Hovercraft

Looking for things to do in Norfolk? Walking, shooting, canoe, flying, hiking and archery are just some of what Wensum Valley has on offer.

Hovercrafts are specialised vehicles which ‘float’ on a cushion of air about a foot over any surface to be used as a means of transportation and recreation both on water and on land. Powered by a fan or propeller which pushes air backwards, the hovercraft is essentially frictionless and can be steered using rudders adjusting the airflow from the propeller.

Wensum Valley Hotel are pleased to offer our guests the possibility to rent your own hovercraft to enjoy an exhilarating experience on our secure land-based hovercraft course. With training provided by our skilled and experienced instructors you will soon learn how to safely master your hovercraft before practising your new skills. For groups, parties, stag-do’s, etc. we are happy to arrange fun hovercraft events where you learn how to operate a hovercraft and then challenge your friends, clients or colleges in a thrilling hovercraft race.

Our Norfolk hover crafting experience starts at £50.00 per person.

Your day begins with a safety briefing from our instructors then each guest has the chance to take part in three 2 lap races. The length of your session depends on the number of participants, but as a guide, a group of 8 people would take approximately 90 minutes. For more information or to check availability please contact Reception on 01603 261012.

Hovercraft
Price £50.00 per person
Includes: Safety Briefing and Tuition followed by three x 2 lap races.
Minimum: 4 persons
Maximum: 20 persons
Timing: Time can vary depending upon group size.  Everyone will get three x 2 lap races, approximately 4 to 5 minutes per 2 lap race.  8 people would take approximately 1.5 hours.
Age restrictions: Must be 16 years old and over to drive your own craft.
To wear: Outdoor weather attire, arms and legs must be covered.  Good outdoor footwear is a must.  All participants will be provided with safety helmet, ear plugs and gloves during the course of this event.
Location: At Billingford Fishing Lakes, Elmham Road, Billingford, NR20 4RF
Payment: A £10 deposit per person is required on booking.  Full payment upon arrival.
Catering: Catering requirements can be pre-arranged on booking.

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