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Thames Rockets

Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

My friend & her family took me on Thames Rockets April 30th 2017. We luckily had sunshine, I can't imagine it's half as good in the rain. Our guide Craig was on top form, hilarious and very knowledgable (I wasn't expecting the trip to include...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

I think I speak for our entire group of 7 persons, it was fantastic. The weather was both rain and sunshine. We all learnd at lot of London that we didnt know before and got the see buildings from a different angle. My husband had...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Booked this today and had a great time, can recommend the 80 Mon Thames barrier tour, Joe was excellent behind the throttle and Dave was great entertainment all in all real good fun and will be returning again with the family! Many thanks Ian &...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This was tailored made to with young children on abroad. 5 children aged 3-7. They all had fun, all interacted with Dave. Was a great day out. Leo was a great driver. Will most deffo be doing it again but will choose the speed one...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

My wife and I went on a recent Friday evening 80 minute blast from the London Eye to the Thames Barrier and back. We both really enjoyed it and wouldn't hesitate to recommend the trip. The skipper, Chris, and the guide, Dave, were excellent. Dave,...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

I guess, having been lucky enough to have done a different ride, I shouldn't be churlish and maybe if this was the only one I had done I might have thought differently but overall I felt it was lack lustre. The river was fairly calm...More

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LondonRIBVoyages, General Manager at Thames Rockets, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Dear CMP857 We are truly disappointed to hear you were unimpressed by your recent sailing with us and it certainly doesn't sound like the experiences we have become so well-known for delivering. Our Bookings Manager has received your direct correspondence and will be in touch...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

I booked this for my Sons 30th Birthday and 4 of us went and it was amazing !!! Well worth every penny !! Will def do this again !! One of the best things I have done in London !! Go for it without hesitation...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Rory and the team were fantastic entertainment and the experience were brilliant it was a trip not to be missed. Thank you

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Captain Ian's excellent boat handling skills gave a great & exciting trip to the Thames barrier and back, pausing at places for Ginger Mike to give the commentary, "he's very good" and yep the Rib does fly along. I learned a lot from the trip...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

We booked as a corporate trip whilst we had managers over the UK. They had a fantastic time, really enjoyed it. Will certainly do it again for another group of people.

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11 August 2017|
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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
29 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.