Queenborough to Maunsell Forts - Jetstream Tours

Jetstream Tours

Available to 5 September 2024
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Cruise from Queenborough to Maunsell Forts on one of the best boat trips in Kent

Offering exciting opportunities to glide along the River Medway and the famous River Thames, Jetstream Tours are proud to announce the largest passenger vessel to ever cruise the Thames Estuary! With a range of guided tours, boat trips and sightseeing cruises, there's something for everyone when you cruise with Jetstream Tours.

What will I see on my Maunsell Forts tour?

Set sail from Queenborough and cruise out into the Thames Estuary before visiting the famous World War 2 Maunsell Forts and the Red Sand Towers.

  • Enjoy a three hour cruise from Queenborough to the Maunsell Forts
  • Set sail from Queenborough and cruise past the Port of Sheerness
  • Enjoy a leisurely sail out into the Thames Estuary
  • Get up-close to the World War 2 monuments, which stand nine miles from Southend and five miles from Whitstable
  • Cruise for one hour and 15 minutes on the way to the towers, passing numerous Island forts that have guarded the Medway Estuary since the 1860's
  • Snap some unmissable photographs of the historical sites and local wildlife
  • Upon return, sail past the SS. Richard Montomery a wrecked American Liberty cargo ship
  • Enjoy knowledgeable and expert-led onboard audio commentary to accompany your tour
  • Grab a drink or light snack from the onboard bar so you can cruise and dine at the same time

"What a fantastic trip, great value for money and so informative. Would highly recommend. Sad to think that the maunsell forts may not stand in the future, so a must see before they are taken by the elements" - TripAdvisor

Enjoy a family-friendly cruise and set sail from Queenborough

About your Queenborough - Maunsell Forts Tour:

  • Duration: Three hours
  • Suitable for: All ages
  • Under 3's go free but must have a ticket
  • There are toilets and refreshments available onboard

"A trip right out into the Thames estuary for a close look at the impressive Maunsell forts. Accompanied throughout by a detailed and well-informed commentary on the surrounding history. shipping activity and wildlife." - TripAdvisor

Book your Maunsell Forts tour today, or check out the other trips available with Jetstream Tours.

Southend Pier Head,
Essex SS1 2EH
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How to find us

Please note: Meeting points for cruises may vary. Please ensure you have the correct meeting location before embarking on your tour. 

Queenborough to Maunsell Forts Meeting Point:

  • Meeting Point: Queenborough All-Tide Landing
  • Address: Queenborough All-Tide Landing, Crundells Wharf, Queenborough, ME11 5EL
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  • Toilets
  • Food and drink
  • Parking nearby

Whilst Jetstream Tours do their best to accommodate wheelchair users, unfortunately vessels and tours are not currently suitable for wheelchair users. 

Unfortunately, Jetstream Tours departing from Southend Pier are not dog-friendly.

All departure times are printed on your Jetstream Tours tickets. 

  • It's recommended that you arrive at least 30-45 minutes before departure time. 

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