Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Ticket Office, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol, BS1 6UN

Tel: +44 (0)117 926 8157

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Bristol Packet Boat Trips

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Bristol Packet Boat Trips has re-opened, subject to Government restrictions. This may include restricted operating times. Please check their latest timetables and social media feeds for details of how to book.

Bristol Packet Boat Trips offer harbour tours and river cruises with award winning commentaries.

A 45-minute tour of the Harbour is the perfect way to learn about Bristol’s fascinating history. Alternatively take a two hour cream tea cruise of the harbour.

Upstream trips include afternoon trips to Beeses Tea Gardens and Cream Tea Cruises.

An Avon Gorge Cruise takes you downstream, sailing through the floating harbour into the Junction Lock where you will lock down onto the tidal part of the Avon. Enjoy spectacular views of the Gorge and Brunel’s Suspension Bridge.

Bristol Packet run four boats - the famous Tower Belle, Bagheera, Redshank and Flower of Bristol and each boat has fully stocked bar providing hot and cold drinks and W.C. facilities.

Bristol Packet Boat Trips can carry private charters between 20 and 100 passengers, which are available all year.

General public trips operate every weekend and daily during Bristol’s school holidays. The boats depart from ss Great Britain, Watershed and Welsh Back.

Dog-friendly for some trips, please call before hand to check.

 

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Opening Times

Open (21 Apr 2022 - 12 Dec 2022)
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Bank HolidayOpen

* Please check details of public sailing times and contact us for private hire

Further Information

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups - Private hire available

Key Features

  • In town/city centre

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
  • Excellent
    191
  • Very Good
    66
  • Average
    15
  • Poor
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Recent Reviews:

  • elainegG9555KC
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    A relaxing trip
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th September 2021
    We went on the pub lunch cruise. Lovely relaxed way to spend the day. We sailed out of Bristol with some informative commentary about the sights around the harbour. We then continued up the more... Read full review
  • ShebaMu
    Wonderful Way to see the Harbour
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 23rd September 2021
    Took the short 45 minute trip around the harbour. It was an excellent trip with a wonderful commentary by a very knowledgeable guide. Lots of photo opportunities and very good value for money. There... Read full review
  • Daniel M
    London, United Kingdom
    Interesting tour of city docks
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 29th October 2021
    Interesting boat trip, lucky it did not rain til later into the boat tour. Good live commentary and made this a worthwhile way to see this part of Bristol Read full review

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