50-Minute River Thames Speedboat Ride

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65 reviews

50-Minute River Thames Speedboat Ride

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Enjoy a fun-filled, adrenaline packed experience as you cruise down the River Thames in London. You'll enjoy sightseeing, speed and awesome aquabatics.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 50 minutes
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  • Enjoy famous sights along the Thames and enjoy the time to take photos
  • Listen to the soundtrack describing the sights along the way
  • Experience the thrill of high speed manoeuvres to a backdrop of Canary Wharf
  • Get the adrenaline pumping to the sound of the Bond theme tune along with many more excellent songs
Full description
On arrival, you will meet a member of the team in the waiting room, who will take you through your safety briefing and supply you with life jackets and waterproof clothing. When it's time to depart your crew will arrive and take you to the boarding platform to embark the boat. See various iconic sights such as the Houses of Parliament and Elizabeth Tower that houses the world-famous Big Ben, the London Eye, Shard and HMS Belfast to name a few. Sit back and enjoy the view as you pass under some of the ccapital's great bridges including the most modern, Millennium Bridge, as well as the world-renowned majestic Tower Bridge on the way to the fast zone.   Once past Tower Bridge, it’s all about speed, experienced skippers will give you an aquatic ride of your life of twists and turns, wave jumps and speed on the way to Canary Wharf. After all the adrenaline-fuelled fun, it’s back to Westminster Pier with time to admire the view, catch a breath and take in the great experience of speeding along the Thames and maybe even get those sightseeing pictures or the must-have selfie.
  • Safety briefing and life jackets
  • Waterproof jackets and trousers - if required
  • 50-minute speedboat ride
  • Sightseeing audio and music
  • Experienced crew
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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      Westminster Pier Boarding point F

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      Important information

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      • This experience departs to and from Westminster Pier at boarding point F; please arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled departure time
      • Maximum of 12 passengers on the speedboat
      • Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by an adult
      • For safety reasons, the minimum height requirement to travel on Thamesjet is 1.35 m (4 ft. 5in.)
      • All passengers must be able to board unaided
      • Passengers should consider themselves to be sufficiently medically fit to undertake this high speed boat ride and if there is any doubt should seek medical advice before booking
      • Expectant mothers are not permitted onboard at any stage of their pregnancy
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      4.7 / 5

      based on 65 reviews

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      Amazing! Perfect combo between the bucolic ballad the time to get out of the tourist areas where we take the care to show us the outstanding monuments of the banks of the Thames and the strong moment in sensation we send the car to all Berzingue through the waves music blasting at the cash: watch out, it's mind-blowing!

      August 5, 2019

      Laughed loads!

      June 28, 2021

      Sights were amazing, when you get to Tower Bridge they open up and the speed and twists and turns at high speed were exhilarating.

      June 15, 2021

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