Thames Clippers: London's leading River Bus service
With Chelsea Harbour Pier a short two-minute walk from the hotel, guests can now take advantage of the Thames Clippers boat service running Monday to Friday along The Thames. Enjoy a more scenic way of travelling to the city in one of their spacious, stylish and climate-controlled catamarans. Destinations include The London Eye, London Bridge, Canary Wharf and North Greenwich for the 02 Arena. For more information visit: www.thamesclippers.com
Luxury cruising with Pier 88
A selection of luxury boats are available for cruises for up to 12 people, while a stationary yacht is available as a unique venue for up to 30 people. Pick-up and drop-offs are at nearby Imperial Wharf Marina. Please contact Pier 88 on 020 8877 2024, email or visit www.pier-88.com for further information.
RYA Powerboat 2 course with Taz Marine
A two-day course teaching you how to handle a powerboat – you will also see London from a unique vantage point. The course is suited to those who want to learn the basics of powerboating and can also serve as a great team-building exercise or a fun family activity. Each instructor teaches up to three people at a time and children as young as 12 are able to take the course. Teaching is conducted in a rigid inflatable boat, starts and finishes at Imperial Wharf Marina and includes expert tuition on how to handle a powerboat, navigation, anchoring, tying knots and safety on the river. Please contact John Jolly on 07974 427111 or visit powerboat-course.co.uk for further information.
Explore London’s landmarks with ‘The Thames: London’s Crown Jewel’
This multimedia iPad app travels the Thames from Chelsea Harbour to Tower Bridge viewing 60 iconic London landmarks along the way to celebrate 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign. Navigate the river and its historical surroundings through stunning photographs, narrative text, audio clips, music and video. 50% of profits from the sales go to The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust. Available for iPad now from the App Store.