Westminster Pier to Tower Bridge Quay (St. Katharine Pier)

A scenic cruise from the City of Westminster to the Tower of London & Tower Bridge.

Cruise from Westminster Pier to Tower Bridge Quay (St. Katharine Pier) & explore the Tower of London & St. Katharine Dock in your own time. The Tower of London, Tower Bridge, St. Katharine Dock, HMS Belfast & the Monument to the Great Fire of London are just a short walk from Tower Bridge Quay. After your visit return to Westminster by boat or make your own way back to London via National Rail Services or London Underground.

*(Passengers may be required to change boat at Tower Bridge Quay to return to Westminster Pier)

Timetable

We operate regular services during the day & your tickets can be used on any sailing. Click the link below to check our timetable.

From 10th November – 23rd December 2022*

Westminster Pier to Tower Bridge Quay

Westminster Pier to Tower Bridge Quay 10:20, 11:00, 11:40, 12:20, 13:00, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00, 15:40


Tower Bridge Quay to Westminster Pier

Tower Bridge Quay to Greenwich Pier Timetable 12:00, 12:40, 13:20, 14:00, 14:40, 15:20, 16:00, 16:40


*All times are subject to change without notice. When possible we will announce a change to the timetable on our timetable page & on social media.

Please Note: Passengers may be required to change boat at Tower Bridge Quay to return to Westminster. Additionally we only call at Embankment Pier, Festival Pier & Bankside Pier on the journey downriver. On the journey upriver we cruise direct to Westminster Pier.

Tickets

Your ticket is an Open Ticket & can be used on any sailing on your chosen route & date.

With a Return Ticket passengers can disembark at Tower Bridge Quay & return to Westminster Pier on a later sailing. Don’t forget to check our return times online & with our pier team on the day.

Facilities

All of our cruises take place on-board spacious passenger boats with heated interiors & open decks. 

Onboard Café Bars are open on Saturdays & Sundays serving hot drinks, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks & light snacks. Some sailings between Monday & Friday may also have refreshments available. (Read More)

About the Cruise

Join us for a 40-Minute (Single) or 80-Minute (Return*) trip from Westminster Pier to Tower Bridge Quay (St. Katharine Pier). The cruise departs Westminster Pier & travels downriver through the City of Westminster & City of London before passing beneath Tower Bridge & arriving at Tower Bridge Quay.

During the cruise we pass beneath a number of London’s iconic bridges including the Millennium Bridge, London Bridge & Tower Bridge & pass more than 42 of London’s famous riverside landmarks including the London Eye, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Shard, HMS Belfast & the Tower of London.

After passing the Tower of London the cruise will continue beneath Tower Bridge before calling at Tower Bridge Quay (next to Tower Bridge & near the Tower of London) to disembark passembers.

* Please Note: Passengers with return tickets may be required to change boat to return to Westminster Pier, View Our Timetable for more information.

Cruise Highlights

  • A 30-40 minute cruise from the City of Westminster to Tower Bridge Quay by Tower Bridge & the Tower of London. (Return Cruise: 80-Minutes)
  • Cruise past more than 42 of London’s famous landmarks including the London Eye, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London & the Shard.
  • Cruise beneath a number of London’s iconic bridges including Tower Bridge, London Bridge & The Millennium Bridge.
  • Wi-Fi Audio Guide available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German & Mandarin. (Available on selected sailings, smart device & headphones are not provided, Read More)

Duration

Cruise Duration Single: 30-40 Minutes
Cruise Duration Return: 60-80 Minutes

Fares

Adult: Single: £11.50 / Return: £17.00

Child: Single: £7.50 / Return: £11.00

Senior: Single: £8.00 / Return: £12.00

Family (2 Adults + 3 Children): Single: £30.50 / Return: £42.00

Groups & Travel Trade

Thames River Sightseeing offer a 15% discount on groups of 15 or more passengers. The group discount is automatically applied. Click the link below to learn more about booking a group with us.

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