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Bristol Packet Boat Trips

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Bristol Packet Boat Trips

About

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, lunch trips to Hanham, Lunch trips to Beeses and day trips to Bath.

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.

Extras

Key Features

  • In town/city centre

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups - Private hire available

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    123
  • Very Good
    54
  • Average
    8
  • Poor
    6
  • Terrible
    5

Recent Reviews:

  • RobininBRISTOL
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Wonderful
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 16th June 2018
    All the boats are lovely but Tower Bell is the best looker. Round the harbour, down the Avon or up to Beeze for an outing. The helmsmen also give a well informed commentary. Read full review
  • Lynette H
    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Glad i booked with this company
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th June 2018
    I d originally booked a trip along the gorge to the channel however the weather forecast on the day our trip was booked said there would be thunder storms. As I d booked to take my elderly parents I... Read full review
  • Pascal D
    Gent
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Discovering the Floating Harbour
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 7th June 2018
    Nice way to discover the harbour area of Bristol at a fair price. Takes you about 50min to do the tour. For non-english people it is difficult to understand the skipper / guide because of the strong... Read full review
Ticket Office
Gas Ferry Road
Bristol
BS1 6UN

Tel: +44 (0)117 926 8157

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Opening Times

Bristol Packet (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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

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