Regular Cruises & Charters 

Regular Cruises

Our regular cruises offer a variety of trip options dependent on the season and departing location. Please see below for our full offering!

Two Ports Cruise of Cowes & Portsmouth

Cruise through Cowes Harbour, world famous for yachting out into the Solent with fantastic views of the island coastline, Osborne house and Norris castle.

We then cruise on across the eastern Solent with views of the massive sea forts and into the Portsmouth Naval Base, home of the Royal Navy, past and present.

SEASONAL

Sails: Wednesdays and Thursdays
(subject to availability)

Departs: 10:30am
Cruise Duration: Approximately 2 1/2 – 3 hours.

This cruise departs from our Thetis Terminal.
For directions please see here.

CURRENT TARIFF

Adults/Seniors: £19.95
Child (10-16yrs): £9.50
Under 10’s: Free

Portsmouth Harbour Tour

Cruise around the Naval Base to view warships past and present. Cruise lasts for approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour, leaving from Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Gunwharf Quays

The cruises are normally hourly during High Season between 11.00 and 16.00 hours. 

It is advisable to call to confirm the times of the day you wish to travel for the Harbour Tour schedule.

Cheap Shopping Trip to Portsmouth

Enjoy a whole day’s shopping in Portsmouth at fantastic value with our Shopping Trip cruise!

From Cowes to Portsmouth landing at Gunwharf Quays Permium retail outlet with up to 6 hours to visit Portsmouth including Portsmouth Naval Dockyard, Gunwharf Quays Premium Retail outlet shops or take public transport to the city centre.

There is no Portsmouth harbour tour on this trip.



SEASONAL

Sails: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays in High Season.
Saturdays run all year round, weather depending.
(subject to availability)

Departs:
Departs at 0930 hours from Thetis Wharf, Cowes over to Gunwharf Quays Premium Retail Outlet.

Returns:
Returning at 1700 hours from Gunwharf Quays during high season (once the clocks have gone forward).
Returning at 1600 hours from Gunwharf Quays during low season (once the clocks have gone back).

Cruise Duration: Approx 5 1/2 to 6 1/2 hours ashore.

This cruise departs from our Thetis Terminal.

CURRENT TARIFF

Adults: £7.00
Seniors:
 £6.00 
Child (5-15yrs): £5.00

Specialist & Private Charters

All of our vessels are available for private charter.  

Whether this might be for a private trip around Portsmouth Harbour, a cruise out into the Solent or a trip from Cowes, we are very adaptable and will do our best to satisfy your requirements.

Events such as Cowes Week and the start of the Round the World Yacht Race prove to be popular times for corporate outings.

We are very flexible in our business and are able to discuss and tailor cruises to suit your particular requirements.

Our rates include hiring both the vessel and crew but exclude the cost of food and entertainment.

If you are looking at a charter please use the form below to let us know your requirements and one of our team will be sure to get back to you.

For anything more urgent please call the office on 01983 564602.

 

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Our Terminals:
Cowes Parade Landing – PO31 7BX
Gunwharf Quays Waterfront – PO1 3TZ
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard – PO1 3LJ

Our Offices:
Solent and Wightline Cruises,
Thetis Wharf,
Medina Road,
Cowes,
PO31 7BX