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 

The popular boat tours are now open until 31 October 2017 from 12 noon - 6pm each day.

Please be aware boat tours will be suspended today, Thursday 10 August, due to increased river level flows.

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 between 12 noon and 5pm. They leave on the hour subject to tide and weather conditions, just turn up and hop on from the pontoon adjacent to the London Aquatics Centre.

Prices

  • £9 Adult
  • £4 Child
  • £22 Family (2 x adult and 2 x child)
  • Seniors £8 (Over 60)
  • 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).

For more information and to enquire about private bookings, please contact Lee and Stort Boat Co Ltd on 0845 116 2012. 

Please note that boat tours and swan pedalos are suspended on match days. Please check the What's On page to find out when these take place.

Swan Pedalos

The swan pedalos will be available for visitors to use every weekend from 1 April – 1 October 2017 and every day throughout Easter holidays, half terms and summer holidays from 12 noon - 6pm each day!

You can explore the Park in a unique and fun way, on our exciting swan pedalos. Opening times are 12 noon - 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)
  • Seniors £8 (over 60)
  • Local residents £8 (proof of address is required).

Simply turn up and hop on from the pontoon adjacent to the London Aquatics Centre – subject to availability.

For more information and to enquire about private bookings, please contact Lee and Stort Boat Co Ltd on 0845 116 2012. 

Please note that boat tours and swan pedalos are suspended on match days. Please check the What's On page to find out when these take place.

ArcelorMittal Orbit

With an exhibition on the history of the Park and its development, and Anish Kapoor’s spectacular sculpture and mirrors, the ArcelorMittal Orbit is the perfect place to take in the panoramic views of the Park and London from the enclosed platforms 80m up in the sky.   For a truly hair raising experience, why not Ride the Slide too?

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Combined ArcelorMittal Orbit and London Stadium tickets are also available.

London Stadium Tours

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.

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Combined ArcelorMittal Orbit and London Stadium tickets are also available. Please check London Stadium tour availability over the summer season on our latest visitor information page.

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.

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Combined Blue Badge Walking Tours and ArcelorMittal Orbit tickets are also available.

  • For larger groups coming to the Park we recommend booking one of our selection of Tour Group experiences, complete with venue visits and hosted guides.

    With over 560 acres of Park to explore, the groups tour packages take in some of the Park’s iconic venues and gives visitors the chance to learn about the remarkable history and exciting future plans for this historic area of London.

    Combinations of tours are available including visits to the ArcelorMittal Orbit, the London Stadium tour and entry to the London Aquatics Centre and the Lee Valley VeloPark. The shortest tour lasts for two hours, with the full Park and venue visit package taking five hours.

    Come and see the fantastic 2012 legacy in action and tour the Park with one of the registered Blue Badge Guides who have been welcoming guests since before the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

    Prices start from £26.50 for adults, with concession rates available.

    You can book a group tour by emailing trade@arcelormittalorbit.com or call 0208 221 9111.

  • 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.