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High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London

From US$ 55.96
  • High-speed Thames River cruise in London
  • An unconventional sightseeing experience ideal for thrill seekers 
  • Cruise past the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, and Shakespeare's Globe 
High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London
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If you’re looking for an exhilarating way to see London’s riverside sights, then opt for a high-speed RIB cruise on the Thames River. In a rigid inflatable boat, soar past the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, and Shakespeare’s Globe while listening to a high-octane soundtrack. Once you reach Tower Bridge, your skipper accelerates to speeds of 35 miles-per-hour (55 km-per-hour) and performs sharp turns guaranteed to increase adrenaline levels. Ideal for thrill seekers, this experience also offers multiple departure times.
What to Expect

Depending on the start time selected at checkout, make your way to a central London location to board your RIB. Following a safety briefing, set sail on the Thames River and pass the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament, Shakespeare's Globe, and St. Paul’s Cathedral.

Once you pass Tower Bridge, speed restrictions are lifted and your skipper is free to accelerate to speeds of 35 miles-per-hour (55 kilometer-per-hour). Feel exhilarated as your skipper performs maneuvers such as hairpin bends and figure eights.

During slower periods of sailing, listen to commentary that reveals the history of London’s riverside. The tour concludes back at your original departure point.

Reviews (326)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Fast, Fab and Funny..!!

Celebrating a family birthday, something different. Ric & Rory looked after us well, making the experience fun, entertaining and interesting. Loved the speed aspect and would love to do it again, more of the speed next time... Thank you.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank helsbelsx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Totally amazing!!!!!

What an absolutely incredible experience!! Totally fabulous guide - even with the rain we had such a fantastic time!! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!

Thank 324amij
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brilliant! Much better than I imagined!

Went on the Thames Barrier Explorers Voyage. Had a nice cruise out with good humoured commentary from our guide. Got past Tower Bridge and Wham! Full throttle with thumping music. The skipper steered us into the wake of passing boats so we took off several...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank notheywont
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great experience

A really amazing and supportive team with great organisational skills. This trip would have been part of my dog’s bucket list. The team was really excited about the idea and helped me with ideas, including getting a safety vest for my dog. I have almost...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kinga T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Bill and Nicks most excellent adventure

What an amazing way to see the city. Bill was an amazing tour guide who was very funny, knowledgeable and a all round stand up guy. He truly made us all feel at ease and ensured that he included everyone in the conversation. 5 stars,...More

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You will not get wet at all (unless it is raining). The ride is very smooth, especially at high speed. We used our phones to record parts of the ride, and there was no issue with water whatsoever.
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13 July 2018|
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Response from 26Marion26 | Reviewed this property |
There are a few steps to get into the boat but the crew help you on and off. There are handrails in front of every seat but I've never felt the need to hold on. I would imagine if you had neck or back problems when the... More
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