Westminster to Greenwich (via Thames Barrier)

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About the Cruise

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Please note that cruises to the Thames Flood Barrier only operate between April & October.

Cruise Highlights

  • A 2-Hour cruise from the City of Westminster to the Royal Borough of Greenwich via the Thames Flood Barrier. (Return Cruise: 3-Hours)
  • Cruise to the Thames Flood Barrier, the second largest movable flood defence in the world.
  • Cruise past more than 55 of London’s famous landmarks including the London Eye, Tower of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Shard & the O2.
  • Cruise beneath a number of London’s iconic bridges including Tower Bridge, London Bridge & The Millennium 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

Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier (via the Thames Flood Barrier)

Join us for a 2-Hour (Single) or 3-Hour (Return) trip from Westminster Pier to the Royal Borough of Greenwich via the Thames Flood Barrier. The cruise departs Westminster Pier & cruises downriver through the City of London & beneath Tower Bridge before travelling through Docklands & on to the Royal Borough of Greenwich. After a brief stop at Greenwich to disembark & embark passengers the boat continues downriver to the Thames Flood Barrier.

The journey will take you past over 50 London landmarks including the New Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament), the London Eye, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Shard, HMS Belfast, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, the O2, Emirates Airline Cable Car, the Thames Flood Barrier, the Old Royal Naval College & the Queens House at Greenwich.

* Passengers may be required to change boat to continue to the Thames Barrier, 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.