Thames RIB Experience (Child)

Product code: 1012536

A thrilling RIB ride on the Thames - feel the wind in your hair and the spray on your face!

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Relish the sensation as the highly-trained skipper opens up the engines to take you up the Thames in the fastest and newest boats to hit Central London! The custom-fitted, comfy Ribcraft, capable of speeds of up to 45 knots and helmed by an equally entertaining guide, will thrill you between Embankment pier and Canary Wharf. You'll be laughing all the way!
Arrive at the dock at the appointed time for a safety briefing before climbing aboard and blasting off down the famous London river! Your trip will last for around 50 minutes and is the closest thing possible to a white-knuckle ride in central London, as your skipper takes you through exhilaratingly tight turns and other manoeuvres. All skippers have travelled extensively on the Thames and boats are designed to ensure passenger comfort and safety at all times. A PA system ensures you can hear your guide clearly at all times, and the soundtrack to your adventure is provided by a high-powered stereo onboard. Waterproof clothing and automatically inflating lifejackets are provided. For those celebration trips you can also purchase a photo of your experience! If you go during the Christmas period you'll even be given a Santa hat to wear on your trip!

This experience is available at Greater London:

  • Greater London (London) - London
Your voucher is valid for ten months for one child up to the age of 16. Children are to be accompanied by an adult. There will be no more than eleven other participants on this experience. Spectators are welcome to wave you off, but they will not be able to see all the action of your experience. Although these boats are designed to cope with the most extreme conditions, in severe weather the experience may be cancelled and rearranged for an alternative date. Available selected dates through the year. This is the only RIB operator that provides arm rails (as well as a grip rail) to ensure your safety and comfort at all times. All trips have qualified commercial skippers and knowledgeable guides. All boats have been certified by the Maritime Coastal Agency and have on board the latest safety equipment. As well as having an inbuilt VHF Radio on the boat, crew also carry at least one hand held radio as back up.
Thames RIB Experience (Child)
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Unforgettable birthday treat! Fantastic way to see London from a different perspective. The crew's commentary was both informative and amusing - their very apt 'sound effects' only added to the enjoyment. For anyone who enjoys the thrill of speed then this experience is definitely one not to be missed. An all-round brilliant gift. 22 June 2014
RIB Shaker! Great fun chasing and crossing wakes, plenty of bounces and sudden changes of direction. The slow tootle under the bridges was a great change. Wonderful way to see the changing riverside. Yes I'd do it again. Personal safety equipment is excellent. 14 June 2014
Awesome! This has to be the best way to view London by the river. I bought thisv a birthday, we did the Thames Barrier experience. The commentary was very informative and light humoured. The RIB proper opens up the speed once you get past Tower Bridge with James Bond soundtrack in the background. A great trip for adults and kids! 13 June 2014
Great fun Perfect sunny day in London. Great end to a great weekend. Booked 3 tickets as birthday presents and they thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Ran like clockwork. Skipper great fun. Would recommend from start to finish. Thank you 01 June 2014
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