Circular Cruise Westminster
Circular Cruise Westminster operates a hop-on hop-off sightseeing service from Westminster Pier. Boats depart every 40 minutes for Embankment, Festival, Bankside and St Katharine’s Piers (for Tower of London), returning non-stop to Westminster. Daily 11am-3pm. Adult single £10, return £14; child single £5, return £ 7. www.circularcruise.london. Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, SW1A 2JH. T: 020-7936 2033. F8. Station: Westminster.
Daily guided sightseeing tours on the River Thames between Westminster, Waterloo, Tower and Greenwich piers. River Red Rover is an allday hop-on, hop-off sightseeing service. Thames Circular Cruise is a 50-minute sightseeing service from Tower Pier or Bankside Pier to Westminster and back. Please check for times and prices. www.citycruises.com. Westminster Pier, SW1A 2JH. T: 020-7740 0400. Departure points vary.
London Duck Tours
Ideal if you’re keen for an amphibious adventure. See London’s best-loved sights on land before a thrilling splashdown on the River Thames. Adult £26; child £18. www.londonducktours.co.uk. 55 York Rd, SE1 7NJ. T: 020-7928 3132. F8. Station: Waterloo.
London Eye River Cruise
Live commentary on a 40-minute sightseeing river cruise. From 19 Mar daily 10.45am-7.45pm. Adult £13.15; child £6.58. Discounted joint tickets with the London Eye available. www.londoneye.com. London Eye Pier, South Bank, SE1 7PB. T: 0871-781 3000. E8. Station: Waterloo.
MBNA Thames Clippers
The fastest and most frequent fleet on the river, with departures from major London piers every 20 minutes. The boats set off from 20 piers across the capital. Oyster cards valid. River Roamer hopon and off adult £16.30; child £8.15. www.thamesclippers.com. Departs various points along the River Thames. T: 020-7001 2200.
Thames River Services
This hop-on, hop-off service with live commentary departs from Westminster Pier and St Katharine’s every 30 minutes 10am- 4pm for Greenwich Piers and the Thames Barrier. Westminster to Greenwich adult single £12.50, return £16.50; child single £6.25, return £8.25 (35 per cent discount Mon-Fri). www.thamesriverservices.london. Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, SW1A 2JH. T: 020-7930 4097. F8. Station: Westminster.
Try the most extreme ride on the river. Departs from Westminster Pier. Wed-Sun noon-4pm. Adult from £39; child from £28. www.thamesjet.com. Various departure points. T: 020-7740 0400.