Westminster to Greenwich Sightseeing Thames Cruise in London

London, England (1079)


Westminster to Greenwich Sightseeing Thames Cruise in London If you're looking for a scenic way to see London, consider taking a Thames cruise. Westminster to Greenwich Sightseeing offers a unique way to see the city from the river. The cruise departs from Westminster Pier and travels along the Thames to Greenwich, where you can explore the Royal Naval College and the Royal Observatory. You can also enjoy a variety of onboard activities, including a wine and cheese tasting.


Tour Duration: 60 min

Westminster to Greenwich Sightseeing Thames Cruise in London

Cruise from the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben all the way to Greenwich and discover London's historical sights along the way on this 1-hour Thames river sightseeing trip. With departures from Westminster Pier, live audio commentary, this is a perfect introduction to the city: upgrade for a round trip ticket.

What's included

Below are items that the provider has stated are included with Westminster to Greenwich Sightseeing Thames Cruise in London at no additional cost

  • Wi-FI audio commentary on your smartphone - English, Spanish, French, Italian, German and Mandarin
  • Live commentary on board

What's NOT included

Below are items that the tour provider of Westminster to Greenwich Sightseeing Thames Cruise in London has stated that may cost an additional fee if desired.

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Points Of Interest

  • minutes: The Houses of Parliament are the home of British democracy. The Elizabeth Tower that houses Big Ben is one of the most famous landmarks in London.
  • minutes: The London Eye is the world’s largest cantilevered observation wheel, offering wonderful views of London during its 30-minute rotation.
  • minutes: Built in 1951 for the Festival of Britain, the venue is host to many international concerts. The complex includes restaurants and bars with great views of the river.
  • minutes: Housed in the converted Bankside power station, the Tate Modern is a ‘family-friendly’ modern art gallery, with a free permanent collection as well as specialist exhibitions.
  • minutes: Built by Sir Christopher Wren after the Great Fire of London, St Paul’s is simply awe-inspiring. See amazing views from the dome, but be warned, it’s 530 steps to the top!
  • minutes: A replica of the original Globe Theatre with daily behind-the-scenes tours, and a summer season of Shakespeare’s plays as Elizabethan audiences would have seen them.
  • minutes: Explore the nine decks of this warship to discover what life was like onboard during the Second World War.
  • minutes: Explore a thousand years of history. Visit the Bloody Tower, see where royalty lived - and were executed - and marvel at the Crown Jewels.
  • minutes: An excellent example of Victorian engineering at its best. Find out how it works and see the Thames through the glass floors of the walkway in the Tower Bridge Experience.
  • 40 minutes: Visit Cutty Sark in Greenwich for an action-packed day out on one of the world's most famous ships. Meet figures from the ship’s past like Captain Woodget and the ship’s cook and hear their epic stories about life on board the fastest ship of her time. Take the helm at the ship's wheel, visit the crew's quarters, then relax with a coffee and a cake at the ship’s café. Cutty Sark is the world's sole surviving tea clipper and now an award-winning visitor attraction.
  • 60 minutes: Take a selfie at the historic Prime Meridian where east meets west and take your place at the centre of the world. Whilst you're at the top of the hill at the Royal Observatory be sure to enjoy the views of London and beautiful Greenwich Park, the perfect chance to point out landmarks to your kids. Visit the beautiful Flamsteed House, designed by Sir Christopher Wren and historic home to Britain's Astronomers Royal. Take a fascinating glimpse into the apartments where the Astronomers Royal and their families lived and worked in our new Observatory Life display. On top of Flamsteed House is one of the world’s earliest public time signals, the bright red Time Ball, which has been in operation since 1833. See it drop at 1pm every day!
  • 60 minutes: Overlooking the River Thames and home to one of London’s most iconic views, Greenwich Park is an amazing mix of 17th-century landscape, stunning gardens and a rich history that dates back to Roman times.
  • 60 minutes: The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich is one of the most spectacular and important baroque interiors in Europe.
  • 30 minutes: London's only historic market set in a World Heritage Site. Open 7 days a week 10am-5.30pm. Find street food, antiques, fashion, boutique shops and more.
  • 90 minutes: The National Maritime Museum – the largest of its kind in the world – sets out to illuminate the history of Britain's encounters with the sea.

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Toilets available on-board
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • The health and safety of our staff and customers has and will always be our number one priority. We are regularly cleaning each vessel to ensure the safety and comfort of our passengers and team members.