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Thames RIB Experience

Embankment Pier | Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, England
+44 20 7930 5746
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Thames RIB Experience has the fastest and most powerful fleet of high-speed London RIBs on the River Thames; our incredible vessels are fitted with either 740 horse power Yanmar engines or 2 x twin turbo Yamaha engines, for an extreme London sightseeing experience like none other! All of our adrenaline fuelled signature trips involve fascinating guided commentary on the many marvellous modern and historical sights London has to offer, as well as thrilling bouts of high-speed aimed at getting that heart rate pumping for at least the daily recommended 20 minutes! In response to popular demand, we blast the beloved James Bond theme music guaranteed to turn heads as you tear up the Thames in our eye-catching London Speed Boats; all of which designed with maximum fun, safety and comfort in mind. All high-speed Thames RIB boats are fitted with powerful PA stereo systems to ensure any observations from the guide can be heard clearly whilst proceeding at speed, and we provide warm waterproof clothing to ensure you’ll remain high and dry, whatever the weather. So don’t delay - book yourself the RIB-roaring ride of a lifetime today. Fast and furious fun for all, whatever the occasion!
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“great fun” (572 reviews)
“canary wharf” (312 reviews)
“tower bridge” (408 reviews)
Embankment Pier | Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, England
+44 20 7930 5746
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Reviewed yesterday

Great activity. 10-15 minutes of amazing history touring up and down the Thames, chap was very funny! Then, the speedboat takes off! Incredibly fast with some hairy turns, absolutely loved it as did the rest of our group. Highly recommend.

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Thank Tom L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth it. Taking a liesurely ride to start off in Embankment, with details of the landscape, to a thrilling ride in the Canary Wharf....I'd do it all over again

Thank Mino C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Joe and Richard were professional, courteous and informative. Great trip would totally recommend. High Speed Fun.

Thank Mat Y
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great fun well organised staff very friendly and helpful glad all waterproofs were provided as were needed due to weather

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Thank phillj540
Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked this as a date and we both had so much fun! It was honestly terrifying at times, but exhilirating too. And the date loved it too, so win win! The team (Skipper Dave and partner) made the ride extra special by taking photos...More

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Thank Boatridenewbie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My mum who is 88 loves adventure so my sister and I booked the RIB trip on the Thames for her. We left the booking until the morning of the trip in case the weather was bad. No need to worry. We were kitted out...More

Thank Helen S
ThamesRIBExperience, Manager at Thames RIB Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

It has been a real joy to read your review and see your fantastic photos. We’re absolutely thrilled that you all had a great time. We just love to meet our young at heart, daredevil RIB-bers. Thank you for embarking on a speedy adventure with...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

A super trip all round, with a very amusing commentary. The kit provided was warm and comfortable, but we were quite cold by the time we reached the pier at the end. I should have worn gloves and a hat!

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Thank andrewkirk276
Reviewed 1 week ago

2nd Blast of the year! We came at Easter with the kiddies and did the shorter 20 minutes blast which we all thoroughly enjoyed. This time my hubby and I did the longer 75 minutes to the Thames Barrier... Amazing experience and even more fun!!......More

Thank Jesterpoo7
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on the Thames RIB Experience after a difficult week at work. It was a great way to destress with the zooming about the Thames after Tower Bridge. The meeting and greeting staff were efficient and the on board staff knowledgeable about the river....More

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Thank Cambseater1812
Reviewed 1 week ago

Richard and Brendon created a great atmosphere, very pleased with overal experience, funnily educational as much as thrillingly adventurous. Highly recommend.

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1 October 2017|
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Response from momof3qts | Reviewed this property |
And book the longest one - I almost did the 20 minute experience because I was afraid I wouldn't like it. I was SO glad we did the 50 minute one, and I still wished it was longer!
15 August 2017|
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Response from Clive H | Reviewed this property |
concur pretty much what the others have said. I did see the rocket while we were out. Can't remember the reasons for doing so, maybe it was price and where it went. Didn't have any problems with my choice and enjoyed it.
9 August 2017|
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Response from tplancky | Reviewed this property |
Hi ... we did the short 20-minute experience from Tower Millennium Pier with our 7 year old and it did leave us wanting more ... it takes a bit of time to get up to speed because of inner city river speed limits, so it... More