East London Waterways Tours

East London Waterways Tours

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£0 – £21.08


Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Stratford Waterfront Pontoon


E20 2ST

United Kingdom

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An extended three hour guided river tour of the East London Waterways andQueen Elizabeth Olympic Park

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East London Waterways Boat Tour – Last Sunday of the Month

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park


An extended three hour guided river tour of the East London Waterways and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, which includes magnificent views of the London Stadium, the ArcelorMittal Orbit and the newly refurbished Carpenters Road Lock.


Departing from our Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Pontoon at Stratford Waterfront, by the London Aquatics Centre, the journey takes you through Carpenters Road Lock, along the old River Lea, passing the ‘Big Breakfast House’ before entering the Lee Navigation and St Thomas Creek. We join City Mill River where you will enjoy fantastic views of the London Stadium and ArcelorMittal Orbit before going through the Lock again to cruise to the north of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with uninterrupted views of the award-winning parklands, gardens and the iconic Olympic venues.All of our vessels are mobility accessible with toilets and a bar serving a variety of hot and cold drinks.


Adults - £19 - Concessions and Local Residents - £16 - Children - £8 Under 3’s - Free    


Frequently Asked Questions

What Time do I need to turn up?

You should turn up 15 minutes before your confirmed departure time. The cruises run to a scheduled timetable and unfortunately cannot wait if you are late.

What happens if I cannot make the trip?

Unfortunately there are no refunds if you cannot make the trip or are late for the departure time.

Do Passengers need to wear life jackets?

No – there is no need for passengers to wear life jackets. Passengers will remain within the profile of the boat at all times whilst the cruise is in operation.

Are their toilets on board?

Yes - there are toilets on board, one with disabled access.

What should I wear?

You should treat the cruise as an outdoor event; although the boats are fully covered the windows will be opened if the weather permits for the full enjoyment of passengers

Is there access for wheelchairs or mobility impaired passengers?

Yes – the boats do have wheelchair access. Please notify if you have any special requirements at the time of booking. We do ask that if you feel you may need assistance with boarding then please bring a chaperone to help us maintain social distancing guidelines where possible. However our crew will assist if required and will wear the necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to keep everyone safe.

Is smoking allowed on board?

No – Smoking is not allowed

Can I get off the boat at anytime?

No – Whilst the boat is in motion passengers are not allowed to disembark the boat, except in the event of an emergency when the captain and crew will direct passengers accordingly.

Is the boat covered?

Yes the boat is fully covered, however the windows will be open if the weather permits.

How long does the cruise last?

You will be on board for approximately 3 hours..

Will the cruise still proceed in adverse weather?

Subject to the captain’s discretion, which is final, the cruise may not proceed if it is deemed to be unsafe. 

Are there parking facilities?

Yes - the nearest car park is at Westfield shopping centre.  Charges will apply.

Is there seating on board?

Yes - there will be seating available on board.

Can I bring bikes or buggies on board?

Subject to space bikes and buggies may be brought on board.

Is there refreshments on board?

Yes - there is a fully licensed bar  serving hot and cold drinks along with bar snacks. Please feel free to bring along your own picnic lunches

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