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Thames RIB Experience

Address: Embankment Pier | Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, England (Charing Cross / Trafalgar Square)
Phone Number: +44 20 7930 5746
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$55*
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Ranked #38 of 1,161 Activities 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 January 27, 2015 NEW

This was my second Thames RIB Experience, the first visit being 5 years ago with my daughter. I am happy to say that the experience was just as exciting as it had been the first time. It was the highlight of my son's trip and I will be back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Very well run and a great thing to do with friends and family of ages. We visited with children aged 9,11 and 13 and 15 boys and girls and they all enjoyed it. my only piece of further advise is to say wrap up well. they give you waterproof coats but you still need lots of layers underneath.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

this was a great activity for myself and my 11 year old son.. the guide was very informative when he spoke.. but the majority of the time it was music.. which was a shame.. it would have been good to have more information about the London sights.. we really enjoyed the fast bit a lot!! Well worth it just for... More 

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

Arranged at short notice for my wife's birthday. Booking and finding venue were easy. Very friendly staff who made a very genuine effort in pleasing the group. I would say overall a very worthwhile and reasonably priced trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

From start to finish the crew were great entertainment. Cruising under Tower Bridge to the James Bond Theme tune makes you grin and when the speed picks up you keep on grinning! Great value and a great day out. Thanks to all concerned.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

What a fantastic way to see London.Great fun loved the speed and James Bond theme. Also great informative commentary.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This wasn;t my first time on this experience but I always use these guys as they are professional, knowledgeable and above all Fun! I've taken my son, overseas visitors and my girlfriend and everyone has always had a blast, literally! Its a great mixture of educational sight seeing as well has the blast right up to Canary Wharf in true... More 

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ThamesRIBExperience, Manager at Thames RIB Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing this superb review. It's fantastic when customers come back to us time and time again and we are utterly thrilled to hear that your family and friends enjoyed it as much as you have. You should come back and see us again in the summer then you can ditch the gloves for secret agent shades!!! More 

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

Absolutely fab experience. Well worth the money and Kai and Dave made it so much fun. Excellent guide of all the bridges. Will definitely do again soon:)))

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I booked the Tower Rib blast as a surprise Christmas present - it was great fun despite the January weather! The James Bond music is slightly cheesy but the high speeds were great. Highly recommend this as an alternative day out in London - would suggest 20min trip is perhaps a little short but there is a 40min option too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We booked the trip for a surprise birthday treat for my 12 yr old son. The whole family had a fantastic afternoon. The guide was extremely funny and informative at the same time. We loved how they played James Bond music while we were at great speed on the water! Highly recommend it well worth it, even on a very... More 

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