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“Great experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of London Rib Voyages

London Rib Voyages
The London Eye Millennium Pier | Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
0207 928 8933
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: The original, fastest and most exhilarating sightseeing speedboats on the river Thames today. London RIB Voyages 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 35 knots as the Thames is eaten up by 400hp 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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Norwich, United Kingdom
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“Great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Just returned from London and did this trip for my husbands 40th. It was such fun, although the sleet was a bit painful on the face, but all added to the excitement and we were kitted out with wet weather gear. (my husband said it was the warmest he was all weekend) Our guide was Hairy Mike who was informative and fun.
Best thing we did in London, would definately do again.

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“Great family fun even in cold weather!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

We did this with our kids, ages 10 and 12. We all loved it. It was just above freezing temps and was actually sleeting and freezing rain! Despite the cold weather, we had a great time! They provide pants and jackets to put over your clothes. This helped but it is definitely good to be bundled up when you arrive. Awesome time! Would certainly do it again even in cold weather!

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“Christmas present”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our Sunday afternoon trip down the river even though it was freezing cold and the rain hit our faces it felt like glass. We were provided with waterproof jacket and trousers and goggles! ginger mike was so entertaining and informative he made the trip and there are certainly more places we shall now visit following his great commentary - will hopefully do trip again but on a warmer day!

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“Another thumbs up for ginger Mike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

This was an event split into two very difference but equally good parts. To begin with there was a exciting high speed journey along the river. This was followed by a more sedate ride looking at the buildings and events that took place beside the river. The guide "ginger mike" was funny, friendly and knowledgeable. I thought I know a lot about London, but in a short period of time I had learnt more.

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“Great fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

My husband and I took his parents on a RIB Voyage when they were down in London for the weekend. It was a little pricey, but seemed like something a bit different so we booked it anyway and are really glad we did.
All four of us loved it. Speeding down the river was enormous fun - a really joyful experience, even on a grey day - and our guide, James, made the tour on the way back both informative and amusing.
It's not cheap but I thoroughly recommend the experience and would definitely go again. Although preferably in slightly warmer weather...

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