English speaking live guides operate on many of our open top buses. To travel with a live guide for a complete loop, please board the bus at London Eye, Belvedere Road, SE1 7NA on the hour***.
You can join the tour from any of our multiple stops. Each of our stops will be clearly signposted with the words Golden Tours sitting below the Transport for London bus stop logo. Each bus stop will also display its stop number. Bus stop numbers can be found in the timetable link.
An alternative way to find each bus stop is to use what3words. This will pinpoint a 3 metre square box where you will find each. The words to use can be found here
Buses run every 20 minutes
Known events or delays that may impact the service;
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Free one-way Thames River Cruise; operated by Thames River Sightseeing.
Boats leave every 30 minutes from:
Westminster Pier (Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH)
Tower Bridge Quay - for Tower of London - (St Katharine's Way, London E1W 1LD)
Greenwich Quay - (London SE8 3EY)
The boat cruise is approx 30 minutes in duration, dependant on where you disembark.
***We aim to have a live guide on all of these departures, however due to the current ongoing situation, this can be subject to change
Treat your kids to a fun and inspiring experience at the child-size city KidZania London and discover the best sites of London with our hop-on hop-off London bus tour. As an added bonus, this fantastic package includes a free walking tour in London and a 24-hour ticket for a hop-on hop-off boat ride along the Thames!
KidZania Located in Westfield Shopping Centre in White City, west London, KidZania is a highly interactive, fun and stimulating attraction for children aged 4 to 14. During their 4-hour long timeslot they’ll get to experience a multitude of professions as well as many exciting activities in this mini indoor city. From the Children’s Intelligence Agency (the other CIA) to the Fire & Rescue Unit and Hospital, the range of activities is as varied as it is inspiring.
Upon arrival, all visitors will receive security bracelets – the children’s ones can only be removed with parental permission. Children aged 8 and above can explore KidZania without any parental supervision, meaning you can relax and shop while your little ones are left to their own devices to run this city.
New – KidZania Acting Academy Ideal for those who like to make people laugh, the Kidding Around Comedy Club at KidZania's Acting Academy is not to be missed! This fantastic activity is a chance for visitors to write, rehearse and perform their own jokes - all with a bit of help and training from the Academy's resident comedian. Friends and family can watch the live performances of what is sure to be a barrel of laughs!
New – Pokémon Creative Studio Pokémon fans rejoice: the Pokémon Creative Studio has reopened at KidZania, giving kids the option of 2 unique job roles. Trading card designers will get to design their very own Pokémon trading card by using game design software. They’ll also be able to print their card as a souvenir! Animators will create a short stop motion film through the use of cameras and editing software, bringing their imagination to life!
Christmas at KidZania The countdown to Christmas is on and from Sunday 1st December KidZania will be kicking off its very own Christmas season with the opening of its giant advent calendar! Kids will have the chance to earn a Christmas degree (a guarantee to get on Santa’s nice list) at Elf School, help Santa deliver gifts around the city at the Christmas Courier and even sing their hearts out with some Carol Singing.
Hop-on Hop-off London Bus Tour – 24-hour Ticket See London at your own pace with a little help from our unmissable hop-on hop-off open top bus tour. For a 24-hour period you can enjoy amazing views and explore the very best of this city by hopping on and off our buses as much as you like – simply take your pick from the various routes we offer. With 60+ stops spread all over central London, our routes are all you need to get around the British capital with ease! The Routes:
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 Essential 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 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.
Free River Thames Boat Ride
Enjoy an enthralling sightseeing cruise along the heart of London’s River Thames with this boat ride. Departing from Westminster taking you to either Tower Bridge Quay or Greenwich, 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 and audio guides available via your Smartphone in Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German and Italian.