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Address: Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
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The original, fastest and most exhilarating sightseeing speedboats on the...

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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Fantastic trip on the Thames Rocket Rib. Two amazing guys, Little Mike with his wealth of knowledge about London and bad jokes followed by an amazing high speed run by Nick Nick... read more

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Ware, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic trip on the Thames Rocket Rib. Two amazing guys, Little Mike with his wealth of knowledge about London and bad jokes followed by an amazing high speed run by Nick Nick. This is truly a must do when you are in London. It was a beautiful bright but cold day, they really looked after us, provided warm clothing and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a fantastic trip. I booked this trip using Tesco Clubcard vouchers. We exchanged £40 in vouchers which quadrupled to pay for two adults and our 7 year old. We both agreed that without the clubcard vouchers we would have been more than happy to pay full price. You spend the first part of the ride cruising along the thames... More 

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Bought this experience for my boyfriend for Xmas and we both loved it. Was a great tour of the buildings on the surrounding the Thames, by a great tour guide (Little Mike) Made it funny and educational! Our driver was Miles. It was just a really good experience and the speed of the boat was unreal! Would 100% recommend for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

4 of us took this tour on Saturday Jan 21st - a very cold but beautifully sunny day. Little Mike and Neil (tour guide and boat skipper) made the tour a really enjoyable experience. A great trip but wrap up warm as when they speed up it gets pretty cold.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked the Thames Rocket as a fun activity to start a stag day - great choice. Good fun, great host (Little Nick I Think - Big beard). Got to see some great sights, some laughter and exhilarating speed fun. Highly recommended for all types of groups

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Crew is friendly & amazing. A friendly lady would describe you the places around Thames on the voyage. Good to know if you are new in London. I would love to join them again in summer.

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We could not go on our trip that an 86 year old gentleman was so looking forward to. We asked if we could postpone the trip as there was a train strike and bad snow forecast for the day. We were told that we could not transfer to another day as other people could not go if we did not... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went on the Thames Rocket 50min trip on a Saturday and had the best time. Whilst it was frrrrrrrreeeeezing, we were rugged up and they gave us additional waterproof coats (which did smell a bit wet-dog) and we got on the boat. There are about 12 of you in total, so the atmosphere is quite intimate by comparison to... More 

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mum & Dad in their fifties, 2 daughters in their teens and it was absolutely BRILLIANT! We all loved it! Early Jan, quite cold, but it was fantastic! Part 1- guide to the buildings on the Thames whilst poodling along - interesting stuff! Question is, on a clear day, can you see Australia from the top of The Shard? Part... More 

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took a trip on the rocket on a diabolical rainy day and had a wonderful time.The guide Stacey was humorous and knowledgeable about the sights.Very exhilarating ride would definitely go again.The awful weather didn't distract at all and all the team on board were excellent.

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