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High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London

From US$56.22
  • 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$56.22
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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 2 days 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
Reviewed 2 days ago
An amazing, fun way to see London

We loved our trip on the London Eye with Mike and Craig. The high speed part of the trip was incredible, really exciting. However the guided tour at the end was equally entertaining, Craig is the one of the funniest, most enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides...More

Thank jpugh12018
Reviewed 2 days ago
Great Fun

Fab morning last Friday with "Geoff" and Skipper Nick taking in the sights of London and then zooming around for 20 mins listening to music on the River Thames. This is a trip that definitely does what it says on box and delivers

Thank mrshardtoplease2018
Reviewed 3 days ago
Rocketing through the centre of London

Had an excellent time on the Thames Rocket. The staff were incredibly friendly and enthusiastic all of the way through. The trip started with a gentle ride through London with hilarious commentary from Greg who kept us all laughing (I wonder if he has a...More

Thank Nicola J
Reviewed 3 days ago
Best way to start sightseeing of London

We absolutely loved the experience. Laurie was entertaining whilst we waited for our boat and helped us with the life jackets. Craig was amazing and funny with the guided tour and Doug sped our boat once we were past Tower bridge. We enjoyed every bit...More

Thank Madhuri Y
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Ann J
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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