Public Boat Trips
Times and dates of all our public boat trips. To book a trip call our office on 0117 926 8157
NB. Any Bristol Packet boat can and maybe be used for a public trip. Public Trips are subject to availability.
City Docks TourDiscover the fascinating history and contemporary culture of Bristol’s Floating Harbour on this 45 min tour. Informative and entertaining commentary given on board. Departing from Wapping Wharf near SS Great Britain and Bristol Packet Pontoon Watershed. Every weekend throughout the year. Daily during Summer and School Holidays (weather permitting).
|Fare:||Adult £6.50||Senior £6.00||Child £4.25||Family £19|
|ss Great Britain
||11:00 am||11:45 am||12:30 pm||2:15 pm||3:00 pm||3:45 pm|
|Packet Pontoon Watershed
||11:15 am||12:00 noon||12:45 pm||2:30 pm||3:15 pm||4:00 pm|
Tea Trip To Beese's Tea and Beer GardensVisit this popular riverside destination with an hour stop at Beese's for cream teas and other refreshments. Every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday (Starting 14th April to end of September) Also every Friday during School Holidays.
Refreshments at Beese's are not included in ticket price.
Advanced booking recommended.
|April 14th FULL||April 16th FULL||April 17th FULL||April 21st||April 23rd FULL|
|April 30th FULL||May 1st||May 7th FULL||May 14th||May 21st|
|May 28th||May 29th||June 4th||June 11th||June 18th|
|June 25th||July 2nd||July 9th||July 16th||July 23th|
|July 28th||July 30th||Aug 4th||Aug 6th||Aug 11th|
|Aug 13th||Aug 18th||Aug 20th||Aug 25th||Aug 27th|
|Aug 28th||1st Sep||Sep 3rd||Sep 10th FULL||Sep 17th|
|ss Great Britain||2:00 pm||5:50 pm||£13.00||£11.00||£8.00|
|Bristol Packet Pontoon Watershed||2:15 pm||5:35 pm|
Family Tickets: £37
Lunch Trip to Beese's Tea and Beer Gardens
Cruise up the rural River Avon to Beese's with an hour stop for lunch. Available on Fridays May to mid-September.
Refreshments at Beese's not included in ticket price.
Advanced booking recommended.
|May 5th||May 12th||May 19th||May 26th||June 2nd||June 9th|
|June 16th||June 23rd||June 30th FULL||July 7th||July 14th||July 21st|
|July 28th||Aug 4th||Aug 11th||Aug 18th||Aug 25th||Sep 1st|
|Sep 8th FULL||Sep 15th||Sep 22nd||Sep 29th|
|ss Great Britain||11:00 am||2:45 pm||£13.00||£11.00||£8.00|
|Bristol Packet Pontoon Watershed||11.15 am||2:30 pm|
Family Tickets: £37
Cream Tea Cruise
One hour 45 minute cruise of the historic harbour with cream tea onboard. Cream tea is included in ticket price. Advanced booking recommended.
|May 31st||June 7th||June 14th||June 21st||June 28th||July 5th|
|July 12th||July 19th||July 26th||Aug 2nd||Aug 9th||Aug 16th|
|Aug 23rd||Aug 30th||Sep 6th||Sep 13th||Sep 20th||Sep 27th|
|ss Great Britain||2:30 pm||4:15 pm||£15.50||£13.50||£11.00|
|Bristol Packet Pontoon Watershed||2:45 pm||4:30 pm|
Avon Gorge Cruises
Spectacular views of Clifton Suspension Bridge and the Avon Gorge as you head downstream towards the
Bristol Channel. Passengers are welcome to bring their own picnic, tea, coffee, snacks and full bar on board.
Advanced booking essential.
Departs and Returns: ss Great Britain
|Fare:||Adult £17.00||Senior £15.00||Child £13.00|
|May 6th (Sat) 2017 Fully Booked||2:00pm||5:30pm|
|May 7th (Sun) 2017 Fully Booked||3:00pm||6:30pm|
|May 20th (Sat) 2017 Fully Booked||11:30pm||3:00pm|
|May 21st (Sun) 2017||1:00pm||4:30pm|
|Jun 4th (Sun) 2017||1:25pm||4:55pm|
|Jun 18th (Sun) 2017||10:55am||2:30pm|
|Jun 21st (Wed) 2017||2:40pm||6:10pm|
|Jul 1st (Sat) 2017||10:30am||2:00pm|
|Jul 2nd (Sun) 2017||11:30am||3:00pm|
|Jul 16th (Sun) 2017||9:35am||1:05pm|
|Jul 20th (Thu) 2017||2:15pm||5:45pm|
|Jul 29th (Sat) 2017||9:05am||12:35pm|
|Jul 30th (Sun) 2017||9:40am||1:10pm|
|Jul 31st (Mon) 2017||10:20am||1:50pm|
|Aug 1st (Tue) 2017||11:25am||2:55pm|
|Aug 2nd (Wed) 2017||12:45pm||4:15pm|
|Aug 3rd (Thu) 2017||1:50pm||5:20pm|
|Aug 4th (Fri) 2017||2:45pm||6:15pm|
|Aug 5th (Sat) 2017 Fully Booked||3:40pm||7:10pm|
|Aug 14th (Mon) 2017||9:15am||12:45pm|
|Aug 15th (Tue) 2017||10:00am||1:30pm|
|Aug 16th (Wed) 2017||11:05pm||2:35pm|
|Aug 17th (Thu) 2017||12:30pm||4:00pm|
|Aug 18th (Fri) 2017||2:00pm||5:30pm|
|Aug 19th (Sat) 2017||3:10pm||6:35pm|
|Aug 29th (Tue) 2017||9:30am||1:00pm|
|Aug 30th (Wed) 2017||10:15am||1:45pm|
|Aug 31st (Thu) 2017||11:45am||3:15pm|
|Sep 1st (Fri) 2017||1:15pm||4:45pm|
|Sep 3rd (Sun) 2017||3:15pm||6:45pm|
|Sep 16th (Sat) 2017 Fully Booked||1:50pm||5:20pm|
|Sep 17th (Sun) 2017||2:55pm||6:25pm|
|Sep 30th (Sat) 2017||12:30pm||4:00pm|
|Oct 1st (Sun) 2017 Fully Booked||1:45pm||5:15pm|
|Oct 14th (Sat) 2017||12:15pm||3:45pm|
|Oct 15th (Sun) 2017||1:30pm||5:00pm|
|Oct 28th (Sat) 2017||9:45am||1:15pm|
|Oct 29th (Sun) 2017||10:15am||2:45pm|
|Nov 11th (Sat) 2017||9:20am||12:50pm|
|Dec 10th (Sun) 2017||9:00am||12:30pm|
Riverside Pub Lunch Cruise
Travel upstream on the beautiful rural River Avon and through Hanham Lock, with an hour stop at Hanham Weir for lunch at the Old Lock and Weir or Chequers Inn, or bring your own picnic.
Every Thursday from June to mid-September and every Tuesday & Thursday during Summer Holidays.
|1st June||8th June||15th June||22nd June FULL||29th June||6th July||13th July||20th July|
|July 25th||July 27th||Aug 1st||Aug 3rd||Aug 8th||Aug 10th||Aug 15th||Aug 17th|
|Aug 22nd||Aug 24th||Aug 29th||Aug 31st||Sep 7th||Sep 14th|
|ss Great Britain||11:00 am||4:00 pm||£14.00||£13.00||£8.50|
|Bristol Packet Pontoon Watershed||11:15 am||3:45 pm|
Family Tickets: £37.50
Day Trip To BathBy popular request. One way five hour river cruise to Bath. Full bar on board, stop at riverside tavern for lunch or bring a picnic. Advanced booking essential.
Departing ss Great Britain 9:30am.
|Fare:||Adult £29||Senior £27||Child £22|
|May 14th Sun|
|June 11th Sun|
|July 9th Sun|
|Aug 13th Sun|
|Sept 3rd Sun|
Child = 4 to 16 years old. Senior = over 60's.