We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Thames Rockets

Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 59.88*
and up
High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London
More Info
US$ 57.13*
and up
Thames High-Speed Zone RIB Cruise in London
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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.
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“little mike” (801 reviews)
“great fun” (909 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (6,970)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

701 - 710 of 6,779 reviews

Reviewed 24 June 2017

Fantastic fun for all ages. Flying through the waves to 007 theme tune. Interesting tales of the city. If you think you know everything about London you need to join Dave & Andy to update your knowledge. If only we all could enjoy our jobs...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The Thames Rockets speedboat trip was amazing ! The staff Joseph and Ian were great, informative and fun, loved the soundtrack when at high speed, top tunes ! Highly recommend this trip, a great way to see London.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank clairecash66
Reviewed 24 June 2017

what a blast,great rib ride and informative tour, 35mph on the thames !!! thanks to skipper Andy and guide Geoff on the " Captain Rocket" Rib, will do again and spread the word thanks Kaz and Vik

Thank vista7rr
Reviewed 24 June 2017

I booked this for my son's 10th birthday and he absolutely loved it - so did I. Completely exhilarating without being too petrifying. It is also a perfect way to see London from the Thames and our guide, Hodge and drive Ian were great -...More

Thank DelaHaye2014
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The experience was amazing and the staff were excellent! Thoroughly recommend it and will definitely do it again.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank steveX4132DL
Reviewed 23 June 2017

My son and I thoroughly enjoyed the trip for the energetic commentary at the start of the tour and the high speed boat ride down the Thames and back.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank 303grantg
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Don't miss. Hodg (spelling?), our guide was amazing. We might recommend an upgrade on the music selection.. but we had an awesome time. Thank you!

Thank _Cecilia_W_10
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Great tour! Perfect instructor Extremely nice. Wonderfull hospitality and very fun tour. The boat is comfortable. A must tour while traveling london

Thank Ronen M
Reviewed 23 June 2017

An awesome way to see London having great fun at the same time. Nick was very skilful at making sure we had fun. Mike was very friendly and knowledgeably. He seems to love his job . He gave us lots of unusual facts, with humour....More

Thank Jacqui L
Reviewed 23 June 2017

It was so fun, Matty P was our tour guide and he was a real laugh. It showed me a different side to London. The sun was blazing and we had a really perfect morning!

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank j1755
Nearby Restaurants
Afternoon Tea at The Library Lounge
521 reviews
.24 km away
1,882 reviews
.24 km away
Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar
809 reviews
.14 km away
1,325 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby Attractions
The London Eye
63,828 reviews
.08 km away
Thames River
2,339 reviews
.08 km away
Westminster Bridge
623 reviews
.25 km away
DreamWork's Tours Shrek's Adventure! London
2,417 reviews
.08 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
11 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Greg S | Property representative |
There is a discount on adult tickets booked through the website, Thames Rockets are a totally separate company to Thames Rib Experience.
Michelle L
28 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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.