The Ultimate London Adventure
Live the adrenaline of this 50 minute adventure in a speedboat that will travel at 35 mph where you can learn the story told by a local guide about London's best known monuments and admire the wonderful view of the city. The starting and ending point will be at London Eye at boarding gate 1.
- Travel at 35 mph in a speedboat.
- Learn the history of London.
- Take amazing pictures.
London Eye Boarding Gate 1
London Eye Boarding Gate 1
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In this extreme adventure, you can get to know London from a speedboat sailing through the famous Thames River and appreciate all the best known places in the city from a different perspective. The meeting point will be at London Eye, at boarding gate 1 at 10:00 AM where you can board the boat, adjust your life jacket and enter this unforgettable experience.
Next, together with the local guide, you will know all the stories of the most famous monuments of the city such as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, London Eye and Tower Bridge. You will get to know the port areas of London, you will travel at 56 km / h in this 50 minute tour and you will be able to take amazing photographs.
At the end, you will return to the same starting point where the local guide can provide you with the necessary information to return to your hotel.
Tour Tickets (may vary by date)
|Adults (P/P)||44.95 (GBP)|
|Children (less than 14 years old)||29.95 (GBP)|
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I bring luggage on-board?
Handbags, backpacks and rucksacks are all permitted on-board our speedboats. Suitcases or larger items can be left at the Left Luggage facility at Waterloo Station.
Where do we need to go?
Please check your booking confirmation for full details of where to embark your Thames experience. Our two departure points are Boarding Gate One, The London Eye Pier and St Katharine Pier under Tower Bridge. If you have booked an amended departure you will find bespoke details on your charter confirmation.
I’m pregnant. Can I sail?
Unfortunately we do not allow mothers at any stage of pregnancy on board any of our experiences.
Do I need to bring anything?
Just yourself and any guests coming with you! Your booking with us will be on our crew’s trip report, so simply check-in with the lead name and have a note of your booking code to hand, this can be found on your email confirmation. We always recommend dressing for London weather and wearing comfortable shoes, with hats, gloves and scarves are recommended in the winter season.
Will I get wet on-board?
Thames Rockets do not operate a ‘get wet’ water experience, however, in windy conditions it is possible for spray to blow across the decks and if it rains the boat is open to the elements. We provide full waterproofs and (weather permitting!) all our passengers leave us as dry as they arrived.
What happens if it rains?
We’re a hardy bunch at Thames Rockets and sail whatever the weather. Full waterproof clothing including goggles are available for the most adventurous of outings!
Can I take pictures, bring a GoPro and film on-board?
100% yes, take pictures, speedboat selfies and shoot a video of London! We love our passengers capturing memories of your time with us as long as it doesn’t impact on other guests on-board.
Do I need to wear a lifejacket?
It is mandatory for all passengers to wear one of our industry standard lifejackets. They are very comfortable, adjustable with sizes up to a 54 inch chest.