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Thames High-Speed Zone RIB Cruise in London

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Unleash your inner adrenaline junkie on a 40-minute high-speed cruise on the Thames River in London. Board your modern RIB (rigid-inflatable boat) with an expert skipper and guide, and feel the thrill as you speed through the British capital at speeds of up to 35 miles (56 km) per hour. Zoom past top London attractions including Tower Bridge, The O2 arena and Canary Wharf, and learn about the city's history from your guide’s entertaining commentary. Small-group experience with numbers limited to 12 people.
Highlights
  • Opt for an exhilarating sightseeing cruise experience on the Thames River
  • Ride without speed limits in the river's high-speed zone
  • Small group tour limited to 12 people ensures a more personalized experience
  • Choose from several departure times throughout the day
What to Expect
After selecting a departure time to suit your schedule, make your own way to a docking point along the Thames River and receive a safety briefing from your guide. After donning a life jacket and climbing on board your rigid inflatable boat (RIB), set off along the Thames River at high velocity to a soundtrack of British rock classics. Zoom past Tower Bridge, the O2 Arena, and the Cutty Sark and reach speeds of up to 35 mph (56 kph), as your skipper performs exhilarating wave jumps and sharp turns. Your tour concludes back at your original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
London Bridge City Pier, SE1 2QP, UK
Duration
40m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional skipper
  • Guide
  • Use of a lifejacket and waterproof gear
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult
  • Pregnant women are not permitted
  • It is advised not to participate if you have a history of or have any current back problems
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • All seats must be pre-booked with the supplier, refer to voucher for further details
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic time on the Thames rocket trip. Exhilaration overdrive speeding down the Thames with the James bond theme tune blaring out. Matt and Richard were a great duo, telling us all the interesting historical information as we passed along the Thames. Definitely...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Flyer813495
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time on this boat with enthusiastic Dave and trusty Rich! It’s well worth the money even though we were rained on! Excellent wet weather gear was provided. Musical accompaniment is spot on (and amusing) had a huge smile on my face the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jacquie222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 50 mn ride was split in two parts basically. First , at a gentle pace, we were exposed a few fun facts about the buildings or bridges seen from the Thames by our funny and enthusiastic guide! Then, more on the east side of...More

Thank Bert350
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Will go again - you get a talk through the landmarks (thanks cheeky Rory, great humour & knowledge) in the speed limited section, from then on flat out with some great tunes kicking out - my lad is 13 & he loved it as much...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ivanfeav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Guide Rory and Captain Nick were outstanding - I cannot emphasise how good this is, although when booking I thought it was a little pricey it was worth every penny! Racing along the Thames to a tongue in cheek sound track was the highlight of...More

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Lizzy03
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Response from northerngirl121 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it depends which package you book as they differ. Ours was 90 minutes, which is the longest one they do I think.
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