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Thames Rockets

County Hall Eye Millennium Pier Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
+44 20 7928 8933
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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 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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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County Hall Eye Millennium Pier Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
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A wonderful hour spent on a super fast boat which hightens your adrenaline levels. The ever so professional driver Nick was extremely professional and is highly skilled. Bill, our energetic, engaging tour guide was extremely funny and captivating. A great fun way to learn more...More

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Really enjoyed our experience with Doug and Dave. Felt sorry for the people on the boring river cruise. We had much more fun!

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We visited the Thames rocket with our 6year old today 14/8/18 (3pm) Dave our guide was enthusiastic, friendly, fun and knowledgeable. The high speed section of the tour gets your adrenaline pumping and and makes you laugh all the way. Our Skipper Doug made you...More

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Wow...what a fantastic experience! It really is exhilarating when you pass Wapping! An amazing view of London and the fantastic landmarks topped off with a high speed zip and bump past the City. Dave was a fantastic host and provided an impromptu rendition of happy...More

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We have made the ride with six adults and four children, between five and eleven. Enjoyed it very much, with the very interesting and funny guide Tom.

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I took my 8 year old nephew for a birthday treat and he LOVED every minute. Dave the tour guide was funny and engaging as he explained London's landmarks and the high speed thrill ride left both me and my nephew breathless! It's a unique...More

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Fantastic customer experience from the point of booking online to stepping off the boat after an exhilarating trip down the Thames! Check in was efficient and there was plenty of chat and banter from the team as we got kitted out with life jackets. Andy...More

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lchestang73
6 August 2018|
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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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ashleigh f
15 July 2018|
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Response from Gaby M | Reviewed this property |
Best experience and you will get dry very quickly afterwards. Enjoy
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Tracey O
16 June 2018|
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12 months from date of issue.
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