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Thames Leisure – River Thames boat hire

Specialists in Thames boat hire for office partiesbirthday 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.

What Thames Leisure is all about:


  • – Running the finest all-round fleet on the Thames for you.

  • – Brilliant customer service, always.

  • – Making great memories – fancy opening Tower bridge on your cruise? Just ask!

Our boats

  • William B

  • The recently refurbished William B, offers a cool and contemporary take on river cruising. With a sensational open viewing deck and a seated capacity of 120 guests, she is the pride of fleet when it comes to sightseeing and exceptional dining.

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  • Dutch Master

  • For an explosive party for up to 375 guests, look no further than Dutch Master. She has been witness to some of the most exhilarating DJs on the Thames and her reputation is kept alive through private boat parties and established promoters alike.

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  • Sailing Barge Will

  • For something entirely different, immerse yourself in the historic Thames with our old Thames Sailing Barge, Will. Her beautiful wood panelled saloon can seat 40 for a lavish seated dinner and she can open Tower Bridge exclusively for your guests!

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