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Thames Rockets

Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
County Hall Eye Millennium Pier Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great Experience! A different way of sightseeing the beautiful city of London with a fantastic soundtrack! We loved it! Highly recommend it!!

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VictoriaP1748
Reviewed 5 days ago

What an amazing day spent sightseeing with Thames Rockets followed by shopping at Xmas markets on Southbank then afternoon tea in Soho with my hens. They are a knowledgeable, funny and professional crew!

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angharad E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Such a fantastic trip with Geoff and Phil. Having lived in London for 30 years we finally where gifted with a trip on the Thames Rocket. The customer service was fantastic, so personal and inclusive. Awesome music selection, definitely will be back for the Thames...More

Thank Tom5717
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my 11 year old grandson Henry and his friend Billy and they loved it! It's a white knuckle thrilling thing to do. The driver and the guide were lovely. We had a great time. It's worth every penny.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great customer service right from the start. The ride was fun once Mike was allowed to get the speed up. Really good soundtrack to listen to and the commentary by Stacy was educational, funny and made the whole experience very enjoyable. Try it you won’t...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 694paulg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrating a family birthday, something different. Ric & Rory looked after us well, making the experience fun, entertaining and interesting. Loved the speed aspect and would love to do it again, more of the speed next time... Thank you.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank helsbelsx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At speed past wapping awesome. Commentary / distance perfect for the boys (4 & 7). Wrap the kids up was freezing that low to the river! Music great The Greatest Showman and AC/DC - good choices. Commentary & Captainfirst class. We are local and did...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TrailBlazer722402
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolutely incredible experience!! Totally fabulous guide - even with the rain we had such a fantastic time!! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!

Thank 324amij
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much fun!! Geoff gave us lots of facts about London filled with fun and enthusiasm, on the gentle part of the journey towards Tower Bridge. Nick was our trusty Captain who expertly sped the boat towards Canary Wharf with lots of upbeat songs to...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Curiosity09638558049
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on the Thames Barrier Explorers Voyage. Had a nice cruise out with good humoured commentary from our guide. Got past Tower Bridge and Wham! Full throttle with thumping music. The skipper steered us into the wake of passing boats so we took off several...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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6 August 2018|
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Response from FernP119 | Property representative |
0 Votes Hi there, You can call the office and a member of the bookings team will be able to upgrade your tickets to the 80 minute Thames Barrier trip, you will just need to pay the difference in ticket price. Thank... More
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15 July 2018|
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Response from 279gabym | Reviewed this property |
Best experience and you will get dry very quickly afterwards. Enjoy
Tracey O
16 June 2018|
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Response from Jenny B | Reviewed this property |
12 months from date of issue.