Isle of Wight Attractions
The Isle of Wight has a great variety of sights, entertainments & activities to suit all ages and preferences. From wildlife adventures to historical manors, theme parks to dinosaurs you'll be spoilt for choice.
We have selected some of the best attractions for you to choose from but don’t forget to look at our events page to find out about special events happening throughout the year across the Island.
Combined Travel & Attraction Tickets
Hovertravel offer combined travel and attraction tickets. This gives you great value, all-inclusive discounted tickets for day return travel on the hovercraft, travel by bus or rail to and from the attraction and attraction entrance. Look out for our “Hovertravel Package Pricing” when browsing through the attractions. You can now book and plan your trip in advance online, it couldn't be easier!
Once you have booked, please remember to have your attraction ticket validated at our terminals prior to departure in order to gain entry into the attraction.
The Isle of Wight has lots of attractions for all the family. Browse through our list of family friendly attractions and have a great value day out. Choose from animal zoos or wildlife encounters offering hands on interaction, steam train rides & theme parks and keep everyone entertained all day.
The Isle of Wight is full of history waiting to be explored and experienced. From Queen Victoria’s seaside palace, Charles 1st at Carisbrooke Castle and the nostalgic Steam Railway to name a few. Many of these attractions offer special events bringing history to life.
Leisure & Retail
From unique to nostalgic, antique to contemporary chic the Isle of Wight is home to many individual retailers, craft shops and emporiums where you can find that perfect gift or souvenir to take home. And if you fancy even more activity on your feet, how about a spot of Golf at nearby Westridge Centre? Or for the younger audience or young at heart there's plenty of fun to be had at Planet Ice rink arena.
Wildlife & Nature
The Isle of Wight is listed as an area of outstanding natural beauty offering an array of natural wildlife and flowers. Explore the woodland gardens of Robin Hill or take a walk on the wild side at Seaview Wildlife Encounter, the Island's largest, most beautiful Wildlife Park where you can be really hands-on with hundreds of birds and animals