Thames Rockets Ultimate Boat Adventure

To celebrate my birthday this year, my family and I decided to try the Thames Rockets Ultimate Boat Adventure and it is indeed an unforgettable and memorable day. Seeing London’s Most Iconic Landmarks on a high speed boat ride is a thrilling and exhilarating experience. I would highly recommend this activity next time you’re in town with family or friends.

View of Tower of London from Thames Rocket

What is Thames Rockets?

That Iconic Red Rocket Speed Boat whizzing across the River Thames, with passengers full of smiles and laughter, well that’s the Thames Rocket. Who are they, you asked? So, they are the first Speed Boat in London, previously known as London RIB Voyages. They have a firmly established reputation for delivering first class entertainment. They have received numerous awards like, “Family Friendly Attraction of the Year, 2017” by Visit England, “Certificates of Excellence” by TripAdvisor and “Best Tourist Attraction awards, 5* by Timeout.

What are the experiences offered by Thames Rockets?

Speed boat Experiences:

  • Ultimate Speed Boat Adventure
  • Break the Barrier
  • Thames Barrier Explorers Voyage
  • The Ultimate Last Ride
  • Thames Lates

Speed boat with London Attractions Experiences

  • Rocket Revolution (50 mins + London Eye)
  • Highest Fastest (45 mins + View from the Shard)
  • Rocket Up – (45 mins + Up at the 02)
  • Tipsy Thames Tea Tour (50 mins + Afternoon Tea)

Private Speed boat and RIB Charters – 12 passengers private sailing

  • The Exclusive London Adventure 50 mins
  • The Ultimate Last Ride 50 mins
  • Rocket Up for groups
  • The Ultimate Kid’s Private Party 50 mins

What is the Thames Rockets Ultimate Boat Adventure?

This is what my family and I tried, their most popular speed boat London experience. With this you can see more than 20 of London’s Most Iconic Landmarks and know their history from the witty and knowledgeable boat’s tour guide. You will then have the buckle up as you speed along the rivers at 35mph whilst enjoying their pumping music from their on board sound system. This activity lasts for 50 minutes.

Thames Rockets Ultimate Boat Adventure
Thames Rockets Ultimate Boat Adventure

Where is the Thames Rockets’ Departure Point?

Break the Barrier, Highest Fastest and Rocket up Experience departs from

Bankside Pier, London SE1 9DT

And the rest of the activities departs from

The London Eye Pier, Boarding Gate One, London SE1 7PB

Thames Rockets Departure Point
The London Eye Pier, Boarding Gate One, London SE1 7PB

Is there a minimum age restrictions with Thames Rockets?

Yes, for two of their activities offered, and the rest are all family friendly.

Break the Barrier experience is for 10 years and over and Thames Lates has a minimum age of 18.

How much are Thames Rockets tickets?

Adults tickets start at 44.95 and 29.95 for children, depends on the tour.

Can you cancel or refund your tickets at Thames Rockets?

All bookings are non-refundable, when booking directly you will be offered third party optional ticket insurance but does not apply to vouchers and/or affiliate partners. They do offer a 24 hour rebooking promise but please take note an administrative fee may apply of up to 50%.

Thames Rocket’s Customer Service Contacts

020 3820 4419

Thames Rocket Discount Code

As a thank you for your unending support, I have a 20% discount code for you


I’m sure they can’t wait to see you, your friends and your family on board soon.

Also, for more activities you shouldn’t miss in London, please check my other article 7 Best Things to do in London.

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