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Address: Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB, England
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The original, fastest and most exhilarating sightseeing speedboats on the...

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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Thames Rocket's Oct 2016

Had a fantastic, really exhilarating ride and tour on the Thames Rocket's,educational and hold the seat of your pants trip!!! Thoroughly recommend this,because it was the best... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
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Newquay, England, United Kingdom
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Newquay, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

Had a fantastic, really exhilarating ride and tour on the Thames Rocket's,educational and hold the seat of your pants trip!!! Thoroughly recommend this,because it was the best fun,haven't screamed and laughed at the same time,Andy was our skipper,who threw some shapes with the boat!! Lovely friendly guy,who we felt very safe with. Our tour guide was the funny ' little... More 

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

From start to finish Amazing fun The Halloween trip was my fourth time on the Thames rocket. Tell all my friends and family how great all the staff were and how exhilarating the whole experience was.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

The staff are so welcoming, comforting, knowledgeable, great fun and made my birthday by singing to me under Tower Bridge!

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Lanarkshire, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Well done to Lachie (Lachlan) and Chris for a wonderful trip on Wednesday. We were fortunate to have good weather....after a sedate, leisurely start.....on went some great mood music, then off we went at high speed. On the way back, Lachie provided us with some interesting and unusual facts about many of the sights, very informative. Looking forward to our... More 

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Had a brilliant day. Tim was a great host and we would definitely recommend it :) and loved the chas and Dave #rabbitrabbit

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Booked this as something different to do in London and prayed for good weather! I can not remember the guys name who delivered the tour, but he was very informative and fun. We travelled up the Thames in the direction towards the Police Station, we were told when we got there that we would then travel at 35mph- before this... More 

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Booked the amazing 50 minute adventure and was worth every penny our tour guides little Mike and Chris where outstanding would highly recommend to anyone wanting an experience down the Thames

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

What a fantastic experience. Little Mike is the best tour guide, friendly funny . Chris the driver gave a very exciting fast ride.When in London this is the best way to see London learn some interesting facts and very thrilling ride up the thames.

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Went on the blast trip with my husband as a 33rd Wedding Anniversary present and absolutely loved it. It was raining and cold but the crew provided us with extra jackets and waterproof trousers - even providing goggles. Tristan the guide was hilarious and the skippers Salty and Scott made sure that we got an exhilarating ride. Highly recommend this... More 

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Visited this attraction today and was more than impressed. Our crew of Little Mike and Chris were great ! Provided with great tourist type information whilst leisurely cruising towards Wapping to the end of the 'speed restriction' then it was full throttle ! After plenty of twists and turns we returned to slow pace with time for Little Mike to... More 

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