High-speed Thames Rocket powerboating - sightseeing with a difference!
Fantastic views of iconic London landmarks
Great commentary from a seasoned river guide
An exciting addition to a day out in London
Looking for a real London adventure? Hop aboard a Thames Rocket for an experience which offers the perfect combination of sightseeing and high-speed aquatic action! Board the vessel and head upstream, soaking in unique views of iconic London landmarks such as the EDF Energy London Eye, St. Paul's Cathedral, the Tate Modern and the Tower of London with an expert commentator on board to provide interesting facts and insights on their longstanding histories. During the trip, hold on tight as your skipper opens up the throttle and takes the Rocket for a wild spin around the Thames while completing a series of sharp turns and thrilling 360 degree spins - a great addition to a day out in the capital.
Seven days a week during the summer season (March - October). Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only for the remainder of the year (closes over the Christmas period).
Under 14's must be accompanied by a participating adult. If you have ever suffered a serious back, neck or knee injury, we recommend you seek medical advice before booking. Pregnant women cannot take part but wheelchair users are welcome.
The weather shouldn't affect this experience as trips go ahead in virtually all conditions, but please do call the venue on the morning of your experience if in any doubt.
Lasts up to one hour and 15 minutes, including briefing, kit issue and around 50 minutes on the water. Arrive 15 minutes prior to the booked time. In season runs daily, hourly between 10am and 6pm. After October, weekends only.
Numbers on the Day
Share the experience with up to 12 passengers, plus a skipper and guide.
Friends and family are welcome to watch from the shore, but won't be able to see much of the action. However, there is lots to see and do on the South Bank while they wait.
Wear flat-soled shoes. Lifejackets are provided (you may get wet). Please secure glasses with a safety strap to make sure they aren't blown away.
All skippers are commercially qualified, with years of experience driving high-speed RIBs and lots of fascinating stories to tell about the history of the Thames. Take your booking confirmation letter with you on the day in order to participate.
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