Take in some of London’s major landmarks from your seat on a Thames Rockets RIB speedboat.
What is Thames Rockets?
The Thames Rockets experience takes you on an exhilarating, high-speed ride along the Thames on a rigid inflatable boat. Enjoy speeds up to 35 miles per hour (55km per hour), while whizzing by top London landmarks on one of the many tours.
What happens on the Thames Rockets experience?
Board the Thames Rockets RIB speedboat, buckle in and prepare to enjoy London facts, as expert guides share their vast knowledge. Then, prepare for the speed to crank up and enjoy a thrilling ride on the Thames, soaking in epic views along the way.
Pick from tours such as the Ultimate London Adventure, a 50-minute tour that takes you past sights such as Big Ben and Tower Bridge; and the Thames Barrier Boat Adventure where your journey takes you right up to the Thames Barrier.
For the little ones, there’s Captain Kidd’s Canary Wharf Voyage, which is accompanied with feel-good tunes, as it passes HMS Belfast, Tate Modern and more riverside attractions.
Where can I take the Thames Rockets from?
The Thames Rockets speedboat tours depart from Boarding Gate 1 at The London Eye Pier.
How long is the experience?
Depending on the tour, the entire experience lasts from 50 to 80 minutes.
How much are the tickets?
Ticket prices vary depending on the tour, but start at £44.95 for adults, and £29.95 for children.
How can I book tickets?
COVID-19: You’ll find social distancing and other safety measures in place at this attraction. For more information, check direct with the venue ahead of your visit.
Prices and opening times
|Adult ticket||From £44.95 per ticket|
Seasonal, peak pricing may apply.
Monday to Sunday: 10am to 6pm
Venue Details & Map
The London Eye Pier, Boarding Gate One, SouthbankLondonSE1 7PB
- +44 (0)20 7928 8933
Facilities & Accessibility
- Access Inside Building Facilities
- All routes suitable for limited mobility users
- All routes suitable for pushchairs or prams
- All routes suitable for wheelchair users
- Effective lighting throughout for visually impaired users
- Ramps with handrail within building
- Ramps within building
- Seating for limited mobility users along routes
- Steps with handrail within building
- Access into the Building
- Ramps from parking area to entrance
- Ramps with handrails to entrance
- Steps with handrails to entrance
- Accessible Venue Facilities
- Assistance dogs welcome
- Emergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
- Staff available to assist
- Staff disability awareness trained
- Additional Accessible Facilities
- Accessible baby changing rooms
- Level access, ramp or lift from entrance to reception
- Level access, ramp or lift to information point
- Level access, ramp or lift to ticket issuing point
- Booking Facilities
- Coach parties accepted
- Group bookings accepted
- Payment Facilities
- Group rates available