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Thames Barrier Explorer’s Voyage

Enjoy a thrilling speedboat ride along London's mighty river and through the amazing Thames Barrier, the world’s largest moveable flood barrier. More sights, more speed, more style.

Feel the thrill as you race through London at rates of up to 30 knots heading for the huge Thames Barrier - one of the largest moveable flood barriers in the world.

The 80 minute voyage takes you from the London Eye to the Thames Barrier and back, passing sights such as St Pauls, Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf and many more along the route.

Your award winning comedian/actor guides will entertain you throughout with sparkling and high-brow banter while a medley of music will accompany your journey through the capital.

Hold on tight as you 'pull G' past Greenwich and fly by the O2 Arena releasing your inner James Bond - one thing is for sure, this 80 minute blast that will leave you both shaken and stirred!

Experience Includes

  • 80-minute speedboat ride along the River Thames to the Thames Barrier
  • View London’s famous landmarks including the London Eye, Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London and more
  • Expert comedian/actor guide
  • Use of life jackets and cold/wet-weather clothing (all ages and sizes)

Experience Excludes

  • Transportation to the departure point
  • Food and drinks


Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Departure location

Tours depart from London Eye Pier underneath the London Eye.

Start times

11.00am and 4.00pm November to February (only 4pm on Friday); 5.00pm March - October - additional 1.00pm departure on Saturdays and 11.00am on Sundays.


80 minutes.

Terms & Conditions

  • Itinerary subject to change.
  • People aged from 4 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.Please note that 100% cancellation fees apply for this excursion.