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The UK saw the hottest July day on record last month, with temperatures hitting 36.7C (98F). The Met Office said the reading had been registered at Heathrow – breaking the previous record set in 2006. All month we helped our visitors keep cool by zooming along the Thames at breakneck speeds; we can’t think of a […]

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The summer holidays have officially arrived, which might mean you’re on the hunt for something unique to keep the younger family members entertained over the coming weeks.     As every parent knows, if the kids are happy, everyone’s happy. So you’ll be glad to know London RIB Voyages is here to keep everyone smiling […]

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London is a constantly changing landscape, but one recent project that has caught the attention of the capital is the proposed Garden Bridge, which will span the Thames from Temple to the South Bank. The proposed 366m bridge was conceived by the actress Joanna Lumley, who few people know was one of our very first […]

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We’ve been welcoming Tauck’s guests onto our speedboats since Monday 7th June 2010, and this year the company celebrates its 90th anniversary. London was basking in summer sunshine as guests stepped aboard and waited for the adventure to begin. And a new first-class partnership was born. Since that day, we have been showing Tauck guests […]

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James Bond fans have been treated to a sneak peek behind the scenes of filming of this year’s new film, Spectre.     Bond has been spotted performing stunts on the Thames on a few occasions in recent months, with some bridges temporarily closed to the public as film crew warned pedestrians from getting too […]

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Want to organise a day out like no other? Take a look at our latest package, you’re guaranteed to have a Super Saturday! We’ve teamed up with Bubble Football to offer you something extra special this summer. First you’ll step aboard one of our speedboats for an adrenaline-pumping adventure like no other. With an expert skipper […]

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This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, an epic battle and turning point in world history. The battle shares its namesake with London RIB Voyages HQ, situated in the heart of London’s Waterloo, but the battle itself was fought near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then part of the United Kingdom of […]

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The 4th July is synonymous with celebration, as it’s the day of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, when the USA declared independence from Great Britain. But this year it was the cause for celebration here in the UK too, as we welcomed the 40th Thames Barge Driving Race on the […]

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Tomorrow sees the hotly anticipated launch of new South Bank attraction Shrek’s Adventure – and we can’t wait! The fully immersive walk-and-ride attraction will soon be joining us at our South Bank home, offering visitors the chance to see Shrek and Princess Fiona, Donkey, Puss in Boots and the whole rest of the inhabitants of […]

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This year marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta, a commemoration of national and international significance. Due to its central place in English history and its impact across the world, a wide range of events and activities are taking place across the UK, with a focus on Runnymede, where the document was […]

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