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Hovercraft Museum Charter & Day Trip

Hovershows & Open Days at the Hovercraft Museum
  • Description
  • Dates & Prices

Take a trip to Lee-on-The-Solent on an exclusive Hovercraft Charter to the Lee-on-The-Solent Hovercraft Museum. 

  • 50+ Historic Hovercraft
  • Climb aboard retired Dover - Calais Princess Anne car carrier
  • Hovercraft Rides
  • Pleasure trips run by Hovertravel
  • On-site Cafe with delicious cakes & beverages
  • Family activities & puzzles
  • More & More!

Limited seats available! Call 01983 717700

Arrive in Style from Ryde or Southsea with Hovertravel Charters

Take flight from Ryde or Southsea to The Hovercraft Museum in Lee-on-the-Solent and spend the day marvelling at over 50 historic Hovercraft, or why not enjoy a leisurely bike ride along the beautiful Lee-on-the-Solent seafront and visit Explosions! Museum of Naval Firepower or Little Woodham Living History Village.

Terms & Conditions
  • Customers must pre-book
  • Payment must be made at the time of booking
  • Experience Flights & charters are subject to weather conditions
  • Tickets are non-refundable & non-transferable
  • Hovertravel to reserve the right to amend or change this offer
  • All excursions are planned many months in advance, and in addition to the Hovertravel terms & conditions are subject to local councils, land owners & The Maritime Authorities approval and may be cancelled or amended at any time.
  • All excursions are subject to weather conditions and may be cancelled or amended at short notice
  • 2021

2021 Dates & Prices


Prices include return hovercraft and entrance into the Hovercraft Museum

Ticket Type Price
Adult (16+) £34.30
Child (5–15) £18.20
Infant (4 & under) £4.10
Family (2 Ad & 3 CH) £59.00 + £8 per adult & £5.00 per child museum entry

Dates & Times 

Date Departing (Ryde) Departing (LOS)
13th February 11:00  15:30
20th February 11:00  15:30
27th March 11:00  15:30
10th April 11:00 15:30
29th May 11:00  15:30
24th July 11:00 15:30
5th September 11:00 15:30
16th October  11:00 15:30
23rd December 11:00 15:30


Please Note
If you wish to attend the Hovercraft Museum and you are departing from Southsea, you are required to board the 10:30am* service craft from Southsea to Ryde then change to the chartered craft leaving Ryde at 11:00am

COVID Secure

Hovertravel and The Hovercraft Museum have both been awarded the Visit England 'Good To Go' stamp of approval for being COVID secure.


View all of our Covid-19 information here.

  • All passengers are required to wear face coverings in our terminals, onboard our hovercraft and while at the museum (unless exempt)
  • Our staff are cleaning our craft after each flight alongside regular cleaning in our terminals including touch points
  • There is reduced capacity on excursions and museum entry to help visitors maintain social distancing
  • Our staff may invite passengers from the same household to sit together onboard
  • We ask everyone to give each other extra space during boarding/disembarking the hovercraft