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Bristol Packet Boat Trips

Ticket Office, Gas Ferry Road, Bristol, BS1 6UN
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Bristol Packet Boat Trips
  • Bristol Packet Boat Trips
  • Bristol Packet Boat Trips
  • Bristol Packet Boat Trips
  • Bristol Packet Boat Trips
  • Bristol Packet Boat Trips
  • Bristol Packet Boat Trips along the Avon gorge
  • Bristol Packet Boat Trips
  • Bristol Packet Boat Trips

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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 beforehand to check.

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Map & Directions

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Facilities

Establishment Features

  • Cater for groups - Private hire available

Key Features

  • In town/city centre

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

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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Recent Reviews:

  • Tigi_Higgins
    Mendip Hills Somerset
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lovely on a Sunny afternoon
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 20th April 2019
    Spent a lovely 45 minutes touring Bristol Harbour on the this little boat. Lots of information, as well as a bar and lots of sunshine made for a great trip Read full review
  • Travelandrunning
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Great private lunch cruise
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 8th April 2019
    We took 50 guests on a three hour lunchtime cruise on Bagheera to celebrate our Golden Wedding. The staff were all very friendly and helpful, including helping to bring in our multi-tier cake from... Read full review
  • lyninchelt
    Cheltenham, Australia
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    A good 3 hour trip - pity about the overcrowding and "non" refreshments
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 1st April 2019
    Had a 3 hour trip on this boat. Skipper was lovely and very informative. We were so lucky with the weather which helped. For me there were too many people on the boat. I had to move every time... Read full review

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