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High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London

From US$57.09
  • High-speed Thames River cruise in London
  • An unconventional sightseeing experience ideal for thrill seekers 
  • Cruise past the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, and Shakespeare's Globe 
High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London
From US$57.09
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If you’re looking for an exhilarating way to see London’s riverside sights, then opt for a high-speed RIB cruise on the Thames River. In a rigid inflatable boat, soar past the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, and Shakespeare’s Globe while listening to a high-octane soundtrack. Once you reach Tower Bridge, your skipper accelerates to speeds of 35 miles-per-hour (55 km-per-hour) and performs sharp turns guaranteed to increase adrenaline levels. Ideal for thrill seekers, this experience also offers multiple departure times.
What to Expect
Depending on the start time selected at checkout, make your way to a central London location to board your RIB. Following a safety briefing, set sail on the Thames River and pass the London Eye, the Houses of Parliament, Shakespeare's Globe, and St. Paul’s Cathedral.
Once you pass Tower Bridge, speed restrictions are lifted and your skipper is free to accelerate to speeds of 35 miles-per-hour (55 kilometer-per-hour). Feel exhilarated as your skipper performs maneuvers such as hairpin bends and figure eights.
During slower periods of sailing, listen to commentary that reveals the history of London’s riverside. The tour concludes back at your original departure point.
Reviews (335)
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Reviewed yesterday
Perfect Valentine's Surprise

Bill and Phil were excellent. The tour was informative, interesting and funny and the fast stuff was excellent. I especially appreciated the Bond Theme!!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PeterSibley123
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Fab Christmas present

I wanted something we could do together as a family Christmas present, after reading the reviews this looked like the perfect choice. We went 16th February weather was cold but that didn't stop the fun. The tour information was amazing stuff we didn't know Bill...More

Thank donlevys
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brilliant fun!

Such a fun and exhilarating experience! Was surprised with this trip by my boyfriend, and was initially not keen as I'm not really a fan of rides or things like that. How very wrong I was! On a freezing january afternoon we were taken on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sophie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brilliant trip

We had a great time seeing the sites and hearing about the bridges and buildings. Mike was the guide and his commentary was funny, easy to hear and interesting. We loved the high speed section with a great sound track and all the passengers yelling...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Linkiwi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Thames jet experience

A great way to see the sights of London & in the permitted parts of the Thames enjoy a thrilling high speed boat ride. Guide Rosie & skipper Rich very pleasant & helpful. Tip-in the cold wear gloves! This is a must do when in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gh4129
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Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
They do warn people that if you have heart issues, it’s best not to participate
Ann J
23 July 2018|
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Response from Suedep | Reviewed this property |
About an hour
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15 July 2018|
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Response from D_W_10017 | Reviewed this property |
You will not get wet at all (unless it is raining). The ride is very smooth, especially at high speed. We used our phones to record parts of the ride, and there was no issue with water whatsoever.