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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 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic boat trip down the Thames. The crew were amazing and engaging. Compeltly recommend as something different to do in London. Brilliant experience

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Don’t know where to start- from the welcome, to the interesting historic facts (I’m a Londoner but I stil learnt plenty that I was proud to pass on in Convo the following day!) to the acceleration when we were finally allowed to speed up; to...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went for this trip as part of a works Christmas party. It was a very cold, but clear December afternoon and our departure time was 4pm. The trip was amazing from start to end and the timing just right to make sure that saw London...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stacey was amazing! She made the trip double the fun it would have been anyway. That said, it would have been great fun anyway with Rich speeding along, but Stacey's commentary stole the show.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this event for a friends birthday celebration. She’d always wished to do it and wasn’t disappointed had a fixed grin for the rest of the day. Captain Nick our skipper handled the boat with calm assurance keeping our thrills to the max; even seemed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A novel way to view the sights from the Thames, starting as if on a normal river cruiser then ramping up the speed once east of Tower Bridge where the speed limit no longer applies. Thanks to our guide Nick for his very good and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

On Saturday December 2nd we had a truly amazing adventure on the Thames rocket. Nick our guide was both informative and amusing and he really did enhance our experience. i would highly recommend this trip to anyone who wishes to see London from a different...More

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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
28 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.