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River Red Rover: Thames Hop-On, Hop-Off Cruise

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    • Adult (16+)
    • Child (3-15)
    • Infant (0-2)
from US$ 23.77 per person pp
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Key Highlights

  • See London's most iconic monuments while sailing along its equally iconic river
  • Create your own experience with flexibility to hop and off as you like
  • Choose from 24 or 72-hour ticket, whichever suits your schedule
  • Feast your eyes on the spectacular London skyline, from the Tower of London to The Shard
  • Audio commentary in multiple languages available on-board
  • Upgrade your tickets to include access to famous London attractions and tours
  • Overview

    COVID-19 update: The cruises will not operate to/from Greenwich Pier and will depart only from Westminster, London Eye and Tower Pier until further notice. Please check the schedule on the day of your visit as it may change on a day to day basis. 

    The handy River Red Rover travel pass offers unlimited access to mesmerising travel along the River Thames. You can hop on and hop off at any one of the four piers: Westminster Pier, Waterloo (London Eye) Pier, Tower Pier and Greenwich Pier to visit the various attractions.

    You can hop on and off the cruise boats all day just as you like and if you get peckish along the way, you’ll find bars serving a range of hot and cold drinks and snacks on all boats. Between stops, you'll be treated to a guided commentary (available in seven languages).


    • Palace of Westminster
    • The London Eye
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Tower Bridge

    .... and more!

    Check the FULL SCHEDULE here

    Fancy an upgrade? You can add a ticket to many of London’s top attractions as well as must-do tours to your 24 hour pass, including: the Tower Bridge, Cutty Sark, Royal Observatory, Shakespeare’s Globe Tours, Kew Gardens, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Greenwich Day Explorer, Tower of London, Coca-Cola London Eye, Sea Life London, Shrek’s Adventure, The London Dungeon, The View from The Shard, and Madame Tussauds.

    About the Supplier: One of the biggest tour boat operators on the River Thames, City Cruises plc provides tourism and leisure passenger services to thousands of customers every year - with routes crossing through the heart of London between Westminster and the Tower of London, then under Tower Bridge and down the river to Greenwich.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Tickets are valid for 24 or 72 hours according to option chosen

    Start time

    Cruises run between 10am and 7:30pm, every 40 minutes

    Meeting Point

    Make your way to any of the four stops: Westminster Pier, Waterloo (London Eye) Pier, Tower Pier or Greenwich Pier.

    Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 24 or 72 hours hop-on hop-off cruise ticket (according to option chosen)
    • Audio commentary in English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Mandarin and Japanese on cruise
    • Tickets to top London attractions - if option selected at the time of booking


    • Food and drinks
    • Entrances
  • Please note

    COVID-19 update: The cruises will not operate to/from Greenwich Pier and will depart only from Westminster, London Eye and Tower Pier until further notice. Please check the schedule on the day of your visit as it may change on a day to day basis.

    Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this).  At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Please understand that the sailing time may change based on tide levels and river traffic, please check with the staff on the day of the cruise - especially if you are planning to catch the last cruise of the day.

    Days are based on calendar days. 72 hours passes must be used on consecutive days.

    Closest tube stations to start points are given below:

    • Westminster Pier: Westminster Tube (Jubilee and District Lines)
    • Waterloo: Waterloo Tube (Jubilee, Northern, Bakerloo Lines)
    • Tower Pier: Tower Hill Tube (District Line & DLR)
    • Greenwich Pier: North Greenwich Tube (Jubilee Line)

    Unfortunately, this tour is not suitable for those with mobility problems.

    Coaches will not be able to cross Westminster Bridge so an alternative route will need to be considered if you any of your groups intend to be dropped off in the Westminster area.

    Additional info

    On all boats, you’ll find bars serving a range of hot and cold drinks and snacks. You’ll also find that all boats offer full toilet facilities. All the boats have inside seating and are fully heated. They offer open space areas with great views. Many have upper open decks offering an elevated view.

  • Customer Reviews
    • Live commentary was very good with humor!...

      Tommi Holmsten, Finland
    • Nice one day family tour

      We had a great fun with London river cruise. Easy to book and find the river piers. No one should be disappointed with Isango service. Great job guys!...

      Chik Razak, Sudan
    • Easy online booking process, great value for money, and the highlight was the on-board service. The tour guide was very engaging with the crowds, and we were all kept informed on...

      Doreen Kahangire, United Kingdom
    • It was an amazing cruise. The commentary on-board was enjoyable. you can explore a lot, as you can get down at various piers. Remember to exchange your voucher with tickets at the counter. it is very convenient and cheap to book because at the location the price of the tickets were higher.

      saumya jaiswar, India, 23/Jun/2019
    • Todo perfecto, el crucero muy bien. Lo aprovechamos para ir a Greenwich, que nos habían recomendado y francamente bien.

      Llegamos sobre las 10:00 de la mañana a Westminster Pier y en cinco minutos teníamos canjeados nuestro bono por los billetes definitivos.

      David Miguel, Spain, 03/Sep/2018
    • Staff were helpful the cruise was exelent staf were great and tge comentry they do was great as well as comical

      Richard haswell, United Kingdom, 29/Jul/2017

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