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High-Speed Boat Trip through London

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icon45 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Enjoy an alternative and thrilling way to explore London when you book tickets to a high-speed boat tour along the River Thames. Meet at Blackfriars Pier and hop aboard one of the largest Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIB) on the river. After a safety briefing, grab your lifejacket and get ready to zoom past landmarks like Shakespeare’s Globe, the Shard, the Tower of London, and more. The boat reaches speeds of up to 35 mph (56 kph), so you’re guaranteed a rousing journey.
  • Enjoy an alternative way to explore on a high-speed Thames boat tour
  • Discover many of the city’s top sights in less than an hour
  • Travel via a speedy Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB)
  • See Tower Bridge, the Shard, Shakespeare's Globe, the Cutty Sark and more
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Departure Point

Tower Bridge Quay, St Katharine's Way, London E1W 1LD, UK

Tower Bridge Quay (formerly St Katharine Pier) is located in front to the Tower Hotel, next to Tower Bridge. (Not to be confused with Tower Pier). The nearest tube station is Tower Hill, which is a 5 minute walk away. Arriving by taxi, ask to be dropped at the entrance to the Tower Hotel.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • PLEASE ARRIVE 15 MINUTES BEFORE DEPARTURE TIME
  • Minimum height 1.35metres
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY 88 London Ltd

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during High-Speed Boat Trip through London?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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What is the policy on sanitization during High-Speed Boat Trip through London?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during High-Speed Boat Trip through London?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by High-Speed Boat Trip through London.
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What is the maximum group size during High-Speed Boat Trip through London?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by High-Speed Boat Trip through London.

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Absolutely Awesome!
Julia_C
, Sep 2021
Thoroughly recommend! So much better than I imagined. Lovely couple run this trip. Gave some info about the sights, picturesque ride under the famous bridges, served drinks, took our pictures, then the rest of the time was Fast! Jumps! High Speed Turning, adrenaline rush, to some great tunes FANTASTIC! You won’t get closer to the Thames than this!
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Tremendous Fun for Trish and Steve
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, Sep 2021
Honestly from start to finish the whole boat trip experience was absolutely fantastic, Deborah and David were the perfect funny couple, made us feel very welcome, loved it and would highly recommend
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Fantastic staff...
jane_s
, Sep 2021
Fantastic staff knowledgeable and friendly would definitely recommend this trip certainly got the heart pumping!!
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100% recommend!
Briony_C
, Aug 2021
The whole thing from start to finish was amazing! The staff were very friendly and comforting, and it is deffinatly not an experience to be missed! So relaxing aswell as crazy fun and the seats are really soft and bouncy so still very comfortable when bouncing over big waves!
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Best thing ever
Jonathan_L
, Aug 2021
Had a truly unforgettable experience. Can highly recommend. David and Debbie were very friendly and knowledgable. To quote mu Daughter 'Best thing ever' 😊
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AMAZING!!!!!!
Humaira_K
, Aug 2021
Amazing Experience, Our hosts were amazing both of the individuals. The entire tour was just fabulous loved every single bit!!!!!!! Thank you so much to both the hosts.
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Great fun!
maureendignam
, Aug 2021
Our group of 8 throughly enjoyed the high speed boat trip on The Thames yesterday! Despite the fact that we are Londoners and are quite familiar with the sights there is something very special about being on the water.
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Fantastic Experience
Fiona_J
, Aug 2021
Had a great time on Saturday on the Thames Tiger! Very interesting, very friendly and helpful staff. Would recommend doing this on your trip to London!
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A fantastic experience
Melanie_H
, Aug 2021
A fantastic experience! Me, my husband and my son loved every second. Debbie and David were great hosts and made it great fun from start to finish! Thank you
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Great fun - would definitely recommend
Kate_Q
, Aug 2021
Great experience - Debbie and Dave were fabulous and so engaging - would definitely recommend. The drinks on the boat were a great touch
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