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Address: Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
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+44 20 7928 8933
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The original, fastest and most exhilarating sightseeing speedboats on the...

The original, fastest and most exhilarating sightseeing speedboats on the river Thames today. Thames Rockets set sail in 2006 offering these unique sightseeing adventures to the public for the very first time. More experience, more style and more returning passengers year on year. Slice through London at 30 knots as the Thames is eaten up by 630hp of engine power. Zoom under the capital’s famous bridges and marvel at London’s landmarks from your exclusive vantage point. Our award winning comedian tour guides ensure sparkling highbrow banter as you 'pull G' past the House of Parliament before holding on tight for an exhilarating trip to Canary Wharf and back mission accomplished on this exhilarating Thames speedboat trip.This experience departs hourly from the world famous "London Eye" Pier, 7 days a week, throughout the year. Perfect for birthday celebrations, unique dates, reunions, family outings, groups of friends, staff gatherings, hen & stag do's, corporate entertaining, team building, engagements, school outings and more.Suitable for all ages 1 to 101! Toddlers and grandma alike willl love this speedy experience. This ultimate sightseeing adventure is great whatever the weather, wet weather kit provided for all ages and sizes."Five star" rating from London's Timeout Magazine, awarded a "Gold Tourist Attraction" in first year of sailing.

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Had a great time in blazing sunshine. The high speed bit below Tower bridge was exhilarating with the skipper (Chris?) carving plenty of tight high speed turns. On the way back... read more

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Had a great time in blazing sunshine. The high speed bit below Tower bridge was exhilarating with the skipper (Chris?) carving plenty of tight high speed turns. On the way back upriver James gave us a very entertaining and highly informative description of many of the sights along the river. (I've lived here for 40 years but he still told... More 

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A really good trip. Great views of London and an exhilarating speedboat ride. Terrific fun with a an excellent, entertaining and informative crew, Dave and Chris. Would recommend it to anyone.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I cannot begin to express how glad I was that I booked this trip for myself, my partner and our 12 year old son. It was amazing from start to finish. Our guide Dave was great fun and It has been one of the best experiences I have had on my many trips to London. i will definitely do it... More 

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Paid I think £25 EACH. Worth every penny. Great views of the buildings either side. Really made my day watching my mate go pale. Safe and top notch.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My only wish would for it to have been longer! I didn't want it to come to an end. Dave and Miles were phenomenal with the fun facts and historical info but the boat ride itself had to have been my favourite. Highly recommend this.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked a trip on the Rocket as a birthday treat for my 13 year old and his pals in an attempt to find something a little more original to do. Both kids and parents found it great fun and good value for money. The crew were great fun and knowledgeable of the history of the Thames which added another dimension... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were fortunate with the weather but even so the staff provided us with life jackets, protective coats and sun block! There was a technical issue witht he scheduled boat but while we waited for the replacement the staff (Bill & Scott) entertained us and kept us amused. The strip from St Katherine's Dock to the Thames Barrier was exhilarating.... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took my 3 kids (11, 9, 6) on the ride today, great hospitality by host Joseph and Captain Michael. We all had a great time, amazing way to see the city, historical sights, and then good speed and adventure. Highly recommended!

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Amersham, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An excellent trip for anyone who loves boats, loves speed and loves London. Its not every day you get to see the famous landmarks from the river and then to see them whizzing past is a must do activity for Londoners and visitors alike!

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Managed to catch a sunny hour between showers, and had a great time on the water. Bill guided us through the major sites with a spiel that was very funny and well researched. The fast boat bit after tower bridge was exhilarating and certainly blew the cobwebs away. Thoroughly enjoyable trip.

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