1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. River Thames

London: Break the Barrier Speed Boat Ride

Product ID: 69634
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Under the Tower Bridge’s watchful eye you and your crew set sail to a specially created soundtrack that immerses you in the history of Great Britain. Enjoy the first all-speed boat trip ever to be seen on the river Thames.
About this activity
Duration 40 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Ticket confirmation within 48 hours
Once purchased, you’ll receive booking confirmation from the tour operator.
Live tour guide
English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 14 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the first all-speed boat trip ever to be seen on the river Thames
  • Listen to the sounds and memories that have shaped 2000 years of highs and lows
  • Enjoy the thrill of high speed tricks and manoeuvres that will have you screaming with delight
Full description
Be greeted by a staff member and receive a full safety briefing. Collect your safety equipment including mandatory lifejackets. Depart from St Katharine Pier under Tower Bridge’s watchful eye. Set sail with a specially created soundtrack that takes you through the ages from the modern day to the 1950s.

From Sinatra to Sia, experience the hippest hits and the hardest turns. For that reason, this trip is for those daring enough to experience what can truly be achieved on a speedboat. Thanks to the custom built 630 horsepower twin four-stroke engines and your highly experienced skipper team, you will get there fast. 

Cruise over the water with speed and style whilst taking in the most popular sights of London. Your guide will entertain you at Greenwich and the Thames Barrier. Along the way, you will see an array of iconic London landmarks so don’t forget your camera. 

All of this comes with a healthy portion of high-speed tricks and maneuvers that will have you screaming with delight. The speedboats really live up to their name as they carve through the water at angles never thought possible. Your expert skipper will ensure your safety, your guide will be ready with the banter, and you will supply the screams for 40 minutes that will leave you wanting to come again and again.
Includes
  • Safety briefing and waterproof equipment supplied
  • 40 minute speedboat ride
  • Guide on-board to entertain at Greenwich and the Thames Barrier
  • Experienced skipper operating 630bhp aerodynamically streamlined speedboat
  • Music through the ages playing from the on board sound system
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

St Katharine Pier, St Katharine’s Way, Tower Hamlets, London, E1W 1LD Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your trip time to meet the local provider for check in, kitting up and safety briefing ready to depart on schedule.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Experience departs to and from St Katharine Pier (near Tower Bridge)
• Minimum age: 10 years old (Under 14s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian)
• There will be up to 12 passengers on the speedboat
• If you have an existing medical condition which may be affected by this experience then you must consult your doctor before taking part. Boats can encounter unpredictable movement that can aggravate existing medical conditions
• Without exception, expectant mothers are not permitted on board at any stage of their pregnancy
• Disabled guests are welcomed but the local supplier cannot take wheelchairs on-board the vessels, so this experience is not suitable for wheelchairs users
• All passengers must be able to sit unaided on-board