Water activity

London: 75-Minute Thames Barrier RIB Speedboat Tour

4.9 / 5

14 reviews

London: 75-Minute Thames Barrier RIB Speedboat Tour

From US$ 76.89 per person

Board a speedboat from Embankment Pier and enjoy a round trip experience right up to the Thames Barrier, including guided commentary and high speed action.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 75 minutes
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  • Feel like James Bond for the day
  • See London's new and historical sites
  • Listen to an informative and witty guided commentary
Full description
Feel like James Bond for the day as you experience London at high speed. Spend 75 minutes traveling along the River Thames from Embankment Pier with an informal entertaining commentary. See new and historical London sites including the Shard, St. Paul's Cathedral, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf, Greenwich, and the magnificent Thames Barrier. Sail under Tower Bridge at high speed all the way to the Thames Barrier and get the ultimate rollercoaster experience whilst the James Bond theme music blasts from the onboard PA system.  When you return to Embankment Pier after your experience, you will have the option to purchase souvenir photographs that your crew will take as a memory of being onboard.
  • 75-minute boat tour
  • Qualified professional staff, crew, and skippers
  • All weather or waterproof clothing and lifejackets
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with back problems
    • People with heart problems
    • Children under 33 lbs (15 kg)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Warm clothing

    Not allowed

    • Pets

    Know before you go

    • You must agree with the local operator's terms and conditions to take part
    • There is a minimum weight of 15 kilograms (3 stone)
    • There is a minimum number of 6-8 passengers per boat
    • There is a maximum number of 12 passengers per boat
    • The operator reserves the right to alter your booking date or time up to fifteen minutes before departure if the minimum number of passengers has not been reached
    • Any persons with any heart or back problems or ladies who are pregnant cannot travel
    • At least one adult over 18 must be on board with any children 15 and under
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 14 reviews

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    Great fun! Great sights, take warm clothing, thoroughly worth while and enjoyable

    December 12, 2021

    Really great experience, I would definitely do this again!

    December 1, 2021

    November 2, 2021

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