Sightseeing Trips & Tours

At Viscount Cruises we have a wide range of options for sightseeing on the River Thames in London. We operate a daily service with Thames River Services calling at Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier (for the Tower of London) & Greenwich Pier (for the Cutty Sark & Royal Museums Greenwich). Between April-October Thames River Services also operate cruises to the Thames Flood Barrier, the 2nd largest movable flood barrier in the world.

We also operate our popular 2-Hour Sunday Evening Cruise from Greenwich Pier. Sunday Evening Cruise operates every Sunday during May, June, July, August & September. Our Sunday Evening Cruise returns at the end of November for four weeks of London Christmas Cruises.

Our fleet of modern & traditional vessels are also available for private charters with a range of bar services & catering options. We can operate private sightseeing cruises from numerous piers on the River Thames including Westminster, Waterloo (London Eye), Tower Pier, Greenwich Pier & Barrier Gardens Pier (near the Thames Barrier Information Centre).

Thames River Services have been operating sightseeing tours on London’s River Thames for over 50 years. We cruise between Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier (for Tower of London) & Greenwich Pier throughout the year with extra sailings to the Thames Flood Barrier between April – October. The cruises take place on-board a fleet of modern & traditional vessels with indoor & outdoor seating. Departures are every 30-40 minutes

We have been operating our 2-Hour Sunday Evening Cruise for over 30 years, it’s London’s oldest evening cruise & departs from Greenwich Pier (by the Cutty Sark) every Sunday from May until September. Our evening cruises operate from 19:00 – 21:00 during May, June, July & August & 18:30 – 20:30 in September. The cruise travels upriver from the Royal Borough of Greenwich, passing Docklands & underneath Tower Bridge before cruising through the City of London & City of Westminster. We travel as far as time & tide allow before turning & cruising back to Greenwich.

Groups & Private Charters

All of our passenger boats are available for private charter for sightseeing tours and other events. Our Class V vessels, Avontuur IV & London Rose have heated interiors, spacious open decks and fully licensed bars serving alcoholic, soft & hot beverages.
Our executive launch, M.V Churchill can carry 12 passengers for more intimate charters & sightseeing tours.

We offer a 10% discount for groups of 10 or more passengers on our daytime sightseeing tours with Thames River Services & on our Sunday Evening Cruises.