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Break the Barrier Speedboat Experience

Unleash your inner adrenaline junkie on a 40-minute high-speed cruise along the river Thames. Feel the thrill as you speed through the British capital at speeds of up to 30 knots (35mph). Zoom past iconic London sighs including Tower Bridge, the O2 Arena and even sail through the mighty Thames Barrier.

Travel through time with tunes ranging from the modern day back to the 1960’s.There’s something for everyone as you strap yourselves in for a ‘rocket ride’ down memory lane.

Settle in and hold on tight for 40 minutes of nothing but twists and turns, of rocks and rolls through the docklands, past maritime Greenwich, round the legendary O2 arena and beyond to the mighty Thames Barrier and back.

What You Will See:

  • Tower Bridge
  • Canary Wharf
  • The O2
  • Greenwich
  • Thames Barrier

Experience Includes

  • An exhilarating all speed 45-minute speedboat ride along the river Thames.
  • See famous London landmarks including Tower Bridge, the Thames Barrier, the O2 Arena and more.
  • Blast up to speeds of 30 knots (35mph!) along London’s iconic river Thames.
  • Listen to a bespoke medley of hits pumping through the cutting edge on-board sound system.
  • Travel all the way from London Bridge City Pier to the Thames Barrier and back.
  • Fully qualified friendly skipper and crew guiding you every step of the way.
  • Fantastic photo opportunities of London’s iconic sights.
  • 12-seater boats equipped with state-of-the-art on-board sound system.
  • Life jackets and cold/wet-weather clothing all supplied FREE of charge (all ages and sizes).
  • This tour is recommended for 10 years and above.

Experience Excludes

  • Transportation to the departure point
  • Food and drinks


Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Departure location

Tours leave from Bankside Pier

Start times

Varies - see calendar


45 minutes.

Terms & Conditions

  • Itinerary subject to change.
  • People aged from 10 to 104 are welcome but the activity isn't suitable for expectant mothers or guests with a current or historical back complaint.
  • Advance reservations are required.
  • If you are purchasing as a gift, you can opt to leave your voucher open-dated. You can then call to book your tour at a later date.
  • There is a maximum of 12 people on the boat.
  • Cancellation Policy: This ticket cannot be cancelled but can be amended 72 hours before departure date.