River Thames Cruises Private Boat Hire

Whatever your event may be, we can suggest the perfect boat hire to suit you, and can cater for all of your requirements. We can cater for canape or finger food events, bowl foods, buffets, plated lunches or dinners, or a full 3 course sit down meal, we are happy to work with any food options you would like to explore. We will provide the suitable number of staff to set up for your event, provide service throughout, and clear up afterwards, and can also take care of any decorations or other staff requirements. We are on hand to help with every request, no matter how big or small. 

We will take care of all aspects of the event, as well as providing a delicious meal for your guests, we can help with organising the music, arranging decorations or flowers, birthday cakes, or entertainment. All of our private boats have bars on board, the drinks are sold by the bars on the boat and we can arrange a pre-paid account, a certain number of pre-paid drinks, a credit card on the bar, or a cash bar for your event.

Please contact us on info@riverthamescruises.co.uk for any special requests, and we will do our best to cater for you.

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Surprise Surprise Boat Hire

Propose to your partner in style on this special cruise, asking for your partners hand in marriage at the spectacular Tower Bridge. We can help arrange a Cant-Be-Missed Banner along the side of one of our boats; as you take a romantic stroll across the famous bridge with your partner our vessel will cruise before the bridge, displaying your special banner for your partners surprise. Then board the boat at Saint Katherine's Pier beneath Tower Bridge and cruise back to Westminster Pier for the world to see, celebrating with a bottle of French Champagne, and arriving back below Big Ben.


VIP Transfer

The MV Churchill is an executive launch, with a capacity of up to 12 people. This luxury water vessel is ideal for transfers or bespoke sightseeing tours throughout London

  • Up to 12 person capacity
  • Bespoke Tours & Sightseeing trips
  • Luxury Transfers
  • Operates between Central London and The Thames Barrier


London Private Boat Paries

Our private boat hire is ideal for boat parties, a unique and fun place to celebrate your special occasion, some examples of parties hosted before on our Private Hire Boat Parties:

  • Birthday Parties
  • Wedding Parties
  • Graduation Parties
  • Wedding Parties
  • Transfers
  • And lots more!



  • For Evening Hire there is a minimum charge of 4 Hours. For Day Hire there is a minimum charge of 3 Hours
  • A non-returnable deposit of 25% is payable on booking boat hire and other services.
  • Prices include Port Of London Authority Port Dues for most central London piers.
  • All credit card payments - please add 3.75%
  • All charges for payments made by bank transfer from countries outside the UK will be boune by the customer.


I just wanted to say ‘Thank You’ to you all for making our event such a success – you even picked us the perfect weather !

I must say, the food was delicious, everything was well organised and the staff were friendly and helpful – in my ten years of organising events, I must say this was one of the most relaxed – thank you.


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