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Harbour Information

Water Taxis

Cowes Water Taxi

Isle of Wight Festival Weekend
Thursday 20 June – Sunday 23 June 07.30 to 00.30
Monday 24 June 07.30 to 16.00
£15 per person return
All East Cowes pickups for the festival will be from
Grid Iron pontoon immediately north of Cowes Chain Ferry

April, May, June & September
Monday – Saturday 09.00 to 21.00
Sunday 11.00 to 17.00

July & August
Monday – Thursday 09.00 to 21.00
Friday 09.00 to 23.00
Saturday 09.00 to 23.30
Sunday 09.00 to 17.00

If necessary these hours may be extended should at any stage passenger numbers warrant such an increase.

VHF Channel 72

07884 400046


Folly Waterbus

Folly Inn to Cowes or Newport.

Bookings only.

Daily throughout the year: 1000 to 2300.

Folly Launch
Folly Reach moorings to Folly Inn.

VHF Channel 77

07974 864627



Note: Operating hours may vary during major events like IW Festival, Cowes Week etc.

Click here to see the zone diagram

Zone ACowes Breakwater to Floating Bridge
Zone BFloating Bridge to East Cowes Marina (ECM)
Zone CECM to G & J Pontoons, Folly Reach
Zone DFolly Pontoons A, B, C, D, E & F
Zone EOutside of the breakwater
Zone F‘M’ Row off the Green and towards Egypt Point
Travel in one zone £3.00
Travel in two zones £3.50
Travel in three zones £4.00
Travel to Zone D£10.00 per single trip. £12 Return
Travel to zone E£5.00 per person (Minimum £10.00 per single trip)
Travel to zone F (M row off the Green)£10.00 per single trip
Travel from Kingston Boatyard£4.00