Thames – Departure Points


Clacton - Clacton Pier, CO15 1QX Tourist information 01255 686633

Gravesend - Gravesend Town Pier, DA11 0BJ. No wheelchair access from the pier. Rail - Gravesend Station approximately 10 minute walk. Parking - Market Square Car Park approximately 5 minute walk. Tourist information 01474 337600

Harwich - Halfpenny Pier, CO12 3HH. Pay & display parking at the quay. Rail - Harwich Town Station approximately 10 minute walk. Tourist information 03330 134105

Ipswich - Coaches depart from Orwell Quay.

The coaches will start boarding passengers 15 minutes prior to the departure time. The coaches will drop you directly at Halfpenny Pier in Harwich where Waverley will be waiting for you to board. You should make your way straight to the ship when you disembark the coach. Tourist information 01473 258070

London Tower Pier - Beside Tower of London, EC3N 4DT. No parking available at the pier. Approximately 10 minute walk from Tower Hill underground. Tourist information 0208 305 5235

Margate - Margate Pier, CT9 1JD. Pay & display parking at the pier. Rail - Margate Station approximately 15 minute walk. Tourist information 01843 577577

Southend - Southend Pier, SS1 1EE. Arrive at pier gate 40 minutes before departure. Southend Pier train - Adults £5.35 return / Child £2.65 return. Tourist information 01702 618747

Southwold - Southwold Pier, IP18 6BN. Upon entering Southwold follow the brown tourist signs to the Pier. Southwold Pier North Parade, IP18 6BN. Pay & display parking at the pier.

Whitstable - Whitstable Harbour, CT5 1AD. Rail - Whitstable station approximately 15 minute walk.