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Board your boat at Westminster Pier and explore the open-air deck or indoor saloon as your cruise heads past the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. Enjoy a glass of wine and elegant canapés as you glide past the London Eye, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the Gherkin, the Tower of London and the 1,016-foot (310-meter) Shard.

You may want to purchase a drink from the onboard licensed bar as your tour continues east to Greenwich Pier, passing Canary Wharf and the sights of maritime Greenwich, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Finally, cruise back to Westminster Pier with plenty of time to hit the town or go for dinner.

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Overview

A River Thames cruise is a quintessentially London activity—and, in high season, it definitely pays to book ahead. Reserve in advance for this stylish evening cruise where you can savor sparkling wine and canapés as you travel past iconic sights like the Tower of London, Big Ben, and the London Eye to maritime Greenwich—and back.

Highlights
  • See the River Thames’ celebrated shoreline lit up against the twilight sky
  • Cruise past top attractions including Westminster and maritime Greenwich
  • Sip a glass of sparkling wine and savor elegant canapés
  • Enjoy live music from an onboard musician
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Disappointing

This was a really disappointing experience. the boat was so basic that while wiping bird poo off of the upsatairs seating my two sons decided that there was better entertainment available and disembarked. My husband and I and our younger son persevered and the only...More

1  Thank Belynda F
Reviewed 4 July 2018
Incredibly enjoyable night

I had this as a gift for christmas, I booked around 3 months in advance. The boat wasn't over crowded like a few others on the river. The music was brilliant and the canapes and entry drink were great. The drink prices on board were...More

Thank Sophieb95x
Reviewed 26 June 2018
Evening Thames Cruise

This cruise was a gift through Virgin Experience. We arrived as requested at Westminster Pier, many people mingling about, not really signed as to where to stand. Eventually a member of staff asked us which cruise, she then pointed us to a queue to join....More

1  Thank J M
Reviewed 9 May 2018
Great, apart from one important detail

My experience was very good. The weather was perfect and the singer that performs in the boat was very nice and had a great repertoire. The only problem (and it was a big one) was the food. I was very clear when I booked that...More

1  Thank Betina L
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile
Good evening

We attended the jazz cruise for my wife’s birthday and all in all it was very good apart from one thing. I paid extra for a window seat so we could see the views but because it cold air blowing out the vents to keep...More

1  Thank chris b
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