The Hovercraft Experience
• Come and enjoy an exhilarating ride with this fantastic hovercraft experience
• Fly inches off the ground on Cornwall’s only purpose built hovercraft course
High-Speed thrills with Cornwalls only Hovercraft driving experience! The Hovercraft Experience is now open to welcome you to their exhilarating ‘Hover track at Perranporth Airfield , on the beautiful Cornish Coast.
Flying solo, 30cms above the ground in our race-winning ‘Snapper’ Hovercraft, you’ll be individually taught by your instructor. Following a safety briefing, you’ll learn how to drive these incredible machines and quickly progress to flying around the challenging Hover track.
The Hover track gives you the full hovercraft experience – you’ll fly over both land and water along fast straights and tricky corners as you slip and slide sideways around the circuit. With your final lap timed from a standing start – will you be fast enough to join the top ten leader board and return for the Race-Of-Champions held each year?
Want a ride?
For those that are lucky enough to be under 14 or just want to experience a hovercraft without driving, we can give rides in our Marlin II Beast hovercraft. A five lap spin around the track with one of our instructors costs £15.00
Who can take part?
You’ll need to be a minimum of 14 years old (for insurance purposes) and in reasonably good physical condition. Ask yourself if you could ride a rollercoaster or thrill ride at a theme park – if not, then it’s likely that driving a hovercraft may be too demanding for you.
Info you need!
All drivers and passengers must wear clothes that cover top and bottom whilst driving the hovercraft and closed shoes, Wear old clothes and be prepared to get a bit wet and muddy! We’ll provide a crash helmet, buoyancy and earplugs – and waterproofs in the event of poor weather. We have the use of toilets and there is a cafe on tha Airfield.