About This Attraction

Hayling Boat Trips offer regular short, 1.5hr harbour tours around Hayling Island & Chichester harbour.

Harbour Tours

Departing from Northney Marina, take a trip along the magnificent natural harbour. Although a vast area of water, the conditions within the harbour are always calm as it is so sheltered from the open sea. As a designated site of ‘Outstanding Natural Beauty’ this is an opportunity to really soak up these beautiful surroundings, to enjoy the array of wildlife, seabirds and marine activity.

Seal Watching

The highlight for many is enjoying watching the resident population of seals as they chill and relax between fishing trips. The seals can normally be seen sunbathing on the mud banks in the shallows, as such our quiet boat is perfect for watching them without causing any distress or disturbance.

There are many historic harbour towns and villages situated around the harbour. At high tide we offer the chance to call into some of them, to tie up against the harbour walls and enjoy a quick ice cream break before we continue on.

The boat, ‘Pirate Gracie’, is fully licensed and insured to carry passengers up to 20 miles. She is a high quality, secure and stable sea boat. The harbour trips run for about 90 minutes and take a maximum of 5 passengers with seating for all.

Longer trips around the Solent, Portsmouth Harbour and the Isle of Wight can be made via prior arrangement. Bass fishing trips are also an option.

Adult – £27.50
Child under 16 – £22.50
Under 5yrs by arrangement

Why should I visit?

    • Enjoy a real experience to get up close and observe the amazing seal population.
    • A fun chance to enjoy a water experience on board our beautiful boat, ‘Pirate Gracie’.
    • Experience life on the water within this huge natural beautiful harbour, see the vast array of sea birds and marine life.
    • Tour around the harbour visiting some of the historic villages from the water.
    • Watch the other boat life within the harbour, including classic cruising yachts, magnificent motor cruisers and the very popular racing dinghies from the local sailing clubs as they compete within the harbour.


Assistance dogs allowed
Baby changing facilities
Disabled parking available
Dogs accepted
Free parking on site
On site parking
Suitable for ages 3 and above
Tour Guide – we require booking for this facility
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Next event

Seal watching or Emsworth Harbour Boat Trips – April

10th Apr 2024 - 30th Apr 2024

Hayling Boat Trips

Hayling Boat Trips run regular short, 1.5hr harbour tours around Chichester harbour, leaving from Northney marina. Departing from Northney... 

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Where to find us


Northney marina,
Northney Rd,
Hayling island,
PO11 0NH

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Located 2 mins off of the main access road entering Hayling Island, turn first left after the bridge, Hayling Boat Trips is located within the marina (free parking) behind the hotel.

Kids activities

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  • Experience the thrill of being on the water on our beautiful boat.
  • Enjoy the magnificent countryside, fresh air, no computer screens
  • Get to see for real the seals in their natural environment
  • Play games counting the beautiful different seabirds 5 Enjoy on site ice creams and snacks

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