Thames Rockets 80 minute Thames Barrier Explorer’s Voyage London speedboat experience is undoubtedly only for the most adventurous of daredevils.



This RIB experience offers the most premium in London speedboat sightseeing ever. See every major sight from the majesty of Parliament to the strength of the Thames Barrier. All this on-board the fastest and most exciting speedboats in the capital

Boarding at the world famous London Eye you and your canny crew will embark upon the most memorable RIB experience of your life. Firstly get comfy on the 12.5 metre fibreglass Rocket and then get ready to rock out and roll on to the river that has shaped 2000 years of horribly hilarious history!

Our premium experience…

Alongside you every step of the way, our guides will be ensuring laughs are aplenty. They like nothing more than to surprise you with the most unusual stories and funniest events ever to take place along the river Thames (and most of what they say is true!). You see, as well as being top notch stand-up comics and actors, they are also secret history geeks. In short, they  get a kick out of telling you the stories you weren’t taught in school.

Once they’ve filled your head with a bit of light history, it’s time for the main event. Feel the engines roar and hold on to your hair-do’s as we prepare to take off! Feel the g’s as we propel you at 30 knots (35mph!) down the most famous waterway in the world – the river Thames! Twist and turn past Canary Wharf and onto maritime Greenwich. Our trademark Thames Rockets tunes will keep you dancing in your seats.

Once past Greenwich enjoy the vista of the Thames Barrier loom into view and marvel at the 8th wonder of the world. Close your eyes, catch your breath and adjust your hair. You’re about to turn around and do it all again.

Unquestionably suitable for anyone who knows what is good for them. This is an 80 minute London speedboat experience of pure adrenaline fuelled fun at 30 knots.

This is the Thames Barrier Explorer’s Voyage. Are you ready?

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Thames Rockets 80 minute Thames Barrier Explorer’s Voyage RIB experience is only for the most adventurous of daredevils.


(< 14 years)

(12 Capacity)

“By the time I got back, my only thought was to do it again”


“A very slick service, the only way to beat the traffic”

Philip Scofield

“We have just had a fabulous time on this tour, full of good humour and excitement as well as the beautiful sights along the Thames!”

TA Colour

Complementary information
  • 80 minute ride
  • 28 sitepoints
  • 35 mph
What you will see
  • London Eye
  • Somerset House
  • Houses of Parliament
  • London Bridge
  • Tate Modern
  • Shakespeare’s Globe
  • The Gherkin
  • The Shard
  • HMS Belfast
  • Tower Bridge
  • Canary Wharf
  • The O2
  • Greenwich
  • Thames Barrier
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