Flying Fish  

 
 
ADDRESS
St Katherine's Pier, Tower Hamlets, London E1W 1LD
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Various | Weekends from 11.30am
 
PRICES
RIB Tour to Thames Barrier £39 (Adults), £27 (Children) | Hovercraft Experience: £15 (Adults), £12 (Children)
 

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Flying FishThere's a choice of three types of boat when you book in for a Thames tour with Flying Fish: jet boat, RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) or hovercraft. The beauty of a hovercraft is that it skims over water and land so you'll find yourself flying sideways onto the 'beaches' at the side of the river - the Thames's banks are sometimes silt, sometimes sand - then hovering back over the water. The 15 minute ride takes you from St Katherine's Pier on a circular trip with a maximum of 10 passengers and you can combine this with a longer boat tour. The jet boat and RIB tours last up to an hour an a half and take in top sights like HMS Belfast, Tower Of London and Tower Bridge, onto Greenwich Maritime Museum, The O2 Arena and the Thames Barrier. Guides are on hand to point out interesting facts on these river tours which travel at speeds of up to 40 knots. By using St Katherine's Pier as their starting point, Flying Fish largely avoid the speed limit zone which extends to Wapping and to Tower Bridge ensuring a high octane trip along the river. You can book tickets for Flying Fish tours via LondonTown.com, choose from the Thrill Ride on a Fast Jet boat or the Thames Barrier Extra Scenic Tour.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Tower Hill Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Aldgate Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Wapping Overground Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
City Quay Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
Arch Car Parking
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  29% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 1 minute from Flying Fish
It's the location on the River Thames that give this hotel next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge a wow factor. It's also very ... More
 
 
 
Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £146  27% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 6 minutes from Flying Fish
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
 
 
 
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  38% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 6 minutes from Flying Fish
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
 
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Serpentine Solar Shuttle
London > Travel > Boats
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 4 miles from Flying Fish
Gliding noiselessly across the Serpentine in Hyde Park, the Solar Shuttle is an eco-friendly way to get from one end of the lake to the other. ... More
 
 
 
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Thames River Adventures
London > Travel > Boats
Regent's Canal, Primrose Hill, London N1 | 4.2 miles from Flying Fish
Danny Gillard, Niamh Walsh and their team of fully qualified instructors at Thames River Adventures offer kayak tours of the Thames and London's Regent's Canal. Early ... More
 
 
 
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 21 minutes from Flying Fish
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
 
 
 
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 16 minutes from Flying Fish
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
 
 
 
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Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 20 minutes from Flying Fish
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
 
 
 
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London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 20 minutes from Flying Fish
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas at St Katharine Docks
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 23rd November to 15th December 2017
Flying Fish, Tower Bridge Approach, St Katharine's Way, E1W | 1 minute from Flying Fish
Central London's only marina, St Katharine Docks, has a packed Christmas schedule for 2017. A highlight will be an impressive floating 45ft Christmas tree, which, from ...More
 
 
 
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St Katharine Docks Festive Food Market
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 15th December 2017 - 12noon
Flying Fish, Tower Bridge Approach, St Katharine's Way, E1W | 1 minute from Flying Fish
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Sail with Santa
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 2nd to 23rd December 2017
Flying Fish, Tower Pier, EC3N | 5 minutes from Flying Fish
City Cruises invites you to meet Santa while sailing down the Thames this Christmas. During the one-hour cruise from Tower Pier the adults will be able ...More
 
 
 
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The Bridge Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
3 Potters Fields Park, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Flying Fish
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 8 minutes from Flying Fish
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, variety shows ... More
 
 
 
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The Mahogany Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 8 minutes from Flying Fish
The famous Mahogany Bar at Wilton's Music Hall has reopened after more than 50 years on the sidelines. Sadly, last orders were called at the bar ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower Hill, City, London EC3N | 4 minutes from Flying Fish
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Tower Bridge Exhibition
London > Attractions > Museums
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Flying Fish
Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its ... More
 
 
 
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City Hall
London > Attractions > Sights
110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Flying Fish
It may look like a pile of CDs tilted at a precarious angle so it's about to fall over, but this attractive Norman Foster building near ... More
 
 
 
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St Katharine Docks World Food Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 1 minute from Flying Fish
Re-launched as the St Katharine Docks World Food Market in 2016, the weekly market now offers a diversified range of street food ... More
 
 
 
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The Kiosk at Le Pont de la Tour
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
36D Shad Thames, SE1 | 4 minutes from Flying Fish
A small store serving take away coffee, sandwiches and salads, The Kiosk is run by ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Tyrwhitt
London > Shopping > Menswear
Unit 27a Tooley Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Flying Fish
The shirt company founded by Nicholas Charles Trywhitt Wheeler in 1986 while still at university has 23 stores worldwide, including one in Paris, five ... More
 
 
 
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Zizzi - Docklands
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
12 Ivory House, St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 2 minutes from Flying Fish
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Bravas Tapas
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 2 minutes from Flying Fish
Serving superior Spanish food and with an outdoor terrace overlooking the marina, Bravas Tapas is a welcome new addition to St Katharine Dock. Brought to you ... More
 
 
 
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Dokke
London > Restaurants >
Ivory House, East Smithfield, E1W | 2 minutes from Flying Fish
Occupying a prime spot overlooking St Katharine Docks, Dokke, named after the medieval word for docking a boat, is Neil Wager's high-end cafe by day, chic ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 24 minutes from Flying Fish
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 27 minutes from Flying Fish
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 28 minutes from Flying Fish
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Flying Fish
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 6 minutes from Flying Fish
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 11 minutes from Flying Fish
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The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Flying Fish
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 10 minutes from Flying Fish
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The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 10 minutes from Flying Fish
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Trade Union
London > Nightlife >
Thomas More Square, E1W | 5 minutes from Flying Fish
The team behind the Grand Union bars have now ventured into new territory with the opening of Trade Union. Located in ... More
 
 
 
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The Rotunda Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
10 Trinity Square, EC3N | 6 minutes from Flying Fish
At the heart of the Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square The Rotunda Bar forms a natural gathering space ... More
 
 
 
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Nine Lives
London > Nightlife > Bars
8 Holyrood Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Flying Fish
The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night Bermondsey Street cocktail bar. Set in a Victorian ... More
 
 
 
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 4 minutes from Flying Fish
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Flying Fish
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 8 minutes from Flying Fish
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Christmas at St Katharine Docks
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Tower of London Ice Rink
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Tower Millennium Pier 5 minutes walk from Flying Fish

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The Bridge Theatre 5 minutes walk from Flying Fish

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy set in 1850 London, where ...More

 
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
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Christmas by the River
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Seasonal | Until 3rd January 2018 

London Bridge 7 minutes walk from Flying Fish

One of London's most picturesque festive markets, Christmas by the River is back for its fourth year in 2017. Taking ...More

 
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Wilton's Music Hall 8 minutes walk from Flying Fish

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Unicorn Theatre 8 minutes walk from Flying Fish

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