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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 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    113
  • Very Good
    50
  • Average
    8
  • Poor
    6
  • Terrible
    4

Recent Reviews:

  • Jill D
    Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Group of 34; a boat just for us
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 31st August 2017
    There is lots of Bristol to explore from the Bagheera with its glass top. This experience was enhanced by the knowledge of our "captain" in the waterway's geography and history, not to mention the... Read full review
  • laurahardin
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Cozy and Comfortable Tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 29th August 2017
    My friends and I opted for a quick tour around the harbour, and were delighted with the views and the commentary from the guide. We felt very safe, and were impressed with the agility of the young... Read full review
  • Niki G
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lovely trip around the harbour
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 29th August 2017
    We went on The Tower Belle and the guides were lovely, friendly and informative. It was a perfect length of tour but if you have the time, I'm sure their longer excursion to the Avon Gorge would most... 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 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

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

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