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Thames Rockets

County Hall Eye Millennium Pier 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
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County Hall Eye Millennium Pier Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
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Even though it was our first visit to the City, we didn’t want to the “obligatory sightseeing”. As a surprise for my 2 teenagers I had booked this “Break the Barrier” speedboat trip. Impressive, exciting, pure adrenaline, interesting, crazy, ... are just a couple of...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent trip up the Thames. Colin and Ian were fantastic hosts on the boat. Good to get a different view of all the normal landmarks along the Thames

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Reviewed yesterday

It was amazing!! Two teenagers and a mum being whizzed up and down the Thames at speed in the beautiful sunshine. A great way to spend a morning

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Reviewed yesterday

Myself and fiancée had an amazing time, with fab music and good hosting by Geoff and Phil. Good times and definitely recommend.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took a friend to London for his birthday. Pre booked a trip on the Thames Rocket as a surprise. The whole experience was excellent. The man who booked us in was very nice and offered to take pictures. The guide on the boat was very...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Our family absolutely loved our Thames Rocket ride! Great tour guides and a thrilling fast boat ride that made my kids smile from ear to ear!

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This was exactly what we wanted and the guides were tremendous. Watching everyone climb into the other, larger, ships we were very happy to have chosen Thames Rockets

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic trip with Dave and Rich . Both worked hard to give us a fun packed , exciting and informative 40 minutes . Highly recommended. The company were also very accommodating with issues we had when booking . Much appreciated , thank you.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family had an amazing ride yesterday with Thames Rockets! Great little tour of London highlights from the water, wonderful hosts - Dave & Doug, and an amazing fast ride on the Thames. My kids (and us) were laughing and screaming the entire time!

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Response from Sumit D | Reviewed this property |
Well you won’t get wet if you happen to sit in the middle, and if you would like to enjoy more and sit in front along the side of the boat then there might be a little Thames face wash which might not harm much! It’s really... More
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Response from happyjack51 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, We went with Thames Rockets from and returning to the London Eye. The trip lasted 50mns with a slower section until after Tower Bridge because of the speed restriction on the river. We had a good commentary about... More
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