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Address: Embankment Pier | Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7930 5746

Thames RIB Experience has the fastest and most powerful fleet of high-speed...

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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This trip was given to me as a Christmas present and I am so glad it was. WOW what an experience! We started off with a gentle cruise to Tower Bridge then once passed that it was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Trevor D
Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom

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Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This trip was given to me as a Christmas present and I am so glad it was. WOW what an experience! We started off with a gentle cruise to Tower Bridge then once passed that it was full throttle to the Thames Barrier. There were times when it felt like the whole boat left the water it was incredible. After... More 

Thank Trevor D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

24 of us aged 22-65, on 2 boats taking a 75 minute cruise downstream ... initially gently, then whoosh ...off we went, James Bond style! Loved every minute! The speed, excitement, music, commentary, sights ...all made possible by a pilot and tour guide (Dean & Nick). You've got to do it!

Thank UpthecreekEngland
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like a great thrill then take the plunge .. Once east of Tower Bridge they open up the V8 power and swing about across the river .. best fun you can have with a sou'wester on ...

Thank Ian P
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we were on the 50min trip. along the thames with good and funny commentary on all the great sights of london. then the engines go hyper and you tear along at what feels breakneck speed. a great trip but not for the faint hearted

Thank martin d
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We took our son on his 15th Birthday with our 8 year and 18 year old.We were lucky enough to have our own boat.Our guide was really great and even played a happy birthday song on the ride.We all loved it.Such fun highly recommend it.We did have nice weather which might make it a better experience. Only downside was they... More 

Thank Katie S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Easy to book, easy to find, well organised with great staff. As a family of five, kids ages 21, 17 and 13, trying to find a birthday activity to suit all can be difficult, but this really hits the spot. We all loved it! Thanks for a great and memorable day, we'll be back.

Thank Sharon C
Orpington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Took this tour with a group of 6 and had alot of fun. The boat starts off in embankment, easy to access and pain free to travel on. You are supplied large rain maks, however we didn't end up getting wet and the boat was suprisingly large! We were given a guided tour to start off with, then the driver... More 

Thank Simon H
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good idea and London needs more adrenaline stuff like this, but in all honesty £40 each was far too expensive. We did the Canary Wharf 50 mins trip. Which totalled about 50 mins but some of that was getting set up, time on the river and going fast probably about 10 mins, the rest was getting a guided tour of... More 

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ThamesRIBExperience7, Manager at Thames RIB Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review. We appreciate our experiences may not suit all budgets, which is why we do offer a shorter 20 minute Blast for just £24.50 per adult & £21.50 a child. The Blasts have become extremely popular & operate weekends and during school holidays from Tower Pier & the O2 at North Greenwich. With all of... More 

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked this as a surprise for a friends birthday, we were not dissappointed, a great trip, friendly & helpful staff and nice clean quality jackets to wear! (You might get a little bit of spray but you don't really get wet) Highly recommended!!!!!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great experience, went for my partners birthday and he loved it. Ollie the guide was hilarious and John the skipper was great! Loved the James Bond theme music and they even played happy birthday!! Will def go again. Highly recommend 😁

Thank Claire S

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