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 2021 - 12 Dec 2021)
MondayOpen
TuesdayOpen
WednesdayOpen
ThursdayOpen
FridayOpen
SaturdayOpen
SundayOpen
Bank HolidayOpen

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

The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit

Further Information

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups - Private hire available

Key Features

  • In town/city centre

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2021
  • Excellent
    189
  • Very Good
    66
  • Average
    15
  • Poor
    12
  • Terrible
    8

Recent Reviews:

  • Voyager12808261575
    Highbridge, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Birthday party
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th August 2021
    We hired the Bagheera for a 3 hour birthday party from 7-10pm. The ‘Midshipman’s Buffet’ was part of the catering package we bought. We had a fabulous 3 hour trip with friends & family. The 2 person... Read full review
  • Linda R
    Sheffield, United Kingdom
    great little trip
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 29th August 2021
    Went on a harbour tour after visiting SS Grerat Britain. Pleasant way to spend 45 minutes with knowledgeable commentary on the various sights,boats and buildings dotted in and around the harbour. Read full review
  • 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

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