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Hovercraft VIP Experience Flights

Hovertravel operates the fastest service between Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight. Join one of our special Hovercraft VIP 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
  • Goody bag for all attendees (excluding infants)

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:

  • Saturday 16th March 2024
  • Saturday 30th March 2024
  • Saturday 6th April 2024
  • Sunday 23rd June 2024
  • Sunday 22nd September 2024 
  • Sunday 27th October 2024
Ticket Type Adult
(5-15 Yrs)

Infants (0-4 Yrs)

Hovercraft Experience Flight** £59.00



**This ticket is only available to book online and not in our terminals.
*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.

Goody bag for all attendees!

All adults and children will receive a complementary goody bag worth £7.50 (excluding infants). Includes Hovertravel official branded merchandise, mug, pen, postcard and certificate.

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.
  • Goody bag for adults and children only, excluding infants.