Royal Observatory and Thames River Cruise in London

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people Adult From: $ 40.36 USD
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Royal Observatory and Thames River Cruise in London


Excursion Overview

Take to the waves and visit one of London’s top attractions in style with this Thames River cruise and Greenwich Royal Observatory visit. Hop-on and hop-off your river sightseeing cruise from any of the four conveniently located piers as many times as you like for 24 hours. Cruise past famous landmarks including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, Tower Bridge, and the Tower of London, and capture the views on camera. Then, discover the hidden secrets of the cosmos at the famous Royal Observatory in Greenwich.

Tour Includes

  • Entrance fee to the Royal Observatory
  • Sightseeing cruise

Tour Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
  • Lunch

What You Can Expect

Make your way to Greenwich Pier, the London Eye Pier, Tower Pier, or Westminster Pier, then jump aboard your sightseeing boat to begin your tour. With cruises departing every 30 minutes from 10am throughout the year, enjoy the freedom to take to the water at your leisure.

During your Thames River sightseeing cruise, admire top London attractions such as Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, and Westminster Bridge from your vantage point on the river. All boats have toilets, bars to buy refreshment (own expense), confectionary, and snacks, and an upper viewing deck for photo opportunities.

Alight at your leisure at Greenwich Pier and stroll up to the Greenwich Royal Observatory for sweeping views over Greenwich Park and the Thames River.

On arrival, learn how great scientists first mapped the seas and the stars, and stand astride two hemispheres at the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the world-famous Meridian Line. Touch a 4.5 billion year-old meteorite, watch how the universe was formed,, and guide a space mission to unravel the mysteries of the cosmos!

Additional Important Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Customers should check opening times of Royal Observatory prior to purchasing tickets.
  • Please note: Royal Observatory tickets are valid for 48hrs from time of issuance for one entry per person

Voucher information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Products standard cancellable

Products with Viator standard terms and conditions are fully refundable, without charge, up to 48 hours prior to travel, based on the time/date of the Product Location.

Departure point

Cruises depart from Westminster Pier, Tower Pier, Greenwich Pier, and the London Eye Pier

Departure time

Cruise departs daily from 10am. Last entry to Royal Observatory is 4pm

Return Details

Cruises return to Westminster Pier, Tower Pier, Greenwich Pier, and the London Eye Pier

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