Britain’s Great
Boating Festival14-23 September 2018

Great For Families

Bumper BoatsThe ultimate boating experience, Bumper Boats a great attraction for those aged between 3 - 13. Once your child has mastered steering the boat they can also activate the built on water cannon for added fun. Find this in Mayflower Park, near Ocean Hall. It's bumper Cars…but boats! Just £4.00 a child.


Get AfloatGet your kids out on the water FREE and learn a new skill or sharpen up their existing skills. Get Afloat is run by Rockley who provide professional and qualified instructors.



Tall ShipThe tall ship is berthed on the marina – come down and take the tour – see what life is like on a big ship, plus its free to board.



Adventure Canoe RiverBased in the arena, the Adventure canoe River is a great taster for their first on water experience. Just £4 per child



Try a BoatIt’s the Shows signature attraction – try a boat FREE with your family. Choose from a selection of boats, book your place at the Try A Boat Booking stand and enjoy.



SUP River AdventuieNew for 2017 the SUP River Experience can be found in Solent Park. Paddle your way round the course and see how quickly you can do it…. Or take your time and enjoy the scenery. Sign up for free at Solent Park.


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