Thames Rockets - Thames Barrier Explorers Voyage Tickets
About Thames Rockets - Thames Barrier Explorers Voyage
This RIB experience offers the most premium experience in speed boat London sightseeing ever. Get up close to all the key places to visit in London, from the majesty of the London Eye to the strength of the Thames Barrier. All this on-board the fastest and most exciting speedboats for anyone who visits London.
Boarding central to major things to do in London such as Shrek Adventure and the London Dungeon at the world famous London Eye, you and your canny crew will embark upon the most memorable London river cruise of your life. Get comfy in your custom built Rocket and get ready to rock out and roll on to the river that has shaped 2000 years of horribly hilarious history!
Alongside you every step of the way, our guides will be ensuring laughs aplenty. They love nothing more than to surprise you with the most unusual stories and funniest events ever to take place along the river Thames. You see, as well as being top notch stand-up comics and actors, they are also secret history geeks. In short, they get a kick out of telling you the stories you weren’t taught in school!
Once they’ve filled your head with a bit of light history, it’s time for the main event. Feel the engines roar and hold on to your hair-do’s as we prepare to take off! Feel the g’s as we propel you at 30 knots (35mph!) down the most famous waterway in the world – the river Thames! Twist and turn past Canary Wharf and onto maritime Greenwich. Our trademark Thames Rockets tunes will keep you dancing in your seats every bump of the way.
Once past Greenwich enjoy the vista of the Thames Barrier loom into view and marvel at the 8th wonder of the world. Close your eyes and take a deep breath. You’re about to turn around and do it all again.
Unquestionably suitable for anyone who knows what is good for them. This is an 80 minute speed boat Thames experience of pure adrenaline fuelled fun at 30 knots.
This is the Thames Barrier Explorer’s Voyage. Are you ready?
*Thames Barrier Explorer's Voyage trips are available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday departing from the London Eye Pier opposite Shrek Adventure.
WHAT YOU’LL SEE/TRIP ROUTE: LONDON EYE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT SOMERSET HOUSE LONDON BRIDGE TATE MODERN SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE THE GHERKIN THE SHARD HMS BELFAST TOWER BRIDGE CANARY WHARF THE O2 GREENWICH THAMES BARRIER CLEOPATRA'S NEEDLE ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL THE TOWER OF LONDON
Opening Times & Itinerary
Thames Barrier Explorer’s Voyage Trips are available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 16:45.
Clients must check in a minimum of 15 minutes prior to the boarding time.
Please exchange your e-ticket for boarding at Boarding Gate One, London Eye Pier, Westminster Bridge Road, Southwark, London SE1 7PB.
- Thames Rockets cannot take anyone at ANY stage of pregnancy.
- Thames Rockets do not recommend this for anyone with a back, neck or heart condition. If you are still happy to come on board, you will need to sign a medical disclaimer beforehand.
- On all of the Thames river experiences Thames Rocket demonstrate a clear and unswerving commitment to safety – your safety and comfort are paramount. Thames Rocket are the largest speedboat operator of RIB voyages in the UK and being the original provider of such experiences have set the industry standard others are now expected to follow. Should you require copies of the Insurance, they will be happy to email this to you in advance of your booking. If you require risk assessments or Domestic Safety Management Codes then these are available to view, upon written request. Thames Rocket work closely with the Maritime Accident Investigation Bureau to bring in new safety codes, modes of operation and analyse how the industry can be safely improved to achieve a balance between commercial considerations and reducing risk as low as reasonably practical. Unfortunately this experience is not suitable for expectant mothers at any stage during their pregnancy. The experiences are also not recommended for anybody with a past or current back, neck or heart condition due to the unpredictable nature of the Thames. Please understand Thames Rocket are not medical experts and cannot offer guidance on individual cases, the automatic advice would be if you have concerns please do not participate for your own comfort and welfare.
It is easy for less mobile customers to travel with us and we aim to include everyone. London RIB Voyages vessels have been designed to make access as straightforward as possible. Each vessel has a boarding platform at the bow, which is the same height as the London Eye pier. There is also a boarding handrail to provide support if required.
Children are 4-14 years of age. There are no age restrictions, there is a lifejacket available for all customers.