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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...more
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County Hall Eye Millennium Pier Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This tour was awesome. Stacy was a super host. And there were 2 captains equally charming. These guys are so friendly and easy going you don't need any printouts or confirmations or something. Just book the tour and reach there in time and they just...More

Thank iceicebaby
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time, great story’s gave us all a giggle,highly recommended for a non romantic nite out (as requested by partner) 😂, overall superdoopa 👍

Thank vinigagin1
Reviewed 2 days ago

A thrilling and informative... and entertaining... and lovely trip! Tom was funny and entertaining as well as sharing interesting bits about the buildings we passed. The speed part was SO FUN! My two boys said it was the most fun they have had on a...More

Thank Gina M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked this experience using Tesco vouchers. Rory was our guide, he was jovial and funny. Kids loved it! And so did the adults! Only wish we could have spent longer. We'll be back. Thanks again

Thank Blue29182013
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went on the Break The Barrier trip on Saturday 14 July. We had a blast on the boat, loved the speed and all the bumps :) The trip takes you from the Tower of London to the Thames Barrier, with a couple of stops where...More

Thank snyderfam2018
Reviewed 3 days ago

Thames Rockets was a totally awesome experience. The two guys were great fun and added to the enjoyment of the ride... I would recommend this to everybody a really fun way to see the sights of London.

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Thank saraingleby
Reviewed 3 days ago

Booked this for my Mum's 70th birthday celebration and we are pleased to have given her something to remember! After the initial safety chat, we set out towards Tower Bridge to get to where we could "put our foot down" - on the way there...More

Thank Julian D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic trip. Excellent crew Dave and Andy. Very informative and fun facts.. definitely recommend it and will definitely be doing it again...soon.

Thank jackoman75
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing speedy boat ride with Dave as guide and Rich as captain. Well worth every penny...personable crew , funny and informative , reassuring. The boat ride was great fun and even better than we anticipated, speedy, tilty with music !! Definately worth a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went on a Thames Rocket today. We only live just outside of London and come in regularly and yet have never done anything like this. From the sheer speed went travelled at to the funny pieces of information given by Geoff,...More

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ashleigh f
15 July 2018|
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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
Tracey O
15 June 2018|
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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