The Ultimate London Adventure

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Combine London sightseeing with a white-knuckle speedboat ride on a 50-minute Thames River cruise. Board your modern RIB (rigid-inflatable boat) and soak up the unparalleled views of top city attractions including Big Ben, the London Eye and St Paul’s Cat.

Thames Rockets invite you to experience a Thames cruise 21st century style.

The original speedboat sightseeing Thames cruise in London that certainly started it all. This is now our most popular speedboat experience. For anyone and everyone who wants to see the capital’s most famous sights with all the added thrills and spills of racing on our renowned Thames Rockets.

The one that started it all...

Blast your way from the iconic London Eye Pier for 50 minutes that will stay with you forever. Take in the incredible sights from Big Ben to Tower Bridge. All this is courtesy of our award winning guides handpicked from the stand-up and acting circuit. Also closet history buffs by nature, their sole purpose is to provide a history lesson like no other. Think you know London? Think again!

Once under the Tower Bridge, it’s time to tighten your grip on the Ultimate London Adventure Thames cruise.

Hear the 880 horsepower engines rev up Rocket style and whoop as you whoosh up to speeds of 30 knots (35mph!). We’ll twist and turn you through the docklands with a bespoke medley of thrilling classics pumping through our cutting edge on board sound system. Everyone from Grandma to Grandkids are certainly going to be singing along with delight as you experience the #1 tour in London.
We've taken out thousands of satisfied guests on our classic Ultimate London Adventure. Now is the time to experience this truly unique adventure.

Combining the funniest guides and most experienced skippers. Thames Rockets have held the #1 spot in our category on TripAdvisor for 7 years – and we have no intention of that ever changing! Above all your safety is always our priority with your enjoyment a very close second. We guarantee that our Thames cruises will change the way you see the capital forever!

So are you ready to take on The Ultimate London Adventure?  

Meeting points 
You can start this experience at the following places.
Boarding Gate One, The London Eye Pier 
Westminster Bridge Road, Southbank, London SE1 7PB, GB

What´s Included

  • Professional skipper
  • Expert comedy guide
  • Lifejacket and waterproof equipment

What to bring

In respect of the current coronavirus pandemic please note the below:

  • We politely ask you to bring your own coat and layers to wear whilst onboard. 
  • Plan for the weather, with hats, glove and scarves if necessary.
  • Please bring your own face covering and gloves should you wish to wear during your visit. 

Additional information

  • All seats must be pre-booked with the suppler
  • Children under 14 years must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 4 months, all passengers including babies in arms must have a ticket
  • Without exception pregnant women are not permitted
  • It is advised not to participate if you have a history of or have any current neck/back conditions
  • Guests in wheelchairs must be able to transfer themselves to the vessels seating and be able to sit unaided whilst on-board, there are a few stops with hand rails to the vessels seating area.