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Exciting Powerboat Rides from the heart of Gunwharf Quays,Portsmouth. Tour the historic harbour, blast out around the amazing Solent Forts, the Mary Rose wreck site & across to the Isle-of-Wight. All in the care of one of our experienced skippers...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Portsmouth PO1 3TZ, England
+44 23 9200 6427
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

We went as a group so had the rib to ourselves, we booked in advance so had our slot booked up but I believe you could book from the booth. We arrived and were soon set up with a life vest and loaded onboard. There...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank David-Dibs-Bishop
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Did a whizz around the USS Harry Truman, great ride , great host , worth the money , bit of a white knuckle ride but sweet as

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mrgrenade
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Booked this as an Anniversary treat for my speed freak hubby! Wow - great skipper friendly, safe and knowledgeable. Our kids would LOVE it so definitely go back again. Can’t beat hitting 42 knots on the Solent on a sunny Saturday afternoon!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karensF4291JK
Reviewed July 16, 2018

A birthday treat from my wife yesterday & worth every penny. The 45 min ride takes you to the forts, Mary Rose wreck site and over to the IOW. We spun around a fort at high speed but totally safe, I highly recommend this to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Paul P
Reviewed May 16, 2018

we were warmly greeted by the team in the Historic Dockyard where our journey began. We were given an informative safety brief and provided with comfortable modern life vests before boarding our RIB. The boat itself was super modern,comfortable,clean and equipped with all the latest...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank william h
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Despite a foggy April afternoon , we had a fantastic time out in Portsmouth Harbour last Saturday. Onboard Rib Charters are well located in the heart of Gunwharf. Well organised , well maintained boats and equipment and have a really decent set up. A quick...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Besty2211
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Lovely people, very fun! 100% recommend. Wore life jackets and coats and felt very safe. We’re allowed to lock our bags in the kiosk and in the ribs cabin.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank nswxllow
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing trip out for our daughters 16th birthday. Lots of fun and a fair few squeals from her and her friends. Would highly recommend!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank helenhW8793OV
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Good safety briefing and life jackets were not at all restrictive. A very powerful rib, didn't get too wet, seating good. Mix of a slow harbour traverse before a very fast crossing to IOW, a pootle around the inlet before another fast ride back, slowing...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank adrianjohn
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Really fun had a great day out there. The wind blew in our faces as we went so fast! An amazing experience definitely recommend it!!!!

Date of experience: August 2017
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