January 1, 2018 12:00 am Find our routes & piers online at: www.viscountcruises.com/thames-river-sightseeing

48 Hour Riverpass

A 2 Day River Pass allows unlimited travel on both Thames River Sightseeing routes & is perfect for exploring London by boat. Cruise between Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, Bankside Pier, St. Katharine Pier & Greenwich Pier. Between April – October you can also join us for a cruise to the Thames Flood Barrier (Blue Route Only).

About Thames River Services

Thames River Sightseeing have been operating cruises on the River Thames for over 50 years. All of our sightseeing vessels are operated by experienced crew & feature indoor seating, outdoor seating & open decks.

Why Choose Thames River Sightseeing

  • Modern & traditional sightseeing boats with open decks, heated saloons & toilet facilities.
  • Regular departures: Every 30-40 Minutes (Currently every 60 Minutes).
  • Scenic cruises between Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, St. Katharine Pier (Tower of London) & Greenwich  Pier passing more than 44 London landmarks.
  • Wi-Fi Audio Guide available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German & Mandarin. (Smart device & headphones are not provided, Read More)
  • Cruises to the Thames Flood Barrier. (Selected Dates: April-October)

Thames River Sightseeing Routes

We are currently operating one route calling at Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, St. Katharine Pier & Greenwich Pier. Departures from each pier are every hour. Our vessels are not calling at Festival Pier or Bankside Pier. Currently we are not cruising to the Thames Barrier. Click on the links below to explore the destinations on our route.

Westminster to Greenwich (Blue Route)
Westminster Pier (Houses of Parliament)
St. Katharine Pier (Tower of London)
Greenwich Pier (Cutty Sark)

Hop On Hop Off (Pink Route)
Westminster Pier (Houses of Parliament)
Embankment Pier (Charing Cross, Villiers Street & Strand)
Festival Pier (Royal Festival Hall & South Bank Centre) (No Services From Festival Pier)
Bankside Pier (Globe Theatre & Tate Modern)(No Services From Bankside Pier)
St. Katharine Pier (Tower Bridge & Tower of London)

About Circular Cruise Westminster

Circular Cruise Westminster operate regular cruises between Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, Bankside Pier & St. Katharine Pier. Passengers with a Thames River Services Riverpass can also travel with Circular Cruise, embarking & disembarking at the various piers along the route.


Circular Cruise departs Westminster Pier & cruises past the London Eye before calling at Embankment Pier (near Embankment Station & the Strand) & Festival Pier (behind Royal Festival Hall, the National Theatre & Southbank Centre). After departing Festival Pier the cruise continues downriver to Bankside Pier (in-front of the Tate Modern Art Gallery & Shakespeare’s Globe).

After departing Bankside Pier the cruise continues further down-river before passing beneath Tower Bridge & calling at St. Katharine Pier (for the Tower of London, Tower Bridge & St. Katharine Docks). After departing St. Katharine Pier the boat travels back up-river to Westminster.


Terms & Conditions

* Thames River Services tickets are non-refundable & can only be used on the date specified. Thames River Services can accept manual wheelchairs but due to the nature of the fleet we cannot accept electric wheelchairs. Some vessels are not step-free & will require passengers to use unassisted stairs when boarding. For more information about accessibility please email: boats@thamesriverservices.co.uk, or call: 0207 936 4097.