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Review of Thames Rockets

Thames Rockets
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US$ 55.07*
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High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London
Ranked #1 of 182 Outdoor Activities in London
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Owner description: 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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London, United Kingdom
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“Thank you Amy and Tim”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2012

Excellent, best fun ive had for ages. Lovely, comic interesting tour guide (Amy) and true speed demon (Tim) gave us a truely memorable fun ride. Cant wait to go again!!! Recommend to everyone! p.s Make sure you wear the waterproofs!!

Visited June 2012
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“Amazing fun!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2012

A fabulous way to see the sights along the river and experience the thrill of a high-speed boat ride, accompanied by some incredible tunes!

A friend booked this trip for us when I went to visit her in the capital recently and we both absolutely loved the experience. Our guide (Mike the Ginger) and driver (Steve) were excellent - knowledgable and witty, they explained the history of the buildings lining the river over the first half of the tour and then, turning the music on, they expertly raced us down the river over the second half of the trip. A brilliant experience I would recommend to anyone.

Visited June 2012
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“Unusual view of The City of London”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2012

Well done Tom, we enjoyed the commentary with the touch of humour thrown in from time to time. Particularly interesting to see the City from water level and to put some of the famous landmarks in context. Recommend to everyone!

Visited June 2012
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London, England, United Kingdom
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“9th birthday party”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2012

Thought this was great - we took 7 kids. First half up the river (to canary wharf) they go fast and throw it about a bit so kids have some excitement. Way back is more of a "tour" and was excellent. Host Amy was very, very amusing. It was perhaps the best touristy thing I've done in London. The buildings along the river are stunning too. Try to go with Amy - a sharp wit, proper Londoner and gets the kids.

Visited June 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Great fun !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2012

We discovered London RIB Voyages via a TimeOut promotion. Having received discount vouchers, we then booked directly with the company. On the day, our guide Ginger Mike, set us up with jackets and life vests. The boat ride was informative and lots of fun -- with a historical commentary on the way out, followed by a high speed run and turns. Highly recommended !

Visited June 2012
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