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Anyway, here's the basics for this trip:
|Travelling from||Greater London in June 2023|
|Accommodation||Full Board Glamping in Calbourne|
|PRICE PER PERSON||Less than £365|
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Everyone's boarded, the luggage is loaded up and the coach departs school for the journey to Southampton
Trip Diaries are distributed so that everyone has something to keep them quiet
If they arrive a little early, the students will spend some time in Mayflower Park adjacent to the ferry terminal where there's play equipment, ice cream vans and great views of the container port and cruise terminal.
Toilet stops will be taken as necessary
After a timely arrival at Southampton it's time to get off the coach and head upstairs to the open deck or the passenger lounge for a good look around. For many students, this will be their first time at sea
It's a 55 minute crossing to East Cowes on the Isle of Wight, across waters which are generally quite sheltered
Traditional Seaside Fun
Home to the world-famous Alum Bay coloured sands and the birthplace of ship-to-shore radio, The Needles Attraction offers a great trade-off beween learning and fun.
Up Close and Personal
Get up close and personal with the world-famous Needles! This short boat ride includes a detailed live commentary, which can be adapted to suit your age group or topic of interest.
Unusual and Exotic Zoo
Amazon World is no ordinary zoo - it is packed with a huge range of unusual rare and exotic animals - around 200 different species spanning the entire animal kingdom.
Fun Intro to Surfing
Taking place in the safe, sheltered waters of Sandown Bay, iSurf offers surfing and paddleboard introductory lessons for ages 8+
A Real "Call of Duty"!
Imagine having a whole children's soft play area to yourself for an evening ... darkened, full of smoke and lighting effects, pumping music and two teams of 10 hurling themselves around the place with laser guns!!
Quintessential Romantic Castle
Sitting high and proud at the heart of the Isle of Wight, Carisbrooke Castle has been an artillery fortress, king's prison and royal summer residence.
A purpose-built interactive dinosaur and fossil museum conserving the rich collection of artefacts discovered primarily on the Isle of Wight.
Crazy Golf Seaside Fun
Pirates Cove is an 18-hole pirate themed crazy golf course on Shanklin esplanade directly oppsite the beach, featuring pirates, waterfalls, caves, palm trees and a fully rigged pirate ship!
Splashing Good Fun!
The Isle of Wight's bounciest and wettest attraction with over 20 massive obstacles to tackle, plenty of free-fall slides and fun but challenging elements to explore.
88 acres of country park gives plenty of room for your school group to run free and let off some steam. With its big mix of features and attractions, Robin Hill makes a great day out and is excellent value for money.
Professional DJ Party Evening
The highlight of the week - one of our talented and experienced professional mobile DJs will lead the group through a 2 hour fun fest of music, lights, dancing and games (age appropriate).
The Model Village at Godshill is jam-packed full of meticulously and humourously crafted scale models of the local area in the early part of the 20th century. Leave the hustle and bustle of modern life at the gate and keep your eyes peeled for little islanders at work and play!
After a short drive to East Cowes it's time to get back on the ferry for the journey home to the "north island" as we call it...
It's a 55 minute crossing to Southampton on the mainland, and an ideal opportunity for everyone to eat a packed lunch before the onward journey
Back on the coach and now it's just a simple case of zipping up the motorway and back to school
The homeward journey should be a lot quieter than the drive down - hopefully everyone will be exhausted from having a great time here on the Isle of Wight and full of precious memories
Again, toilet stops will be taken as necessary