New Year's Eve Boat Parties in London

Gliding gracefully along the twinkling River Thames on a boat, sipping champagne and mingling with friends - Who could hope for a more perfect New Year's Eve? As well as being charmingly novel, boat parties also take all of the stress out of NYE. Simply hop on and enjoy the city sites from the water, before enjoying a spectacular view of the midnight fireworks. As long as you don't decide to take a dip, a merry old time is guaranteed. Check out our recommendations for the best boat events for new year's eve in London, from the bottomless to the luxury.

For further inspiration, take a look at our New Year's Eve London Guide.

Last updated on 13th November 2019

@ Bar&Co on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 18:00 - 3:00

Head over to Embankment where Bar&Co are offering you one epic New Year's Eve boat party this year. Clamber aboard for the chance to catch unparalleled views of the midnight fireworks, alongside a complimentary little bottle of bubbles and DJs playing the biggest tunes until 3am.

@ Alfred Le Roy on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Welcome the new decade with a 1920's themed boat party that Gatsby himself would be jealous of. Complete with hand-crafted cocktails, enticing canapes and a glamorous theme, this party is the best way to sail into a new decade. 

@ Zizzi on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 19:15 - 0:30

Head down to the Thames where The Neptune Clipper is waiting to whisk you away for a New Year's Eve party you'll never forget. Offering fun for all the family, you'll be treated to dinner, drinks and an electric atmosphere, alongside one of the best views of those midnight fireworks.

@ The Dixie Queen, Butlers Wharf Pier on Tuesday 31st December 2019

Do New Year's Eve in stunning style this time around and grab yourself a ticket to this fun and decadent boat party. Setting sail down the Thames, the team on the Dixie Queen is bringing you the sights of the city on one of its most exciting nights, alongside tasty food, fireworks and plenty of fizz.

@ Barge East on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 18:30 - 4:00

With 8-course menus that cater to vegan, veggie and meat eaters, Barge East is going all out this NYE. Head to Hackney for the likes of mutton merguez, cuttlefish bolognese, smoked delica pumpkin and digestifs before dancing the night away.