Clyde Ride

The Route

From the base at The Tall Ship next to the Riverside Museum the fast boat trip takes you upstream under the bridges to the red/white/black Portland Street footbridge where we turn and head back down river to the Govan shipyards. From there we head back to base.

Duration Of The Ride

Approx 20 mins depending on the speed of the boat

Cost Of The Ride

£10 for adults £5 for under 14s


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    This is Glasgow like you’ve never seen it before! Kitted out in your safety gear, the wind whizzing through your hair, the famous landmarks speed past you as you view Scotland’s most Exciting and vibrant city from our fast powerboats. This is a boat trip on the Clyde like you have never experienced before!


    It’s all fun and excitement on the “Clyde Ride”…. scream if you want to go faster! The kids Love it! Mind you so do the adults!


    Booking Information

    From 1st April till 30th SeptemberThe Clyde Ride fast boat trip times are

  • 1pm
  • 2pm
  • 3pm
  • 4pm
  • 4.30pm
  • For groups of 6 or more persons it is best to book ahead. For smaller parties and individuals its best to book when you arrive at the ticket office at the Tall Ship. If you are concerned that you might have to wait a while what we do is put extra trips on so you should never have long to wait

    Out of season between 1st October and 30th March

    For groups of at least 6 passengers rides can be booked ahead of time, for individuals and smaller parties please contact us using any of the above methods to find out how many and what times the trips are at as we make the decision based on observations of the weather and river conditions

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