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Ryde Flyer

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  • Dates & Prices

Take flight from the Lee-on-the-Solent's Hovercraft Museum to the Isle of Wight with our ‘Ryde Flyer’

Enjoy a leisurely ride from Lee-on-the-Solent’s slipway and see what Ryde on the Isle of Wight has to offer for you. Discover spacious sandy beaches, stylish boutiques and excellent eateries within walking distance of our Isle of Wight terminal. It's just a short 15 minute flight to the Island on our freshly cleaned craft. Embark on a low touch journey in a socially distanced environment which protects everyone.


Ryde's Beaches

Miles of golden sand, plenty of space and family friendly, a quick trip to the beach for an ice-cream in Ryde is always a good idea.


Ryde Food & Shops
Ryde is well known for its brilliant independent shops and eateries. Ryde Castle and The Royal Esplanade are just a two minute walk from our Ryde terminal, situated on Ryde Esplanade. Whether it’s a quick pit stop for some delicious food and drink or exploring Ryde Town’s shops, Ryde has something to offer for everyone.


Book Your Excursion
To book your excursion please click the ‘Event/Attractions’ tab and select ‘Ryde Flyer’ via our homepage.

2020 Dates & Prices

Ticket Type Price
Adult (16+) £26.30
Child (5–15) £13.20
Infant (4 & under) £4.10
Date Departing (LOS) Departing (Ryde)
24th October 12:00 14:30


Book Your Excursion

To book your excursion please click the ‘Excursions’ tab and select ‘Ryde Flyer’ via our homepage – click here.

Terms & Conditions
  • Customers must pre-book and make payment at time of booking the Ryde Flyer
  • Experience Flights & charters are subject to weather conditions
  • Experience Flights & charters are subject to weather conditions
  • Hovertravel reserve the right to amend or change this offer at any time or change or cancel this trip at any time
  • All excursions are planned many months in advance, and in addition to the Hovertravel T&C’s 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, Hovertravel reserve the right to cancel or amend excursions at short notice.
  • It is the customers responsibility to book any food reservations they may wish to make.

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