Isle of Wight Hovercraft (Hovertravel)

Add Isle of Wight Hovercraft (Hovertravel) to your Itinerary


Quay Road
Isle of Wight
PO33 2HB



  • Accessible Lift - Not necessary in terminal, Wheelchair lift to craft.
  • Text Message Facility
  • Wheelchair user accessible


  • Vending Facilities

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing

Establishment Features

  • Air conditioning throughout
  • Dogs admitted on a lead
  • Groups welcome - Please contact to book for a group of 15 persons or more, to book and gain group travel discounts.
  • Open all year round - Except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
  • Open on bank holidays - Except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
  • Prior Booking Recommended
  • Toilets on Site

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking - Council operated Coach parking nearby.
  • Secure cycle parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta
  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Solo
  • Visa

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Information Point

Map & Directions

Special Offers

  • 20% Travel Offer with Hovertravel

    Enjoy an exclusive 20% discount off all standard fares on Sunday the 20th October.

    Take a short 10 minute flight across the Solent this Sunday using this exclusive one-time offer & explore the unique character & heritage of the Isle of Wight...

    To book, simply click the link below which will take you to our homepage, then create your Flight Search for your desired travel & the discount will be automatically applied.*

     *Small Print

    • Offer only valid for travel on Sunday 20th October 2019.
    • Offer available to be booked from now until a minimum of 24 hours prior to outward journey time on Sunday 20th October 2019.
    • Outward journey must originate from Southsea only.
    • Only valid on Day Return tickets.
    • 20% discount is only applicable for standard adult and child tickets only.
    • Only bookable online through the button link provided and not via telephone or terminals.
    • When booking through link please ensure not to press back or refresh during the booking process.
    • Offer is subject to availability & cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.
    • Standard Hovertravel Terms & Conditions apply.

    Offer link: Ferry & Travel

  • Off Peak £49 Family Period Return

    2 Adults & up to 3 Children period return for only £49 when you travel off-peak time & book online 48 hours in advance!

    As children, certain moments make special memories. Like when you start your break with a flight on the world’s only year-round passenger hovercraft service. 

    Enjoy a short break this summer for only £49 for 2 adults & up to 3 children, when you book at least 48 hours in advance and travel off peak!

    How To Book

    • Book online at least 48 hours before your travel date
    • Book to travel after 09:00 and before 16:00 or after 18:00
    • Have at least 1 adult and 1 child (5yrs+) & maximum of 2 adults & 3 children travelling (Enter seniors as adults)
    • Enjoy your flight!


    Offer link: Ferry & Travel

  • Off Peak Family £30 Day Return Offer

    2 Adults and up to 3 Children day return for only £30 when you travel during off peak times (see T&C's below) and book online 48 hours in advance; 

    As children, certain moments make special memories. Like when you start a day trip with a flight on the world’s only year-round passenger hovercraft service. PLUS dogs and bikes travel for free! 

    Hovertravel has introduced an off-peak family day return for just £30, so you can speed across the Solent and enjoy a full day out.

    Tickets must be booked 48 hours in advance and customers have to travel on their booked services.

    To book please visit
    Terms & Condtions:

    •    Only valid during off peak times which are 0915-1600 and 1800-2045
    •    You must book 48 hours in advance online
    •    No promo code needed, the price will automatically change when booking during valid travel times subject to availability
    •    Tickets non-transferable 
    •    Tickets are non-refundable subject to our weather cancellation policy
    •    Minimum of 1 adult & 1 Child - Maximum 2 adults & up to 3 children. 

    Offer link: Ferry & Travel

  • Hovertravel Special Offers

    Hovertravel provides the fastest Isle of Wight ferry service across the Solent and is the world's longest running and only commercial hovercraft operator in Europe. The Hovercraft takes you directly to the shore at Southsea or Ryde in just 10 minutes.

    For Special Offers -

    For great value combined and discounted Travel & Attraction tickets  -

    For more information on Hovertravel  -

    Offer link: Ferry & Travel


  • Catch the hovercraft



  • Visit Isle of Wight AwardGreen Star - Silver- Visit Isle Of Wight - 2019/20 Green Star - Silver- Visit Isle Of Wight - 2019/20 2019

Opening Times

Open New Year
Opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* Please check for full timetable, including for Bank holidays. Winter Services Opening Times may vary

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


Hover Experience (Hovertravel), Ryde

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