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Thames Rockets

South Bank, Greater London, England

  • The Thames Rockets' Boat approach the Thames Barriers in London
  • Dad and daughter enjoying their adventure ride with Thames Rocket
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  • Couples on boat ride at Thames Rocket in London
  • Everyone enjoying the the thrilling ride with Thames Rocket

Attraction Information

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Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

Indulge a need for speed with Thames Rockets: a turbocharged boat ride along the iconic River Thames. You’ll quite literally have to hold onto your hats as once you set sail, there’s no turning back!

This is the original sightseeing Thames experience and offers a view of the capital like no other, with plenty of history thrown in. Over 50 minutes you’ll spot world-famous landmarks, beginning at London Eye Pier. Catch a glimpse of Big Ben as it disappears into the distance, dash through the docklands or grab onto your shipmates as the engines rev up to speeds of 35mph under Tower Bridge. As the team say, ‘Think you know London? Think again!’

The tours have been specially designed to combine fact and fun, and the award-winning guides have been handpicked from London’s stand-up and acting circuits. They assure that you’ll be laughing and learning all the way, while experienced skippers keep everything secure. Plus for added thrills and spills there’s an onboard sound system pumping out classic tunes as you travel.

  • A super speed boat ride along the Thames
  • Spot landmarks like Big Ben and Tower Bridge
  • Award-winning guides and expert skippers


  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Onsite Shop Onsite Shop
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Parking Available Nearby Parking Available Nearby
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Boarding Gate One, The London Eye Pier, South Bank, Greater London, SE1 7PB, England


Click here to visit Thames Rockets's website
0207 928 8933

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Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00


The Ultimate London Adventure:

Adults: £43.50

Kids: £29.50

More Information

Eating information

The London Eye and Southbank area hosts a wide range of eateries, cafes and restaurants.

Pets allowed

Assistance/Guide Dogs only. 


From the London Eye Pier departure point the nearest toilets are located in County Hall, just a few minutes’ walk from the departure gate. From the St Katharine Pier departure point there are facilities in the nearby Starbucks and Tower Hotel.

Baby food facilities

There is not baby food and/or milk warming facilities for parents, however, the experience is a 50 minute attraction; your time with there last just over one hour. The London Eye and Southbank area host a wide range of eateries, cafes and restaurants.

Guest suitability

Please advise them before your trip and they will ensure a member of the Thames Rockets team is on hand to look after your property whilst you are enjoying the trip. Unfortunately they do not allow mothers at any stage of pregnancy on board any of the experiences.


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