FREE With Your Original Tour Ticket

River Thames Sightseeing Cruise

Enjoy a complimentary hop-on, hop-off Thames river cruise worth up to £10 with every 24 hours and 48 hours ticket purchased.

24 hour ticket holders can cruise the Thames between Westminster Pier (next to “Big Ben”) and Tower Pier (next to the Tower of London).

48 hour ticket holders can cruise the Thames between Westminster Pier (next to “Big Ben”) and Tower Pier (next to the Tower of London), and will also enjoy an extended cruise to historic Greenwich where they can see the Royal Observatory, the Cutty Sark, the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich Park and the National Maritime Museum.

Once on board, listen to the commentary and enjoy the spectacular views of many attractions and sights including the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, the London Eye, Shakespeare’s Globe, the Houses of Parliament and "Big Ben".

As seen on TripAdvisor:
"We loved the option of the 
free river cruise which was superb! - Lynne W (26 September 2016)

"The free river cruise down the Thames was beautiful [...]" - Tanya I (2 September 2016)

"[...]The river cruise was the part we thought we wouldn't bother with but we decided to do it and we were so glad we did" - Jenny N (16 October 2015)

More information:

  • Cruise timetable
  • On arriving at Westminster Pier or Tower Pier, give your cruise ticket to City Cruises' staff
  • For subsequent journeys, simply show your valid Original Tour bus ticket