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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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Embankment Pier | Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, England
+44 20 7930 5746
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Birthday gift from our son to his sister (both teenagers) & they did the Rib Blast together on a very chilly day! The jackets provided kept them warm & they stayed dry throughout! They both said it was excellent, much better than expected!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a brilliant way to see London. Good value for money and would highly recommend. Friendly and helpful staff, provided a warm welcome and a warm jacket to keep the wind out.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we had a fantastic experience on the boat! the commentary from Bo and Nik (Fiona and Em on shore) was spot on! we saw everything- all pointed out before we enjoyed the speed and power plus James bond music! brilliant! even had 'rain drops keep...More

Thank jody4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trip, whole family enjoyed. It was faced paced and we held on tight a few times! Great commentary on sights along the river. Was a cold drizzly day and we definitely needed the extra waterproof coat provided along with hat and gloves. Staff were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was exactly as advertised, a well organised speed boat trip. The staff were very friendly, the trip was informative and exciting, especially when we went fast and weaved about. I couldn't stop screaming with fun ! Well worth the money !!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even on a cold Dec day this experience is well worth it. Great for a bit of sightseeing while in the Thames speed restriction areas. And when you get out to the more open water it's thrill time! The music is a great touch too....More

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Thank Pixsie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our Thames speedboat ride! Tom, Joe and Brendon were so helpful - definitely recommend, even in December!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a experience I would recommend one has to do at least once in a lifetime. The staff members are very friendly and help full.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The group very much enjoyed the rib ride, great fun was had by all. Great team and easy to work with on this group booking. Would definitely recommend and use again.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was cold but that didn't stop us. A great experience with friendly and helpful staff. We were provided with much needed jackets to help keep us warm and dry and the commentary throughout the ride was interesting and informative. Thanks

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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.
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!
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.