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“canary wharf”(315 reviews)
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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...more
Embankment Pier | Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
+44 20 7930 5746
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Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed it despite the rain! We had nice warm clothes from the company to wear to stay dry. Lots of fun and something a bit different to normal sightseeing. Especially the birthday music as we went through tower bridgeOn the way home.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

had an excellent experience on this trip, staff very friendly welcoming , inducted us fully with the information required for the trip. Staff on the boat very knowledgeable about the view points around the Thames loved the bond music when flying up the river at...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not only were we met with a hospitable guide at the beginning but the trip is fun beautiful and so interesting to hear facts about the amazing city of London... The trip also incorporates an element of fun from ramping waves for the adventurous person...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

From start to finish the service we received was fantastic especially fiona who we felt went out of her way to ensure we had a great time. All staff were friendly and the guy on the boat doing theTalking was funny. We did the cannerywalf...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Booked this as a quick excursion between visiting Tower Bridge and leaving Kings Cross for home,was ideally located to join after our tour of the Bridge and we left on time on the rib,which maximised our time,the staff and crew were all pleasant and helpful...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have thoroughly recommend this truly exhilarating experience- we are going to go for the extended trip n txt !

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a real head rush the weather was great the boat fast and really fun, would recommend it again and again.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I loved every minute of the ride! It was a treat for my husband. From the moment we stepped on the pier the guys were so much fun. The commentary was very informative and funny at the same time. Loved the high speed and tight...More

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Thank Jill C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Me and my sister had an awesome time bouncing along the Thames, as the tour guide was providing funny commentary.The ironic thing is that my RIB's did go through an experience and it was a particularly bruising one! My advise is not to sit next...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a 16 and 11 year old. We all loved it! They provide you all with a nice thick wind proof coat and life vest and off you go. Great fun powering down the Thames to music taking in the sights along the way. Thoroughly...More

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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Lorraine S
November 26, 2017|
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Response from David D | Reviewed this property |
Probably not a good idea. 😣
October 1, 2017|
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Response from momof3qts | Reviewed this property |
And book the longest one - I almost did the 20 minute experience because I was afraid I wouldn't like it. I was SO glad we did the 50 minute one, and I still wished it was longer!
August 14, 2017|
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Response from CliveH798 | Reviewed this property |
concur pretty much what the others have said. I did see the rocket while we were out. Can't remember the reasons for doing so, maybe it was price and where it went. Didn't have any problems with my choice and enjoyed it.