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Address: Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
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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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US$ 54.96*
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High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London
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Little Mike and Salty were very welcoming and really made the trip. Their witty banter was very entertaining. My kids (11 and 14) thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. We... read more

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Loughborough
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Little Mike and Salty were very welcoming and really made the trip. Their witty banter was very entertaining. My kids (11 and 14) thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. We would definitely do this again. Great value for money.

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London, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Fantastic experience will now be my go to experience when I have friends visiting from around the world🚤🎉

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Little Mikey and Chris were our tour guides.. My wife, 15yo and I went out on the river for the 50min blitz.... Great to be offered overcoats which my son took advantage of and after we had the life vests on we were underway... Little Mikey had plenty of banter and knew the river and shoreline well bringing it to... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great team from booking to boarding to the guides (thanks Nick and Rory!). A slow cruise past the landmarks of the West End/City with knowledge and wit then after London Bridge the boat blasts off. Huge fun bobbing and weaving around the pedestrian cruisers. 30 knots felt more like 50.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our hosts Matt and Nick gave us a great trip, it was really engaging and informative not to forget fast great fun would recommend to anyone will definitely do it again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Ultimate London Adventure £82 booked online for two in the morning resulted in 50 mins of pure fun with a sprinkling of info about some land marks. Sarah was helpful and friendly and the tour guide chap was witty but nothing surpasses the speed and thrills of going 35mph along the Thames to music ... I'm hooked !

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I took my partner and 2 kids (8 and 12) on the rocket ride. From arriving at dock we were warmly welcomed (even though it was very chilly), we were given extra coats as well as life jackets which were very much appreciated! Our guide, Rory was funny and full of enthusiasm telling us all about London as we cruised... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Oh wow.. Wow and wow again!! We have just had the pleasure of taking our 8year old son on this amazing trip up the Thames and it has to be one of the most fun and exhilarating experiences ever. If you fancy being taken on a historical journey with the most hilarious tour guide called 'little Mike' who is a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic trip, zipping down the Thanes. Entertaining host, had us in stitches all the way. Highly recommended

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

February probably wasn't the best time of the year to be tearing down the Thames but it was great fun! Operator and guide was really funny and very friendly. Well worth it and excellent location.

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