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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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Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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Reviewed yesterday

I took my two cousins on the Thames Rocket as part of a whirlwind three day trip of London and we all agreed it was by far the best thing we did - and we did a lot! A brilliant engaging and friendly crew (we...More

Thank livinginindia
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This high speed 40 minute blast out from Tower Bridge to Greenwich and the through the Thames Barrier is great fun. You really feel the wind in your hair and get some great views. You also do not get wet. Crew Tristan and Chris are...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great hospitality and customer service from start to finish. Fun and excitement. Thanks Dave and Nick

Thank kwasmiths
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the experience. We did the London Ultimate London Tour. Our guide Craig was both funny and informative. He took time to talk to each group. We felt very safe with Rich our captain, he took full advantage of the power and gave us...More

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dave, the main man and Nick, the driver were brilliant. Learnt some new facts about London and then had the ride of our lives. Scary but excellent fun. Definitely one to recommend.

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went with a group of friends, fantastic way of seeing London in a hurry,😀 Craig and Rich really made the trip special. Would definitely recommend

Thank Eva G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great way to spend an afternoon speeding up the river. We went with Geoff and Andy both very good captain and guide, would def do it again🚤

Thank John T
Reviewed 2 days ago

This trip was amazing!! Highly recommended... Very well organised and the staff were so friendly. Our Guide Craig explained everything in such a great fun way and found out things about London I never knew (and I'm a Londoner!!), his personality was amazing and had...More

1  Thank MummyMarsh2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent trip, would recommend without hesitation to anyone. The team were very professional at all times, from when we first arrived on the pier, through to when we left after the trip. Rory & Chris were the best guide & skipper that we could've of...More

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Thank Neil_Cutmore
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great experience, we were nearly all locals, nut this is a unique way to see London, and we found out lots of 'snippits' that we didn't know. The crew were welcoming, funny and knowledgeable throughout and we all felt very safe and thoroughly entertained....More

Thank Angedragon
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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.