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High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London

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$57.76

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

Description:

Select the start time that best suits your schedule, and then make your own way to the London Eye Pier in central London. Meet your skipper and guide, and listen to a short safety briefing before hopping aboard your modern RIB.
Sitting comfortably, feel the powerful engine rumble and then glide away from the pier. Be entertained by your guide’s entertaining commentary as you cruise past top London sights including the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the Gherkin and the gravity-defying Shard.
Pass Tower Bridge and the monumental Tower of London, then feel your adrenaline rush as your skipper pulls back the throttle and accelerates. Be thrilled as your boat speeds down the river, performing break-neck turns, wave jumps and figures of eight.
Rushing at speeds of up to 35 miles per hour, feel the wind against your face and bop your head in time to the iconic British songs blasting out from the boat’s speakers. You’ll also hear the chimes of Big Ben and other iconic Britons.
Stop to catch your breath by Canary Wharf, and then hold on tight as you hurtle back up the river. Feel the boat slow, then have your camera ready to capture the sights as you leisurely cruise back to the original departure point.

Departure:

Departure point:

London Eye Waterloo Millennium Pier, central London

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

$57.76

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