Changing of the Guard: Guided Tour

Watch the famous Changing of the Guard on a journey through British tradition

Struggling for views through the crowds outside Buckingham Palace? Leave all the other tourists and join this exclusive tour which will take you to the best locations for viewing the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony, and give you a fascinating insight into this famous British spectacle.

You'll be with your guide and group, learning the facts behind this London tradition, while you watch the entire Changing of the Guard from beginning to end. Better still, you'll witness all the action from the best, most photo-worthy viewpoints.

Soak up invaluable insights about the ceremony, which has been happening since the 15th century! Why don't the soldiers smile? Why do they wear red, and what is with those fuzzy black bearskin hats?

As the Queen's Foot Guards or Horse Guards march to Buckingham Palace, check out some snappy footwork and take as many photos as you like.

With your own personal headset, you can easily follow along with the fun commentary.

Additional Information

  • Tour Duration: 1 Hr 30 Mins
  • Children under 4 years join for free
  • Changing of the Guard is weather permitting, and subject to changes in date, time & cancellation at the discretion of British authorities
  • Not accessible for wheelchairs, strollers, baby carriages


2 Working Days
1 Hr 30 Mins
Not Included
Voucher Type
Present to Tour Operator
No Amendments Allowed
No Refunds Allowed

Operating Hours

Tour departs:

Mon-Sat: 10:30, Sun: 09:45

Please arrive 15 minutes before departure.


Duke of York Column (Meeting Point)
St. James's, SW1Y 5AJ, London

Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, SW1A 1AA, London

What You Get


  • Changing of the Guard
  • Visits to The Mall. St. Jame's Palace / Horse Guards Parade, St. Jame's Park & Buckingham Palace
  • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
  • Tour in a small group (max. 15 visitors)
  • Headsets


  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activity fees
  • Food & drinks

How to Use

  • Kindly display printed or mobile voucher to the City Wonders guide, wearing blue polo shirts or jackets and holding a sign with a tour name, at the meeting point

Terms and Conditions

Important Notes:

  • You can present a printed or mobile copy of the voucher/ticket for this activity
  • The voucher/ticket is accepted only at authorised redemption points
  • The voucher/ticket is valid only on the date and time specified
  • The voucher/ticket cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion unless otherwise stated
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of late comers/no shows, it would be considered cancellation and no refund will be given

Cancellation Policy:

  • No refunds will be entertained for cancellations
  • Full refunds will be given to customers who have purchased the loss coverage for uncollected tickets

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Age 15 and Above
Age 4 to 14 years old

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