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Thames RIB Experience

Address: Embankment Pier | Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7930 5746
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Ranked #18 of 470 Sightseeing Tours in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Thames RIB Experience has the fastest and most powerful fleet of...
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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 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Really good fun, relaxed and not pushy. Loved the burst of speed at the end, in the safe hands of Captain Adam who knew what he was doing. Commentary was good and not too long either. Well worth a go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Booked as a birthday treat, for my partner. Absolutely great experience, onboard commentary both amusing and informative. Great fun when you get upto full speed. If your thinking about booking this - DO IT. Only downside - the weather!!

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Our family took the longer Rib Experience trip out to the Thames flood barrier. It was excellent trip even taken in the middle of February. They supply an extra winter coat you put on right over your regular coat. I would recommend you bring a hat and gloves as well in the winter. It's a great combination of sight seeing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The best and only way to see one of the best cities on the planet. To see London from the River is to understand London. To see London by Thames Rib Experience is the way to remember London!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We had an excellent day out on Sunday. We finally managed to get all of us together on a cold Sunday. Very amusing commentary and even learned a few new things about our wonderful river.We did need a brandy or two to warm us up after. Will definately book again and really liked the fast part best.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Great views from the river, we went down to houses of parliament and back up to Canary Wharf. Very funny tour guide and lots of fun! Would go again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Had a fabulous time on the 50 minute RIB experience on Friday. Best way to see the Thames and our teenagers agreed !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Exciting and really good fun, this is a real fast boat ride. Weather was freezing, but this trip really turns up the heat all the way to the Thames Barrier and back and all to the sounds of 007 and Hawaii 5 O and the ever amusing and informative commentary. Brilliant and would highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We booked this on recommendations as a birthday treat and were not disappointed. The commentary was informative, witty, amusing and the ride was a tea adrenaline rush once we got going. It was high tide which added to the fun. Doing it in February is cold though so warm clothes and gloves essential. Would definitely recommend it but not for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our 2nd trip on the Thames rib, this time all the way to the Thames barrier. The commentary was great, and skipper Adam kept us on the edge of our seats at full speed! Definitely recommend!

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