Thames River Cruise Including The View from The Shard

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in England

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Enjoy two of London’s top activities in one day with this Thames River cruise including The View from The Shard. Choose a sightseeing cruise lasting from 30 minutes to three hours and take to the water. Enjoy sweeping views over top London landmarks including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, the Oxo Tower, and St. Paul's Cathedral, and gain insight into centuries of British history. Then, hop off your boat near The Shard and gaze out over the rooftops from your vantage point high in the sky.
With your e-voucher to hand, head to your chosen starting point London to begin exploring. With a combined ticket for two of the city’s most popular attractions — a Thames River cruise and entrance to The View from the Shard — you’re free to take in the sights at your own pace.During your Thames River sightseeing cruise, hop-on and hop-off at any of four conveniently located piers — Greenwich Pier, London Eye Pier, Tower Pier, and Westminster Pier — and choose between trips lasting from 30 minutes to three hours. With departures every 30 minutes in all directions throughout the year, admire top London attractions such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, the Oxo Tower, Shakespeare's Globe, St. Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London from the waves. Alight at your leisure near The Shard and head to the top for panoramic city views. Cruises include a live or recorded commentary in English on the major riverside sites. Audio guides are available in Russian, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese (Mandarin), French, and German.

What’s included

  • Hop-on hop-off Thames River sightseeing tour

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks


  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Excellent value for money
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • All entrance fees included
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors