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Thames Rockets London Thames Barrier Speedboat Ride

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Fri, Sat, Sun

  • Duration

    45 minutes

  • Start time

    Multiple start times available. Check availability to see start times.

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to Thames Rockets, Bankside Pier, Bankside, London, SE1 9DT

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a Thames Rocket speedboat ride on the River Thames
  • See iconic London sites from the water
  • Groove to popular music from the 1960s to the present day
  • Break the Barrier is the ultimate ‘all speed’ Thames river cruise
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!


Enjoy a Thames Rocket speedboat ride on the River Thames and see iconic London sites like the Tower Bridge from the water. Break the Barrier is the ultimate ‘all speed’ Thames river cruise, so brace yourself for the ride of a lifetime!

Enjoy entertaining commentary by our witty guides who are always eager to keep the banter going. Enjoy music from the 1960s to the most recent chartbusters. There’s something for everyone as you strap yourselves in for a ‘rocket ride’ down memory lane. Settle in and hold on tight for 40 minutes of twists and turns, of rocks and rolls through the docklands, past maritime Greenwich, round the legendary O2 arena and beyond to the mighty Thames Barrier and back.

Rated as #1 on TripAdvisor for over 10 years, enjoy a thrilling ride as you groove to numbers from Sinatra to Sia. Thanks to our custom built 880hp twin four stroke engines (and with a little help from our highly experienced skipper team), we’ll take you there… fast!

Some of the attractions you will be seeing:

  • Tower Bridge
  •  Canary Wharf
  •  The O2
  •  Greenwich
  •  Thames Barrier


  • 45-minute speedboat experience
  • Professional skipper
  • Adults / Child Lifejackets


  • Gratuities
  • Food & Drinks
  • Hotel Pick up & Hotel Drop off

Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Minimum age is 10 years old, children 14 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Without exception pregnant women are not permitted.

Not suitable for anyone with historical or current backbone conditions or complaints.

This experience is not suitable for wheelchair users.

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