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High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London

From US$56.49
  • High-speed Thames River cruise in London
  • An unconventional sightseeing experience ideal for thrill seekers 
  • Cruise past the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, and Shakespeare's Globe 
High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London
From US$56.49
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If you’re looking for an exhilarating way to see London’s riverside sights, then opt for a high-speed RIB cruise on the Thames River. In a rigid inflatable boat, soar past the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, and Shakespeare’s Globe while listening to a high-octane soundtrack. Once you reach Tower Bridge, your skipper accelerates to speeds of 35 miles-per-hour (55 km-per-hour) and performs sharp turns guaranteed to increase adrenaline levels. Ideal for thrill seekers, this experience also offers multiple departure times.
What to Expect

Depending on the start time selected at checkout, make your way to a central London location to board your RIB. Following a safety briefing, set sail on the Thames River and pass the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament, Shakespeare's Globe, and St. Paul’s Cathedral.

Once you pass Tower Bridge, speed restrictions are lifted and your skipper is free to accelerate to speeds of 35 miles-per-hour (55 kilometer-per-hour). Feel exhilarated as your skipper performs maneuvers such as hairpin bends and figure eights.

During slower periods of sailing, listen to commentary that reveals the history of London’s riverside. The tour concludes back at your original departure point.

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Reviewed today
Great fun! Unique way to see the sights

I did the Ultimate London Adventure speed boat experience (50 mins). It was great fun and very informative. Rory was hilarious and told us unusual, interesting facts about some of the sights we passed while Nick safely steered the way. Thank you, we will definitely...More

Thank kelley2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
If you plan to do - do it!

That’s more fun than anything else on river Thames - and with Ali and Rich even more fun. The view to London from the water, all information we received - and some direct contact with water - all in all a great experience!

Thank Frank-Reiner G
Reviewed 3 days ago
Excellent exerience

I have experienced this cruise three times already, first by myself and later as companion to the people I gave this experience as a gift. Everybody loves it, it's amazing. Special thanks to the crew members Nick, Tom and Stacy as they were able to...More

Thank Mindaugas J
Reviewed 6 days ago
Fantastic tour and high speed thrill ride

Had a great time on the thames rocket tour. Tour guide Craig was very knowledgeable and also very entertaining, he made sure our time onboard was great fun.Doug was in control of the boat and was obviously very experienced at high speed boating. A great...More

Thank jez46
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent experience

Superb time with Ben and Nick on our excellent speed experience. Ben was a great character and loved his historical and knowledgeable talk on way back journey. Well worth the money great time had by all.

Thank Shirley K
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Ann J
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Response from Suedep | Reviewed this property |
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Response from D_W_10017 | Reviewed this property |
You will not get wet at all (unless it is raining). The ride is very smooth, especially at high speed. We used our phones to record parts of the ride, and there was no issue with water whatsoever.
Felicia D
13 July 2018|
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Response from 26Marion26 | Reviewed this property |
There are a few steps to get into the boat but the crew help you on and off. There are handrails in front of every seat but I've never felt the need to hold on. I would imagine if you had neck or back problems when the... More