Sightseeing Trips & Tours
At Viscount Cruises we have a wide range of options for sightseeing on the River Thames in London. We operate a daily service with Thames River Services calling at Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier (for the Tower of London) & Greenwich Pier (for the Cutty Sark & Royal Museums Greenwich). Between April-October Thames River Services also operate cruises to the Thames Flood Barrier, the 2nd largest movable flood barrier in the world.
We also operate our popular 2-Hour Sunday Evening Cruise from Greenwich Pier. Sunday Evening Cruise operates every Sunday during May, June, July, August & September. Our Sunday Evening Cruise returns at the end of November for four weeks of London Christmas Cruises.
Our fleet of modern & traditional vessels are also available for private charters with a range of bar services & catering options. We can operate private sightseeing cruises from numerous piers on the River Thames including Westminster, Waterloo (London Eye), Tower Pier, Greenwich Pier & Barrier Gardens Pier (near the Thames Barrier Information Centre).
Thames River Services operate regular cruises between Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier & Greenwich Pier. Between April-October Thames River Services also operate extra services with five sailings continuing downriver to the Thames Flood Barrier each day.
We have been operating our 2-Hour Sunday Evening Cruise for over 30 years, it’s London’s oldest evening cruise & departs from Greenwich Pier (by the Cutty Sark) every Sunday from May – September. The cruise travels upriver from the Royal Borough of Greenwich, passing Docklands & underneath Tower Bridge before cruising through the City of London & City of Westminster. We travel as far as time & tide allow before turning & cruising back to Greenwich.
Groups & Private Charters
All of our passenger boats are available for private charter for sightseeing tours and other events. Our Class V vessels, Avontuur IV & London Rose have heated interiors, spacious open decks and fully licensed bars serving alcoholic, soft & hot beverages.
Our executive launch, M.V Churchill can carry 12 passengers for more intimate charters & sightseeing tours.
Thames River Services will continue to operate the Winter timetable throughout March with one extra sailing at the end of the day. The last cruise of the day will now
Thames River Services are now operating a low Winter Timetable. The last sailing will depart Westminster Pier at 15:00, St. Katharine Pier at 15:20 & Greenwich Pier at 16:00. Winter