Group Rates & Travel Trade
At Viscount Cruises we have been operating sightseeing cruises and tours on the river Thames for over 30 years. From our regular service between Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier, Greenwich Pier & the Thames Barrier we have a cruise to suit everyone. We also provide a range of services and special rates tailored specifically for group organisers and tour operators.
Daytime Cruises with Thames River Services
A visit to London isn’t complete without a cruise on the River Thames. Thames River Sightseeing operate regular services from six piers on the River Thames including Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, Tower Bridge Quay (St. Katharine Pier) & Greenwich Pier. Thames River Sightseeing cruise 361 days a year & operate a fleet of all-weather vessels with spacious open decks perfect for the summer months & heated saloons with panoramic windows for the colder months. The vessels range from more traditional River Thames passenger boats (London Rose) to more modern vessels purposefully built for the River Thames (Thomas Doggett). A cruise between Westminster & Tower Bridge Quay takes just 30-40 minutes & passes numerous London landmarks including the New Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament), the London Eye, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, the Shard, London Bridge & Tower Bridge. Passengers can cruise further to the Royal Borough of Greenwich & the Thames Barrier passing the Cutty Sark, Old Royal Naval College, the Queens House, the O2 & the North Greenwich Cable Car.
Passengers can embark at Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, Bankside Pier, Tower Bridge Quay or Greenwich & take advantage of a range of ticketing options. Single tickets are suited for day trippers or passengers travelling in or out of London & return tickets allow passengers to disembark & explore before joining a return sailing later the same day. A 2 Day River Pass is the perfect option for anyone visiting London over multiple days. A River Pass allows unlimited travel on our services for just £19.50 per adult, a family River Pass is just £39.00 (for 2 Adults + 3 Children).
Between April & October Thames River Sightseeing operate cruises to the Thames Barrier, cruises to the Barrier are round trips & pass through the Thames Barrier twice before cruising back to Greenwich, Tower Bridge & Westminster. Pre-booked groups can embark or disembark at Barrier Gardens Pier to visit the Thames Barrier Information Centre & Café. A cruise to the Thames Barrier offers a unique perspective of the second largest movable flood defence in the world.
Thames River Sightseeing also offer excellent group rates & discounts which are perfect for families, tour companies or travel trade. Toilet facilities & a Multilingual Audio Guide are available on all sailings. The Multilingual Audio Guide is an informative commentary available through our onboard Wi-Fi in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish or Mandarin (Smart device & headphones are not provided, Read More).
Groups who wish to embark / disembark at Barrier Gardens Pier are required to book direct through Thames River Services.
Group discounts are applied automatically at the checkout in our online store. The Group Rates listed above are only available for tickets booked through our online store & are not available at our ticket offices.
Our popular Sunday Evening Cruises depart Greenwich Pier (near the Cutty Sark & Old Royal Naval College). The cruises travel up-river to central London passing beneath Tower Bridge & past a number of London’s famous landmarks before turning & cruising back to Greenwich.
The cruises take place on-board one of our Class V passenger boats with indoor & outdoor seating, heating, a fully licensed bar & toilet facilities. Discounted Group Rates for Evening Cruises are only available for our Sunday Evening Cruises & are not available for our Shared New Year’s Eve Boat Parties. The Group Rates listed above are only available for tickets booked through our online store & are not available at our ticket office at Greenwich Pier, we recommend booking tickets for our Sunday Evening Cruise online.