Thames Rockets
Thames Rockets
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
WINNERS OF THE 2022 TRAVELER'S CHOICE AWARD! Experience a London tour with a twist (literally!). Join us on board our iconic red rocket speedboats for the original, most breath-taking sightseeing adventure on the river Thames today. Thames Rockets started it all with the sell-out 50 minute ‘Ultimate London Adventure’, the best of both - sights and speed - departing from the world-famous London Eye. Meet your handpicked stand-up London tour guide ready to delight you with their unique treasured stories and your top class skipper itching to break into the 880hp and speeds of 30 knots. Suitable for all ages, perfect for family days out, birthday celebrations, unique dates, private charters, reunions, staff gatherings, hen & stag do's, corporate entertaining, school outings and more. There's a host of experiences to choose from and with trips departing all year round 7 days a week now is the time to see why Thames Rockets have earned #1 status on TripAdvisor for over 10 years.
London, England

Awards
Travellers' Choice
2023

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Aurora1907
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Brilliant, fun adventure in central London! Conveniently located start point. Water proof ponchos were an extra layer of warmth and kept us mostly dry. Safety gear helpfully explained. Worried children settled with excellent humour. Geoff and John (sorry skipper if I’ve not remembered your name correctly) were an excellent guide and driver. We had so much fun flying about after Tower Bridge. It was unfortunately a wet day but the safety goggles help us to keep our eyes open. Loved the tunes. Tour on the way back was interesting and I saw the houses of parliament from a new view point. All staff were super friendly and I’m sure my ski gear/shorts wearing son will shout out Geoff’s name whenever he see a rocket on the river in London again and will probably get another wave! Thanks so much for a fun birthday treat. Totally recommend this kids 10, 13 and 15.
Written 21 February 2024
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Ashley G
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Family
This was a great experience - something different to do in London! We’ve done London lots, but this was something new and seeing the sights from the river was a new way of looking at the city. We went late afternoon and it was great to see sunset over London on the way out and lit up London in the dark on the way back. Your guide Joey was entertaining and knew his stuff - lots of interesting facts about places we passed. The high-speed part after Tower Bridge was great fun. Not particularly a water fan but this felt very safe. Joey and driver Tom organised a happy birthday singalong for us and another guest with a birthday under Tower Bridge followed by an unexpected gin in a tin to finish the trip!
Written 20 February 2024
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MarcusMacInnes
5 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
We took the speedier version of the trip and the kids (10 and 12) loved it. Highlight of their trip.
Written 20 February 2024
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francoiszagame
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Family
Smooth boarding after a quick instructions session. Crew was very friendly and the ride was amazing. Children (10 and 12) still raving about it!
Written 19 February 2024
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UnintendedTraveller
Carbis Bay, UK10 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
From the warm welcome from Ed to the funny tour by Joey and the superb driving by Quinny it was a great experience and really enjoyable different view of London as well as the fun for the children of the speed!!
Would recommend to anyone who has not done this before
Written 19 February 2024
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Praiseworth
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Family
Thoroughly enjoyable evening on the Thames with our super guide/host Ed.

Highly recommend. Looking forward to next trip.
Written 18 February 2024
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Gembrini L
1 contribution
We did the trip with a 7 year old and 8 year old, was the highlight of our trip to London. Such big smiles on all of our faces!
Our trip was with Quinny and Joey who work for Thames Rockets, lovely and very knowledgeable about the sights we passed. Value for money and lots of fun.
Written 17 February 2024
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Andrea J
2 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
Took my 14 year old son and we loved it.
Felt very safe in the care of Joey and skipper Quinny.
Had a good mix of thrilling, relaxing and informative - some interesting facts about London at the end of the ride.
Written 17 February 2024
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H D
London, UK4 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
This was the best thing I have ever done I. London! Amazing way to see the sights and the boat ride is hilarious and exhilarating. Massive thanks to Bill and Quinny, they must have done this a thousand times but totally made the experience feel unique.
Written 17 February 2024
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Natasha
Gillingham, UK3 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
Went as part of my husband’s 40th birthday celebrations and we had the best time. Staff from check-in to heading home were all amazing. Special shout-out to Joey and Quinny for a brilliant morning and making it extra special singing Happy Birthday under Tower Bridge!
Written 16 February 2024
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