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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Had a fantastic trip on the Thames Rockets last week. Tristan and Steve (driving) were brilliant hosts. Tristan made time to speak to every passenger to find out where they were from, reason for the trip etc. The high speed portion of the ride was...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is a really exciting way to see the heart of London, very friendly and informative staff with a bit of a guided tour after the speed ride is done.

Thank cortongrant
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I was absolutely amazed of how much fun this activity is. Craig was a brilliant tour guide, very fun and sweet as well as Ian the incredibly skilled driver of the speed boat. The experience was incredible they both adapted the tour to suit all...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

From the start of our river experience to the end the staff were lovely. Smiley welcome form the lady who issued our life jackets and entertaining friendly guide Mattie. Was our driver Chris? ( couldn't remember after the excitement of the first blast!) . Felt...More

Thank Maggie W
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Oliva, Spain
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Pretty sure it was Craig and Ian who took us out. Thoroughly recommend this trip mixing traditional tourism with Baywatch inspired tricks on the Thames! Will be back next week for more - spaces permitting!

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Great river trip from the London a Eye area with an exhilarating fast section once clear of the 'traffic' and a more leisurely sight-seeing tour on the return journey. Enthusiastic tour guide Stacey put us at ease and made us hugely welcome. Thanks to skipper...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

James & Scott were our captain & guide for this wonderful experience. Through out the whole time on the water they were both very professional & entertaining. The trip itself was awesome, with many great sites to see. Would have no problem in recommending this...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Brilliant experience - I would thoroughly recommend it. Danny & Miles were great. We booked the 50 minutes experience and it flew by.

Thank GMAV
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Fantastic! Staff were so friendly right from the lady on the phone when i booked, the guy that fitted the life jackets and of course the driver and the guide on the boat. I am sorry i can't remember the names but we went 10...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

What a great experience! Rory our boat guide was very funny and made the trip that little bit better, Chris who drove the boat did a great job. Not sure what I was expecting but it was so much better, speed, bumps, turns, music, everything...More

Thank Michael F
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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.