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Thames Leisure River Cruises Summer Party EC3

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Thames Leisure River Cruises Summer Party EC3

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Thames Leisure River Cruises, EC3

Specialists in Thames boat hire for office parties, birthday parties every other type of celebration or event, Thames Leisure provide superior one-stop-shop event management for all occasions and Thames river cruises.

With over 25 years’ experience on the Thames, and our own river fleet based in the City of London between London Bridge and Tower Bridge, with every event we run, we set out to prove our motto – It’s Better on the River.

Whether you need to hire river boats in London for your Christmas activities, or client entertaining, office team-building ideas, or for private events such as birthday parties and wedding receptions, we have the vessel to suit your needs.
The sleek and attractive William B provides city cruises for sightseeing and private dining, her spacious and flexible upper deck giving you the best place in London by the river to enjoy a summer BBQ – on the river! For Christmas events, she is the ideal festive choice, cosy and warm with outside spaces to take in the twinkling Thames skyline too. She’s just one of our ‘fleet of four, discover the rest on our fleet page.

A Thames Boat Party can be many things all year round – we promise you whatever event you book, whatever menus you select, whichever boat you select, whatever on-board entertainment you decide on, your event will be better on the river with Thames Leisure. We pride ourselves on customer service – get in touch and let us take the hard work off your hands for your next event.

Dutch Master

Dutch Master is one of the biggest passenger boats on the Thames. She can carry up to 375 guests making her the perfect large capacity floating venue for private parties. She is quite simply one of the best large boats in London! With two bars, an impressive sound system and the ever changing backdrop of London’s sights, she always delivers an event to remember. Her three decks offer both spacious covered areas as well as an entirely open space offering the best vantage point to enjoy breath-taking views of London’s sights from the unique river perspective. What’s more, her three-story profile means that she opens Tower Bridge for guests as she cruises through – a highly memorable London experience.

Dinner – 300 Buffet/Reception – 375 Conference – 300

William B

Whether seeking to entertain clients or guests for weddings or private parties, the William B offers a high standard of quality and versatility. The fully upholstered teak panelled entrance hall with its polished brass wall lights and handrails makes an impressive introduction. A new, spacious bar and a formidable galley provide an exciting array of exceptional food and drink, while a quality PA system is perfect for commentaries, lectures or why not enjoy a jazz band while cruising down the river?

Dinner – 40-100 Buffet/Reception – 40/160 Conference – 14


Tideway features as the smallest member of the Thames Leisure Fleet and makes hiring a boat on the Thames easy. She is a compact twin decked vessel that offers both comfort and versatility on the water. Whether it’s a special dinner for 10 or a birthday celebration for 85, Tideway’s intimate surroundings offer a highly personalised and familiar environment to entertain guests while experiencing the majesty of the Thames and formidable views of London. Tideway is also very suitable for transporting groups up and down the Thames to special events. Spread over two decks, you will find that the Tideway is an incredibly versatile vessel. At the bow there is an open area with seating for around 20 of those wishing for a quiet moment or simply to drink in the river!

Dinner – n/a Buffet/Reception – 60

Sailing Barge

Would you like an astonishing river spectacle? Why not open Tower Bridge with our beautiful and charismatic historic Sailing Barge? She will charm and impress your guests with her luxurious mahogany-panelled saloon for entertaining groups up to 50. Cruising east from Tower Pier, Will is the perfect, small venue for corporate entertaining, team building, and intimate parties. Onboard facilities include PA system, multimedia projector and screen, and sound system with MP3 connection.

Dinner – 40 Buffet/Reception – 50 Conference – 40


Bespoke packages and Summer Parties are available upon request!


Further information

When searching for the ideal Thames river boat for your event, look no further than Thames Leisure’s remarkably diverse fleet. Together, William B, Dutch Master, Tideway and Sailing Barge Will offer modern, comfortable and affordable private boats on the River Thames while maintaining exceptionally high standards. Whether you’re looking for private boat hire, ticketed cruises or the perfect solution to impress a corporate group, our wide range of Thames river boats can be tailored to suit any event.

  • Dutch Master– Our flagship river cruiser for up to 350 guests. Two floors of music and two bars across three decks!
  • William B– Perfect for corporate hospitality and birthdays alike for up to 120 guests. William B has a large open deck and smart, contemporary saloon with large windows for viewing London’s sites.
  • Tideway- The smallest vessel in the fleet – ideal for river transport, small gatherings and site seeing tours.
  • Sailing Barge Will– The great grandfather, SB Will is 90 this year! A beautiful historic vessel will wow up to 50 guests with a stunning mahogany saloon. Her tall mast also ensures Tower Bridge will open for your guests.