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Thames Rockets

Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The first thing we did in London was the Thames Rockets, and it did not disappoint! David was our guide and was he was great with quirky history and facts, plus a great sense of humor! The real fun starts after crossing the Tower Bridge...More

Thank parip11
Reviewed yesterday

This is a chance to see London from a different perspective. The boat is obviously fast, but they do slow down periodically to tell you about the sites you're seeing. The whole ride is set to up-beat music, i.e. "I want to fly like an...More

Thank Hedthree G
Reviewed yesterday

This was my second time on the boat trip & I loved it as much the first time round. Great experience. Dave was brilliant & very funny!

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Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked this as a surprise for sons 21st Birthday, it was one of the highlights of our weekend in London. We all really enjoyed it, the crew were very friendly and entertaining would recommend it to anyone.

Thank reohreoghreohgeo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a brilliant experience, captain nick and first mate matty p simply the best well worth trip can't wait to go again don't think about it just do it and enjoy 😊

Thank Big_boi61
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a MUST DO on a hot, sunny summer's day in London. Amazing day out on the Thames today with Thames Rockets. Dave, our guide, was a pocket rocket of fun and knowledge. And Nick, our driver, has to have one of the best...More

Thank BPglobal
Reviewed 3 days ago

A birthday celebration for my husband. Really good trip, Dave gave us lots of interesting information, a lot we hadn't heard before and Dick gave us the water thrills. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would recommend.

Thank Maria O
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our trip was a retirement present and we waited till the hottest day of the year (and husband's birthday) to take part. And it was well worth the wait. Our guide Dave was fun and informative (and organised the whole boat singing Happy Birthday -...More

Thank Puddy55
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this 50 min rocket boat from London Eye to Greenwich and return. Initially the ride is gentle, with excellent, and humorous, commentary by our guide James. Plenty of info received about the buildings and river bridges along the route. Thereafter the trip gets...More

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved this boat trip. The crew were brilliant, Geoff was great fun and knowledgeable and the driver, Chris made it a real thrill. The time went so quickly, I would have loved to have had a longer ride it was just so much fun. I...More

Thank Summerbreeze29
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Michelle L
Where's the place place to purchase the cheapest tickets in advance for 2 adults? Or just buy on the day?? Thanks
28 May 2017|
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Response from Greg S | Property representative |
It is usually best to purchase tickets two weeks in advance during peak season, March to October.
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Toddpetz
Hi , do you get wet? Should we plan on bringing a second pair of shoes?
9 April 2017|
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Response from Greg S | Property representative |
Hi there, Thames Rockets provide all guests with life jackets, water proof jackets and trousers (if it's raining). Guests might get a light splash or spray from the chop of the river but guests do not get soaked or drenched.
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plaidcoyote
I have a bad knee, and balance issues, would getting on and off the boat be an issue
21 March 2017|
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Response from Greg S | Property representative |
There are staff on hand to help you in and out of the boat but at the time of booking they do tell you that they don't advise their experiences for anyone with a "back, neck or leg injury". Best to contact the office... More
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