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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Joseph & Nick made this a trip to remember. Great trip at speed and interesting talks at stop points. Would definitely recommend this trip.

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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing trip on Thames Rocket. Myself, husband and teenage son. Real adrenaline rush when boat picks up speed and you're zooming along with James Bond blaring out the speakers! The captain Scott and guide sorry forgotten his name! Were amazing real genuine energy and passion...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Wasn't sure what to do for my 14 year olds birthday this year. I am so grateful my friend recommended this. There was a group of us that practically took over the boat. Kids and adults fully entertained by the guide Rich, who was ever...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Total fun for the adrenaline seeker in you (but not scary), this 40 minute blast sets off right by Tower Bridge and heads out to the Thames Barrier passing some of London's most interesting contrast of new high rise, The Dome, Fascinating Greenwich Museum and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Treated my son to the break the barrier trip. Had a great day. Our skippers were great and certainly cheered us all up on such a gloomy day.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I can't recommend this tour highly enough - it really is a unique way to see the sights along the Thames. Firstly our tour guide, Craig, was phenomenal - he was very entertaining and kept my 11 year old son from Philadelphia engaged for the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great host - and really fun trip - so loved seeing the Thames Barrier up close. Invigorating and exciting would love to do it again!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Guide and driver were excellent. All the information and history of london was so interesting and I would recommend this company

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Reviewed 4 days ago

First time on the rocket and we were no disappointed Excellent guide Bill who told us some interesting and alternative facts about London landmarks on the Thames and speeding no on a power boat to the sound of the Baywatch theme tune was exillerating !!...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We received this trip as a birthday present. What a superb gift it was. Great organisation, great staff. Brilliant knowledge by the tour guide Geoff and fantastic driving by Nick. Great fun as the boat sped up and we swerved and dipped along the Thames....More

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jane12
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.
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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.
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Toddpetz
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.
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