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Park Tours

Explore the Park with an expert guide or relax and take in the surrounding views from the river on a boat tour.

Boat Tours 

Relax and unwind on a guided boat tour along the river that runs through the Park.

On the boat trip you’ll pass through beautifully landscaped parklands in the shadows of some of the iconic venues from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games -  the Stadium, ArcelorMittal Orbit, London Aquatics Centre and Lee Valley VeloPark, all while learning fascinating facts about the Park and its future from a professional tour guide.

Tours are approximately 45 minutes and run daily from 12 noon with the final boat leaving at 4pm. They leave on the hour and subject to tide and weather conditions.

Prices: £9 Adult, £4 Child, £22 Family (2 + 2), Seniors £8, Local Residents £8 (Local Residents are the Park’s neighbouring boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Hackney, Greenwich, Newham, Tower Hamlets, and Waltham Forest. Proof of address is required).

How to book boat tours: No need to pre-book 
just turn up and hop on from the pontoon adjacent to the London Aquatics Centre.


Please bear in mind that we sometimes have to cancel boat tours due to high water levels on the Park - please check our Latest Visitor Information Page before you head out.


Swan Pedalos  

You can explore the Park on a pedalo for a new and fun way to see the Park. Opening times are 12 noon and 5pm (last departure at 4pm). The pedalos are located from the pontoon adjacent to the London Aquatics Centre, the same place as the boat tours as above. 

Prices: £9 Adult,  £4 Child (under 3 not allowed on swans), Family £22 (2 x adult and 2 x child), Concession £8 (over 60), Local residents £8 (proof of address is required).

How to book a pedalo: No need to pre-book just turn up and hop on from the pontoon adjacent to the London Aquatics Centre.

Stadium Tours

The much awaited behind the scenes tour of the stadium will start on 12 August 2016. We are currently in the exciting process of creating our multimedia tour that will allow you to experience the unique atmosphere of our stadium and the tour of a lifetime.

Whether a lifelong West Ham United fan, fascinated by London 2012 facts and figures or interested in how a concert is staged at the stadium then this will be the tour for you. Watch footage of matches, races and concerts or just choose what interests you. Whatever your choice you will engage with a tour that brings the stadium to life.

How to book a Stadium Tour: Please visit the London Stadium website to book your ticket.

Guided Walking Tours

Discover the Park with a guided walking tour delivered by an expert!

Hear how the area was transformed to host the world-famous London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and see some of the iconic venues including the London Aquatics CentreCopper Box Arena and Lee Valley Velopark!

Follow your guide among the beautiful parklands, fountains and waterways designed by internationally renowned landscape architects and hear about the ongoing plans for the Park.

The Blue Badge Tourist Guides have been delivering tours on the Park since 2007 and will be able to give you personal insight and knowledge into London’s Olympic and Paralympic story.

Visit their website below to book a space! 

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LARGE GROUP TOURS

 City & Village Tours offer tours of the Park for 35 people or more. Delivered using Blue Badge guides, there are many tours and itineraries to choose from, of varying walking lengths, all of which give a not-to-be-missed insight into London 2012. 

These include tours of public art pieces, selected Park venues and wider London, and many options also include food and drink.

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Trails

If you'd prefer to set off on your own route around the Park, why not download one of our four fantastic trails to help you make the most of your visit. 

Disabled Access Guides

We've worked with Disabled Go to create an online access guide for the Park boat tours.

READ THE GUIDE HERE.

Read the Guide

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