London Eye & 24hr Hop-on Hop-off River Cruise pass + Hotel Stay
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London Eye & 24hr Hop-on Hop-off River Cruise Pass: Tickets + Hotel
Ride the London Eye + hop aboard a Thames River Cruise - Enjoy London from new perspectives!
What's included with this package?
The London Eye
- 30 minutes
- Attraction tickets
- Panoramic London Views
24hr Thames River Cruise Pass
- Unlimited 24hr access
- Hop-on hop-off River Cruise Pass
- Four piers: Greenwich, the Tower of London, the London Eye, and Westminster.
London hotel stay
- London hotel nearby
- A relaxing night's sleep
- Breakfast included
Book the perfect UK city break with a Holiday Extras combined tickets deal and experience London from several different perspectives - from earth, air and water! Take a look at London from every angle and enjoy panoramic views across London with a mesmerising trip on the iconic London Eye. Make the most of abundant photo opportunities as you tower over many of London's famous landmarks including the Tower of London, Big Ben and Westminster Palace.
Additionally, with this combined tickets package you can enjoy a hop-on hop-off Thames River Cruise Pass and explore the city all-day long. Take in unique cityscape views as you navigate London's iconic river-way and stop off at various piers to explore different locations throughout the city. With unlimited access for 24 hours, a Thames River Cruise is a relaxed way of taking in the sights without any time constraints.
This money-saving short breaks deal includes an overnight stay in a London hotel nearby, so you can unwind and enjoy a peaceful night's sleep after an unforgettable day of sightseeing. There's even a delicious breakfast included the following morning for the perfect London city break!
Included in the London Eye & 24hr River Cruise Pass offer:
- Entry onto the London Eye
- Incredible 360-degree views over London
- 24hr Hop-on Hop-off River Cruise pass
- Overnight stay in a nearby London hotel
- Breakfast at the hotel
Useful package info:
- The London Eye Time Slots:
11.30am & 3.30pm
- 24hr Thames River Cruise Pass:
There are 4 different locations you can use your River Cruise Pass on.
- Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH
- London Eye Pier, Westminster Bridge Rd, South Bank, London SE1 7PB
- Tower Millennium Pier, Lower Thames St, London EC3N 4DT
- Greenwich Pier, King William Walk, London SE10 9HT
Why should you book with Holiday Extras?
At Holiday Extras we're proud to offer exclusive deals on top London attractions with nearby hotel stays combined in fantastic money-saving packages.
With this offer, we'll combine your tickets to the London Eye with a 24hr River Cruise Pass and an impressive nearby hotel stay for the idyllic London city break.
One awesome short break
The London Eye: Fun Facts
Before you enjoy your picturesque views from the London Eye, let's let you know 5 interesting facts.
- The London Eye wasn't London's first big wheel. It was preceded by The Great Wheel, a 40-car Ferris wheel built for the Empire of India Exhibition at Earls Court. Modelled on the original Ferris wheel from Chicago, it was over 90-metres tall.
- The London Eye is Europe's tallest ferris wheel and, just like the Eiffel Tower, it was originally planned as a temporary structure.
- The London Eye was dreamt up by a UK design team, but its parts come from all over Europe. Developed and constructed in The Netherlands from UK steel, the London Eye's cables are from Italy and the bearings from Germany. Part Skoda - the wheel's iron spindle and hub were cast in the Skoda factory in the Czech Republic.
- There is no 'capsule number 13'. There London Eye has 32 capsules but the number 13 has been excluded.
- The London Eye is often lit up with sparkly lights for various celebratory occasions including Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding.
Thames River Cruise: Fun Facts
Looking forward to a 24hr Thames River Cruise Pass? Before boarding the boat, you may like to know a few fun facts about the river itself!
- The River Thames is abundant with life and home to over 110 species of fish. There's also otters, voles and eels.
- There are over 200 bridges that cross the river in total.
- The Thames River runs through 7 counties including Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. The river is over 200 miles long!
- People have been settling by the Thames since at least the Neolithic period, around 10,200BC.
- The famous Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race was first held on the Thames in 1829 and has been running for almost two centuries.
Where to stay in London
Holiday Inn Express Southwark
Southwark St, Southwark
This comfortable central London hotel will help you sleep soundly with cosy signature bedding and choice of pillows.
Rooms include free Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities.
Holiday Inn Express Limehouse
The Hwy, London
This convenient hotel is close to many of London's top attractions. Enjoy an overnight's stay in a contemporary room that's situated near the Thames River.
There's also free Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities available.
Holiday Inn Express Earls Court
North End Rd, London
This comfortable west London hotel is just a 5-minute stroll from West Kensington and West Brompton Tube stations which will take you into the heart of central London.
Enjoy free, high-speed Wi-Fi and on-site parking is also available.
London Eye & 24hr Hop-on Hop-off River Cruise Pass FAQs
How long will my trip be on the London Eye?
A trip on the London Eye lasts for approximately 30-minutes, which is the time it takes for the London Eye to revolve completely. You can relax in one of the 32 high-tech glass capsules and enjoy the London skyline at your leisure. See Big Ben towering above the Houses of Parliament and follow St. James Park as it sweeps down to Buckingham Palace. If you spot the Royal Standard flying - you'll know the Queen is at home!
Where is the London Eye?
The London Eye is situated on the South Bank of the River Thames, opposite the Houses of Parliament. The address is:
Westminster Bridge Road
How tall is the London Eye?
The London Eye is 135m tall which makes it the tallest wheel in Europe.
Where can you board the Thames River Cruise?
You can join the Thames River Cruise at any of the four piers, located at Greenwich, the Tower of London, the London Eye, and Westminster. Thames Cruises stop and allow for embarking and disembarking at all of these four piers.
What facilities are available aboard a River Cruise Boat?
Several of the River Cruise boats are fully accessible to wheelchair users, though it's important to contact Reservations to find out more. Once onboard you can take your pick of seating on the open upper deck or within the comfortable indoor saloons. There's a comprehensive range of drinks, snacks and sandwiches available, so you can grab a snack from the fully-stocked bar. Toilet facilities are also available onboard.
How long does a Thames River Cruise last?
The duration of a Thames River Cruise depends on what route you take. If you book this combined tickets package with Holiday Extras, you'll enjoy up to 24-hours of river travel with a 24-hr river pass. There is so much to see and do along the Thames, and with a hop-on hop-off ticket, London becomes your playground.
Can I cancel my booking for the London Eye & 24hr Hop-on Hop-off River Cruise Pass?
No. These are 'non-flex' bookings, meaning they are non-cancellable and non-amendable.