Powerboating on the Thames
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This is a London sightseeing tour like no other! Board a custom-built Rigid Inflatable Boat and head upstream from the London Eye past the Houses of Parliament before racing back to Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf.

Free Contest for Powerboating on the Thames


Seven days a week during the summer season (March - October). Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only for the remainder of the year (closes over the Christmas period).

Participant Guidelines

Under 16s must be accompanied by a participating adult. If you have ever suffered a serious back, neck or knee injury, we recommend that you seek medical advice before booking this experience. Pregnant women cannot take part.


The weather shouldn't affect this experience as trips go ahead in virtually all conditions, but please do call the venue on the morning of your experience if in any doubt.


Lasts up to one hour and 15 minutes, including your briefing, kit issue and around 50 minutes on the water. Please arrive a few mins prior to your booked time. In season runs daily, on the hour between 11am and 4pm. After September, at weekends only.

Numbers On Day

There will be up to 12 passengers on the RIB, plus your skipper.


Friends and family are welcome to watch from the shore, but won't be able to see much of the action. However, there is lots to see and do on the South Bank while they wait.

Dress Code

Wear flat-soled shoes. Lifejackets will be provided (you may get wet). If you wear glasses, please secure them with a safety strap to make sure they aren't blown away.

Other Info

All skippers are commercially qualified, with years of experience driving high-speed RIBs and lots of fascinating stories to tell about the history of the Thames. Take your booking confirmation letter with you on the day in order to participate.