Roar down the Thames in a speeding boat!

Address:
London Rib Voyages, Millennium Pier (London Eye), Southbank, London 51.504020 -0.119506
Dates & Time:
Every day
Every hour from 10 AM to 6 PM
The ride lasts for approx 50 minutes
Tickets & Cost:
Adults £39.50; Child (under 14) £25.95
See londonribvoyages.com
Telephone:
The contact number for London Rib Voyages is +44 (0) 207 928 8933
Parking:
If you’re driving to London here are some car parks near London Rib Voyages
Minicabs:
Book a minicab near London Rib Voyages
Buses:
Bus routes that go near London Rib Voyages are: 1, 4, 12, 26, 53, 59, 68, 76, 77, 139, 148, 159, 168, 172, 176, 177, 189, 214, 253, 341, 381, 453, 521, RV1, X68
London bus fares 2016
Trains:
The best London underground train stations to visit London Rib Voyages are Charing Cross Embankment Waterloo Westminster
Note: The actual closest train station to London Rib Voyages is Waterloo
London train fares 2016
Disclaimer: London Drum has no association with London Rib Voyages. Whilst we make every effort to ensure the event information is accurate, events in London are sometimes cancelled or amended without us being notified. You should always reconfirm the event with London Rib Voyages before making plans

This is not your normal kind of boat trip... if you are expecting a nice, leisurely and relaxing ride as it floats slowly down the Thames, then forget it!

You will be zooming under the capital's bridges in a speeding boat, past some of London's most famous landmarks. It only goes at 35mph, but it seems like three thousand when you're actually sitting in it with water spray in your face.

Award-winning guides will be on-hand to entertain you as you 'pull G' past Canary Wharf, after zooming past the Houses of Parliament, London Eye, Tower of London and Tower Bridge.

Important note: You will have to undergo a safety briefing before you set off. These boats are quite fast, and they may experience some unpredictable movements as they travel along. The tour operates in all weather conditions, and wet weather gear will be provided for all ages and sizes. You will definitely get wet.

If you quite like the idea of a boat tour, but you don't fancy the speed (...and let's face it, the sheer terror!) of an RIB voyage, then you might like to check out the London Duck Tour instead. There are plenty more leisurely cruises up and down the Thames. The three biggest boat companies are City Cruises, Thames Clipper and Thames River Service.

 

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