FAQ – On the Island

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If you've any questions relating to your booking, crossing, or about the Isle of Wight in general, then you've come to the right place.

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On the island

There is so much to do on the Isle of Wight. For all the details you can visit our website and click on our ‘Do’ section.  This will also give you information on Tourist Information Points and you can even download our Wightlife magazine app for everything you need in one place.


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You can buy some Isle of Wight attraction tickets through the Wightlink website. When you book your ferry online you will be given the option of purchasing extras. Just select the attraction and the number of tickets.


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Once you’ve paid for your ferry travel and the attraction tickets you will be sent a confirmation email with your e-tickets attached. You must print off all the tickets as they will need to be presented at each attraction.


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You will just need to hand over your printed attraction ticket to gain entry. Have fun!


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Attraction tickets are valid for one entry, on your chosen day, for the duration of your stay on the Island.


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No, tickets are non-refundable.


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There are many things to see and do with your dog on the Isle of Wight and many of the Island attractions are happy to let dogs in. For dog friendly details visit our blog.


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Travelling around the Island couldn’t be easier and there are a range of options to help you cover every inch of its 23×13 miles! For all the ways to get around simply visit Getting Around.


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Find out the size of your vehicle by entering your registration number

At this time, this feature is only available for cars and vans

Registration number

E.g CU57ABC
Without any roofboxes, towbars, bicycle racks or trailers your vehicle should be:
Vehicle length

Vehicle height

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Choose your vehicle size manually here, you can find your vehicle height and width at Parkers.

Without any roofboxes, towbars, bicycle racks or trailers your vehicle should be:
Vehicle length

Vehicle height

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Is there anything on your vehicle which makes it longer or higher than the dimensions shown here, such as a bike rack, towbar or roof box, but excluding a trailer or caravan?

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Please select which type of vehicle you have

Below you will find all other vehicle types with some information around their size.
We recommend that you measure your vehicle before booking

Dangerous goods (including compressed gas etc. used for medical purposes) must be declared at least 24 hours before travel.

Camping gas canisters must be declared when you arrive at the port.

Please measure your motorcycle from your front wheel to the rear of your bike, including any extras which make the vehicle longer or taller such as a bike rack, towbar or roof box, but excluding a trailer or caravan.
Please measure your vehicle from your front bumper to the rear of your car, and from the bottom of your tyres to the roof of your car, including any extras which make the vehicle longer or taller such as a bike rack, towbar or roof box, but excluding a trailer or caravan.

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This information will be added to your booking