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Thames RIB Experience

Embankment Pier | Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, England (Charing Cross / Trafalgar Square)
+44 20 7930 5746
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Ranked #42 of 657 Activities in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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! « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had a great time. A real thrilling experience with a guided tour of the sites of London from the river. Captain Dave and Cabin boy Tim were very entertaining. Absolutely brilliant would definitely recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The high-speed boat trip from Embankment Pier to Canary Wharf and back was great fun. The commentary was entertaining, as was the music played. The best bit, of course, was the side-to-side white knuckle ride. This went on for a good 10-15 minutes and was very fun, although a little scary!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Exceeded expectations. Well organised and efficient. Informative, amusing crew with whom we felt safe. Would highly recommend. Lykos

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We went on the 4.30 trip so the light was going and the sun was starting to set while we were travelling. It was great. We saw lots of interesting things and the boat antics were fun. Good guide didn't overdo it!! It is expensive so has to be a special occasion unless you have money to burn!!

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I took my niece who is 13 on the Thames Barrier experience on Saturday 27 September 2014. She was so excited and it didn't disappoint. The crew on our boat (no 2) were fab. We both loved it and I would definitely recommend it. You saw all the best sights on the river and had the adrenaline rush to go... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

I was looking for an idea to entertain my grown up children.... Success, the 6 of us has an amazing time.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I've taken this trip twice, the most recent being with my family. It really is a fantastic experience, the only downside being that tickets are non-refundable and non-changeable unless 7 days notice is given, so you really are at the mercy of the weather, and if its pouring with rain (as it was on my first trip) then its either... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Had a great time on the boat, was something different to do and would recommend. We would defiantly do it again.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Absolutely fantastic! Had so much fun, and also enjoyed the tour before hand with lots of interesting info about London! I have raved about this alll week, didnt even get wet but had a roller coaster ride, this is well well worth the money, best fun I have had in ages!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Really enjoyed this, great recorded commentary, amazing captain, would recommend this if you like speedboats.

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