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Thames Rockets

Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
County Hall Eye Millennium Pier Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow! This was a birthday surprise and it was such great fun. Everything about it was great, it was lovely seeing London from the river. The speed part of it was amazing fun. Bill, our “entertainment” on board was great and so funny. I would...More

Thank tabitha10
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Weather was awful but they still managed to make it fun. My third trip and it never gets tired. Would go again

Thank FreyaPerth
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on this speed boat ride for my hubby’s birthday and must say it was absolutely amazing! Andy and Ali gave us a brilliant customer service. Would love to come back.

Thank Sarish H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Purchased the experience, along with London Eye, as a Family Christmas present (all adults). The whole experience from buying, to redemption, to the actual trip was great. Every member of staff that I spoke to were friendly, informative and helpful. The staff that met us...More

Thank gillw2012
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a lot of fun! Stacey and Nick were great, Stacey was also really hilarious. You get the (fun) facts in a quick, but also informative way. Would do that trip again and will highly recommend it.

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Thank stefanievg
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great hour out on the river. The guide on the boat was friendly and funny and although the main experience is the fast ride along the river, he certainly made the whole trip better. Have no hesitation in recommending this attraction.

Thank PhantomFlanFlinger
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really helpful when we phoned on the morning to book, gave us a good family price. On arrival we were met and shown how to use the life jackets and then we were off up the Thames with Andy in control and Bill giving us...More

Thank Karenblueeyes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved it. Pleasant and enjoyable ride, fun and professional guides (Bill & co). Suitable for everyone, and perfect for families with teenagers.

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience with interesting commentary from on-board crew. Speed section exhilarating - wish it was longer.All round great experience.

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Thank clivewm111
Reviewed 1 week ago

very good and thrilling ridewill definately go againvery friendly guidesaw all london landmarks along Thames

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6 August 2018|
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Response from FernP119 | Property representative |
0 Votes Hi there, You can call the office and a member of the bookings team will be able to upgrade your tickets to the 80 minute Thames Barrier trip, you will just need to pay the difference in ticket price. Thank... More
ashleigh f
15 July 2018|
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Response from Gaby M | Reviewed this property |
Best experience and you will get dry very quickly afterwards. Enjoy
Tracey O
15 June 2018|
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Response from Jenny B | Reviewed this property |
12 months from date of issue.
Mel A
3 March 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
7 January 2018|
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Response from Melissa P | Reviewed this property |
The boats are normal sized, with rows of seats. They have a certain amount of people on a boat at one time. Maybe you should email them and check direct or when you are in London pop down to their stand on the Thames near... More