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Hampshire's No.1 Boat Hire Company 

Departing from Ocean Village, Southampton, our vessels Ocean Scene, Ashleigh R and Jenny R take thousands of passengers on popular day & evening cruises throughout the year. All vessels fully heated with Saloons, Sundecks & full facilities

We offer public or private charter services and can cater for weddings, private parties and conferences as well as Christmas events and corporate functions ..... fancy a party night with a difference check out our themed cruise page.

We have all you need, and more, to enjoy a great time on our beautiful waters. Call us on 023 8022 3278 if you'd like to chat about our services. Scroll down for latest updates or use the sub - headings to the left to take you to the information you need

Out of hours email lesley@bluefunnel.co.uk       Brochures available for download from website
See 'Contact & Directions' for office opening hours

Lymington - Cowes ferry information coming soon...


 Something new for 2015.........

Day to Portsmouth. This all day cruise takes you down to Gunwharf where you can enjoy up to a couple of hours shopping at the many discounted outlet stores or maybe lunch in one of the many waterfront restaurants before re-boarding and sailing back to Ocean Village taking in views of Southampton's waterways. We offer a complimentary Cream Tea on the journey home

Pub Style Curry & Quiz Night. Enjoy both our homemade Curry & Quiz, Tickets 10pp teams of up to 8. 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes

60's/70's Revival Night. From the swinging 60's through the glam 70's we are going to cover it all on this one night only special party cruise. Dress up and join the fun only 19.95 a ticket inc fish & chip supper

See itinerary for all dates and further information

partys 2015

Fathers day. Make it a family day to remember enjoy a freshly prepared 2 course lunch followed by coffee & mints while cruising around Southampton's waters. View the liners while in port and enjoy full commentary on the history of the port. Tickets 19.95


Tour Operators & Group Bookings Please feel free to book any date you see offered on the itinerary page, these trips are open to all. Alternatively open a boat trip of your own on a date and time of your choice, just give us a call and we will help you arrange it all.


Wedding reception Venue Southampton - Book your wedding Reception venue with a difference, treat your guests to a cruise around the local waters while enjoying superb food and great entertainment. Bespoke packages offered. 2014/15 brochure is now available to download from our Wedding page

Your wedding day cruising the Solent!


Party Venue - Corporate Charter - We offer Private Party Hire & Corporate Functions throughout the year. Bespoke packages can be offered. Fully catered if required


FOOD - Meals can be pre-booked on all trips. All meals offered during our cruises are cooked fresh onboard by our own chef

BARS - Our fully licensed bars are open from boarding and for the duration of all cruises where you can purchase a full range of hot, cold, soft and alcoholic beverages

SCATTERINGS - 1 Hour charter 245, contact us for further information.

NOTE: Not all tours run everyday, please check our itinerary for a full schedule. It is advisable to phone to check availability. Booking is required on any cruise including meals. Due to the nature of our business we do not offer online booking. 

PARTY NIGHTS - river boat shuffles We offer all types of Party Nights throughout the year, from our regular River Boat Shuffle, Hen Nights, Caribbean style Cruises and 80's Nights. These are just some of the themes we follow, we can also offer 70's, Nights, any type of party night you would like really. All you need to start a party night of your own, with a theme of your choice and on a date that suits you is a group of 40 or more. The remaining tickets will then be advertised to other parties. Contact the office for information on the 2015 party nights that have been scheduled or visit the itinerary page.   Like us on facebook to get weekly updates on new events coming up and a chance to obtain complimentary tickets for one of our party nights.

IDEAS FOR THEMED PARTY CRUISES - Give us a great idea, get a group together, choose a date and we will advertise it. If it proves popular we will give your group tickets at a discounted price.




JOB VACANCIES: Part time waiting/bar staff required to work on "as and when" basis. Contact the office for further information.

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