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  • Location:London, United Kingdom
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River Thames High-Speed Cruise

Are you an adrenaline junkie? Then this high-speed Thames river RIB experience cruise tour is tailor made for you! London will truly come alive and kicking with the fastest, most exciting River Thames cruise you could ever experience.


  • London speedboat experience with speeds up to 50 knots
  • Open all year round, in all weather conditions!
  • Interactive guide with speaker sound system aboard
  • See London's major sights along the River Thames in a RIB speedboat
  • Small group with a maximum of 12 passengers
  • Perfect for adrenaline-seekers!
  • Choose between two exciting itineraries
  • Experience a sightseeing boat trip with a difference!

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What You Can Expect

River Thames High-Speed Cruise

Thames River High-Speed Cruise

The super-powered Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIB's) are specially designed to operate on the River Thames. One minute you're cruising gently under Tower Bridge, the next you are racing out towards the Thames Barrier at a rate of 50 knots on a speed boat.

This fantastic interactive guided tour takes in London's top sights and gives fascinating insight into their history. With a modern sound system on board you'll be sure to hear your guide's entertaining and informative commentary even at high speed.

Choose between the 50-minute Canary Wharf Experience and the 80-minute Thames Barrier Experience. Take the Canary Wharf Experience to see the famous sights of the Houses of Parliament, HMS Belfast, Tower of London and Execution Dock.

Or opt for the Thames Barrier Experience and in addition enjoy beautiful views of Greenwich and the incredible Thames Barrier, the world's second largest movable flood barrier. You will also be sped around the O2 Arena, filming location of the James Bond movie The World is Not Enough whilst listening to the movie soundtrack.

Group sizes are restricted to 12 passengers on both tours, ensuring a personal and fun experience. London's number one action activity is not to be missed!

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

I highly recommend this tour!!! Its a lot of fun, you see all the major sights along the Thames and you are in a small boat - so it's almost a private experience all the normal Thames sightseeing boats are so big and crowded.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Definitely the way to see the Thames! No leisurely boat ride here...

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

An excellent cruise--everything I had hoped. Guides were funny as well shared a lot of London knowledge

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Fantastic trip - excellent commentary by Michael different to the usual run of the mill boat trips - much more personalised and an exhilarating turn of speed added to a brilliant experience. Would recommend it to anyone!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Unbelievably good even though the high speed bit nearly scared us out of 5 years of growth. Saw so much of London that is never seen by road. Truely a once in a lifetime trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Brilliant well worth the money

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

SUCH FUN!! I've recommended this already to so many people!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This is a fantastic way to see the sites of London, particularly if you've already been to London before and have done the bus ride. It's fun and we saw several sites you wouldn't normally see if you were on land.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Good times, great to see away from the standard sites past the Tower Bridge. Guide and Capt were a hoot!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was fun! Insightful, great views, perfect length - our guide, Michael, was hilarious! They had plenty of warm/dry gear if you need it.

Super easy, super fun (and cheeky musical interludes)...didn't hurt hat I saw MI6 headquarters.

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