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Father Christmas
Combo Deal

Santa Specials
Isle of Wight Steam Railway

2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 21st & 22nd December

An enchanting festive experience awaits you and your little ones at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway this Christmas. Board one of the majestic steam trains for a magical journey through a wintery woodland. After your steam train ride, follow the winter walkway to Santa’s North Pole station and see the man himself where one of Santa’s helpers will lead you to his cosy carriage. Every child visiting Santa will receive a beautifully wrapped gift!

Combo Deal Itinerary

Enjoy a festive day out with our combo deal. Includes day return flight, Island Line and Steam Railway train ride and visit to Santa including gift for every child. 

Outbound journey times
Hovercraft departs Southsea
9.40am Hovercraft arrives at Ryde
10.13am Island Line train from Ryde Esplanade
10.20am Arrive at Small Junction and depart Island Line train
10.36am Depart Smallbrook Junction on steam train
11.07am Arrive at Havenstreet via Wootton station

Inbound journey times
1.10pm Depart Havenstreet on steam train
1.21pm arrive at Smallbrook Junction
1.30pm depart Smallbrook Junction on Island Line train
2.38pm arrive at Ryde Esplanade station

Combo Ticket Prices Price

Adults (16yrs+)


Child (5-15yrs)




Book Combo Now

Simply select the following from the flight search box below to book your great value combination ticket.

  • Select attraction as: IOW Steam Railway Santa Special
  • Select your outbound date as either: 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 21st, 22nd or 23rd December
  • Select the outbound flight time as 09.30am from Southsea to ensure you can connect with the Island Line train and Steam train as per the above itinerary
Terms & Conditions
  • In the event of cancellation of the Santa Special at the Steam Railway or short notice change Hovertravel Ltd are not liable for any inconvenience it may cause.
  • Once booked tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Advance combo only available to purchase online and not in our terminals or over the phone.
  • Must be booked online at least 1 day before departure.
  • Standard Hovertravel terms and conditions apply.