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Hover Excursions & Day Trips

Have a perfect day out with Hovertravel on one of our specially arranged excursions and day trips. Choose from the following currently planned...

  • Hovercraft Museum Day Trip from Ryde – travel by a specially charters hovercraft from Ryde to Daedalus, Gosport. Land directly opposite the world’s only hovercraft museum ( and learn how the hovercraft was invented and visit many hovercraft, including the largest in the World! Click below for dates & prices.
  • Isle Of Wight Lunchtime Flyers from Daedalus, Gosport – Fly directly from the Daedalus slipway to Ryde, Isle Of Wight on the specially arranged hovercraft services. Taking just 15mins you will land in Ryde, where there is enough time for lunch or maybe explore the wonderful beaches and shops of Ryde. Only a few departures each season, click below and book now.
  • Gosport Day trip from Ryde – for a number of specially selected dates in the summer you can take the hovercraft directly from Ryde to Gosport, where you can explore the history and wonderful coast line of Gosport & Lee On The Solent. Visit the town of Lee On The Solent, with its community shops and variety of places to dine & drink. Selected days only – click below
  • Pleasure Trips on the Hovercraft – our successful ‘Pleasure Trips’ return for another year. Giving you an insight into how the hovercraft works, meet the Pilot & Crew and get the opportunity to experience the hovercraft manoeuvres, demonstrating the true ‘Hover Experience’ – available on a number of days, click below.