London Eye River Cruise and Standard London Eye Ticket

London, United Kingdom

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Many of London’s top attractions lie along the River Thames. This boat tour cruises by most of them in about 40 minutes, and includes a London Eye ride to see them from above afterward. Get to know the city’s beating heart and great contrasts as you pass historic sites such as Big Ben, St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the Tower of London, and contemporary landmarks like the Tate Modern and Millennium Bridge. Then, ride the London Eye for sweeping views.
  • See many of London’s top attractions from the River Thames in just 40 minutes
  • Get live commentary so you know what you’re quickly passing by
  • Pass historic and contemporary sights from Shakespeare’s Globe to the Tate Modern
  • After your boat cruise, take a 30-minute London Eye flight


  • London Eye River Cruise (40 minutes)


  • Gratuities

Departure Point

London Eye
Your cruise departs throughout the day from the London Eye. Make your way to the London Eye Pier and board the all-weather boat for a covered ride in winter, or a breezy ride on the open-air sundeck during the warmer months.
The virtual maps and onboard commentary point out well-known London attractions as you pass Westminster’s Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, followed by St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge, and the formidable Tower of London. Also pass by the HMS Belfast, Shakespeare's Globe, Tate Modern, and the Millennium Bridge.
After about 40 minutes, your cruise returns to the departure point at the London Eye Pier. From there, head to the boarding deck and enjoy a 30-minute ride in a large observation capsule. Marvel at panoramic views of London as the Ferris wheel hits its 135-meter (443-foot) peak.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Strollers or heavy luggage are not allowed on The London Eye. A limited "left luggage" facility is available
  • All visitors must pass through metal detectors at the security check point
  • Please note: Once the lead passenger name has been added this cannot be changed. Please bring a form of identification that matches the Lead Traveller name on your ticket, with you on the day of your visit, as this may be checked before entry is allowed

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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Ben H
, Feb 2018

Loved it! What a great way to check out the whole city!

Annelore W
, Dec 2017

Really amazing. The river cruise was great and the London Eye was was something you must do if you even if you missed everything else in London.

Sean G
, Dec 2017

Wonderful tour which I have now experienced on 2 occasions. Highly recommended.

, Nov 2017

Best time to go to London Eye is in the morning

, Nov 2017

Very good experience.

Denis B
, Nov 2017

Loved both events and having pre booked made access to them so easy and stress free. Well worth it too.

, Oct 2017

We had good time with London Eye River Cruise. If we were younger we would certainly have taken the optional Standard London Eye. As Senior Citizens we didn't feel comfortable taking the wheel although we are sure it would have been thoroughly enjoyable.

We highly recommend taking the cruise and if possible the wheel.

Peter H
, Oct 2017

Great experience. Tour guide on the river cruise was very funny and very informative. Good value for money.

Dwight M
, Oct 2017

Great Time - all went smoothly

, Oct 2017

boat ride is right next to the eye so it was very convenient


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(888) 651-9785
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Product code: 2988LONDONEYE

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