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Thames RIB Experience

Embankment Pier | Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, England
+44 20 7930 5746
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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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“great fun” (593 reviews)
“canary wharf” (319 reviews)
“tower bridge” (427 reviews)
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Embankment Pier | Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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+44 20 7930 5746
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"great fun"
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"canary wharf"
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"tower bridge"
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"james bond music"
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"life jackets"
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"twists and turns"
in 64 reviews
"longer trip"
in 56 reviews
"exhilarating ride"
in 49 reviews
"great trip"
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"speed boat"
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"adrenaline rush"
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"recommend this trip"
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"birthday treat"
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"boat trip"
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"brilliant experience"
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"different perspective"
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Second time I have done this trip with different family members and once again had a spectacular time. Staff are super friendly and very knowledgeable. Seeing London from the Thames is the way it was meant to be done. Add a hefty dose of adrenaline...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We were greeted by very pleasant helpful staff. The RIB crew (Richard plus the driver) were very friendly and informative. The ride itself was brilliant and when they opened up the power, WOW. Really thrilling. We thoroughly recommend this trip and thank you for a...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Great experience, lovely staff felt safe at all times. Great tourist experience with visitors from Ireland

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Reviewed 2 days ago

we chose the 75 mins Thames barrier option and didn't regret it. Friendly andi informative guide. Great fun had by all.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent trip. Reluctant young adult now wants to return to London for another trip Excellent staff. Commentary interesting, amusing and sufficient. Safe hansling of craft

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Brilliant ride with great commentary. Shame about the lack of on site wc’s and beware cancellations.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Booked online,you have to ring day before to confirm which we did. Had to wait for confirmation our time slot was running but I rang back and all ok. Arrived at Embankment pier 15mins early as instructed. Well organised and trio left on time. Our...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff was fantastic and the trip was fun. Will be definitely returning at some stage. I will definitely be recommending the Thame Rib Experience to my friends and family so if you want a exciting boat trip definitely go with Thames Rib.

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
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hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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Lorraine S
26 November 2017|
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Response from Diane C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, as others have said it is a bit bumpy and you do need to hold on so may be a bit much for you.
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KathyBaz
1 October 2017|
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Response from momof3qts | Reviewed this property |
And book the longest one - I almost did the 20 minute experience because I was afraid I wouldn't like it. I was SO glad we did the 50 minute one, and I still wished it was longer!
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jane12
14 August 2017|
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Response from Clive H | Reviewed this property |
concur pretty much what the others have said. I did see the rocket while we were out. Can't remember the reasons for doing so, maybe it was price and where it went. Didn't have any problems with my choice and enjoyed it.
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