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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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Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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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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Reviewed 5 days ago

Second trip with Thames Rockets. This time an extended trip up to Thames Barrier and back with friends for whom this was a maiden voyage. Totally thrilling and fun experience with 4 on board celebrating birthdays of their friends. Sang happy birthday under Tower Bridge...More

Thank joolsbrown
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great trip and fantastic way to spend a wedding anniversary. Our two boys really enjoyed themselves and picked up some interesting facts on the way. Definitely recommend the trip! While its a bit more expensive than regular trips its really worth the additional money -...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were a party of seven, the eldest being seventy three and the youngest seven, and we all loved it. Geoff as guide and Miles as pilot were excellent and I would definitely recommend the trip as a fun activity for all the family.

Thank Derek R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have visited London many times but never been on a speed boat tour before. We did the 80 minute experience yesterday down to the Thames barrier and were lucky enough to be on board with Geoff the guide, Miles the skipper and a great...More

Thank Rachiet
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a fun ride! James and Chris were great, the speeding half way through it was thrilling, and the music was cool as well. At first they rescheduled our ride and changed our pick up point, but we had to reschedule again. We ended...More

Thank Skimchi
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went on the Thames Rocket yesterday and had the very best time! We were lucky enough to have Geoff and Miles as our guide and pilot.It was super fun and we learnt things about London we didn't know as well. If you are looking...More

Thank tomandsallyCB
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great thing to do for 50 minutes. Geoff was really informative and great fun and Miles our skipper made it a great experience.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 6 days ago

After reading many reviews of this company and competitors, I opted for Thames Rockets due to service/quality - even though had been warned might not be as thrilling as some would hope. There's not really any fast turns, donuts, etc. but the guide was funny,...More

Thank travelinspiration
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely enthusiastic staff Dave and Phil, great views of London, fast boat ride, sang Happy Birthday,

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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.
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.
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.