Greenwich to St. Katharine Pier (via Thames Barrier)

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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)



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

Greenwich Pier to St. Katharine Pier (via the Thames Flood 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 Services

Thames River Sightseeing operate regular cruises between Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier & Greenwich Pier. Between April-October Thames River Services also operate extra services with five sailings continuing downriver to the Thames Flood Barrier each day.

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:, or call: 0207 936 4097.

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