River Cruises with Thames River Services

Westminster - St. Katharine Dock - Greenwich - Thames Barrier

Thames River Services operate regular cruises between Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier & Greenwich Pier. Between April-October Thames River Services also operate extra services with five sailings continuing downriver to the Thames Flood Barrier each day.

The service is formed by several modern but traditional vessels with indoor areas & open decks.

Sightseeing with Thames River Services

  • Modern & traditional sightseeing boats with open decks.
  • Regular departures: Every 30-40 Minutes
  • Scenic cruises between Westminster, Tower of London & Greenwich passing more than 44 London landmarks.
  • Wi-Fi Audio Guide available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German & Mandarin (Smart device & headphones are not provided, Read More)
  • Cruises to the Thames Flood Barrier (Selected Dates: April-October)

Choose by Ticket Type

Take a one-way cruise between Westminster, St. Katharine Pier, Greenwich or the Thames Flood Barrier*.

Take a cruise between Westminster, St. Katharine Pier, Greenwich or the Thames Flood Barrier* & return on a later sailing the same day.

Hop On / Hop Off at Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, Bankside Pier, St. Katharine Pier, Greenwich Pier & cruise through the Thames Flood Barrier*.

Choose by Pier

Cruise through the City of Westminster, City of London & Docklands before arriving in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Cruise through Docklands before arriving at the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Cruise upriver to St. Katharine Pier & Westminster Pier or take a 1-Hour round trip to the Thames Flood Barrier*.

* Cruises to the Thames Flood Barrier will only operate between 1st April 2019 – 28th October 2019 inclusive.

The last boat to the Thames Barrier departs Westminster Pier at 14:30, St. Katharine Pier at 14:50 & Greenwich Pier at 15:30.

The Thames Barrier Cruise is a 1-Hour round trip with no stops. Pre-booked groups can arrange to be dropped off or collected from Barrier Gardens Pier near the Thames Barrier Information Centre.

Piers & Stops

Westminster Pier is situated on the North shore next to Westminster Bridge & the Palace of Westminster. The pier sits directly opposite the London Eye & County Hall providing outstanding views from one of our party boats.

St. Katharine Pier is situated on the North shore next to Tower Bridge and near the Tower of London. St. Katharine Dock was constructed in 1837 by Thomas Telford and was popular with expensive cargo from around the world. Today St. Katharine’s is a haven for yachts with bars, restaurants and shops.

Greenwich Pier is located on the South shore of the River Thames in the heart of maritime Greenwich. The pier is situated closely to a number of landmarks including the Tea Clipper Cutty Sark, Old Royal Naval College, National Maritime Museum & the Queens House.

2019 Events & Cruises on London's River Thames

2019 Events & Cruises

We operate daily sightseeing tours & trips throughout the year. Trips include our Greenwich Sunday Evening Cruises & Firework Cruises for New Year’s Eve.

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February Half Term with Thames River Services & Viscount Cruises

February Half Term 2019

With dozens of landmarks just a short walk from each pier there’s plenty to do in London during Half Term. Below is a list of some of our top picks

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