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Private & Corporate Charters

From corporate days out to wedding parties, we can arrange the perfect charter to and from the Isle of Wight to suit your needs! 

  • A unique journey of just under 10 minutes!
  • Travel on the world's only commercial passenger hovercraft
  • Year round service 
  • Services every 30 minutes, between Southsea, Portsmouth & Ryde, Isle of Wight 
  • Holidays, Day Trips, Group Travel, Charters and Commutes

Wedding Parties

You can have the world's only scheduled passenger hovercraft service as part of your wedding. We offer a range of options from group discounts on our timetabled operation to a full private charter. Prices start from just £17.00pp

We speed across the water at up to 45 knots and glides effortlessly on to land, creating an unforgettable experience for up to 78 passengers per craft. With the short ten-minute crossing time from Southsea to Ryde you could even consider getting married in Portsmouth and having a reception on the Isle of Wight! Or chose the Hovercraft to start your honeymoon on the Island. 

For an added touch of exclusivity, you can book your own private charter which can depart and arrive at our existing hover ports in Southsea & Ryde, as well as each other locations on request including Lee on Solent and selected Isle of Wight Beaches. Imagine having complete use of a hovercraft just for your guests and landing on a sandy beach! Or maybe arrange to have your speeches delivered floating in the middle of Solent. 

  • Private Charters 
  • Group Rates from £17.00
  • Restaurant partners 
  • Dedicated planning team


Group & Coach Travel

Enjoy the express day trip or holiday transfer connection for groups to and from the Isle of Wight. Terminals are highly accessible with coach transfer points directly outside and parking nearby. Receive help with luggage from our friendly staff. All groups are requested to arrive at the terminal and be ready to travel no less than 20 minutes prior to travel. Discounts are available for groups of 8* or more paying passengers!

  • Highly accessible terminals for coach drop off and pick up 
  • Ideal for express day trips 
  • Easy onward transportation to accommodation & attractions 
  • Day Returns from £13.50
  • Free coach driver tickets


Corporate Days Out

We can cater for all types of corporate days out, from lunch on the Island, exhilarating demos of the hovercraft and even full day treasure hunts!

  • Group rates from £17.00pp 
  • Private charters available
  • Dedicated team to plan your whole experience
  • Restaurant partners 
  • Boardroom with sea views for hire

Optional Extras

Optional Add-ons to enhance your day and Hovercraft experience! 


Contact our friendly group travel experts today! groups@hovertravel.com





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