How much is a boat ride on the River Thames?

What are the boats in London called?

Thames Clippers (since July 2020 branded as Uber Boat by Thames Clippers for sponsorship purposes with Uber) is a river bus service on the Thames in London, England.

Thames Clippers.

No. of vessels 19
No. of terminals 23

Are the river boats running in London?

There are no reported disruptions at any piers.

How much is a boat ride on the River Thames? – Related Questions

Do you need a boat licence for the Thames?

You do need a licence before you’re allowed to boat on any inland waterways in the UK, such as the Thames or the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads. However, there is no need to pass a competency exam before you’re allowed to boat, as one does while learning to drive a car.

Do you need a licence to go on the Thames?

Anyone searching the tidal Thames foreshore from Teddington to the Thames Barrier – in any way for any reason – must hold a current and relevant foreshore permit from the Port of London Authority.

How far up the Thames can you take a boat?

The river rises near Cricklade in Wiltshire and runs for just over 200 miles to enter the North Sea east of London; the navigable Thames from Lechlade to London is 94 miles so allow a week to cruise.

Can anyone sail on the Thames?

There are several visitor moorings available on the tidal Thames. Most yacht clubs, cruising clubs and marinas should be able to offer some moorings. You must obtain permission from the berth or mooring owner before using any facility.

Can you take an inflatable boat on the Thames?

The fee for unpowered craft and this includes any inflatable boat including any Paddleboard, Kayak, Canoe, Dingy, Sailing Boat or Rowing Boat is £44.20 for the year expiring 31st December 2021.

Can you swim in the Thames?

The PLA allows swimming to take place upriver of Putney Bridge through to Teddington. It is permitted in this area only but be reminded that it is still a busy section of the tidal Thames for leisure and recreational activities.

Do you need a license for an inflatable boat UK sea?

Yes. Even inflatable pleasure craft require the same licence as hard shell pleasure craft to navigate the UK’s inland waterways so this definitely applies to an inflatable kayak, canoe, dinghy or similar.

Can you boat from London to Oxford?

The River Thames is technically navigable as far as Lechlade, a few miles upstream from Oxford. However the river narrows significantly just above Oxford and is not used, as far as I know, by cruise boats. Boat cruises are available from Oxford going downstream – this Google search will give you a start point.

Is Oxford a day trip from London?

Oxford is a university city situated about 60 miles from London, making a Oxford day trip an ideal way to get out of the bustling capital for a day or weekend to explore this compact historical city.

Do uber boats have toilets?

Toilets. There are toilets with accessible facilities on board most of the fleet. Our larger boats also have baby changing tables.

How late do Uber boats run?

Services run from early in the morning until late at night 7 days a week.

How long does the London river cruise take?

The London Eye River Cruise is a 40 minute circular sightseeing tour, along the River Thames. Departing from The London Eye pier you will be taken on route to see the House of Parliament, though to The Tower of London and Tower Bridge, where you will return back to The London Eye Pier.