Avontuur IV Lord Mayor's Fireworks Cruises

 2-Hour Tour | 16:30 – 18:30
 Saturday 10th November 2018

Our Lord Mayor’s Firework Cruises will depart from Westminster Pier and travel down-river following the same route the Lord Mayor travelled during the morning river pageant. The cruise will stop near Waterloo & Blackfriars to watch a magnificent firework display over the River Thames, marking the end of the Lord Mayor’s Show and the start of a new mayoral year.

After the fireworks, we will continue down-river towards the Tower of London & Tower Bridge passing many of London’s famous landmarks. During the cruise our crew will provide a live commentary pointing out places of interest along the riverfront. After the cruise we will return to Westminster Pier to disembark.

Avontuur IV has a large open deck & a heated saloon. The main saloon is furnished with elegant tables and chairs and features large picture frame windows.

There is a fully licensed bar at the front of the saloon serving a wide range of beers, ciders, wines, spirits, soft drinks & snacks. The bar accepts cash and card (minimum spend on card is £5) and drinks can be taken anywhere on board the vessel. Toilet facilities are located at the back of the saloon.

Avontuur IV boasts an enormous top deck providing excellent views of the London skyline and firework display.

This year’s Lord Mayor’s show will be the 803rd and will take place on Saturday 10th November 2018. The spectacle begins with a morning river pageant where the new Lord Mayor will travel from the City of Westminster to the City of London on-board the Queens Royal Barge, Gloriana.

After disembarking the Royal Barge, the Lord Mayor will travel to Mansion House to take part in the procession; a three-mile parade of more than 7000 people, 200 horses & 140 floats. The procession will travel to the Royal Courts of Justice in Aldwych where the new Lord Mayor will swear an oath of allegiance to the crown. At 1 PM the procession will set off again returning to Mansion House between 2 & 2.30 PM.

Ticket Prices

Adult | £20 (16-59 Years)

Senior | £16 (60+)

Child | £10 (6-15 Years)

Family Ticket | £50 (2 Adults & 2 Children)

Infant | £0 (All infants require a ticket.)

Tickets Include*

  • 2-hour circular sightseeing tour departing Westminster Pier.
  • A unique view of over 20 of London’s landmarks.
  • A river view of the magnificent Lord Mayor’s Firework display.
  • A live commentary provided by our knowledgeable crew.
  • A fully licensed bar (accepting cash & card*) & toilet facilities on-board.

Cruise Schedule*

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To Be Confirmed

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*Terms & Conditions

  • As this is a shared cruise seating is not reserved or guaranteed. Seating and tables are available on a first come, first serve basis.

  • Boarding, Departure & Return Times are ‘approximate’ times and cannot be guaranteed, times can be affected by weather, tides, high volumes of traffic on the river/piers & river closures issued by the Port Authority.

  • Any description of food and drink that will be available is an outline of what is usually available on-board during the event, the food & drink available is subject to change without prior notice. Should a product become unavailable we will endeavour to provide a suitable alternative.

  • We do not allow any drink to be brought aboard the boat. The crew are authorised to confiscate any alcohol that is found.

  • Our bars accept cash, card, contactless, Android Pay & Apple Pay. Unfortunately, we do not accept Cheque or American Express. While we cruise along the river our card machines may temporarily lose signal.

  • Any fireworks display described is not provided by Viscount Cruises, if a display is cancelled Viscount Cruises Ltd. hold no responsibility. Should a display be cancelled we will operate a “sightseeing cruise”. Any view of a display is subject to navigation restrictions enforced by the Port Authority.

  • Should the specified vessel become unavailable we will endeavour to provide an alternative. If an alternative is not available the cruise may be cancelled.