody royal past.

London Eye – Westminster Pier
London’s most recognizable site on the banks of the Thames, London Eye is a must-see attraction in the city. Known for its panoramic views of the cityscape with breathtaking sights of St. James Park, Buckingham Palace and more, the London Eye is the world’s highest observation wheel. Be sure to visit this on your tour of London!

Palace of Westminster – Westminster Pier
Famous for housing the House of Commons and House of Lords, the Palace of Westminster is one of the city’s most noteworthy buildings. Built in 1016 AD and then rebuilt in 1876 after a fire destroyed it, the Palace of Westminster is a dominating site which conquers London’s cityscape. A UNESCO World Heritage Site famous for housing famous frescos and stoneworks, this is a must-visit site in the city.

Shakespeare’s Globe: – Bankside Pier
A complex housing a reconstruction of the fabled Globe Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe is an attraction which oozes charm. Visit the reconstructed theatre on the Bankside and learn all about the art of staging a play. If you plan your visit right, you can even enjoy a themed afternoon tea at the venue.

Oxo Tower – Embankment Pier
A prominent tower on the south bank of River Thames, Oxo Tower is famous for its Art Deco design. Today the tower hosts a famous gallery known for its collection of photographs, design and architecture, along with a series of design, arts and crafts shops. A continuous riverside walkway passed in front of the building, linking it to Festival Hall, National Theatre, Tate Modern and Globe Theatre.

Highlights

  • Get unlimited Hop-On Hop-Off access between 4 piers in London
  • Enjoy panoramic views of London and its attractions including the Big Ben, London Eye, Houses of Parliament and more
  • Free onboard commentary available in six languages allowing to learn more about the city and its heritage
  • Cruise in the comfort of the inner saloon or the open-air deck
  • Freedom to plan your own itinerary in London.

Includes

  • Unlimited Hop-On Hop-Off cruise tickets
  • Audioguide (You will have to download the official app for the same)

FAQ

Know Before You Go

Ticket Variants
In the next step of the booking, you will be able to choose between a 24 and 72 hour time frame during which you will have unlimited use of the sightseeing service.

Hop-On Hop-Off Piers
The sightseeing service runs a full circle between Westminster Pier, London Eye Pier, Tower Pier (East and West) and Greenwich Pier; returning back to Westminster without any breaks.

Timings
The Hop-On Hop-Off Cruise service runs daily between 10 AM and 7:30 PM, with boats departing every 40 minutes.

Audio Guide
By downloading the official in:flow app on your mobile phone, you can turn your phone into an audioguide! The app uses GPS to follow your route and gives you incredible insight and facts about the river, stories about the iconic landmarks you’ll get to admire on your way, as well as promotions on dining and viewing attractions based on your current location!

You can download the Android app by clicking here.

You can download the iOS app by clicking here.

Boat Names
You can board any of the three boats listed ahead: Sapele, Mercuria and Sarah Kathleen.

Accessibility
All boats are accessible via a wheelchair.

Validity
Your Hop-On Hop-Off Cruise ticket is valid for the time frame selected in the next step of the booking.

Strict Cancellation Policy

This experience cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.

How To Use Your Ticket

You will receive an email with your Hop-on Hop-off Cruise ticket voucher shortly. Please take a print of this. We know it sucks, we’re trying to get this changed soon.

Boarding Point

After you’ve taken the print, you can proceed to any of the piers mentioned below and show your ticket and the ticketing kiosk. Exchange your printed voucher for the actual ticket at any time between 9 AM and 5 PM, and enjoy your Hop-on Hop-off Cruise experience.

Hop-On Hop-Off Station List

  • Westminster Pier
  • London Eye Pier
  • Tower Pier (East and West)
  • Greenwich Pier

Audio Guide
By downloading the official in:flow app on your mobile phone, you can turn your phone into an audioguide! The app uses GPS to follow your route and gives you incredible insight and facts about the river, stories about the iconic landmarks you’ll get to admire on your way, as well as promotions on dining and viewing attractions based on your current location!

You can download the Android app by clicking here.

You can download the iOS app by clicking here.

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