Sightseeing Tours with Thames River Services
About Thames River Services
Thames River Services have been operating daily sightseeing tours since 1986, our current service operates between Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier (for Tower of London) & Greenwich Pier. During the summer months Thames River Services operate the only Thames Flood barrier tours on the Thames, departing Westminster, St Katharine & Greenwich Pier five times a day.
Our vessels M.V London Rose & M.V Avontuur IV operate on these services along with M.V Thomas Doggett (owned & operated by Thames River Services) and a collection of other modern & traditional vessels owned by our partners.
Trips & Prices
48 Hour Riverpass (Hop On & Off)
Unlimited travel for 48 hours between Greenwich, St. Katharine’s*, Westminster, Embankment*, Festival*, Bankside* & Thames Barrier Cruise*.
Adult: 48 Hour Riverpass: £18.75
Child: 48 Hour Riverpass: £12.00
Senior: 48 Hour Riverpass: £13.00
Student: 48 Hour Riverpass: £13.00
Family: 48 Hour Riverpass: £37.50
* Services to the Thames Flood Barrier operate between 26th March – 28th October inclusive. The last boat to the Thames Barrier departs Westminster Pier at 14:30, St. Katharine Pier at 14:50 & Greenwich Pier at 15:30. The Thames Barrier Cruise is a 1-Hour round trip. Pre-booked groups can arrange to be dropped off or collected from Barrier Gardens Pier.
Timetable | April - October
Peak Season | June, July & August
Timetable | November - March
Piers & Stops
St. Katharine Pier is situated on the North shore next to Tower Bridge and near the Tower of London. St. Katharine Dock was constructed in 1837 by Thomas Telford and was popular with expensive cargo from around the world. Today St. Katharine’s is a haven for yachts with bars, restaurants and shops.
Greenwich Pier is located on the South shore of the River Thames in the heart of maritime Greenwich. The pier is situated closely to a number of landmarks including the Tea Clipper Cutty Sark, Old Royal Naval College, National Maritime Museum & the Queens House.