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Hovercraft Experience Flights

Hovertravel operates the fastest service between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. Join one of our special Hovercraft Experiences and during the 60 minute duration get a behind the scenes look at the world's longest operational hovercraft service. There will be a chance to meet the Pilots and Crew who fly across the Solent. You will learn how these wonderful machines work and see them in service as we provide you with a unique twenty-minute hovercraft demonstration.

Your experience will include:

  • 360 degree turns*
  • Deflating the skirt to sit on the water to 'float like a boat'*
  • Demonstration of the unique manoeuvrability of hovercraft*
  • Expert commentary from our hovercraft pilot
  • Guided tour by pilot around the outside of the hovercraft.
  • Opportunity to take photos onboard and outside.
  • Hover Gift will be provided as a memento of your Hover Experience Flight

Come and see first hand, why so many customers love flying across the sea to and from the Isle of Wight with Hovertravel.

Departing Southsea at 14:20 on the following dates:

  • Sunday 23rd June 2024
  • Saturday 13th July 2024
  • Saturday 20th July 2024
  • Saturday 27th July 2024
  • Saturday 3rd August 2024
  • Saturday 10th August 2024
  • Saturday 17th August 2024
  • Saturday 31st August 2024
  • Sunday 22nd September 2024 
  • Sunday 27th October 2024
Ticket Type Adult
(5-15 Yrs)

Infants (0-4 Yrs)

Hovercraft Experience Flight £59.00



*Demonstration elements subject to weather conditions on the day.

How to Book our Hovercraft Experience Flight

Book your place on our popular experience flight below, select Excursions from our Journey Planner and select Hovercraft Experience Flight.

Terms & Conditions
  • Book online at least 48 hours before your travel date.
  • Tickets non-transferable.
  • Tickets are non-refundable subject to our weather cancellation policy.
  • Hover Gift for adults and children only, excluding infants.