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Located centrally on the UK South Coast, jet ski hire in Southampton is the perfect way to explore the number of stunning beaches, marinas, rivers and coastlines. It is called the boating capital of the UK after all!
There is no better way to explore this beautiful area than from the water itself. Enjoy the historical and scenic views along Southampton Water. From Calshot Castle through to The Solent with incredible views of the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and more, this experience will leave you wanting more!
Guided Tours are available where you don’t need to have a licence or previous experience to join in the fun.
South Coast Jet Ski hire has locations in both Southampton and Poole, Dorset.
In Southampton, you’ll leave the world-class Ocean Village marina behind you, which is a perfect spot to relax and grab a drink or bite to eat on your return. Located right on the edge of Southampton Water, you’ll have views of The Solent and the Isle of Wight before you know it!
Prices vary for peak and off-peak, however with this guided tour, you do not need a licence or previous experience. To be able to drive, you’ll need to be 18 years and older. For passengers, there is a minimum age of 8 years old.
Guided tours last about 90 minutes, with 60/70 minutes on the water. Wetsuits and safety gear are provided, along with demonstrations on their Sea-Doo jet skis on how to operate. A full safety briefing will also be given before your jet ski hire experience begins.
Let’s Go Jet Ski Hire Southampton
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Jet ski hire in Southampton doesn’t get much better than with Let’s Go Jet Ski. Well located at Ocean Quay Marina, it’s the perfect place to start your jet ski experience along the River Itchen, before heading out to the open water.
No licence or experience is needed.
Sessions last 2 hours, with about 90 minutes out on the water. They provide all the safety gear and wetsuits if you want one. You’ll be taken through a demonstration on how to use one of their Sea-Doo jet skis and a safety briefing before venturing out on your guided safari tour. There will be plenty of opportunities to stop and take in the views.
The minimum age to drive a jet ski is 18 years old. Passengers must be 8 years and older to ride. You can ride solo or double, with up to two adults.
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Looking for more activities on the water? Check out our Ultimate Travel Guide to Southampton for Water Lovers!
Water loving British girl who moved to Australia and seriously caught the travel bug! Loves to explore and share destinations that inspire others to spend more time on the water and in the great outdoors. Typically, you’ll find her on a boat or next to the ocean, often in a daydream!