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High Cross Hovercraft

Coventry Road | Highcross Business Park, Sharnford LE10 3PG, England
+44 7952 643778
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Fantastic experience

I booked this for a gift for my husband, and he in return also booked me in to try it! I was a bit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Banana88
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Nottingham
Great Experience

Really enjoyed the experience. Told about by a friend and the day didn't disappoint. Chris did a... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
kevomagpie
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Coventry Road | Highcross Business Park, Sharnford LE10 3PG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this for a gift for my husband, and he in return also booked me in to try it! I was a bit wary at the thought to be honest but by the end of my first attempt around the training area I was...More

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Chris D, Owner at High Cross Hovercraft, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for those kind comments. We try to ensure that you have a great time here. See you soon, Chris

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Really enjoyed the experience. Told about by a friend and the day didn't disappoint. Chris did a great job explaining how to control the hover craft and was able to progress to a couple of fast laps around the track which was fantastic fun. Defiantly...More

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Chris D, Owner at High Cross Hovercraft, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for these kind words. Please spread the word. We enjoy watching participants progress. Chris

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My husband purchased this as a Christmas present for me. I waited until the better weather to use the voucher. Booking online was easy and email communication was good. Tutor was down to earth and explained things very well. There was some waiting around between...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

What an absolutely brilliant time I had! Wasn't sure what to expect but Chris was very welcoming and made everything fun. He explained things clearly even if sometimes I didn't follow through with his instructions lol. I would recommend the Taster Plus where you get...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Bought 2 taster sessions for son and nephew via Groupon. Ok for half price but I don't think the session or facilities (none) would warrant £79 each. The boys really enjoyed driving the hovercraft but not so much the standing around which made up the...More

1  Thank 19su64
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Chris D, Owner at High Cross Hovercraft, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Hi Su, I am sorry you feel this way. In order to minimise the cost per person, there will be some time where you will not be at the controls. With Groupon vouchers we do not have much margin. With only operating in small groups...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

My son (12 years old) got the taster session for a Christmas present from his Granddad, we didn't know what to expect but booked the session for a Saturday morning in February. There is no need to have any experience driving one of these as...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Treated my brother to a taster session as a 50th birthday present. 3 of us went along and joined up with other customers to make 7 in total. I've driven loads of things, on loads of surfaces, with 2; 3; & 4 wheels (and even...More

1  Thank HeadOps
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I always wanted to try driving a hovercraft and the experience was not disappointing. Very patient instructor called Chris who taught us the basics. Will be going back again. Suitable for all ages over 16 YO.

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Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

I would highly recommend high cross Chris and Josh were fantastic hosts as well as tutors They not only was patient with the children whilst they were learning they even managed to get me round the track without crashing Overall a great experience that has...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

I bought this as a present for my husband Chris & Josh were very good tutors & very patient. We spectators had a brilliant vantage point right by the track The time that my husband and the other 4 participants had each was good value...More

Thank Christina C
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