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Address: County Hall Eye Millennium Pier Westminster Bridge Road | Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7928 8933
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The original, fastest and most exhilarating sightseeing speedboats on the...

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 returning passengers year on year. Slice through London at 30 knots as the Thames is eaten up by 630hp of engine power. Zoom under the capital’s famous bridges and marvel at London’s landmarks from your exclusive vantage point. Our award winning comedian tour guides ensure sparkling highbrow banter as you 'pull G' past the House of Parliament before holding on tight for an exhilarating trip to Canary Wharf and back mission accomplished on this exhilarating Thames speedboat trip.This experience departs hourly from the world famous "London Eye" Pier, 7 days a week, throughout the year. Perfect for birthday celebrations, unique dates, reunions, family outings, groups of friends, staff gatherings, hen & stag do's, corporate entertaining, team building, engagements, school outings and more.Suitable for all ages 1 to 101! Toddlers and grandma alike willl love this speedy experience. This ultimate sightseeing adventure is great whatever the weather, wet weather kit provided for all ages and sizes."Five star" rating from London's Timeout Magazine, awarded a "Gold Tourist Attraction" in first year of sailing.

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Fantastic Rib Ride

My husband and I went on the Ultimate London Experience Rib Ride today and couldn't fault it. All the crew were very professional, friendly and helpful. Our crew were Stacey and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I went on the Ultimate London Experience Rib Ride today and couldn't fault it. All the crew were very professional, friendly and helpful. Our crew were Stacey and Nic. Stacey had us in stitches with her sense of humour. Can highly recommend this experience. It's fast and fun!!!! When you get there you are offered a lovely... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a fab 80 minute trip today with Little Mike and Andy, great fun and the views of the riover are breathtaking. Little Mike's fun explanation of local sights etc really added to the value of the trip for me. Well woth the cost!

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Thank Sharon F
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the booking office, pier and boat team what a friendly and professionally run outfit very impressed. The trip itself was fantastic to be able to go so fast down the Thames was an experience of a life time would recommend it to anyone, my 2 teenagers loved every minute as well so brownie points all round cheers guys!

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I experienced this exhilarating and informative boat trip today. It was a fantastic experience. Little Mike was friendly, funny and well informed and Nick the "driver" (Captain) was brilliant. Would highly recommend.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Little Mike & Chris provided a fun entertaining trip up the Thames. Friendly and fun a very cool way to see London.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour was great loved our tour Guide little Mike and Nick it was a great experience would definitely recommend it -Cellan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We definitely knew we wanted to do a boat cruise along the Thames. However we decided to do something different! From the moment we came to the Thames Rockets on the pier and chatted to the staff, we knew it would be a brilliant boat trip before it started. They were very friendly and professional while making jokes all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are a tour oriented family, best way to learn about a city. I did this just for a fun break between bike riding and walking tours. Kids loved it and walked away knowing a lot of history they still know remember almost a year later. I generally do not do a review so long after but after two years... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed the trip - Rory was a highlight - comedy gold - cheers for a great experience. Would highly recommend

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There was some delay with the timing of the trip, but I was contacted by a couple of different people who were eager to keep me informed and seemed helpful. The trip itself was great, with a sturdy boat, good view, lively tour description and then damn fun speeding! Would recommend to both visitors to London or local residents wanting... More 

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