Water Taxis

Marina Office: 01983 539 994



The Waterbus can provide a perfect, scenic river link between Cowes, East Cowes, The Folly, Island Harbour and Newport along the beautiful River Medina. The service runs on demand and so to book, just call Dave using the details below to make arrangements.

If you are travelling to the Island on foot using the Red Funnel Red Jet, make a day of it and come to Island Harbour. The Waterbus can pick you up at the Cowes Red Jet terminal and bring you directly here. What better way could there be to get here!

Please note that the water taxi is not operated by Island Harbour, but by an independent company.


From Island Harbour to Cowes or East Cowes – Adults at £13 return or £10 one way.
From the Folly to Island Harbour – £3 each way.
From Newport Harbour to Island Harbour – Adults at £10 return or £8 one way.

Please note that the journey to and from Newport Harbour is tide dependent.

Contact Details

Dave – The Waterbus
VHF – Channel 77
Mob – 07974 864 627

For more information, or to book a journey, just call Dave on the above number.


Uavend Investments LLP, Island Harbour Marina, Mill Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 2LA

Telephone: 01983 539 994     Fax: 01983 523 401     Email: enquiries@island-harbour.co.uk

Island Harbour

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