How much does it cost to cruise the Thames?

How fast does the Thames rocket go?

Hear and feel the 880 horsepower engines rev up Rocket style and whoop as you whoosh up to speeds of 30 knots (35mph!). We’ll twist and turn you through the docklands with a bespoke medley of thrilling classics pumping through our cutting edge on board sound system.

How fast is the rib experience?

At high speed, our vessels travel at 35 Knots – very fast!

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Do you sleep on a river cruise?

On an ocean cruise ship, a suite usually means a cabin with a separate living and sleeping area. On river cruise ships, however, whilst two-room suites do exist, most suites are just larger versions of standard cabins.

Do you get wet on Thames speedboat?

Thames Rockets do not operate a ‘get wet’ water experience, however, in windy conditions it is possible for spray to blow across the decks and if it rains the boat is open to the elements. We provide waterproofs and (weather permitting!) all our passengers leave us as dry as they arrived.

How long does the London river cruise last?

The London Eye River Cruise is a 40 minute circular sightseeing tour, along the River Thames. Departing from The London Eye pier you will be taken on route to see the House of Parliament, though to The Tower of London and Tower Bridge, where you will return back to The London Eye Pier.

How long do cruises usually last?

Larger cruise lines typically cram in anywhere from four to seven ports in the span of one week. Although the bulk of sailings are about seven nights, itineraries range anywhere from five to 15 nights. Shorter three- and four-night cruises are also available.

How long does an average cruise tour last?

Yes! Cruise lengths can run anywhere from a two-night cruise to 200-plus-day world cruises. If you don’t have a lot of time, look for three- to four-night weekend itineraries. The average cruise sailings range from five to 14 nights.

Is it worth paying for fast track London Eye?

Is it worth getting fast track for the London Eye? During peak season when the queues can get really long, you may appreciate fast track access, especially if you are visiting with small children.

Is it worth buying fast track for London Eye?

The fast track ticket will have you waiting in no more than a 15-20 minute line (we only waited about 3 minutes) and considering how long the line can get during peak hours, I’d recommend the fast track for you if you’re at all on a time crunch. Keep in mind that the standard entry queue time can be around 45 minutes.

Is riding the London Eye worth it?

Is the London Eye worth the views? The simple answer is yes. This is London’s equivalent to the Eiffel Tower and there’s no denying that London has one of the most impressive skylines in the world. On a clear day you can see as far as Windsor Castle, over 20 miles away!

Is it better to do the London Eye at day or night?

The London Eye is busiest between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. during the UK school holidays, and is quieter at the beginning and end of their opening hours, which vary throughout the year.

Which is better London Eye or the shard?

Overall the Shard offers the superior views compared to the London Eye. Not only is The Shard over 100m taller than the Eye, allowing you to see much further than any other viewing point in the city.

Can you wear jeans in the Shard?

The dress code for all the restaurants in the Shard is that we request diners do not wear sportswear or beachwear. Jeans would be acceptable, however please be aware that trainers of any kind can be considered sportswear, so we recommend wearing a more conventional style of shoe.

Which part of London is the most beautiful?

Lady’s Guide to the 17 Prettiest London Neighborhoods
  • Primrose Hill.
  • Highgate.
  • Mayfair.
  • Marylebone.
  • St Katharine Docks.
  • Greenwich.
  • Chiswick.
  • Richmond. South of Chiswick, Richmond is one of the most beautiful places in the city, not only for its pretty riverfront but also for its stunning park.

Can you wear trainers to shard?

Absolutely no trainers or sports shoes allowed. Otherwise the dress code is smart casual.

Are jeans smart casual?

Yes, you can wear jeans

Contrary to popular belief, jeans are absolutely acceptable as smart-causal attire. If in doubt, go for a darker wash and a tailored fit. Add a heel to dress them up and add a white shirt for a classic pairing.