Kew Gardens  With Thamesjet

Speed in central London, then make your own way to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. This ticket has two different parts and to link them up you will likely have to buy your own train ticket.

Get the adrenaline pumping with an exhilarating 50 minute trip on the Thames including sightseeing, speed and aquabatics.

The amazing Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew are home an astonishing array of plant life, one of the world’s most historic centres of scientific research and what some think the cutest royal palace in London. 

Delve into a tropical rainforest in the Palm House; travel through ten climatic zones in the Princess of Wales Conservatory and be amazed by giant lily pads in the Waterlily House.

Stroll along a soaring tree-top walkway, discover fascinating collections of botanical art in three art galleries or step inside Kew Palace, the summer residence of King George III.

Set in 326 acres and less than 30 minutes from central London, Kew Gardens offers a unique day out for its visitors. In short you can immerse yourself in centuries of horticulture, science and royal heritage at Kew Gardens, London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage Site. N.B. Kew Palace is only open March-October, though the gardens are open all year round.

Your ticket includes:

  • Thamesjet  50 minutes RUSH adventure

  • Entrance to Kew Gardens

Book your package:
Please call our reservation team on 020 77 400 400


Thamesjet does not operate cruises to Kew Gardens. It is possible to catch a train from Waterloo station to Kew. ​

Package details

Opening Times & General Information

Thamesjet - General Information

  • Thamesjet departs from Westminster Pier. Please check booking widget for sailing times.  

  • Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by an adult

  • For safety reasons, the minimum height requirement to travel on Thamesjet is 1.35 metres (4 ft. 5in.). 

  • Life jackets and waterproof clothing will be provided for your Thamesjet

  • Everything you need to know for your Thamesjet Experience and your safety click here.

Kew Gardens - General Information

Daily from 10am

Closed on 24 and 25 December.

Closing times vary throughout the year. Please check Kew Gardens opening times prior to arrival.

Kew Gardens has four entrance gates. The location map should help you decide which gate is most suitable for your visit. View Location map >>

Ticket Prices - Kew Gardens & Thamesjet

(April-October & February-March)
Adult (17+)
Child (16 & under)
Senior 65+
Student (with ID)

Kew Gardens ticket is valid for single entry use within 72 hours of issue date.

Students should have a valid ID on the day of their visit.

All children aged 16 years and below must be accompanied by an adult 18+.

Please note:
You will receive an e-ticket for your Thamesjet BUT your attraction ticket/s can be collected when you check in or on the day of your Thamesjet from our waiting room at boarding point F - Westminster Pier.

Thamesjet does not operate cruises to Kew Gardens. The nearest pier is Westminster pier. It is possible to catch a train from Waterloo station to Kew. 

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