All new for 2017 comes a speedboat ride to suit every palette – the Thames Taster!

Thames Rockets are famous for bringing fresh, high-octane experiences to the river Thames with this year certainly being no exception. This is the perfect speedy solution if you have an already packed schedule and are looking for a bite-sized chunk of speed to fit into it.

Are you ready for the ultimate speedboat ride?

Suitable for Mum, Dad, Grandad, kids, friends, families, also couples or solo thrill seekers. The Thames Taster is the all speed super-fast speedboat ride that will satisfy even the greatest of appetites. Step aboard our lightning quick Rockets at St Katharine Pier in the shadow of the iconic Tower Bridge. Take a slice of the #1 speedboat experience in the UK with a 15 minute all-speed dash around the docklands and Canary Wharf.

Powering through the wake and bouncing across the waves. Take in the sights from Tower Bridge to the iconic One Canada Square and back again, together with with our trademark soundtrack pumping through the speakers. Whet your appetite with a healthy spoonful of what we do best. Fly at 30 knots through the most famous city in the world. With twists and turns that will even exhilarate Grandma – this really is the bite-size taster for all! Carve your way to high octane heaven.

Served up in equal measure are comfort and exhilaration all due to your guide. They’re always ready to assist with above all a side dish of good-natured humour.

Perfect to squeeze into those busy sightseeing days the 15 minute Thames Taster is guaranteed to lift your energy levels, gearing you up for your next London adventure! Let’s face it, there’s certainly no better way to see London than on a speedboat…

The Thames Taster is ready for service.

Are you?

Why not add a Dim Sum lunch to your Thames Taster with nearby favourites Ping Pong? Perfect to squeeze into those busy sightseeing days!


Standard Ticket

(12 Capacity)

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“My family and I enjoyed every minute of the very fast ride.”

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“An absolutely fantastic trip today with Little Mike and Scott – we didn’t stop smiling!”

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“My daughters are 7 and 4 and they loved every minute of it…screaming and singing to the very apt medley of tunes blasting out…”

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Complementary information
  • 15 minute ride
  • 7 sitepoints
  • 35 mph
What you will see
  • Tower Bridge
  • The Shard
  • The Square Mile
  • HMS Belfast
  • St Katharine Docks
  • Wapping River Police HQ
  • Canary Wharf
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