Call 01983 293952 or email chc@cowes.co.uk

Water Taxis in Cowes Harbour, Isle of Wight

Water Taxis

The most common landing places for getting ashore by RIB, tender, or water taxi are Town Quay in West Cowes and Gridiron in East Cowes, however other locations can be used.



• Cowes Harbour Taxi 
Cowes Harbour (all areas) 
VHF Channel 69 - Call Sign: HM1
Tel: 07855 767918 or via Shepards Wharf Marina on 01983 297821 

Times of operation are as follows: 
2nd October to 1st December 2017
Monday to Friday 09.00 to 17.30
(See Cowes Water Taxis Ltd below for weekend operation in November)

2nd December 2017 until 30th March 2018
Monday to Sunday 09.00 to 17.30

Cowes Harbour Taxi - Fares 2017-18 Single Return
Within Main Harbour £2.00 £3.00
Cowes Roads / Whitegates / East Cowes Marina £3.00 £4.00
South of Kingston£4.00£6.00
South of Medham£6.00£8.00
Folly Visitors Pontoon£8.00£10.00

Please Note:
• Children under 16 half fare.
• Pre-booking 24hrs in advance is strongly recommended to avoid disappointment. Cowes Harbour Taxi, although on standby, does not actively ply for trade. 
• The service may be available outside of normal operating hours subject to prior booking. 




• Cowes Water Taxis Ltd (formerly Sally Water Taxis)
Cowes Harbour (all areas)
VHF Channel 06
Tel: 07551 431993
Cowes to Folly: Call the Water Bus when needed on 07974 864627
Email: follymoorings@hotmail.com

Times of operation are as follows:

November 2017
Saturdays 12.00 to 16.00
Sundays 11.00 to 15.00
OUT OF HOURS BOOKINGS AVAILABLE AT MINIMUM CHARGE OF £10.00 BY PRIOR ARRANGEMENT
(See Cowes Harbour Taxi above for Monday to Friday operation in November, and Monday to Sunday operation in December)

Cowes Water Taxis - Fares 2017
COWES HARBOUR
Single Return 
Town Quay to Outer Harbour Moorings £5.00  
Town Quay to Inner Harbour Moorings £2.00  
Town Quay to Grid Iron£3.00£4.00
Town Quay south of Chain Ferry to ECM£4.00£5.00
Town Quay to Kingston£5.00£6.00
Town Quay to J & G Pontoon£6.00 £8.00
ECM to Kingston
£3.00£4.00 
ECM to J & G£5.00£6.00

Cowes Water Taxis - Fares 2017
FOLLY REACH - from Folly Pontoon North to:
Return
Visitors Pontoon £3.00
A & D Pontoons £4.00
B & E Pontoons£4.50
C & F Pontoons£5.00
Medham Moorings£6.00
G Pontoon£7.00
J Pontoon£8.00

Cowes Water Taxis - Fares 2017
FOLLY REACH - from Folly Pontoon South to:
Single Return
North of Folly Light £1.50 £3.00
South of Folly Light £2.00 £4.00
Island Harbour marina£3.00£6.00



• Folly Waterbus

Folly Inn to Cowes or Newport.
VHF Channel 77
Tel: 07974 864627
Email: follymoorings@hotmail.com

• Folly Launch
Folly Reach Moorings to Folly Inn.
VHF Channel 72
Tel: 07884 400046
Email: follymoorings@hotmail.com  


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