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Hovercraft Flying for One Special Offer 1011349

4 out of 5 (based on 35 reviews)
Location: Lutterworth - Leicestershire
For 1 person
Valid for 12 months
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It’s not every day you get to race over land and sea at the same course and in the same vehicle - that is unless the day happens to be when you take up this amazing hovercraft experience! Choose from three specially designed courses across the country to test your skills over land and water in these marvellous machines. Your experience will vary slightly dependent on the course you choose, but all will include expert tuition from a fully qualified and experienced instructor as well as the chance to partake in a number of fun challenges to hone your skills. You will also have the chance to set the fastest time you can around the track with various prizes on offer for the quickest circuit! Whether you win the time trial or not, you will walk away with fantastic memories of a truly unique race day

What's included?
  • Full induction and safety briefing
  • Time on the track completing various challenges against other competitors (In Leicestershire all challenges are solo)
  • A time trial to attempt the quickest time, with prizes on offer
What do I need to know?
  • All our vouchers are fully flexible and can be redeemed against our huge range of experiences
  • Available on weekends on selected dates at Leicestershire
  • You must be over 14 years at Leicestershire
  • Maximum weight 127kg/20 stone
  • The craft reaches speeds of up to 40mph at the Leicestershire location
  • There will between 10 and 14 other people on your course dependent on location
  • You need no previous experience to participate
  • In Leicestershire the racing will be time trial, relay based and you will not race against other participants
  • You should allow 1 an a half hours at the venue
  • All dates are subject to availability


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Customer Reviews
4 out of 5 (based on 35 reviews)
Great experience
29 July 2019
A really great couple of hours! Weather wasn't good (very rainy) but that didn't dampen the experience - just had wet knees at the end! The location was good and easy to find, and the staff were great - friendly and helpful, with a great instructor to help you along the way. This was a top class experience - really good fun and something a little different from the norm.
Age: 45-54
Occasion: Birthday
A great activity
23 April 2019
This is a great activity to try made even better by Marc's enthusiasm to help you get the most out of it. His knowledge and ability to teach are excellent. The only negative is not getting to spend longer in the craft.... Thanks Marc and team, hopefully see you again sometime.
Age: 35-44
Occasion: Birthday
Superb experience
10 February 2017
Really good fun. Excellent teachers, took a bit of time to get a handle on the controls but once done was really flying. Great races.
Age: Under 18
Occasion: Birthday
12 October 2015
Really fun few hours, would recommend. Much harder to control than they look but once you get the hang of them they are great fun. Only downside would be that there is not enough time spent in the hovercraft. I would have preferred getting to spend a lot more time in there especially at the beginning to gain confidence and control. Would do it again if there was an advanced or more involved experience.
Age: 35-44
Occasion: Birthday
Great Fun
15 July 2015
Light hovercraft have matured over the past 35 years, This experience lets people with no experience get to grips with the basics, Flying light hovercraft that are ideal for the novice. Easy to control and great fun.
porky pig
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Christmas
Excellent Experience
21 June 2015
Well run event, went to axceler-8 in Leciestershire Great time had by all, only 5 in group so plenty of runs in the hovercraft
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Christmas
01 November 2014
Every six months i purchase an activity from buy a gift and I am aIways more than happy normally . I would strongly NOT recommend this gift to a friend or family ! Just a overgrown field with two TINY puddles ! (not as described in the pictures) Spent half the time waiting for the BOYS running the show to repair the hovercrafts ! At one point my family member said " lets just go " but after spending £80 and a days holiday off work i was reluctant but considering leaving ! Buy a gift in my experience prior to this has always been amazing ! But on this occasion shocking ! I really do hope this was just a one off and in future i will still be happy. Buy a gift team please get rid off this experience as it really is making a bad name for yourself ! I hope this is just one awful experience on your list and not one of many !
Response from Buyagift
By Natasha, Customer Services, 29 Feb 2016
Hello, Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. I do apologise that you were extremely dissatisfied with your experience. I have passed your comments over to our relevant department for further review. Your feedback is much appreciated.
Age: 25-34
Occasion: Birthday
Hovercraft Experience
05 October 2014
The hovercraft experience was good it was a little difficult to find the Veniew. The instructor explained the controls and the course well. The various races made the event even more fun.
Age: 35-44
Occasion: Birthday
brought as a xmas gift
27 September 2014
Was fab weather nice brought for a 16 year old for xmas but me nd his dad joined in excerlant day at Lutterworth
Age: 25-34
Occasion: Christmas
A brilliant time had by all
18 September 2014
There were 5 of us doing this hovercraft experience and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. The instructors were really lovely friendly and helpful. It takes a little while to get the hang of the hovercraft but it's still great fun trying. Got to race each other in teams. I would definitely recommend this experience.
Age: 35-44
Occasion: Christmas
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