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New Year's Eve tours and cruises in London

Toast to the new year during some of the best London New Year's Eve events on the river Thames.

From party boats with live music to dinner cruises and breathtaking views, check out these top New Year's Eve tours on the Thames. They're one of the best ways to celebrate New Year's Eve in London and see the world-famous fireworks! 

Get inspired for New Year's Eve 2024 and discover just some of the exciting tours and experiences that were available in 2023 below.

New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise with Fireworks

Southbank Skyline. Image courtesy of visitlondon.com/Jon Reid.
An evening of glamour, food and dancing awaited on a New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise with Fireworks on the river Thames. Partiers soaked up the festive atmosphere and celebrated the New Year with a four-course dinner and live entertainment, before enjoying London's famous fireworks display. 

New Year's Eve Gala Dinner Cruise

See London dazzle at night. © Unsplash/Ali Khademolhosseini

Guests escaped the crowds and got an unrivalled view of London's famous fireworks display on a New Year's Eve Gala Dinner Cruise. Tucking into a delicious four-course meal featuring dishes such as smoked salmon and roasted lamb, before stepping onto the deck with a glass of bubbles to watch the spectacular display. 

New Year's Eve Cruise on the Silver Sturgeon

Hop aboard the SIlver Sturgeon this New Year's Eve for a memorable night in the capital. Image courtesy of Silver Fleet.
Many hopped aboard the 61m flagship river yacht, the Silver Sturgeon, for a memorable way to welcome in 2024. Tucking into a seasonal menu by Head Chef Marcus Cunningham before taking to the dance floor for a night of live music. Roaming around the spacious outside decks, soaking up the panoramic vistas of the city where come midnight, London was showered in a spectacular firework display.

New Year's Eve Thames cruise with Fireworks on the Thomas Doggett

Celebrate New Year's Eve in London. Photo by Alexander Naglestad on Unsplash.

Guests passed by some of the capital’s most iconic landmarks during a New Year’s Eve Thames cruise with Fireworks on the Thomas Doggett. Grabbing a glass of bubbly, dancing to live music and snapping pictures of the world-famous fireworks during a fantastic night of London New Year's Eve celebrations.

New Year's Eve Thames Cruise with Fireworks on the Jupiter Clipper

New Year's Eve in London. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

Many had an evening to remember embarking on a New Year's Eve Thames Cruise with Fireworks aboard the Jupiter Clipper. Admiring stunning views of London's glittering skyline while soaking up the party atmosphere and live musical entertainment. Enjoying a champagne toast at midnight as guests welcomed in the new year with a sensational fireworks display.

New Year's Eve Thames Cruise on the Celestial

New Years Eve River Thames Cruise. Image courtesy of Golden Tours.

Guests had fun on the delightful Celestial Cruise on New Year's Eve 2023, dancing the night away and enjoying a spectacular ride along the river Thames. Indulging with a deluxe hamper filled with bubbles and sweet and savoury snacks as they admired London's world-famous fireworks display. 

New Year's Eve Cruise onboard The Avontuur

Enjoy a New Year's Eve Thames Cruise. Image courtesy of Golden Tours.
Party-goers cheersed to the New Year as they embarked on a New Year's Eve Thames Cruise with Fireworks aboard the Avontuur. Admiring panoramic views of London's iconic landmarks and world-famous fireworks display, dancing the night away while the on-board DJ played their favourite party tunes.

New Year's Eve Thames Cruise with Fireworks on the Galaxy

See the London fireworks like never before on a New Year's Eve cruise on the Thames. Image courtesy of Golden Tours.

Celebrators kicked off the New Year's Eve celebrations with a glass of bubbles and made their evening aboard the Galaxy Cruise one to remember! Enjoying sumptuous canapes and a live DJ, before admiring the world-famous fireworks from a unique viewpoint on the river Thames. 

New Year’s Eve Cruise on the Silver Sockeye

Celebrate on a New Year's Eve boat party. Image courtesy of Golden Tours.

Many danced the night away on a New Year's Eve Cruise aboard the Silver Sockeye. This cruise gave you a chance to make special memories with friends or family. Enjoying a welcome drink on arrival before dancing on the lower deck or taking in the night-time views from the upper deck. Watching the famous fireworks display with another glass of bubbly in hand.

More ways to celebrate New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve onboard IFS Cloud Cable Car with Dinner

Enjoy a panoramic ride abord the IFS Cloud Cable Car and admire a great panorama over the London skyline. ©London & Partners/Michael Barrow
One of the most unforgettable New Year's Eve 2023 experiences was on the IFS Cloud Cable Car. This unique luxury package included a glass of Prosecco on arrival, a three course dinner with beverages and music from a live DJ. Followed by another glass of bubbles when on the cable car as guests enjoyed panoramic views of the London fireworks from their private cabin.

Find more inspiration for the perfect New Year’s Eve in London, from dining spots and winter rooftops, to afterparties and things to do on New Year's Day in London.

Or enjoy more festive fun with these top Christmas tours.