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Address: Embankment Pier | Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, England
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Thames RIB Experience has the fastest and most powerful fleet of high-speed...

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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US$50.54*
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River Thames High-Speed Cruise from Embankment Pier
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Xmas present for family. I loved the jokes in the commentary as well as the twists and turns on the ride. The wind was bitterly cold at high speed but that didn't interfere with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Xmas present for family. I loved the jokes in the commentary as well as the twists and turns on the ride. The wind was bitterly cold at high speed but that didn't interfere with the exhilaration.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome way to see London. We did the 75 minute Thames Barrier Experience, worth every penny. Great fun, loved the high speed zig-zagging and cheesy James Bond music! The staff - Fiona, Tim & Bo were very friendly and welcoming. Can't fault, would recommend and do it again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely amazing, brilliant crew and very friendly would highly recommend it to any one brilliant way to see London. Would definitely go again.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On a cold and rainy day in February my son and I had an absolute ball. Brendan and Tom looked after us and gave us an unbelievably brilliant trip. We loved every minute of it. Top experience. I would recommend it to anyone - do it - you'll enjoy it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

used all the rib companies on the Thames and this is the best one, loveliest staff, great commentary and even as a Londoner born and bred I learn something new every time from their "on board chats" before the pedal hits the metal so to speak. We went in February half term as we wanted to blast the winter away... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Second time here, underwhelming and overpriced and terrible microphone and speaker on board. Staff were lacklustre in attitude. Taste and weather dependent. Saved by novelty factor.

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ThamesRIBExperience, Manager at Thames RIB Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back on-board with us, we are sorry to hear that is was not up to our usual high standard. We regularly maintain our equipment and work with our team to ensure we are providing the high standard of service we have become known for. We would therefore be grateful it if you would contact us direct... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked it for Valentines day staff very friendly and welcoming but was expecting bit more thrills with twist and turns rather then going very fast in straight line maybe if thr was a full turn in speed would have made lot better and when I got my picture at the end on a Valentines day had the person behind me... More 

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ThamesRIBExperience, Manager at Thames RIB Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on our Valentines trip, we do endeavour to deliver as many high-speed twists and turns on the action part of our tour where safe to do so and will pass your comments along. With regards to your photo, we apologise that there were others captured within your shot. It is difficult to avoid this with... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The fast bits were great. The only disappointing thing is that because of the speed restrictions up stream of Tower Bridge, the good/fast bit wasn't long enough for the cost. The embarkation pier should be further downstream to increase the amount of time for fast running which is, after all, why people book this ride.

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ThamesRIBExperience, Manager at Thames RIB Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. If it’s more of the high-speed you are after, then we would recommend our Ultimate Blast Experiences which operate from either Tower Pier or the O2 North Greenwich. We run several different tours from 3 different locations, each with high-speed, witty commentary & a Bond theme. We provide more commentary on the tours with speed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fab day , Ian and little mike were great learnt a lot! Best bit by far was the high speed ride. Definitely recommended *****

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're like me, been to London so many times taking in the sights, but fancy a different experience, then book the 75 minute Thames Barrier Experience. From the start we were all looked after & kitted out in a lovely warm jacket & life jacket to start our adventure. The guide was brilliant with great facts about the sights... More 

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