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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
Embankment Pier | Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
+44 20 3245 1177
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After booking our trip we were informed by Emma that the trip could not go ahead due to our party being the only ones booked at that time on that trip. Emma immediatley offered a free upgrade to a longer trip, half an hour away...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a fab time! Wanted speed on the Thames and we got it! Grrat fun, excellent commentary to boot!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Incredible boat ride with knowledgeable, funny staff who go the extra mile to make your trip memorable. Me and my nine-year-old son went yesterday and they stopped the boat under Tower Bridge to sing Happy Birthday to him. It’s all he’s talked about since. A...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sian G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great combination of a bit of sight seeing and a bit of adrenaline. It was a grey cold day, so lots of layers (hat & gloves) needed, even under the very good waterproof clothing they provided. Very friendly crew, they even provided Stevie Wonder song...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DuncanM22101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an amazing experience Helpful staffGreat weather on the day which helped loads Great time had Would do again

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dean m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hosts Ollie and Brandon were really nice. It wad a perfect birthday gift even thou the weather was a bit cold. But the guys made us forget about that

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyable trip, crew , in fact all staff, were professional but fun. Highly entertaining and a great chance to see the Thames from a different perspective. Recommended

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

9 lads on a stag do. Chatted a boat and the experience was brilliant, everyone had a great time and the 20 min ride was perfect amount of time

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kusemf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you Ollie and Brandon for an amazing experience!!! We did not even feel the cold, because the guys were so nice. And quite an adrenaline rush.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank George C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my 14 year old grandson for a birthday Treat ( I also been before in the summer) A cold wet very rainy day, but actually added too the fun, my grandson absolutely loved it, from the banter of the crew, good information about where...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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.
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London RIB Voyages or Thames RIB Experience (2 Replies)
Our first time in London is this December! We can't wait! My husband and I are from MN so the weather won't be too cold for us and we are used to being on the water. We were considering a HOHO Bus tour when we arrive to get a bit grounded before heading out and exploring on our own...but then we stumbled across the RIB tours and thought that looked a lot more fun! London RIB Voyage seems to have better reviews as Thames RIB Experience has some comments about canceling a lot and problems...More
August 24, 2010|
Response fromsrjuris|
Thank you-I've looked through some and will keep digging-
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Yes, it's tomorrow! (7 Replies)
I can hardly believe it but it's true: tomorrow is the big day, the day of my departure to London. :) I'm really excited about it and I'm sure everything is going to be perfect. It has to be, because this time I'm going with a good friend of mine and I really want to impress her. I believe we have a great program: Harrods, the British Museum and Madame Tussauds; Hecuba at The New Diorama Theatre; We Will Rock You; Thames RIB experience (really excited about this one!); Portobello Road...More
August 09, 2010|
Response fromGilliganuk|
Have a good time!
Rib Boat Tours (0 Replies)
Does anyone have a discount or promotional code for either the Thames Rib Experience or Flying Fish Tours?
February 02, 2009|