Every 20 mins on the Red and Blue routes. Every 30 mins on the Orange route.
Departure point: You can join the tour from any of our touristic bus stops. Each of our stops will be clearly signposted Golden Tours Hop on Hop Off/London Tour Bus.
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Audio guide languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Hindi, Japanese and Arabic.
**Live English Speaking Guide on selected Classic Tour departures
Free Boat Ride
One way ticket with 24hrs.
Operated by City Cruises
Boats leave every 30 minutes from: Westminster Pier to Tower Millennium Pier or vice versa
Your ticket will be valid for one way journey only and not for a return trip.
Your one way boat ride ticket is valid from:
-Westminster Pier to Tower Millennium Pier or vice versa.
River Cruise Route Map and Timetable
Open All Year except 24, 25, 26 December and 1st January.
Jack the Ripper Walking Tour
Start time: 3:30pm daily (Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time)
Finish time: 5pm
Departure Point and Directions: Exit Tower Hill Station, London and wait at the Ice Cream Refreshments stand next to the station exit
Return Location: Near Liverpool Street Underground Station
Royal Walking Tour
Start time: 10am daily (Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time)
Departure Point: Tourist Bus Stop outside The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Buckingham Gate, SW1A 1AA (Nearest underground station: Victoria and Green Park)
Return Point: Westminster Abbey (Nearest underground station: Westminster Station)
Wednesday – Sunday
Start time: 12:00pm – 6:00pm (every 30 minutes)
During the school and bank holidays, there is a weekend door policy of 9.30am – 6.00pm.
Location: Redeem at Box Office. 2-4 Tooley Street, London Bridge, London, SE1 2SY
London Bridge Experience
The London Bridge Experience gives you the opportunity to become part of London's gruesome history and travel back in time to an age of adventure, uncovering the dark secrets that lie beneath the world’s most famous and haunted bridge. Laugh, scream and cheer your way through 2000 years of history. You will SEE, HEAR and even SMELL what London Bridge was like throughout the ages. Come face to face with Queen Boudica's Iceni tribe and join them as they take on the Roman army, be regaled by tales of terror at The Star Inn on Fish Lane as Jack The Ripper and Ben Crouch lurk in the lanes searching for the next victim and meet The Keeper of The Heads as he takes his latest victim to task before dispatching the body parts to the four corners of the country. Experience medieval life first hand as you pass through the Chapel of Thomas Becket and onto the shop lined streets of London Bridge as the Great Fire of London takes hold and sweeps the city. The show itself is in English however we also offer audio guides in the following languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish.
Following your trip through the vortex you will land at The London Tombs and this is where the fun really begins. Hold tight to your friends as you make your way through the UK's Scariest Attraction coming face to face with the demons that we keep locked way below. Face your fears, be it evil clowns that will make your blood run cold or confined spaces that will make your hair stand on end. The nesting spiders will try to trap you in their webs and the maniac butcher will definitely want to add you to his impressive collection of limbs that hang around his lair. Make your way past walls dripping in blood, squeeze through confined spaces and scream with terror as you are met with an array of unspeakable horrors in this myriad of doom. For the faint hearted you are given the option to leave before entering the Tombs.
For children there’s a special children’s tour of The London Tombs called the Guardian Angel tour. The children will be led through the tombs with a guardian angel on an adventure through what the Zombies call home. During this tour there are no zombies there to jump out.Remarkable London bus tour
Explore imperious London in all its grandeur. This incredible value London Hop on Hop off bus tour grants you the freedom and convenience to explore the city in depth. This tour encompasses world renowned attractions such as the Tower of London, Shakespeare’s Globe and spectacular Westminster Abbey, as well as, of course, the inimitable Buckingham Palace. You will also see the most eminent regions of London, such as distinguished Regent Street, world celebrated Oxford Street and vibrant Piccadilly.
You can use any of the routes available:
The Classic Tour (Blue route): Covers all the main Central London sights and visits London’s Museum Quarter.
The Classic Tour (Red route): Passes Madame Tussauds and Kings Cross, as well as Hyde Park and Regents Park, two of the prettiest parks in London.
The Essential Tour (Orange route): Explore London's world-famous museums with the Museum Tour and along the way pass by the beautiful Royal Albert Hall, Harrods and Buckingham Palace.
The Morning and Evening Drop off Service (Yellow and Green routes): Operating in the morning and late afternoon, this route travels from the popular hotel districts to Central London.
Enjoy an enthralling sightseeing cruise along the heart of London’s River Thames with this City Cruises boat ride. Departing from Westminster taking you to Tower Millennium Pier, or vice versa, you’ll get to soak in panoramic views of the capital’s most iconic landmarks for a sightseeing experience like no other! Discover fascinating facts as you cruise with live commentary from the captain or audio guide.
Free Walking Tours
Enjoy the Jack The Ripper Walking Tour and/or the Coronation Walking Tour as part of your sightseeing day out in London. Learn about King Charles’ Coronation and coronations of the past as well as interesting facts about members of the royal family. On your 2-hour tour, you’ll also visit fantastic royal sites and watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony. Or why not play detective by travelling back to Victorian London to investigate the morbid murders carried out by infamous Jack the Ripper. See where vital clues were found and learn more about his victims and possible suspects.