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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.

 

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Extras

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups - Private hire available

Key Features

  • In town/city centre

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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    156
  • Very Good
    60
  • Average
    14
  • Poor
    10
  • Terrible
    6

Recent Reviews:

  • Richard H
    Cheltenham, United Kingdom
    I Love a Boat
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 1st September 2019
    I'll get this out the way by saying I love being on a boat. Having said that we've had two great trips on the packet; one was a private booking for my stag do and the other was my fiancee & I this... Read full review
  • Holidays_R_Us35
    Bristol, England
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Fascinating
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th September 2019
    We took the Avon Gorge trip to celebrate our friend's 60th birthday and weren't disappointed. From the moment we left until we returned the commentary was fascinating. I've lived in Bristol for over... Read full review
  • lurulu2017
    Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
    A Different Perspective of Bristol
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 12th September 2019
    Three weeks ago my wife and I went on a coach trip to Bristol that included a boat trip with the Bristol Packet Company around what's called the floating harbour. The trip got off on a poor start... Read full review
Ticket Office
Gas Ferry Road
Bristol
BS1 6UN

Tel: +44 (0)117 926 8157

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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

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