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Thames Rockets

Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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US$ 57.49*
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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 8 January 2017

Dave our guide, and Nick, the skipper delivered a really fun experience. I would like to go do another again soon, perhaps the barrier trip. At no time did we feel unsafe. The shifting light and shadows on the water were lovely, a most memorable...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Just been on this ride. It was amazing although a bit chilly because of the time of the year. Dave Chris and Steve really looked after us and Dave was really interesting with his knowledge of the London sites that we passed on our way...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

It was very exciting and thrilling. A truly amazing experience. The guides Dave and Ian were very funny and kept us entertained during the awesome ride. I would do again FOR SURE!!!!!

Reviewed 7 January 2017

We took the last scheduled ride on New Years Eve. Due to the fireworks being set up at the London Eye we left from St Katherine's Dock and made our way down to the Houses of Parliament. Our guide was very knowledgable and talked about...More

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Thank Richard D
Reviewed 6 January 2017

What a great experience we had at NYE. It was very cold however, the combination of 30 knots speed boat down the Thames, great tasting bubble and the spirit of NYE made us not feel cold at all. Matthew our guide was excellent!

Thank Artloving
Reviewed 6 January 2017

An excellent experience. This was the second time we had taken the Thames Rocket out and it never fails to be an exhilarating adventure.

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Good but not great value for money and due to several issues with the dining arrangements it was all a bit rushed. The day trips are both more informative and exciting

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Thank Racing Engineer
Reviewed 5 January 2017

JUST BOOK IT!! 😊 For NYE, we boarded the boat at 11pm, took an amazing and super speedy/exhilarating trip down to the O2 for around 40mins - kept warm with a big waterproof coat provided by the team and also a blanket when on board!...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

An excellent, late night trip on the Thames after dinner to watch the fireworks and hear Big Ben strike in the New Year with a glass or two of champagne. Well co-ordinated from the restaurant to the boat. A unique way to experience the fireworks...More

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Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Fabulous time - can't recommend them enough! Tristan & Chris were superb hosts- will definitely go again & use Thames rockets

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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