The 4 best boat tours on the Thames

Boat Tour

The famous River Thames has been a gateway into the heart of the city for thousands of years and has become an iconic part of the city’s architecture, which is why millions of tourists and travellers head to its banks every year.

If you’re hoping to get a real taste of London during your stay at The Montcalm London City Hotel, there’s no better way to see the city’s most iconic waterway than with a boat tour. Be sure to take advantage of our amazing London hotels special offers so you can enjoy some of these exciting Thames tours.

Thames Tea Cruise

If you’re like the millions of other Britons that loves a good cup of tea, this cruise was made for you. Even if you’re visiting from outside the UK and you don’t share the locals’ passion for tea, this elegant cruise is a still a perfect way to enjoy the sights of the Thames in the comfort of a floating café. If you’re in need of an early afternoon snack before heading back to The Montcalm London City Hotel for dinner, the tour offers an array of nibbles and sandwiches that will fight off the hunger as you float down the steady waters of the Thames.

Speedboat Tour

For any adrenaline junkies and thrill seekers heading to the city, this is the Thames tour for you. Speed across the water as you take in the sights of London at high speed. If you don’t like the idea of floating slowly along or you only have a limited time in the city, a speedboat tour will ensure that you get to experience the wonders of the river in a flash.

London Showboat

Fun seekers will love this unique experience that takes you into the world of the city’s vibrant entertainment scene as you float along the River Thames. The London Showboat regularly hosts some of the city’s best performers and offers tourists an exciting way to fit the London experience into one night. Board the beautiful vessel and make your way along the famous waterway on a three-hour cruise that includes a cabaret show, a four-course meal, complimentary champage and some of the best sights of the city as it lights up the evening.

One Day River Roamer

If you’re only looking to take in the sights of London to see the very best of what the River Thames has to offer, there’s no better experience than this no-nonsense cruise experience put together by the Thames Clippers Company. The fleet of large topless boats offers tourists a chance to get amazing views of the city and get an alternative view of some attractions and landmarks which are often skipped out by other tour companies. These tours are also some of the most frequent with boats leaving every 20 minutes, which means you won’t have any trouble fitting into your busy holiday schedule.