Jet Boating the Thames Barrier

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Activity Snapshot

Sensation Level: Adventurous
Fitness level: Everybody welcome
Duration: 1.5 hr
Spoken languages: English
Cancellation policy: super strict More info
Opening seasons:

Activity description

Get ready for high-speed thrills as a RIB boat propels you down the Thames all the way to the Flood Barrier and back!

Enjoy the works on the Thames RIB Experience’s longest ride. This mega 75 minute round trip from Embankment Pier delivers more hilarious commentary, unbelievable sights, and high-speed action than any other tour.

Embankment / Big Ben / Houses Of Parliament / MI5 / MI6 / London Eye / Cleopatra’s Needle / St Pauls Cathedral / Shakespeare’s Globe / Monument / The Shard / HMS Belfast / Tower Of London / Tower Bridge / Traitors Gate / Docklands / Canary Wharf / Greenwich / The O2 / Emirates Cable Cars and the amazing Thames Barrier (described as the 8th wonder of the world!). 

Perfect for sightseers who love a good adrenaline boost!

Activity requirements


Passengers must advice of any medical conditions or disabilities they have or are suffering from. The boat operator will not accept any liability for personal injury, or injury to others. Passengers participate at their own risk. 

Minimum weight: 15 kg

Passengers who suffer with heart/back complaints or are pregnant cannot participate 

Participants must remain seated during the entirety of the trip unless otherwise instructed by the boat operator and/ or operator employee. 


All bookings are non refundable and non-transferable. 

The operator reserves the right to alter your booking time or day of the vessel if the minimum passenger number for sailing have not been reached 15 minutes before departure


All Times are subject to a confirmation from the operator. Times may very week to week depending demand for a requested time slot. Tours run during daylight hours 


Special terms

GoPro’s, cameras, and phones are allowed on board however at customer's own risk.

Pier is wheelchair accessible. Accessible check in service for special needs and disabled persons who wish to travel and are accompanied on arrival by their designated helper. For safety reasons, guests with disabilities are required to have at least one helper over the age of 18 accompany them onto the vessel.



  • Safety Equipment (lifejackets)
  • Disposable Ponchos (in need)
Do not forget to bring
  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Waterproof clothes
100% secure payments
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Meeting point
Thames RIB Experience: Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6PA, United Kingdom Get directions

Cancellation policy

Cancellation 90 days or more prior to the agreed activity date
You will be automatically refunded for the full amount for the activity
90 days
Cancellation between 60 and 90 days prior to the agreed activity date
You are entitled to a 75% refund
60 days
Cancellation between 30 and 60 days prior to the agreed activity date
You are entitled to a 50% refund
30 days
Cancellation 30 days or later prior to the agreed activity date
No refund will be possible
Weather Guarantee
Regardless of the date, if the activity is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, you will be offered a refund or the chance to reschedule


Average rating
5 / 5
  • (2)
Very good
  • 5 / 5

We went jet boating the thames barrier and had a wonderful time

  • 5 / 5

Thames flood barrier