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Illuminated River Official Boat Tour

Illuminated River Official Boat Tour



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The first four bridges of Illuminated River, the public art commission to light up the bridges of the Thames at night, are now complete! Artist Leo Villareal has used the latest LED technology to ‘paint with light’, producing beautiful patterns that subtly unfold across the bridge structures. The artwork is best experienced from the river itself, so join the official City of London Guides on board as they take you on an evening boat journey, and learn all about these great landmarks of London. Some of our Thursday tours will have guest speakers, please list below.


  • The boat will depart on time from Tower Pier, boarding point D. Passengers should arrive at least 15 minutes before departure. Find your pier here:

Guest speakers:

  • Thursday | 20 February | 19:30 | Richard Dye, Finance Director at Illuminated River Foundation
  • Thursday | 5 March | 19:30 | Douglas Inglis, Director at Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands
  • Thursday | 19 March | 19:30 | Chris Waite, Director at Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands
  • Thursday | 9 April | 20:30 | Mike Simpson, Project Partner at Signify (formerly Philips Lighting)

Terms & Conditions:

  • Tickets must be purchased online, they will not be available at Thames Clippers piers.
  • Children 4 and under travel for free but a ticket still needs to be booked.
  • Tickets are valid for the Illuminated River Boat Tour for the date selected when booking.
  • Tickets cannot be used to board a different Illuminated River Boat Tour on a different date.
  • Tickets are not valid on Thames Clippers regular services.
  • Illuminated River boat tours are wheelchair accessible. The boat can carry two unfolded wheelchairs and an unlimited number of folded wheelchairs.
  • Passengers with a Disable ID/badge benefit from the concession rate and should select the London Freedom Pass fare.
  • It is the passenger’s responsibility to be at the departure pier at the time indicated above as there will be no refund or exchange if the boat is missed.
  • Passengers must present their London Freedom Pass at the pier if this discount was selected

All travel is subject to our Conditions of Carriage