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London Vintage Double-Decker Bus Tour and Thames Cruise

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  • See the highlights of London on a traditional red double decker
  • Spot Big Ben, London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral and much more
  • A cruise on the Thames included
  • See the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace


If you choose the morning tour, a free pickup service is offered for several London hotels. If you opt for the afternoon tour, you need to make your own way to Victoria Coach Station, the tour departs from Gate 2.

Your three-hour sightseeing tour will take you through London on a genuine, fully restored double decker bus, and along the route you will see the most popular landmarks of the city including Big Ben, Houses of Parliament and London Eye. You will also see Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece, St. Paul’s Cathedral where Admirals Nelson and Wellington lie buried and where Princess Diana was married. Marvel at the impressive Tower of London, housing the spectacular Crown Jewels guarded by Beefeaters. A live English-speaking guide will accompany you throughout the tour and headsets are available in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Hindi and Russian.

Next you will embark on a cruise down River Thames, right past Shakespeare’s Globe, Cleopatra’s Needle and under the iconic London Bridge. See the city glide by from a whole new perspective as you relax on the comfortable seats.

After your cruise you will hop back on your bus and drive to Buckingham Palace, the official residence of Her Majesty the Queen. See the exciting Changing of the Guards, with soldiers dressed in their red tunics and busbies marching to military music.

Your tour ends near Victoria station, from where you can easily make your way back to your accommodation.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Morning Tour:
01 Nov - 31 Mar: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
01 Apr - 31 Oct: Daily
Afternoon Tour:
01 Nov - 31 Mar: Friday, Saturday & Sunday
01 Apr - 31 Oct: Daily


3.5 hours

Start time

Start time: Morning Tour: 8:15am
Afternoon Tour: 1:00pm
Duration: 3.5 hours

Meeting point

Morning Tour: If you opt for the Morning tour, a hotel pickup service is included from a selection of hotels.
Download the hotel list
Afternoon Tour: For the afternoon tour you need to make your way to Victoria Coach Station, the tour departs from Gate 2.

Ending point

Near Victoria station

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  • English-speaking guide
  • Audio headsets in 10 languages (French, German, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Hindi and Korean.)
  • Thames river cruise
  • Chance to see the Changing of the Guard (morning tour only)
  • Free hotel Pick-up from over 170 hotels (morning tour only)


  • Lunch/drinks

Please note

Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to departure to allow the tour to depart on time.

Please call the tour operator (phone number provided on this voucher) at least 24 hours prior to departure to re-confirm the departure point.

Changing of the Guards included only on the morning tour. On the afternoon tour, the group will stop at Buckingham Palace for photos.

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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