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“tower bridge”(464 reviews)
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Speedboat sightseeing with Thames RIB Experience, fast and furious fun for all! Thames RIB Experience operates the largest and fastest fleet of speedboats on the River Thames offering a range of fantastic trips for all ages from different London...more
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Embankment Pier | Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Reviewed today

I took my 3 daughters of 20, 18 and 15 on this trip and all of us thoroughly enjoyed the experience. It’s starts off fairly serenely where you are given an informative but fun history lesson about the river and the buildings on its banks...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed today

AMAZING, Loved every minute of it. I laughed and we screamed... Claire and Stan were amazing... Stan Deffo gave us the ride of our life, Music added to the thrll of the ride. A must while visiting London...

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Friends bought a boat trip for us all for my birthday. We had a ball. Nice and gentle until under Tower Bridge then they opened up the throttle. We hurtled down river for 20 minutes with music blasting. It was exhilarating. Slowly through the Thames...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

These guys are so great. I asked to do this for my birthday and it was so much fun. I went on the experience to the Thames Barrier and not only did I learn a bit about London but the experience of the RIB going...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MandyD4567
ThamesRIBExperience, Owner at Thames RIB Experience, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for choosing to celebrate your birthday with us, we’re delighted to hear you had a great time. Now that you’ve seen the best of London on the Thames Barrier Experience, why not try the Ultimate Tower RIB Blast next time? If it’s more...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Windy cold Saturday was cheered up with an exciting 40 minutes on the Thames. Good quality waterproofs provided. Great to go at speed and felt safe. Excellent - thankyou

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went with my cousin and two children 16 and 9- Fantastic trip down to Canary Wharf and back - couldn’t recommend it highly enough- warm jackets and waterproofs provided also

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Liam R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic experience for myself and my young family. Richard played a perfect host and Stan guided us skillfully through the choppy Thames. My only criticism was the 20 minute trip went to quickly!

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Poppy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the 40 min turbo blast for my friend’s 50th birthday surprise! Booked lunch at the Coppa Club opposite the pier so we could walk over after a cocktail or two! It was such a fabulous experience, exhilarating and great fun... Stan and Richard...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great moment with many good informations and stories about the city of London, and of course the speed sessions were awesome !

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a bit nervous about whether I'd feel sea sick, was it safe, would I get wet? etc etc but it was brilliant, well organised with a nice chap overseeing and doing a bit of witty commentary. It was great and there was absolutely...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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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
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Response from David D | Reviewed this property |
Probably not a good idea. 😣
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kathybaz
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!
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jane12
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.
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