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“Fantastic Boat Trip” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Thames RIB Experience

Thames RIB Experience
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River Thames High-Speed Cruise from Embankment Pier
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Owner description: Thames RIB Experience has the fastest and most powerful fleet of high-speed London RIBs on the River Thames; our incredible vessels are fitted with either 740 horse power Yanmar engines or 2 x twin turbo Yamaha engines, for an extreme London sightseeing experience like none other! All of our adrenaline fuelled signature trips involve fascinating guided commentary on the many marvellous modern and historical sights London has to offer, as well as thrilling bouts of high-speed aimed at getting that heart rate pumping for at least the daily recommended 20 minutes! In response to popular demand, we blast the beloved James Bond theme music guaranteed to turn heads as you tear up the Thames in our eye-catching London Speed Boats; all of which designed with maximum fun, safety and comfort in mind. All high-speed Thames RIB boats are fitted with powerful PA stereo systems to ensure any observations from the guide can be heard clearly whilst proceeding at speed, and we provide warm waterproof clothing to ensure you’ll remain high and dry, whatever the weather. So don’t delay - book yourself the RIB-roaring ride of a lifetime today. Fast and furious fun for all, whatever the occasion!
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic Boat Trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

On our arrival we were given waterproof coats & life jackets
The boat left on time & we had a leisurely cruise up & down the Thames , the girl on the mike and very informative & got everyone on board involved..as we passed under Tower Bridge your RIB experience started & it was fantastic..the acceleration was superb..we were taken down the Thames to Canary Wharf in twist's & turn's over the wakes of various river cruises.
There was 10 of us a our party & it's something we all said we would love to do again.

Visited April 2014
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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“Fast, fun and something different”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2014

I booked this as a last minute activity for myself and my daughter to celebrate her 14th birthday during out mini break to London and wasn't sure what to expect...Well, we both loved it!
I have done the river cruise before on the slow boats, but this gets you much closer to the landmarks and is really interesting, then after 20 minutes the boat speeds up and bobs and hits the water at a pace enough to make you scream with surprise but not enough to scare you silly!!
We would both do this again a total must for any family weekend in London. Loved it.

Visited April 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Thrilling ride - who needs theme parks!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2014

Wow, we had a great experience on this fast speed boat trip up the river Thames. Informative all the way and then once you're past Tower Bridge the fun really begins 007 style! Won't give too much away but the whole family really enjoyed ourselves from a 15 year teenager to a 21 year old student. The staff are extremely helpful and make your time on the RIB a great memorable experience. A must do trip if you're visiting London.Thanks guys

Visited April 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“02 newest attraction”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2014

On Saturday 12 April, I had the chance to have an amazing experience by going on the O2 blast hosted by Themes RIB Experience... The driver and the speaker on board made the blast exciting, fun and made the customers feel very safe and conformable it was one of O2 best experiences I've been on... with the fast speeds and commentaries made the experience worth every penny spent and I'm almost certain everyone on board felt so too. I advise anyone who is around London looking fort something fun to do to definatly try and get on the trip its enjoyable for everyone. Thank you

Visited April 2014
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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“If you only have time for one thing, do this!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2014

What a superb experience, Michael and mark were our driver and guide and they were brilliant, knowledgable and funny! The trip was vert well organized with the added bonus of the best thrill ride when the boat let's rip!

Visited April 2014
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