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Thames Barrier Explorer's 80 Minute Thames Rockets Speedboat Experience

thames barrier explorer's 80 minute thames rockets speedboat experience
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Thames Barrier Explorer's 80 Minute Thames Rockets Speedboat Experience

Adult (15+)

Per Person


Per Person
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30 Day Refund

Valid for 12 Months

The Highlights

  • 80 minutes of pure adrenaline fuelled fun on a Thames Rockets speedboat ride
  • A premium trip to see 17 of Londons most famous landmarks
  • Fly through the water at 35mph
  • Travel on a 880 horsepower speedboat
  • 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

You deserve the best. Your loved ones deserve the best. So why not take the most premium speedboat trip on the Thames with an Explorers Voyage experience! Thames Rockets have been number 1 on TripAdvisor for over ten years so who better to show you the landmarks in the Capital.

Whizz down the river while marvelling at all the incredible sights the city has to offer in one of the best speedboats you can find. The iconic red boat will twist and turn past many memorable places , all whilst you bop along to many hits from decade after to decade right up to the present day!

Once you've whet your appetite for sailing, then you get to experience the main event….hurtling down the river at speeds of up to 30 knots (35mph) thanks to the power of the 880hp engines on the 12.5 meter speedboat! Once you've reached Greenwich and enjoyed the view of the Thames Barrier, you turn back and do it all again!

Your own tour guide will fill you in on the history of each of the 17 landmarks you'll see and add many comedic tales in too, all of which are carefully observed by the highly skilled skipper of the boat. Together, they present you with the best speedboat experience London has to offer.

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 Boarding Gate One, The London Eye Pier.

November to February
Friday: Jan, Nov, Dec 15:45 - Feb 16:45 
Saturday: Jan, Nov, Dec 15:45 - Feb 16:45 
Sunday: Jan, Nov, Dec 15:45 - Feb 09:45 

March to October
Friday 16:45
Saturday 09:45 & 16:45
Sunday 09:45 & 16:45 (excl 27/10 operating @ 15:45)


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

  • Suitable for all ages.
  • Adult: 15+
  • Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
  • Guests aged 15 and 16 must have a minor disclaimer form filled out prior to the departure by a parent or guardian.
  • Expectant mothers cannot board at any stage of pregnancy.
  • Not suitable for anyone with historical or current backbone conditions or complaints.
  • This experience is suitable for wheelchair users however guests must come out of their chairs and be able to sit unaided.
  • 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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