London

London And The River Thames

Board a Clippers Boat and combine a cruise and a walking tour with a private, family-friendly guide.

Best for Teens
Cultural Visit
2 hours
Game Booklet included
Private Certified Guide
Price per family
525
6 participants max
Minimum age
5 years
Duration
2 hours
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    CHILD 1

    CHILD 2

    CHILD 3

    CHILD 4

    CHILD 5

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Description

The Thames River is an essential part of London and you can see a lot of the city’s iconic landmarks from the river.

Meet your private, Blue Badge guide in front of the London Eye Ferris wheel and hop on a clipper’s boat, London’s public boats for a quick and enjoyable cruise on the Thames River. From the boat, you and you children will be able to spot some famous landmarks, including all the new modern skyscrapers that define London’s skyline.

After 15 minutes, you will arrive at London Bridge City pier from where you will have a beautiful view on Tower Bridge (the iconic bridge with the 2 towers), the HMS Belfast warship and the Tower of London.

Follow the guide along the banks of the Thames to other interesting places such as Borough Market, the Golden Hinde and the old jail. There are countless fascinating stories to be heard about these places as you walk toward the Millennium Bridge.

It’s then a short walk over the Millennium Bridge to reach your final destination, which offers a beautiful panoramic view, jon Saint Paul’s Cathedral.

To keep your children fully engaged and entertained, each of them will be handed out a game booklet.

If you want to get in the London Eye with fast track tickets before the tour, book our London, The River Thames & The London Eye tour.

 

 

This tour is available in the following languages : English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Portuguese

 

Meeting Point: The clippers boat pier near the London Eye

Finish: A view point near Saint Paul’s Cathedral

Inclusions

  • A private Blue Badge guide who knows how to keep the children engaged
  • Tickets for the Clipper’s boat
  • A game booklet and gift for each child

Exclusions

  • Tickets to all monuments seen throughout the tour
  • Transfer to the London Eye and from Saint Paul’s Cathedral
  • Tips and purchases such as souvenirs
  • Snacks and drinks

Highlights

  • The London Eye
  • The River Thames
  • Tower Bridge and the Tower of London
  • The HMS Belfast and the Golden Hinde
  • Borough Market
  • The old jail
  • The Tate Modern museum and Shakespeare’s Globe Theater

FAQ's

Is this tour private?
Yes, it is. No one else will be joining your private tour, and you will have your own private guide throughout the visit. However, other people will be on the clipper’s boat at the same time as it is public transportation.
Will we go inside some of the highlights seen?
No. There is no time to go inside all the highlights you will be seeing along the way. But this might give you a more precise idea of what there is, and you can choose to visit a museum or a monument after the tour on your own. If you want to get in the London Eye before the tour, book our London and the River Thames + London Eye tour.
Will we wait in line?
There is always a line to board the clippers boat, but it does not take long for everyone to embark and disembark.
Are the parents staying with the children or separated?
We always promote a family-bonding moment, where parents and children enjoy an activity together as a family. So, parents and children will not be separated. However, if you choose to send your children on this activity alone, it is possible, provided that a babysitter accompanies the children regardless of the age, for insurance purposes (our guides are not responsible for the children).
Is it suitable for kids under 6 years old?
We recommend this tour for kids aged 6 or older, because they must know how to read and write in order to enjoy the fun-filled game booklet. Younger kids can join, and they will enjoy it, but they will not be able to play the game, unless a parent or older sibling helps.
Can I bring a stroller or a wheelchair?
Technically, it is possible to bring a stroller or wheelchair.
Will my teenage kids like the tour?
Sure, they will. They might not want to have the game booklet, but since it is a private tour, our professional guide will adapt their speech to keep your teenagers engaged and entertained throughout the tour.

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