Fully licensed bar on board
View iconic venues
Stadium Island


Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Boat Tours


Please note that  Swan Pedalos have been suspended today - Monday 23rd October 2017 - due to poor weather conditions.


Boat Tours will still be running  for Half Term Week during October 2017.  Swan Pedalos will also be running during Half Term Week once weather conditions improve.


We are also running our first ever extended 'Stadium Island' Tours on 8th, 15th and 22nd October - Tickets can be purchased here.

Eventbrite - East London Waterways Boat Tour - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park



For the first three Sundays in October we are proud to be offering the first extended 'Stadium Island Boat Tours' on East Londons historic Waterways.

A two and a half hour guided river tour of Stadium Island within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, which includes magnificent views of the London Stadium, the AcelorMittal Orbit and the newly refurbished Carpenters Road Lock.

Departing from our Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Pontoon at Stratford Waterfront, by the London Aquatics Centre, the journey takes you through Carpenters Road Lock, along the old River Lea, passing the ‘Big Breakfast House’ before entering the Lee Navigation and St Thomas Creek. We join City Mill River where you will enjoy fantastic views of the Stadium and Orbit before going through the Lock again to cruise to the north of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with uninterrupted views of the award-winning parklands, gardens and the iconic Olympic venues.

All of our vessels are mobility accessible with toilets and a bar serving a variety of hot and cold drinks.


Adults - £15
Concessions - £12
Children - £7
Under 3’s - Free

Eventbrite - East London Waterways Boat Tour - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park



We are delighted to offer the only boat tours available on the waterways of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London, giving visitors a new perspective of the park by river.

On the boat you'll pass through beautifully landscaped park lands in the shadows of some of the most iconic venues of the Games including the Stadium, ArcelorMittal Orbit, London Aquatics Centre and Lee Valley Velopark, all while learning fascinating facts about the park and it's future from professional tour guides.

These tours are available at the park on the day. No booking required.

Tour duration: 45mins


This service is fully accessible to all and has two toilets (one disabled), refreshments and a licensed bar on board. Our boats have space for up to 60 passengers and we welcome buggies, wheel chairs, and well behaved dogs.

Operating days

Easter Weekend - September      7 days a week

October                                            Weekends and Half Term Week

November - February                   No Tours (Boats are still available for private hire during these months)

March                                              Weekends

Departure times

Tour times are displayed on boards around the park.

Departures are from 12 noon and then on the hour every hour. (This may vary daily due to river  or weather conditions.)

Please follow us on twitter for updates @leeandstortboat or call 0845 1162012.


Next to the London Aquatics centre and opposite the stadium at Stratford Waterfront Pontoon.  Please note nearest parking is at Westfield Shopping Centre.

Directions from Stratford station

Follow signs for Westfield Shopping Centre, pass through 'The Street' and then follow the signs towards the Park. You will find us on the right of the river. 


£9 Adult    £4 Children (under 3's travel free)


£22 Family ticket (2 adults & 2 children)

£8  Concessions (over 60's)

£8 Local residents 


Olympic boat tours may occasionally be closed to the public for special ticketed events or in bad weather. To avoid disappointment please check for updates.


Private hire is also available at the Olympic park for parties, functions and events  .

For more information please call 0845 1162012 -  Mon-Fri  9.30-4.30