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

Thames Rockets are famous for bringing fresh, high-octane experiences to the river Thames with this year being no exception.

Suitable for Mum, Dad, Grandad, kids, friends, families, couples or solo thrill seekers – the Thames Taster is the all speed super-fast blast 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 and take a chunk 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, with our trademark soundtracks pumping through the speakers. Whet your appetite with a healthy spoonful of what we do best, flying at 30 knots through the most famous city in the world. With twists and turns that will even exhilarate Grandma – this really is the bitesize taster for all!

As always, our guides will be at your service to ensure your comfort and exhilaration are served up in equal measure, always ready to assist with a side dish of good-natured humour.

Perfect to squeeze in to those busy sightseeing days, our 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 no better way to see London than on a speedboat…

The Thames Taster is ready.

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VE WINNER Family Friendly Attraction 2017 (Landscape)-08


(> 14 years)

(< 14 years)

(2 adults + 2 children)

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

TA Colour

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

TA Colour

“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…”

TA Colour

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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