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Thames Rockets

Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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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 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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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Reviewed March 26, 2017

This was booked for a family fun day out. My teenage children don't want to do many things with us but after whizzing along the Thames in the sunshine we all agreed this was a great thing to do on a Saturday afternoon. Tristan our...More

Thank SamSq007
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a fantastic ride on the rib power boat to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Wife not keen on watercraft but as I hoped she absolutely loved the thrill and adrenaline buzz together with entertaining commentary from "handsome Matty P". Well worth the £'s, will...More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

The trip was great fun, we both enjoyed the light hearted entertainment & information given by Mike. Would throughly recommend going on the Red Rocket.

Thank Harry-Lou
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Had a great afternoon in the London sunshine. Thanks to Tristan for being a fantastic guide and Stephen for being a brilliant driver!

Thank amad414
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

After taking my 8 year old on a trip back in December, he couldn't stop talking about it and so I took my 6 year old for his birthday. First trip was with Taff, and second trip was Tristan... both great guys and fun and...More

Thank gaffermac
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Booked this for my sons 11th birthday and both him, his friend and 8 year old brother loved every second. The team are extremely friendly and knowledgable and made everyone sing happy birthday to my son which made his day. Highly recommend this trip, big...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2017

Had a brilliant time on the Thames Rocket, definitely worth the money. Chris and Little Mike were excellent hosts and Mike was very informative and funny, he made the passengers even sing happy birthday to me!

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Reviewed March 24, 2017

An excellent experience whether with a group of friends/colleagues or your family. I went with my 13-year old son and he loved it - even the history bits where the guide tells you interesting facts about the buildings along the Thames in a funny and...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2017

From the moment we meet both Tristan and Miles they were helpful and cracked jokes that helped on a cold and rainy day. All i can say is take this trip it was the best thing we did in London. It was great fun travelling...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2017

We've had an amazing time with Thames Rocket ! Everything was perfect, on time, well organised, great sensations, historical (and interesting) facts ! I had a great time spending this hour with my friends, to celebrate my 30th b-day. I would definitely recommend this activity...More

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Michelle L
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Greg S | Property representative |
It is usually best to purchase tickets two weeks in advance during peak season, March to October.
April 8, 2017|
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Response from Greg S | Property representative |
Hi there, Thames Rockets provide all guests with life jackets, water proof jackets and trousers (if it's raining). Guests might get a light splash or spray from the chop of the river but guests do not get soaked or drenched.
March 20, 2017|
Response from Greg S | Property representative |
There are staff on hand to help you in and out of the boat but at the time of booking they do tell you that they don't advise their experiences for anyone with a "back, neck or leg injury". Best to contact the office... More