The View from The Shard and Afternoon Tea Cruise for Two
Indulge in an afternoon of sightseeing adventure and luxury. Cruise along the Thames in style and admire many of London’s landmarks as they pass by. Tuck into a delicious afternoon tea, which includes scones, cakes and an assortment of tempting sandwiches. Admire spectacular views of the capital as you calmly cruise along the waters of the Thames. Soak up the beautiful views before returning to solid ground and heading to new heights with a trip to The Shard. This stunning skyscraper consists of 11,000 glass panels and has panoramic 40 mile views of the capital. It offers unparalleled sights of iconic landmarks and is twice the height of other platforms in the city.
- Climb aboard a Thames cruise for stunning views of iconic London landmarks
- Tuck into to a delightful afternoon tea, with cakes, sandwiches and scones
- Take sightseeing to new heights in Western Europe's tallest building!
- Availability Description
The Shard is open Sunday-Wednesday 10am-7pm and Thursday-Saturday 10am-10pm, with last entry an hour before closing. Afternoon tea can be enjoyed Monday-Thursday (excluding Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Easter Weekend and bank holiday Mondays).
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum age for The Shard is 4 years old.
The Shard visit lasts approximately one hour and can be booked from 12pm - 8.30pm, subject to availability. Weekends and peak times can be very busy and you may be required to queue or allow extra time for this experience to avoid disappointment. The afternoon tea cruise lasts one hour and half. Boarding commences at 3:15pm at Tower Pier; the boat leaves at 3:30pm and returns to Tower Pier at 5pm. The venues are around fifteen minutes apart so please allow up to an hour to travel between them.
- Dress Code
Wear comfortable and casual clothing.
- Other Info
An e-voucher MUST be printed and produced on the day. Once booked and confirmed the package is non-refundable, transferable and cannot be cancelled. The boat must keep to a strict timetable and latecomers will be unable to board the vessel. Seating is pre-allocated before the cruise takes place; your voucher entitles you to a standard seat on board. Window seats can be requested at the time of booking but are not guaranteed.