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High-Speed Boat Trip through London

Highlights
  • Enjoy an alternative way to explore on a high-speed Thames boat tour
  • Discover many of the city’s top sights in less than an hour
  • Travel via a speedy Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB)
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High-Speed Boat Trip through London
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Overview
Enjoy an alternative and thrilling way to explore London when you book tickets to a high-speed boat tour along the River Thames. Meet at Blackfriars Pier and hop aboard one of the largest Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIB) on the river. After a safety briefing, grab your lifejacket and get ready to zoom past landmarks like Shakespeare’s Globe, the Shard, the Tower of London, and more. The boat reaches speeds of up to 35 mph (56 kph), so you’re guaranteed a rousing journey.
What to Expect
You'll be welcomed at Blackfriars Pier and given protective clothing, a lifejacket and a full safety briefing.  You'll take your place onboard, in an Ullman suspension seat (the type used by the military and police).  We'll head off down river, past Tate Modern; Millennium Bridge; Shakespeare's Globe; The Shard; London Bridge; The Tower of London; Tower Bridge.  Then we'll let it rip!  You'll blast through historic Wapping, past Canary Wharf and the Cutty Sark at Greenwich.  We'll do a high speed turn at the O2 Arena and blast back; all accompanied by great music.  You'll spend 45 minutes on the river; a 45 minutes you'll never forget!  Our boats were built for offshore work and super-safe, and don't worry about being thrown around; we are the only speedboat on the river to have suspension seats to protect you from the shock and vibration.  Our skipper and guide are highly experienced and very friendly and welcoming.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Can’t recommend highly enough

A very last minute enquiring (the night before!) but David got back to me straight away and was incredibly flexible and accommodating with what we wanted. It’s a fantastic way to see London, but with Debbie on board too giving you a brief tour (who...More

Thank Charlietighe
Reviewed 1 week ago
high speed river trip

An awesome experience that blew the cobwebs right away. We were given an entertaining and informative commentary and then a thrilling high speed ride up to the O2 arena. London from the river is completely different and very beautiful. The sun shone but we were...More

Thank Camper08282342722
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing trip, do it !

This was a spur of the moment thing , my daughter and I were in London for 2 days , we did the Art galleries and decided we wanted to do something fun! Dave and Debbie are awesome, life jackets and a safety briefing was...More

Thank 12donnab12
David R, Manager at Thames Tigers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's a difficult choice: art galleries or a blast on the river! Great to hear you enjoyed your trip.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
No better way to see London

Took our friends from Liverpool on this amazing trip and they were blown away! They were only in town for the weekend and so got to see all the sights in super-quick time. I'd taken my children previously but we loved it even more second...More

Thank Kim A
David R, Manager at Thames Tigers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Kim. Great to see you onboard again with your friends.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great Speed Boat Trip, I would Definitely do again!

Debbie and David were very welcoming on what was a miserable day. They were well prepared with waterproofs and warm clothing to provide which were needed. Although it was raining we had a great time experiencing the choppy waters. A great way to view the...More

Thank F_OD84
Debbie R, General Manager at Thames Tigers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much, we are very glad you chose us :) It was a very wet day and choppy, so hopefully next time we can get the sun to shine for you! Lovely to meet you though. Best wishes, Dave & Deb

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