Why Choose Us

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We Listen to YOUR Requirements

With Thames Boat Hire, each Private Charter is tailor-made to your requirements, so you can choose your departure time and pier location, choose what type of food you would like and entertainment .

Before we can select the most appropriate boat for your event, we first need to discover the event brief which will helps us to gain a better understanding of your needs and ensures that we create the right experience for you and your guests.

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We Find the Perfect Boat to Match your Event

Thames Boat Hire is an independent broker specialising in boats on the river Thames.

Our aim is to find the perfect boat for your event.

Being a broker means that we are not tied to a specific vessel or product which allows us to search a wide range of boats on the river to find the best vessel for you.

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We Offer Professional and Unbiased Advice

Our extensive knowledge of all the boats on the Thames allows us to offer professional and unbiased advice.

We work for you and spend time assessing your personal event requirements, we will only recommend a boat that fits your needs.

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We will Guide You through Each Stage

Our experienced team will guide you through each stage of the charter process, giving you personalised advice and all the information that you will need.

We will take care of all the boring bits (paperwork, logistics, tide checks, food orders, deliveries etc.) So that you can enjoy the fun bits (menu choices, colour scheme, decorations).

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22,200

Number of Guests Welcomed Aboard

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7,500

Number of Bottles of Prosecco Drank

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0

Number of People Who Fell OverBoard

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170

Number of Happy Organisers

  • Sept 2019 Thames Voyager Boat

    Great service from the initial booking through to the actual night – the team had a great evening and I would thoroughly recommend Thames Cruises.

  • Thames Water Carriage February 2019

    I take this opportunity to appreciate commedable efforts put in by you to organize the ‎boat ride at such a short notice. I was pleasantly surprised to see beautiful Thames Limo, its captain Phillip and Tom. Both of them were extremely courteous and professional. They looked after our comfort and care with utmost efforts. I did convey my thanks and Appreciation to them but at the same time I would like the company to know that in my opinion these two are truly valuable assets.

  • April 2019 Mississippi Paddle Steamer Boat

    Your team “knocked it out of the park” as we say over here. You did a great job and so did your team. The trip proved to be the highlight of our stay and people are still talking about how great it was for team building, dining, and just overall enjoyment. Thanks for everything.

  • Thames Voyager Boat October 2019

    Everything was great, thank you for your help. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive from our side. This was our 3rd annual boat party and our first on the Thames, everyone had a great time and we’ll definitely be coming back next year.

  • July 2018 Glass House Luxury Boat

    We all had a great evening and everyone has been so complimentary about the event / staff / the boat and how nice the entire experience was. Thank you again for all your help and support throughout and we will be sure to remember Thames Dinner Cruise for future events.

  • April 2019 London Promenade Boat

    Just to let you know that we had a fantastic night on Saturday. Francine was great and all went exactly as I hoped. Food worked well, DJ was really great, decorations perfect, security were unobtrusive and courteous but firm, bar staff very efficient and plenty of room for dancing. Thanks so much for delivering a truly special night…

  • July 2016 Thames Pride Boat

    The event was a great success. Everyone enjoyed it enormously. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The boat was perfect for the event. It was the right size, was very clean, and looked just right. Everyone commented that the toilets were clean and very well appointed! The soft seating area on the upper deck was very popular, and, thanks to the good weather, the outside area was particularly popular.

  • July 2019 Thames Voyager Boat

    Your crew made my entire team feel welcome, they were polite, friendly and professional, they came and spoke to me prior to us boarding offered to move things around for us due to it being such hot weather. They could not have made the experience any better for us at all. They made themselves approachable for our entire party with no request too much and enjoyed the celebration with the team making everyone feel welcome.

  • September 2019 Naticia Boat

    The guests really enjoyed the event, the food and the tour guide. Thank you so much for your help and support during the booking process. Your prompt reply and always answering my questions was a great help. If you would be so kind as to send my info to the accounts department as I see we will have a pre-paid bar refund coming and I haven’t heard from them. I will defiantly keep your contact information and work with you again if I have another event in London or if any of our offices in the London area may require such an event.

  • November 2017 Thames Voyager Boat

    The boat was punctual and looked very nice especially the dining deck. Everyone enjoyed the route we took and seeing the sights. We had originally asked the skipper to go towards Greenwich but he advised to go west and we were very glad that he did. Nice friendly staff. The food was very well presented and cooked, and delicious, with what seemed to be just the right quantities.

  • May 2019 Belle Epoque Boat

    Thank you for all your help with the preparation and arrangements for our Dinner Cruise. We had an amazing evening, everything went according to plan and worked really well. The food was great, the view was lovely and it didn’t rain! Even the people with ‘Dietary Issues’ were happy! The team, they were really good, friendly and helpful and made our evening very special.

  • August 2018 Thames Voyager Boat

    We had a great time last Thursday, thanks so much for an amazing evening! The food and games were brilliant, everyone thoroughly enjoyed them. My colleague who has a gluten allergy was especially impressed by the attention to detail given to her meal.

  • June 2019 Mississippi Paddle Steamer Boat

    We had the most amazing day, thanks to your splendid team. Everyone was so polite and helpful and made the whole day really special. The lady who was overseeing everything on the day (forgive me her name escapes me) was a dream and made our day so special. Thanks to her we had a brilliant day. You of course were outstanding and your immense patience with all our alterations and changes of mind were outstanding thank you.

  • August 2019 Thames Voyager Boat

    We had an excellent time on-board. Feedback from customers has been fantastic - thank you very much!

  • August 2018 London Reveller Boat

    We all had a fantastic time. A lot of people commented that the food was not great and they cleared it away before everybody had finished eating. I think they were satisfied enough with the free bar which made up for it. We would definitely recommend the trip and would be likely to do it again next year.

  • February 2019 Naticia Boat

    The event was fantastic, the staff were great and very efficient and everyone had a great time 