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Thames Rockets

Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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US$ 57.55*
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High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London
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Thames High-Speed Zone RIB Cruise in London
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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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Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked a last minute trip for me and my son using a Southern Railway 2 for 1 voucher and wasn't disappointed, a great mix of speed, exhilaration and bite size history. Our guide Matty P ( a spitting image of Simon Pegg and Chris Martin...More

Thank Matthew Y
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great ride? The ride starts with a relatively slow ride downstream and once you pass Tower Bridge, the boat goes into full acceleration - a great thrill!! On turning back, the tour guide Chris (assist d by Chris as skipper), gives a fun,...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Booked our trip with Tesco club card boost and paid the difference. brilliant value for money. on arriving we were a little late as we couldn't find a docking station to drop our bikes off they were understandable and didn't make us feel bad. We...More

Thank lizziejames17
Reviewed yesterday

i took four of my sisters as i really enjoyed the first time i went and as usual had such a great time!

Thank Shumz1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nick was a very capable driver, giving us thrills but making sure we were safe at the same time, and Tristan was a brilliant tour guide, made us laugh throughout and enjoy our time even more. Would recommend, and will definitely be returning!

Thank George C
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked with the National Rail 2-4-1 offer - this was simple and the staff at the venue made this really easy. Everything you need is provided and even the safety briefing was fun and in the style of the trip. The crew, Rory &...More

Thank Chris_Chaz_B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great trip down the the river with Craig and Scott! Value for money and fab ride from St Katherine's Pier to the Thames Barrier and back. Craig was a charismatic host and loved by the ladies!

Thank Ianmac0567
Reviewed 2 days ago

Exciting trip particularly when the speed was cranked up with some well chosen backing tracks. Informative and funny commentary on the return with historical and knowledgeable insight. Craig and Miles the Crew were stars...well worth a go !

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went with my daughter and three granddaughters and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. Rory and Scott were great hosts and a lot of fun. The commentary was very informative and amusing, I've lived near the Thames for over 60 years and I was still...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Yesterday we were fortunate enough to go on the Thames Rocket with Tristan and Nick. It was just great fun and a real buzz as we whizzed along at 30 knots! This has to be one of the best trips to do in London,really quite...More

Thank Katherine R
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Michelle L
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.
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.
21 March 2017|
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