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We have a range of electric ships in a sheltered pool within the Historic Dockyard. Each ship will take up to 5 people, and they are all huge fun to drive! No entrance ticket to the Dockyard is required for entry to the Miniport. Suitable for the...more
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ, England
+44 7885 487777
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

This is such a lovely activity. We took our toddler on the boat and they loved it from start to finish. We were given life jackets and our toddler loved being called captain as they were putting it on. The queue wasn't very long (we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MiniPort, Owner at Miniport Electric Ships, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2018

Thank You for your review, we are really pleased you had a great time. Many thanks, Richard

Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun on our RNLI boat. My 9 year old loved driving the boat so much and really wanted to go again. What a great fun idea and can't wait to come again - really want to drive the ferry next time!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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MiniPort, Owner at Miniport Electric Ships, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank You, we are pleased you had a lovely time on the MiniPort boats. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed June 2, 2018

I liked the fact you could pay per boat rather than per person which makes it ideal for large families. Don't be put off by the amount of time you get as we found it was enough.

Date of experience: May 2018
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MiniPort, Owner at Miniport Electric Ships, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Thank You for you comment, hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed April 4, 2018

My kids very excited to try this out on an overnight trip to Portsmouth. They saw it on the way to lunch. We checked the opening hours which said 10am-6pm except in adverse weather conditions. We went back at 4pm but it had closed up...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Great time. Had almost 45 mins on the boat and free rein of the area. Great obstacles I would have stayed on longer if not for my son finally getting bored... probably cause I started to practice reverse sailing. Great staff.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

We had so much fun at the Mini Port this weekend. The staff were really friendly and extremely well organised. My boys absolutely loved it and can't wait to go back again. Can't recommend this place enough for all the family!

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed May 15, 2016

My 6yr old grandson had been on the boats before and so when he knew we were visiting the dockyard again this was on his "to do" list. There's never really a queue and sufficient boats are available if there is - price is reasonable...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed April 7, 2016

We found this via TripAdvisor (i'm sure we plan our lives around here!). It was a very pleasant activity and good value for money. We had a very brief stop off purely to visit this, and we enjoyed it as much as the kids did....More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed April 7, 2016

Stopped at Gunwharf Quays for a few hours and found this place. Great fun. Were there when it first opened at 1100 so got straight on and had nearly 30 minutes for just £9.50. Nice location and plenty to do in the area.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank finbarhoop
Reviewed March 29, 2016

We went with our nearly 6 year old twins and got one boat for £9.50 we had about 10 minutes of ride time where we could ride the boat on our own. Life jackets were provided for everyone and the guidance was sufficient for us...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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