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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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Lots of fun despite the rain- thanks to Scott and Dave they were great hosts. We were given waterproof jackets and trousers which kept us warm and dry giving us an enjoyable... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of fun despite the rain- thanks to Scott and Dave they were great hosts. We were given waterproof jackets and trousers which kept us warm and dry giving us an enjoyable experience. Great way to see London and learn about some of the history along the way. Great music and lots of fun at high speed!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On a cold and somewhat damp January afternoon we took to the water without Thames Rockets. Skippy and Dave, our captain and guide, were not at all phased by the weather and both were extremely helpful and welcoming as we arrived. Once we had kitted up with waterproof overcoats and flotation jackets and had a short brief we were ready... More 

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Sion, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want to do something different and fun while still learning about riverside history, architecture and culture, then this a great activity.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great way to see London whatever the weather, it rained a little but never spoilt it as you are given waterproof jackets and trousers and had a laugh with our guide Rory and driver Chris and learnt some interesting facts at the same time. Highly recommend!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took 6 teenage boys in the worst rain and we all had a brilliant time, the weather could not dampen our spirits! The waterproofs supplied kept us completely dry. Many thanks Dave & Scott for an unforgettable ride. We'll be back agin!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyable Thames Barrier tour - weather was awful but dry and warm with coats and trousers provided by Thames Rockets - Dave was an excellent host with great commentary throughout the tour - very exciting , fast with great music !!

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Thank Vincent H
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Exciting and enjoyable despite atrocious weather! Life jackets, waterproof trousers, warm waterproof jackets and goggles all supplied to beat the rain. Great music! We all loved it, Dave was enthusiastic and engaging and Scott the driver made sure we had a thrilling ride. Thanks guys!

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Enfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of fun with friendly staff and much appreciated complimentary waterproofs (it was still great in heavy rain!). Our 8-yr old was a little nervous, but our 12-yr old loved it, as well as spotting the very well-chosen songs!

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East Yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked a trip for me and my 18 year old son whilst we were spending a couple of days in the capital. Chris and Rory took us down the Thames on the 50 minute experience. It is very well organised and they provide waterproofs, which was a good job as it rained all afternoon. Starts with a gentle cruise until... More 

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Middleham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Second time on Thames Rocket, another brilliant experience in spite of the January weather. Guide Dave was entertaining and informative. Highly recommend!!

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