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Thames Rocket, the Award Winning Thames Speedboat Adventure

Proudly ranked as London's #1 Outdoor Activity by TripAdvisor

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Hold on tight as you fly through the world’s most famous capital city marveling at London’s awesome 2000 year history.

Handpicked award-winning guides are on hand to keep the banter flowing. Not only are they stand up comedians by night – they’re also closet history buffs and will share all their knowledge of the weird and wonderful world of the Thames.

  • Whoop as you whoosh up to speeds of 30 knots (35mph!).
  • Take in the incredible sights from Big Ben to Tower Bridge.
  • The original speedboat sightseeing Thames cruise in London - the one that started it all.
  • See the capital’s most famous sights with all the added thrills and spills of racing on the river

Received numerous ‘Best Tourist Attraction’ awards, 5* from TimeOut and have cruised their way through 8 consecutive years of ‘Certificate of Excellence’ from Trip Advisor


"Until you have taken the river in this boat, you probably haven't lived" - Evening Standard
"They were incredibly helpful and accommodating, couldn’t do enough for us" - ITV
"What an amazing way to see London. You get everything you could want on one trip. The fast adrenaline experience of the Rib, and a great tour with a funny, knowledgeable and engaging tour guide" - Tripadvisor

Dates and Prices

Dates and Prices:

  • From Friday - Sundays.
  • Adult tickets, from £69.95
  • Child tickets (14 years and under), £49.95
Need to Know
  • Suitable for all ages
  • All attendees must have a ticket, even if a child is to sit in a parents lap they must have a valid ticket
  • For all ages and all weathers
  • Thames Rockets do not allow mothers at any stage of pregnancy on board any of their experiences
  • Thames Rockets advises you NOT to travel if you have any historical or current backbone conditions or complaints
  • Children must be 14 years and under, any person with a child ticket must be accompanied by an adult.
  • You will book your date and session by directly on the Thames Rockets website where your saving will be automatically applied
  • Guests will need to check-in 15 minutes before their sailing.
  • Subject to availability
  • For all FAQs please see here
  • Departures - Which Pier? Sightseeing experiences depart from London Eye Boarding Gate One:

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