Greenwich Pier to Tower Bridge Quay (St. Katharine Pier) (via Thames Barrier)

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Route: Greenwich Pier to Tower Bridge Quay (St. Katharine Pier) (via Thames Barrier)
Please Note: Due to the difficulties imposed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic we are unable to operate our cruises to the Thames Barrier during 2021. You can still join us for a cruise from Greenwich Pier to St. Katharine Pier.
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Please note that cruises to the Thames Flood Barrier only operate between April & October.

Cruise Highlights

  • A 90-Minute cruise from the Royal Borough of Greenwich to St. Katharine Pier via the Thames Flood Barrier. (Return Cruise: 2-Hours)
  • Cruise to the Thames Flood Barrier, the second largest movable flood defence in the world.
  • Cruise past more than 20 of London’s famous landmarks including the Old Royal Naval College, the O2, the Emirates Airline Cable Car, Canary Wharf & Docklands & Tower 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)

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Groups & Travel Trade

We offer group rates starting at -10% for groups of 10 or more passengers. Deductions are applied automatically at checkout.

Thames River Sightseeing Routes

*Please Note: We are currently operating a reduced timetable. We are not cruising from Festival Pier or Embankment Pier & our cruises to the Thames Barrier will return in April 2021.

Greenwich Pier to Tower Bridge Quay (St. Katharine Pier) (via the Thames Barrier)

Join us for a 90-Minute (Single) or 2-Hour (Return) cruise from Greenwich Pier to St. Katharine Pier via the Thames Flood Barrier. The cruise departs Greenwich Pier & cruises downriver past the O2 & Emirates Airline Cable Car before passing through the Thames Flood Barrier. After viewing the barrier the boat will return upriver with a brief stop at Greenwich Pier to disembark & embark passengers. After departing Greenwich Pier the boat will continue upriver past Canary Wharf, Docklands & through the Lower Pool of London before arriving at St. Katharine Pier by Tower Bridge.

The journey will take you past over 10 London landmarks including the O2, Emirates Airline Cable Car, the Thames Flood Barrier, the Old Royal Naval College, Queens House, Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, Canary Wharf & Tower Bridge.

* Passengers will be required to change boat to return to Greenwich Pier as the service continues further upriver, View Our Timetable for more information.

About Thames River Sightseeing

Thames River Sightseeing have been operating public cruises on the River Thames for over 50 years. Our current services call at six piers across London & operate a fleet of modern & traditional passenger boats. Our all weather boats have interior seating & open decks making them perfect for sightseeing or just transportation. We operate 361 days a year & operate extra services during the Summer.

Why Choose Thames River Sightseeing

  • Modern & traditional sightseeing boats with open decks, heated saloons & toilet facilities.
  • Regular departures: Currently every 60 minutes. Departures will be every 40 minutes from the 22nd May 2021.
  • Scenic cruises between Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, Bankside Pier, Tower Bridge Quay (St. Katharine Pier) & 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. (Returning in 2022)

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.

From Saturday 22nd May 2021 we will be operating 7-days a week calling at Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, Bankside Pier, Tower Bridge Quay (St. Katharine Pier) & Greenwich Pier. Unfortunately we are unable to offer our cruises to the Thames Barrier this year.

Piers on our Routes
Westminster Pier (Houses of Parliament)
Embankment Pier (Charing Cross, Villiers Street & Strand)
Festival Pier (Royal Festival Hall & South Bank Centre) (Services return on the 22nd May 2021)
Bankside Pier (Globe Theatre & Tate Modern)(Services return on the 22nd May 2021)
Tower Bridge Quay (St. Katharine Pier)
Greenwich Pier (Cutty Sark)

Terms & Conditions

* Thames River Sightseeing tickets are refundable until 48-Hours before the cruise date.  Refund requests made after this time are at the discretion of Viscount Cruises. Thames River Sightseeing 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: info@thamesriversightseeing.com, or call: 0207 936 4097.