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High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London

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$55.75

Combine London sightseeing with a white-knuckle speedboat ride on a 50-minute Thames River cruise. Board your modern RIB (rigid-inflatable boat) and soak up the unparalleled views of top city attractions including Big Ben, the London Eye and St Paul’s Cathedral. Learn about the city’s history from your entertaining guide, and then feel your adrenaline rush as your skipper pulls back the throttle and you rocket along the Thames River at speeds of up to 35 miles (56 km) per hour. Small-group experience with numbers limited to 12 people.
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Children under 14 years must be accompanied by an adult
- Pregnant women are not permitted
- It is advised not to participate if you have a history of or have any current back problems
- Minimum age is 6 months
- All seats must be pre-booked with the supplier, refer to voucher for further details

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Itinerary
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Pass By: Thames Rockets, County Hall Eye Millennium Pier Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB England

Step on board at the world famous London Eye Pier and get ready for an adventure like no other!

Pass By: Thames River, London England

Take to the river 21st century style - with just 12 passengers on board this is an up close and personal experience form start to finish.

Pass By: Houses of Parliament, Parliament Square, London SW1A 0AA England

Your on board guide will be your ally on this great adventure regaling you with tales of London's history.

Pass By: Big Ben, Elizabeth Tower - Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A 0AA England

See the sights from the comfort of a small group tour on a high spec vehicle!

Pass By: St. Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD England

Our vessels are small and manoeuvrable meaning you will get closer than on any other boat tour.

Pass By: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT England

As Tower Bridge comes into view in the distance prepare yourself as the 630hp engines warm up for the main event.

Pass By: 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin), 30 St. Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP England

Thames Rockets are famous for their #1 speedboat experiences. Once in the high speed zone feel the engines roar and hold on tight as we propel you to 30 mph!

Pass By: The View from The Shard, Joiner Street, London SE1 England

Twist and turn past London famous landmarks, all with our trademark medley pumping through the on board speakers.

Pass By: Tower of London, Tower Hill, London EC3N 4AB England

Whoop and cheer as you bounce across the wake. This is sightseeing like no other!

Pass By: Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 2UP England

Pull 'G' as you turn to make your way back. Wave as you leave the other boats bobbing about in your wake on this high adrenaline memory making adventure.

Pass By: Canary Wharf, London England

With plenty of photo opportunities, come and see why people are raving about Thames Rockets. Are you ready?

Departure:

Departure point:

London Eye Waterloo Pier, South Bank, London SE1 7PB, UK

Departure time:

Duration:

50 minutes

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Terms and Conditions:

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


Reviews:

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DIMITRIOS S

Thank you very much for the thrill, the fun and the info for everything around the Thames . Steven and Al we'll definitely coming back!

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Thais L

Super fun way to do a little exploration of the Thames, especially if kids are traveling. The kids thanked us for taking us on something a little more current than most of the other exploring we did. Geoff and Doug did a really great job of keeping us entertained and safe. Also, we hit crazy traffic trying to get to the pier and were a little late running all the way across the bridge to get there and they waited for us - I thought that was very nice.

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Domino

There aren't enough words to express how amazing this ride was. It wasn't only fun and exciting, our guide Geoff was the absolute BEST. He was thrilled to have four passengers from so far away Mexico. He was charming and funny, it was an absolute blast!

After the ride, my family and I headed to The Globe. We went on a guided tour there and actually took our sweet time. On our way out, we chuckled as we crossed the Millennium Bridge, which Geoff hilariously mentions on the RIB cruise. We stopped in the middle of it for a moment to take pictures and spotted a red RIB coming our way. We said to each other: Wonder if that's Geoff ... Lo and behold, it was him! We waved in hopes that he would see us, and he did! He waved back with a surprised look on his face, the RIB sped under the bridge and emerged on the other side, Geoff waving us goodbye and blowing us kisses as they drove off.

Thanks Geoff and Nick! Next trip to London, we're definitely taking this ride again and hoping we get you guys as our guide and captain once more.

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tom f

We took this cruise in August 2017. t was informational as we cruised pout to the high speed area, then a lot of fun as we opened it up on the Thames. Our guide was knowledgeable and fun, and I would recommend this cruise.

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Lorraine M

Brilliant, we loved it, Craig and Scott were our crew, very entertaining great finish to a fun packed hen party in London.

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Michael S

This was the BEST! Craig and Chris were AWESOME! Such giant personalities that made you feel welcome from the minute you stepped on the dock. The tour was so interesting and entertaining! Having been in London for a few days already, it was great to get the perspective from the river. What was really great was that Craig took the time to take each families photo at the perfect spot! I would HIGHLY recommend this to everyone going to London. Don't miss it!

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rod

This was the highlight of my tour in London. James and Chris were outstanding from the high flying RIB to the history of London top notch. I highly recommend this tour and trust me with James and Chris at the wheel you will not be disappointed. Thanks again.

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CHRISTINE C

It was thrilling fun. The guide herself was great in engaging and entertaining but, however it was freezing and cold at that time of the season. We were frozen! Not the tour's fault.
Driver made it fun too.

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Donald M

The staff on this rib adventure were absolutely fantastic. They are so welcoming and informative and made the trip very special. Unfortunately I ended up sitting next to a guy who was a professional camera-man and was filming two pop stars who were seated in the rear of the rib. He spoilt my cruise as he was facing behind throughout the whole cruise and might as well have been sitting on my lap. He also had his camera right in the face of the girl sitting behind him which must have been unpleasant for her. The company need to prevent this happening again and should insist that professional film crews hire their own boat and not disturb/annoy the cruise of other paying passengers. The commentary was fantastic and I felt very safe throughout. A great thing to do in London and highly recommended.

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Donald M

The staff on this rib adventure were absolutely fantastic. They are so welcoming and informative and made the trip very special. Unfortunately I ended up sitting next to a guy who was a professional camera-man and was filming two pop stars who were seated in the rear of the rib. He spoilt my cruise as he was facing behind throughout the whole cruise and might as well have been sitting on my lap. He also had his camera right in the face of the girl sitting behind him which must have been unpleasant for her. The company need to prevent this happening again and should insist that professional film crews hire their own boat and not disturb/annoy the cruise of other paying passengers. The commentary was fantastic and I felt very safe throughout. A great thing to do in London and highly recommended.


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High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London
Overview:

Combine London sightseeing with a white-knuckle speedboat ride on a 50-minute Thames River cruise. Board your modern RIB (rigid-inflatable boat) and soak up the unparalleled views of top city attractions including Big Ben, the London Eye and St Paul’s Cathedral. Learn about the city’s history from your entertaining guide, and then feel your adrenaline rush as your skipper pulls back the throttle and you rocket along the Thames River at speeds of up to 35 miles (56 km) per hour. Small-group experience with numbers limited to 12 people.

From USD

$55.75

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