Thames Rockets Experiences

Speed through London at up to 35 knots
Choose from a 50min or 80min experience.
Departs from the London Eye Pier

Thames Rocket River Cruise
Life jacket
Food and beverages unless stated differently
Important Information
Please note:

Please arrive at the boarding point at least 15 minutes before scheduled departure.
Suitable clothing must be worn bearing in mind it is usually cooler on the river compared with the shore.
Sailing and wet weather gear will be provided. Life jackets must be worn at all times. Please note if life jackets are manually inflated and/or damaged with intent, as lead name on this booking you will be charged £75 per jacket.
Please check with the staff if you have any pre-existing medical condition that may prevent travel. The supplier cannot accept any liability.
Without exception, expectant mothers are not permitted onboard at any stage of their pregnancy.
A minimum of 8 passengers is permitted for each sailing, except at the absolute discretion of TR. Vessels that are not filled by the minimum number will be rescheduled. Passengers will be contacted to arrange an alternate date/time to travel.
Please ensure you enter your phone number and email correctly at the time of booking.
No food or beverages can be consumed on board.
All bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable.
If you miss your scheduled departure you will not be eligible for a later booking or refund as seats are reserved on the vessel for the timeslot selected.
Supplier: London Thames Rockets Tel:+44 20 7928 8933
Golden Tours act as an official agent for these activities, as such you are subject to the terms and conditions of the supplier.


The Ultimate London Adventure Duration: 50min

November to March
Operates Thursdays to Sundays: 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00.

Departure Point: Boarding Gate 1 (One), The London Eye Millennium Pier, Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7PB

Thames Barrier Explorers Voyage Duration: 80min

November to March
Friday: 4:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11:00am and 4:00pm

Departure Point: Boarding Gate 1 (One), The London Eye Millennium Pier, Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7PB

During December the 16:00 will operate @ 15:30 due to sunset hours.

All tours are closed on 24, 25, 26, 27, 31 December and 1 January.


The Ultimate London Adventure - 50min Experience

This Thames high speed boat trip is wild, fantastic fun for all ages, an extravaganza not to be forgotten and voted by Time Out readers as a ‘must do’ experience for Londoners and visitors alike. Hear the 880 horsepower engines rev up Rocket style and whoop as you whoosh up to speeds of 30 knots (35mph!). Zoom under the capital’s famous bridges and marvel at London’s landmarks from your exclusive vantage point. You’ll twist and turn through the docklands with a bespoke medley of thrilling classics pumping through the cutting edge on-board sound system.

All this is courtesy of our award-winning guides, handpicked from the stand-up and acting circuit. Also closet history buffs by nature, their sole purpose is to provide a history lesson like no other.

This trip departs hourly from the London Eye Pier. It is suitable for all ages from 4 to 104. This ultimate sightseeing adventure and is great whatever the weather, wet weather kit can be provided for all ages and sizes.

Thames Barrier Explorers Voyage - 80min Experience

This fast paced Thames Barrier Voyage takes you on an adventure journey through the amazing Thames Barrier, the “eighth wonder of the world”

This fantastic tour delivers the highest quality entertainment experience available in the capital, being the first to take passengers through the amazing Thames Barrier, the world’s largest moveable flood barrier. This 80 minute river race takes you past the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf, Greenwich, The O2 and on through the Thames Barrier; this tour really does take in all London’s famous landmarks and bridges. Come aboard for the ultimate in sightseeing, your comedian guide will entertain as you hang on tight for the experience of a lifetime.

All experiences are great whatever the weather, warm jackets can be provided for all ages and sizes and poncho's are available in the event of rain.

Thames Rockets Experiences
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