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Harbour Ferry Boat Ride

Felixstowe to Harwich and Shotley Foot & Bicycle Ferry is a quick and fun to get from Felixstowe to Harwich or Shotley.

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Description

Enjoy a great day out with all the family on our boat. Take in the sights of the Historic Harwich Harbour, with a trip on our foot and bicycle ferry, which started her life as a lifeboat on the luxury cruise liner, the SS Canberra. Linking Felixstowe and Shotley in Suffolk with Harwich in Essex, where the River Stour and River Orwell meet. The ferry service runs between April and October, providing a frequent service for tourists to East Anglia.

Its the easiest way to hop across to Essex from Suffolk or visa versa. Sail to Harwich for a 2 hour seal watching trip with sealwatching.co.uk or stroll to the sandy Dovercourt beach. Don’t forget to grab a pizza from Milsoms new Harwich Pier Italian, before heading back. Visit Felixstowe’s new big Ferris wheel and new sea front attractions. You can walk or cycle from the ferry along the seafront to Felixstowe pier. Or if you prefer stay onboard, for an hour round trip, taking in the sights of the harbour and the river mouths.

Enjoy close-up views of the massive container ships alongside one of Europe’s largest container terminals at Felixstowe. The towering passenger ferries arriving from The continent, as well as pretty yachts sailing through the harbour. There are facilities at each of the departure points and connections with local buses.

The harbour area is very popular with visitors who enjoy the beautiful scenery along the River Stour and River Orwell. There are plenty of footpaths and cycle tracks along the rivers and birdwatchers can enjoy the feeding waders on huge mudflats on both rivers and three reserves within easy reach. Keep your eyes open for the Porpoise.

Tickets can be purchased on our website harwichharbourferry.com

Pricing

Tickets between £3.30 and £6.60 or a monthly pass for £33.

Opening Times

Open 7 days a week in safe weather April to October. Crossings from 9:50 to 16:30. Please check the website for the timetable and booking https://www.harwichharbourferry.com/timetables

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  • Dog friendly
Harbour Ferry Boat Ride
Landguard Fort
Viewpoint Road
Felixstowe
Suffolk
IP11 3TW