Bristol Boat Trips


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Bristol Boat Trips

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Boat trips can be a great way to see Bristol from a different perspective, and many of them offer the chance to get up close and personal with some of the city’s most famous landmarks.

Bristol is also famed for its graffiti scene, and several boat trips on offer take passengers on an adventure through Bristol’s street art. If you’re interested in graffiti, these tours are a great way to see some of Bristol’s exquisite artwork without straying from the city center. Alongside street art, these boat trips take passengers past the historic Clifton suspension bridge and offer views of some of Bristol’s medieval buildings.

If you’re looking for a trip out with the family, there are several boat trips on offer that are great fun for all ages!

Without further ado, here are some of the best boat trips on offer in Bristol.

Bristol Harbour Boat Trip

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The Bristol Harbour Boat Trip takes passengers on a circular trip around the harbor, taking in some of Bristol’s most iconic landmarks. The boat leaves outside Bristol Temple Meads train station and passes underneath Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge before turning towards the SS Great Britain then looping back for a final glimpse of the bridge. It is a worthy trip for those looking for the fastest boat ride with plenty of photo opportunities.

Duration: 30 minutes

Price: £8 adult, £4 child

Street Art Boat Tour

The Street Art Boat Tour takes passengers on a trip through Bristol’s street art scene, showcasing some of the city’s splendid graffiti. The tour departs from the M Shed Museum (just a stone’s throw from Bristol Temple Meads) and winds its way through the city’s streets, taking in artwork from some of Bristol’s most famous street artists.

It is a trip for those interested in Bristol’s graffiti scene. Or for anyone looking for a unique view of the city. There are also several snacks and drinks available on board for you to enjoy, along with a live tour guide who can answer any questions you might have about Bristol’s street art scene!

Duration: 1 hour

Price: £11 adult, £5 child

Clifton Suspension Bridge Boat Trip

The Clifton Suspension Bridge Boat Trip is a great way to see Bristol’s most famous landmark from the water. The trip takes passengers past the bridge across the Floating Harbour, past Castle Park towards Cabot Tower. As well as offering views of one of Bristol’s most iconic sights, this trip also allows passengers to see some of Bristol’s medieval architecture.

Duration: 45 minutes

Price: £9 adult, £4.50 child

Bristol Zoo Boat Trip

The Bristol Zoo Boat Trip is a great way to see some of the city’s best animal attractions from the water. The trip takes passengers from the city center to Bristol Zoo, giving you a chance to see the historic Clifton Suspension Bridge and some of Bristol’s best street art. Alongside, there are also opportunities to see local wildlife, for example, seals and penguins.

Duration: 1 hour

Price: £8 adult, £6 child

Bristol Packet Boat Trip

The Bristol Packet Cruise is a trip for animal lovers! The cruise takes passengers on a circular trip around the harbor, past historic shipbuilding sites, and offers views of some of Bristol’s most iconic landmarks. While taking in these sights, there are also opportunities to see local wildlife, for example, seals and penguins.

Duration: 45 minutes

Price: £8 adult, £4 child

Bristol Ferry Boat Trip

The Bristol Ferry Trip is a trip for those looking to take in some of the city’s best street art from a different perspective. The ferry takes passengers from the city center to the SS Great Britain, then loops back towards Cabot Circus and Temple Meads station before returning to its start point. Alongside seeing some of Bristol’s most notable points of interest, this trip also allows passengers to see some of Bristol’s street art.

Duration: 1 hour

Price: £8 adult, £4 child

Bristol Harbour Night Cruise

The Bristol Harbour Night Cruise is a choice for those looking for something a little more romantic.

The cruise takes passengers on a romantic trip around the harbor, past some of Bristol’s most iconic landmarks. It is a choice for anyone looking for an evening activity with their date or partner.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Price: £11 adult, £5 child

These boat trips will surely make your tour in Bristol more enjoyable. What are you waiting for now? It’s time to go on a boat trip!

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