Why not see the best views in London while you tuck into tea, scones, and all the trimmings of a traditional afternoon tea on the Thames? Book online today.
- Exclusive Private Cruise Up to 6 guests
Explore the Picturesque River Lea
Once the border between London and Essex until London grew further afield, and now the picturesque River Lea is flanked by a cycle and walk paths.
Your cruise will start with a debrief at the embarking point which is usually around Homerton Road of the River Lea and you will travel pass Mably Green towards Hackney wick, pass the cafeterias and eateries and businesses mooring as well as the headquarters of BT sports. We will also pass along the way different species of ducks, they are protected by law anyone breaching the law can be fined or given a custodial sentence. 80% of the boats we pass are liveable with people, in some cases small families are living on board.
Types of boats we will be passing: Barge, Dutch Berge, Narrow boats, and a few Cabin cruisers like the one you will be travelling on. The destination is the famous Olympic Park where you will see in front of you views of Canary Wharf on the left West Ham football stadium. The turning point will be Old Ford lock where we will turn the cruise boat vessel and head back. This part is very busy during summer with bars cafes and people just enjoying the sunshine and sunset. The River Lea has many fishes but you need a rob licence and only certain parts of the river is permitted for fishing.
- Tea and coffee supplied complimentary with all bookings.
- The boat comes with a skipper, dining table, cooker, fridge, shower and toilet.
Lunch, dinner or a BBQ can been provided at an additional price.
On the hour on, Weekends, Bank holiday Mondays, holidays last booking of the day is currently 4:00 PM to return back for 6:00 PM. Please arrive 15 mins before your booking time for a debrief. NOTE: If you arrive after your booking time begins no extra time can be made up and all bookings are final and no refunds or exchanges possible.
As above and bookings 1 week in advance, if we are providing the food the same time applies for notifying us.
We have the right to refuse any booking or cancel last minute if there is any technical fault with the vessel or adverse weather conditions. However we will try our best to rebook at the earliest possible free slot.
Payment is by bank transfer only. Once booked there are no refunds or exchanges possible.