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Thames Rockets

Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The original, fastest and most exhilarating sightseeing speedboats on the river Thames today. Thames Rockets set sail in 2006 offering these unique sightseeing adventures to the public for the very first time. More experience, more style and more...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
County Hall Eye Millennium Pier Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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Reviewed today via mobile

Well organized. Great staff. Exhilarating ride. Very safe. Check in, safety briefing, entertainment and the ride itself made for a very pleasant and exciting hour on London's river.

Thank JerryJ1405
Reviewed yesterday

This was a very well organised tour and was a really fun way to see London! The kids (3,6 and 11) adored it. Would highly recommend!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank William C
Reviewed yesterday

It is brilliant don’t miss it. Craig and Ian were great fun and gave a very informative talk on London. There is something surreal about speeding down the Thames while the James Bond theme is playing. My granddaughter loved it so much she begged us...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Carol H
Reviewed yesterday

A great alternative way to view London, from the river, and something really different to do! Bill was so funny and friendly and def made the trip! It was such an unique experience to SPEED down the Thames and was so much fun!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Tracy P
Reviewed yesterday

Well what can I say except if you're in London for a day or two, this is something you definitely have to try. From the 'checking in' process right through to the end of the experience the staff were great. The 'tour guide' Stacy (or...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Carla L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Did this with my 4 year old and 70 year old dad as a spur of the moment thing. Great service from arrival at the pier. The lads directing people to boats and doing the safety info ref the life jackets were really friendly and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank WillNolan1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Brilliant! With the weather on our side the fast and sometimes furious speedy boat ride on the Thames from the London Eye was simply brilliant. It was our twin Grandsons 13th birthday surprise. Three generations absolutely loved it. Thanks Ian and Craig - and 'yes',...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Graham_Galleou
Reviewed 2 days ago

My 12 year old daughter and I booked this last minute and we are so glad that we did. Bill is an amazing guide and Rich did a fantastic job navigating the Thames at an exhilarating pace. You start out slow to get out of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank CaptJersey
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thank you Stacy and Richard for the fun tour on Easter Monday! Being from Paris, our teenage boys are SO OVER museums, so this was perfect for them to see the sites, but with the added fun for my adrenaline junkies! Highly recommend when you...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tinamhale
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were celebrating my husband’s 60th and chose the break the barrier trip. It was a perfect way to mark the special occasion. Bill and Richard were just fantastic...we felt welcome and safe. The trip was exciting with music, speed, twists and turns and Bills...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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February 8, 2019|
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Response from Jeanie19a |
Thank you Jessica, I guess if I sit on the outside of the boat I will stay dry 🤣
January 18, 2019|
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Response from themasons70 | Reviewed this property |
hiya yeh theres plenty of room for your party I think theres enough room for 12 enjoy
August 6, 2018|
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Response from FernP119 | Property representative |
0 Votes Hi there, You can call the office and a member of the bookings team will be able to upgrade your tickets to the 80 minute Thames Barrier trip, you will just need to pay the difference in ticket price. Thank... More