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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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Had a great ride on the Thames Rocket RIB. Was bought as a red letter day birthday present and booking in was easy to do. We boarded at the pier next to the London Eye and after a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a great ride on the Thames Rocket RIB. Was bought as a red letter day birthday present and booking in was easy to do. We boarded at the pier next to the London Eye and after a short safety instruction we cruised down the Thames getting a brief but interesting history of the famous landmarks from commentator Lucky. After... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Would recommend this while your in London...Thames Rockets was top draw with high speed thrills and a nice little history lesson while sailing up the Thames...me and my son loved it....and a special thanks to little Mike for your expertise and making everyone feel welcome and Andy for your unique driving/sailing skills....😆

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The trip was soooo much fun! We went rly fast and had a hilarious guide named lil Mike. Give that guy a raise dude. Awesome for my family.

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Me and my partner thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Mike was an excellent tour guide with his comedic value and variety of knowledge. Ian was a talented driver which really made the fast part of the tour amazing with sharp turns and bumps! The music just added to the whole thing. The staff were lovely and welcoming especially when congratulating us... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed the 40-minute blast on the Thames. An attraction you cannot find in (m)any other European capitals. I know that some passengers complain that the high-speed blast makes up only part of the journey. I wouldn't agree. The guides use the 15 minutes of the slower first part to tell you interesting things about the famous and not... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a gift for my partners 34th birthday. It was myself him and our 12yr old daughter (who it's easy to entertain!) we all had so much fun & laughed like we haven't yrs.. The team were just great.. Well recommended

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Despite a not-so-good weather, tainted by a little rain and cloudy skies, the trip was a memorable experience both to my kids and myself. Mike is a fantastic guide, fun and informative; while Chris managed to steer the boat around the Thames to keep us entertained and thrilled as much as possible. It's a definite must-do for whomever visits London.... More 

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

Fantastic time from start to finish. You get to see the sights like any other boat trip but then have a good speed along the Thames for 10 minutes. Well worth it.

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

We were greeted by a very enthusiastic lady (even though it was raining) who donned us with coats and life jackets. We then entered the boat where Little Mike introduced himself. Mike was excellent throughout, keeping us all entertained with his facts about the river along with his anecdotes. Mike even took pictures of everyone during the ride. All in... More 

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Guadalajara Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All perfect. Dave y Steve are genials. We want return as soon as possible. We recommend this experience for all people

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