If you’re looking for the fastest attraction in London then our speedboat trips are a ‘must do’ family experience and offer fantastic fun for the whole family, toddlers through to Gran really do enjoy our adventures!
Our trips have been described as "Family Sightseeing Adventure at its best" and whether your 3 or 103 you are sure to enjoy this growing attraction.
Our ''Captain Kidd’s Canary Wharf Thames River Cruise' is an awesome family boat trip on the Thames and comes highly recommended by our family passengers – or if you’re after a children’s party with a difference check out our Pirate Parties for the ultimate Thames boat party!
Suitable for toddlers and children
Our voyages are designed for children and families, it is a fun Family London Attraction on which you are sure to enjoy yourself. Our voyages are a combination of speedy sightseeing, entertaining guiding and exhilaration to give your family a unique experience on the Thames.
Your questions answered...
How do small children sit on board?
Children will be able to sit normally in perfect safety beside their (responsible) adult. They can sit on your lap if you like or next to you on their seat. Straps or safety beats are not required for this experience.
Will children find the guiding boring?
Our guides are all professional performers. They adapt their guiding to suit whoever is aboard. They have been handpicked to ensure our customers young and old get maximum enjoyment from our trips. Here’s what the press say about our children’s voyages:
"I went on the London RIB Voyage on the 6th August with my wife and two boys (aged 6 and 10) it was the highlight of our trip to London" Jeff Lowe. Jan 2012
‘Kids are not usually keen on sightseeing, they’ll no doubt change tune if you offer them a London RIB Voyage’
Do you have children’s life jackets?
We have baby life jackets, toddlers, small children’s, children’s and teenagers. We have life jackets for all sizes and weights. All our life jackets are required by license to meet commercial safety standards and are serviced on a reguar basis.
Are your Thames boat trips safe?
We operate under strict licensing from the Maritime Coastguard Agency, The Port of London and our own internal Domestic Safety Management Code. All our voyages follow a passage plan and have been appropriately risk assessed. You couldn't be in safer hands on the Thames. Our management team have vast knowledge and most importantly experience in the health and safety of customers in a commercial industry. Your safety on our Thames river tours is our priority, followed closely by your complete enjoyment.
Is it easy for less mobile customers to board?
Yes it is easy for less mobile customers to travel with us and we aims to include everyone.
London RIB Voyages vessels have been designed to make access as straight forward as possible. Each vessel has a boarding platform at the bow which is the same height as the London Eye pier. There is also a boarding handrail to provide support if required. The entire boarding area is covered in ‘non-slip’ surfacing.
Is there somewhere to store pushchairs or buggies?
Buggies and pushchairs are permitted onto the London RIB Voyages where space is availabe, please note these will need to be collapsed. If space is not available on the vessel, these can be left behind with our Boarding Manager, please remove all valuables.
Do you have baby changing facilities?
First class w.c (including disabled) and changing facilities are available in The London Eye (County Hall) for London RIB Voyages customers.