Thames River Cruises

From romantic dinners on the water to historical tours of local sites, Thames cruises have a lot to offer besides brilliant views. Find the perfect cruise for your London exploration.

Thames River Cruises

The River Thames runs through the heart of London, and a boat tour or cruise is a wonderful way to enjoy top-notch sightseeing and photo ops while quickly and easily traveling between key sights. Hop on by the London Eye and after cruising by Shakespeare’s Globe Theater and under Tower Bridge you’ll be at the Tower of London. Fast, fun and even furious if that’s your pace on the RIB speedboat tour along the Thames!

Our favorite Thames River cruises and tours are listed below with links to easily book the right way to explore London’s iconic river way. Click here for even more London Sightseeing Tours.


City Cruises Lunch & Dinner Cruises

Enjoy an unforgettable on-the-water dining experience with a lunch or dinner cruise along the Thames. Hop aboard during the day for a relaxing Lunch Cruise or enjoy an English tradition with the Afternoon Tea Cruise. In the evening, choose from the River Lights & Sundowner Cruise or the iincredibly entertaining Showboat cruise - a favorite with guests! En route, enjoy sumptuous dining while admiring the city’s top sites, including London Bridge, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Shakespeare’s Globe, the London Eye and more.

Book a Thames Lunch or Dinner Cruise


Bateaux London Dinner Cruise

Dine in style via the fabulous Bateaux London cruise, which features freshly prepared international cuisine and a backdrop of London’s iconic landmarks. Choose from the relaxed Sunday Lunch Jazz Cruise or elegant Dinner Cruise experience where you will be treated to live music, a mouth-watering à la carte or set menu and London views that are simply unforgettable.

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Thames Clippers - London River Ticket

See London from the river, with high-speed catamarans leaving every 20 minutes from central London piers. Hop off at landmarks such as Tate Britain, London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral, Shakespeare’s Globe, The Shard, the National Maritime Museum and The O2.  This ticket gives you two days of access to the Thames Clippers for unrivalled sightseeing to reach the best London attractions along River Thames.

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Thames RIB Experience

Fancy the James Bond experience of London? Zip down the Thames on a speed boat, complete with blasts of the 007 soundtrack. There is also a fun-filled commentary for you to enjoy as you speed at 50 knots towards Canary Wharf or the Thames Barrier. Hang on tight for a thrilling tour of London from the Thames!

Book your Thames RIB Experience


City Cruises River Red Rover

Spend a peaceful day on the Thames with City Cruises' River Red Rover ticket. Take a trip out to Greenwich in the morning to visit the Greenwich Observatory and Maritime museum. Hop back on a riverliner and cruise west to the Tower of London before completing your journey at Waterloo or Westminster.

Book your City Cruises Thames River Red Rover Tour

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