Private Charters

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If you are looking for a unique setting for your next family celebration, corporate event, or a more leisurely way to travel across the city then the Cockney Sparrow is the perfect vessel for you.

The Sparrow regularly hosts private cruises on the river Thames from birthday parties & anniversaries to sightseeing cruises & river transfers. Cockney Sparrow is suitable for up to 75 guests & can embark & disembark from numerous piers from as far upriver as Hampton Court Landing Stage & as far downriver as Greenwich Pier (boarding / departure above Putney may incur an additional charge).

Kings Reach, Westminster Millennium Pier & The London Eye
Battersea Power Station

Cockney Sparrow boasts a comfortable saloon, aft reception deck & an open upper deck with plenty of space for guests to move around & enjoy the views. The fully licensed bar is situated in the saloon & will be open during your private cruise. We can also arrange various entertainment including a DJ for parties, a live commentary for sightseeing & transfers or a jazz band to add a touch of class to your corporate event or celebration. We have a wide range of catering options including canapés, buffets, barbecues & fine dining to suit all tastes.

Key Features

  • Fully Licensed Bar

  • Open Deck

  • Heating

  • Toilet Facilities

Charter Rates

Daytime Hire (Until 18:00)

Monday to Thursday: From £800.00* for 4-Hours
Friday to Sunday: Price on Enquiry
Additional Hours: £150.00 (Available until midnight)
Bank Holiday: £200.00 Surcharge

Evening Hire (From 18:00)

Monday to Thursday: From £850.00* for 4-Hours
Friday to Sunday: From £900.00* for 4-Hours
Additional Hours: £200.00 (Available until midnight)
Bank Holiday: £200.00 Surcharge

*Charter rates can vary depending on the date of your charter and the boarding / departure pier. Some piers incur additional charges.