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Isle of Wight Lunchtime Excursion

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  • Dates & Prices

Take a trip from the Lee-on-the-Solent's Hovercraft museum to the Isle of Wight with our Lunchtime Flyer

Enjoy a leisurely ride across the Solent from Lee-on-the-Solent’s slipway to the stunning beaches of Ryde. You'll arrive just in time for lunch, so sit back, relax and immerse yourself in a delicious 2-course dining experience fit for a King or Queen at the Royal Esplanade hotel. Meal deals are an optional add on so the choice is all yours.

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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.
  • Hovertravel reserve the right to change or cancel this trip at any time.
  • All excursions are subject to weather conditions, Hovertravel reserve the right to cancel or amend excursions at short notice
  • Separate terms and conditions apply for restaurant, extras and supplements available to purchase directly from restaurant
  • 2021

2021 Dates & Prices


Prices include return hovercraft from Lee-on-the-Solent to Ryde (Isle of Wight)

Charter Prices Price
Adult (16+) £26.30
Child (5–15) £13.20
Infant (4 & under) £4.10
Family (2 adults & 3 children)  £59.00

Meal Deal Combos 

Why not enjoy a tasty lunch whilst you're on the Isle of Wight, prices include your Lunchtime Flyer charter & 3 course meal at Ryde Castle or 2 course meal at The Royal Esplanade Hotel.

Combo Price
Ryde Castle Adult (16+) £38.75
Ryde Castle Child (5-15yrs)  £13.20 (Kids eat FREE)
Royal Esplanade Adult (16+) £41.29
Royal Esplanade Child (5-15yrs) £22.19
Museum Entry Add-on Price
Adult (16+) £8.00
Child (5–15) £5.00
Infant (4 & under) £FREE
Family (2 adults & 3 children) £22.00

Dates & Times

Date Departing (LOS) Departing (Ryde)
20th June 12:00  14:00
16th October 12:00  14:00
13th November 12:00  14:00
11th December 12:00  14:00

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