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Address: Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
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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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Family trip to London with teenagers? Thames Rockets is a must. Informative, exhilarating and heaps of fun. Saw all the sights along the River Thames and lots of quirky little... read more

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Very good time and nice welcoming by the Thames rocket team. A new way to discover London. We loved it !

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The first part conducted at 12 knots is great as it gives you a chance to look about and see London from a different perspective. The second part outside the speed restricted area is a full on white knuckle ride at over 30 knots! The return journey is somewhat slower and you are talked through many interesting and historical facts... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Family trip to London with teenagers? Thames Rockets is a must. Informative, exhilarating and heaps of fun. Saw all the sights along the River Thames and lots of quirky little facts from our lovely tour guide. My hubby (celebrating the big 50) is still talking about flying up the Thames in a speed boat with James Bond tune blasting out!!... More 

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Definitely worth doing! Lovely to see the sites of London, with an added extra of speed and the music is fab too!

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Devon, UK
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The entire team - Scott, Steve, Laura and office staff went above and beyond and customer service expectations. They were fabulous to help us in our circumstance. Thank you so much. This was my third time on Thames Rockets as we tend to have a lot of overseas guests. It is the number one 'go to' favourite and provides a... More 

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Big shout out to Little Mike and Steve for msking the experience absolutely brilliant!!! Great river knowledge and both really friendly. Best way to spend a hour in london. Many thanks

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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Thames Rocket was an absolutely brillaint experience. Booking was easily made on the internet and when I had to change my booking nothing was to much trouble. My family and I enjoyed every minute of the very fast ride upto Grenwich and the Thames barrier and back . Staff were very accomodating and great fun. Would highly recommend

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We took the Captain Kids Canary Wharf cruise for younger children and we had a fantastic time. Our host was very informative and witty and he made an effort to chat to every person riding. The location of the dock underneath the London Eye was an excellent place to start the day. Would definitely book again and would not hesiatte... More 

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There was absolutely no complaint from my group. We enjoyed the history lesson and fun music. The staff was very helpful and friendly. I would tell everyone to try it.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Thrilling fun v safe friendly not a drop of water on any of us. 2nd time 3rd time will b new yr fireworks on Thames ridget

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