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Address: Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
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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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Best way to travel down the Thames!

We went as a family of 4 with 2 teenagers. Travelling in small groups in the boats. A really exhilarating ride down the Thames. First half was very informative with a... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2016
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We went as a family of 4 with 2 teenagers. Travelling in small groups in the boats. A really exhilarating ride down the Thames. First half was very informative with a knowledgeable & fun guide called Tim, then after Tower Bridge he handed over to "Salty" the captain who let rip! High speed banking turns added to the fun, all... More 

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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Both educational and exciting...Dave and Chris could not have made it any better... The trip started with some interesting facts around some London sights, and after tower bridge the fun really started as the boat got up to top speed.

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Surrey England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

It probably helped that it was a glorious sunny day in London, but we smiled from start to finish! Only 12 to a boat gives it that 'special' feel, our guide Dave was knowledgeable and kept it interesting. We loved going fast with some great tunes like a Bond theme blasting out! It's not cheap, but worth every penny in... More 

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Thank msbuilding
Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed August 24, 2016

We absolutely loved this adventure, our Crew were Dave and Chris. Booked the 50 minute tour, Dave was a fun, comical guy pointing out all the sites. The sun was shining and after the points of interest, powered up to some great music. It was just fantastic, such fun and i knew my daughter loved it!! Highly recommend to anyone... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016

My husband and I did a 50 minute ride with our two children (8 and 5). Little Mike was our guide and was informative, interesting, funny and interacted really well with the kids. When the skipper, Chris, sped up the kids were delighted, screaming "This is epic!" And "I love this!" A lot of fun, especially when the cheeses music... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Bought a trip down the river for my 12 year old son as a birthday present He absolutely loved it a great experience !

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Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

An amazing trip! Interesting fun talk about all the points of interest...then music on and a fast run, which was brilliant. Lucky and Paul were great and made the trip really good, thanks for a great trip...we will be back.

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Thank Jocelyn A
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Great experience for my husband's 60th birthday and Mike and Nick great guides. After having to re-book after health issue, nice that guide made a point of welcoming us back. When Mike opened engines and sped along the Thames it was the best ever!

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Thank Debbie K
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

A great ride! Got the heart pumping! The staff were great fun. Ride started with a slow trawl to Wapping Police Station then it took off. 20 mins of a blast. You definitely need to hang on! Well worth the money. Book early via the net to get a good price. Cost for my son and me was only £43.

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

We booked this on a two for one rail ticket and are so glad we did. Exceptional value for money and a great way to see London from the river. Our grandsons aged 8 and 12 loved it and when the boat went fast they were shrieking and laughing, a great end to a tiring day in London. Dave told... More 

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