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London River Thames Lunch Cruise

1. London River Thames Lunch Cruise

Enjoy a London lunch venue with a difference on this 105-minute cruise down the River Thames from Tower Pier. Delight in a delicious 2 course lunch, including tea or coffee, set against a backdrop of the most famous sights of London. Depart from Tower Pier, next to the historic Tower of London fortress and fairytale Tower Bridge. Sail past sights, such as the Houses of Parliament, London Eye, and the towering Shard pyramid at London Bridge. Feast on thyme, rosemary, and lemon roasted Chicken Supreme with creamy leek, tarragon, and mushroom sauce, served with Potato au Gratin, and seasonal vegetables; with cherry tomato and red onion confit; and a dessert of warm, dark chocolate fondant with berry compote and vanilla sauce.  Enjoy the bar services throughout, offering a wide choice of soft and alcoholic drinks, while an audio commentary will allow you to learn fascinating new facts about London as you cruise. The cruise ends at the original departure point.

London: River Thames Evening Cruise with Bubbly and Canapés

2. London: River Thames Evening Cruise with Bubbly and Canapés

As the sun goes down and the lights come on, see London's riverside landmarks at in the evening light as you cruise down the Thames River. Savor a glass of bubbly in one hand and canapés in the other, and experience the magic of the city from the river. During the cruise from Tower Millenium Pier, take in all the major sites of the city on the river, from the London Eye and Tower of London to the skyscrapers of Canary Wharf and the majesty of the fairytale Tower Bridge. Choose to absorb the scenery from the comfort of the main saloon or upstairs on the open-air panoramic deck. Enjoy listening to chill-out pop from live performers, too. The cruise ends at the original starting point.

London: River Thames Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Cruise

3. London: River Thames Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Cruise

Explore the River Thames as it weaves through the heart of London and discover fascinating history around every bend. Today, you can experience the splendor of this great city from the relaxed comfort of a modern, all-weather and wheelchair-friendly sightseeing boat. Informative commentary interlaced with colorful tales of the city's past will keep your mind engaged as you cruise down the Thames! Cruises depart frequently from Westminster Pier, Greenwich Pier, London Eye Pier, and Tower Pier, sailing every day of the year except Christmas Day. With a regular timetable, and evening cruises all summer, you can enjoy a full-day on the river in comfort. Hop on and off the boat as many times as you wish to explore sights such as the Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, Tower of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tate Modern, Borough Market, South Bank Centre, and the London Eye. Or grab a refreshment from the on-board bar and relax as you sail past Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Bridge, the Royal Festival Hall, Cleopatra's Needle, Somerset House, the Millennium Footbridge, Shakespeare's Globe, Monument, H.M.S.Belfast, and much more. During the festive season from December to January, all boats will be decorated and kids will get Christmas coloring sheet and pencils to keep them entertained while parents relax by sipping on a cup of mulled wine and a mince pie from our fully stocked bar. 'Tis the season to be jolly!

London: 40-Minute Ultimate Tower RIB Blast Speedboat Tour

4. London: 40-Minute Ultimate Tower RIB Blast Speedboat Tour

Feel like James Bond for the day as you experience London at high speed. Spend 40 minutes traveling along the River Thames from Tower Millennium Pier and see famous London sites including the Tower of London, Shard, City Hall, and HMS Belfast.  Sail under Tower Bridge to Canary Wharf and continue further along the River Thames right up to the Thames Barrier. Get the ultimate rollercoaster experience whilst James Bond theme music blasts from the onboard PA system.  When you return to Tower Millennium Pier after your experience, you will have the option to purchase souvenir photographs that your crew will take as a memory of being onboard.

London: 20-Minute Tower RIB Blast from Tower Pier

5. London: 20-Minute Tower RIB Blast from Tower Pier

Feel like James Bond for the day as you experience London at high speed. Spend 20 minutes traveling along the River Thames from Tower Millennium Pier and see famous London sites including the Tower of London, Shard, City Hall, and HMS Belfast.  Sail under Tower Bridge to Canary Wharf and continue further along the River Thames right up to the Sky-High views of Canary Wharf. Get the ultimate rollercoaster experience whilst James Bond theme music blasts from the onboard PA system.  When you return to Tower Millennium Pier after your experience, you will have the option to purchase souvenir photographs and videos that your crew will take as a memory of being onboard.

London: 40-Minute TOWER BEAST RIDE - Thames Speedboat Tour

6. London: 40-Minute TOWER BEAST RIDE - Thames Speedboat Tour

This roar-some new addition is an experience like never before. Blasting high speed to and from Tower Millennium pier, including screaming twists and turns with thrilling music all the way to the Thames Barrier and back. Prick your ears to the odd rumbling growl as you step into the belly of The Beast and see the smoke before the MIGHTY BEAST roars away on your Tower Beast ride. Commentary is minimal as the focus of this trip is the exhilaration, you’ll feel being blasted down river on this jet powered juggernaut propelled by two mega monster Rolls Royce Jets. The THAMES BEAST can hold up to 12 passengers plus four crew and is available for individual tickets or private hire.

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What people are saying about Tower Millennium Pier

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 3,364 reviews

This was a lot of fun and one of the most relaxing things we did on our trip. After you have finished your tea make sure you head to the upper deck to get some great pictures as you pass by the different sights. On the way back is when they highlight the different sights

Fantastic service and stunning views of our beautiful city from the river totally recommend this day

food lovley guy speaking was fantastic and learned a lot about London

Great views, helpful and nice staff, excellent food and tea

Brilliant experience and great service. Highly recommend.