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Break the Barrier 45 Minute Thames Rockets Speedboat Experience

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Break the Barrier 45 Minute Thames Rockets Speedboat Experience

Adult (15+)

Per Person

Child (10+)

Per Person

Private Charter

Up to 12 passengers
Per Person
Subtotal: £

Free Exchanges

30 Day Refund

Valid for 12 Months

The Highlights

  • 45 minute thrilling high speed boat ride across London
  • 880hp high octane speedboat
  • Unique, sightseeing experience
  • See 5 iconic landmarks including Tower Bridge
  • Adrenaline filled party tunes
  • Skipper and guide on board
  • Safety briefing and equipment included
  • Exchangeable Experience Gift

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  • London

The Main Event

What better way to view iconic London landmarks than on an exhilarating ride down the river Thames! This experience is a thrill seeking, unique activity that will stay in your memory for a lifetime!

Securely seated in life jackets and waterproofs on a 12 meter long Thames Rocket fibreglass boat, you'll power through the water thanks to the force of the 880hp twin four stroke engines. 45 minutes of twists and turns will be enhanced with raging tunes from the 60’s through to the current day so you can really feel the party vibe on your Rocket boat treat!

The experience is available from a minimum age of 10 and every trip has a guide who will point out the impressive landmarks you'll see from the Tower of London, the HMS Belfast through to Tower Bridge.

The whole package of a blast down the Thames is carefully constructed by Thames Rockets so it’s not just the sights of the Capital that will blow your mind but also the fact that the guides on the boats really know their stuff and are quick witted and humorous plus the highly skilled skippers have your safety as their priority. All this has made Break the Barrier number 1 on TripAdvisor for over 10 years!

Important Bits

Important to Note

This is a very popular experience, so to avoid disappointment it is recommended customers book at least two weeks in advance wherever possible.
During peak months (such as the summer holidays), availability can become more limited so booking 3-4 weeks in advance is recommended.


Our departure point is Thames Rockets, Bankside Pier, Bankside, London, SE1 9DT

Valid to use: Friday - Sunday

November to February
Friday: 14:00 (Jan 13:00)
Saturday: 12:00, 13:00 (Jan 13:00 only)
Sunday: 12:00, 13:00 (Jan 13:00 only)

March to October

March and October – Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 12:00, 13:00 & 14:00
April to September – Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 12:00, 13:00, 14:00 & 15:00


Your voucher is valid for 12 Months from the date of issue.

Please note you must have booked and taken your experience before the expiry date.

Who Can Go

  • Minimum age 10 Years.
  • Under 14s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • Adult: 15+
  • Expectant mothers cannot board at any stage of pregnancy.
  • Not suitable for anyone with historical or current backbone conditions or complaints.
  • Due to accessibility at Bankside Pier this experience is not suitable for wheelchair users.
  • Not advised for people suffering with heart conditions.
  • Lifejacket extends up to 165cm around chest.

What about Insurance?

The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.

A cancellation indemnity, subject to terms, is included with every voucher.

How it Works

All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience.

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