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Harwich Harbour Ferry

  • Harwich
  • Outdoor
  • Ages 0-12
  • Tours and River Cruises

Attraction Information

Harwich Harbour Ferry makes for a fabulous day out on the water.

Harbour Tours are a great way to get outdoors and breathe in that salty sea air! Or you can take one of their River Cruises to meander your way around the scenic views of Harwich.

Foot and bicycle ferry services are available and you can even hire a boat privately for personal parties or birthdays.

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Opening hours

April, May and October: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

June, July, August and September: Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00  (Friday and Saturday 18:00 - 22:00)

November - December: Saturday to Sunday and School Holidays 11:00 - 16:00

Last Entry

20 minutes before closure


Adults: Shotley to Harwich £3.50, Harwich to Felixstowe £4.50

Kids (under 16's): Shotley to Harwich £2.00, Harwich to Felixstowe £3.00

30 minute Harbour tour: Adults £9.00, Kids £6.00

100 minute River cruises: Adults £16.00, Kids £11.00

Travel & Contact Information


The Quay, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3HH, England

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Click here to visit Harwich Harbour Ferry's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Public car park in Harwich. Up to 1 hour £1.00, up to 2 hours £2.20, up to 4 hours £3.50, over 4 hours £5.00. Free public car park in Felixstowe and Shotley.

Yes, there are toilets.

Public toilets over the road available in Harwich. Toilet facilities available in the café in Felixstowe. Toilet facilities available in the pub in Shotley.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

No, there are no dining options.

There are Cafes, Pubs and Restaurants nearby and always open when the Boat operates.

No, Harwich Harbour Ferry is not wheelchair friendly.

Solid stairs onto the pontoon in Harwich and Shotley. Loose gravel on the beach in Felixstowe.

Yes, Harwich Harbour Ferry have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Yes pets allowed

Additional Info

Additional information


The Boat will only operate in safe weather and reserves the right to cancel sailing at any time.

Additional information


Always take an extra layer on a boat!

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