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Thames RIB Experience
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River Thames High-Speed Cruise from Embankment Pier
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Small-Group River Thames High-Speed Cruise from Tower Millennium Pier
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Owner description: Thames RIB Experience has the fastest and most powerful fleet of high-speed London RIBs on the River Thames; our incredible vessels are fitted with either 740 horse power Yanmar engines or 2 x twin turbo Yamaha engines, for an extreme London sightseeing experience like none other! All of our adrenaline fuelled signature trips involve fascinating guided commentary on the many marvellous modern and historical sights London has to offer, as well as thrilling bouts of high-speed aimed at getting that heart rate pumping for at least the daily recommended 20 minutes! In response to popular demand, we blast the beloved James Bond theme music guaranteed to turn heads as you tear up the Thames in our eye-catching London Speed Boats; all of which designed with maximum fun, safety and comfort in mind. All high-speed Thames RIB boats are fitted with powerful PA stereo systems to ensure any observations from the guide can be heard clearly whilst proceeding at speed, and we provide warm waterproof clothing to ensure you’ll remain high and dry, whatever the weather. So don’t delay - book yourself the RIB-roaring ride of a lifetime today. Fast and furious fun for all, whatever the occasion!
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

A really great way to see London sights from the river, with an amusing commentary from our on board guide. James Bond music as you speed along with 750hp engines twisting and turning for a bit of (safe)excitement. Protective coats and life jackets provided but didn't get very wet in the spray. All in all, can thoroughly recommend.

Visited August 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Excellent & Exciting Activity”
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Great value for money , great service , really friendly staff - easy to book.
Loved the James Bond music - booked for me and my boyfriend as a birthday gift and he LOVED it. So much fun and already thinking when to book again with more friends !!

Visited August 2014
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

James Bond music playing as you speed down the Thames. Seeing the sights of London from the water was absolutely brilliant. £94 for the 3 of us, 2 adults and 1 child (11 yrs), but it was definitely money well spent.

Visited August 2014
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“In the words of my 4 year old....."this is FANTASTIC!!!!"”
Reviewed 1 September 2014

I arranged the trip for my partner for his birthday, we made it a family day out in London. My 4 year old came along, which I was very apprehensive about, but he couldn't stop telling me how FANTASTIC the experience was!!! The staff were all very fab. Thank you for a fabulous experience.

Visited August 2014
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“Best Way to see London...”
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Went on the London RIB ride up to the Thames Barrier this weekend to celebrate our first wedding anniversary, & can throughly recommend it to anyone - in our opinion the best way to see both London and the river.

On the way out to the barrier we were able to take photos, with Craig (our guide) offering to take pictures of everyone, which was great. We got a fantastic shot of us on the boat! After Tower Bridge the Skipper (Nick) was able to put his foot down and we sped out to sea, riding the wakes of the bigger cruise ships. To create the atmosphere we had cheesy music blaring out, which included the James Bond theme, Miami Vice and even Baywatch!! We couldn't stop smiling the whole time!

On the way back Craig shared some interesting facts about London & the river, which despite doing other cruises before we had never heard. So this just added an extra bit of something to the trip.

Both Nick and especially Craig were excellent, interacting with the group, cracking jokes with the younger ones, skilfully swerving across the river at high speed and sharing their knowledge of the sights. We felt lucky to have been in their boat!

If you're looking for a present for someone that's different or you just fancy two hours of really good fun you can't go wrong with this experience!! We absolutely loved it and will definitely do it again!!

Visited August 2014
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