Posted on September 07, 2021

When does your festival normally begin? Once you get your wristband on? Once that last tent peg is finally hammered in? Start your weekend in style by boarding the Nordic Spirit festival ferry* and make your journey to the cinch presents the Isle of Wight Festival all part of the weekend adventure. 

Our partners Nordic Spirit are offering FREE passage across The Solent aboard its special festival ferry with live DJs, dancing, make-up stations and more to help you get yourself festival ready as soon as you leave the dock. With a seat booked, a drink in your hand and a decent tune on the decks,  you can arrive at the festival the right way without having to wait until you’re inside the main gate to get started. 

And after the festival wraps up, the ferry will be waiting to look after you with breakfast bites and chill-out tunes to ease you back to the mainland on the way home. 

Setting sail from Southampton, the Nordic Spirit festival ferry will be departing on the 16th and 17th of September at 11am, 2pm and 5pm, and returning on the 20th September at 10am, 1pm and 4pm.  Tickets are completely free for anyone who books, and you can reserve a place for up to six people, who all must be over 18.

Tickets are limited per sailing and are allocated on a first come first serve basis, so follow the link below to complete the online booking form and sort your seat on the Nordic Spirit festival ferry. 


  • Book online at
  • The ferry will be departing on the 16th and 17th September, at 11am, 2pm and 5pm. And returning on the 20th September at 10am, 1pm and 4pm from Southampton to Cowes. 
  • You must be 18+ and an existing nicotine user to book to travel on the ferry.
  • You can book up to 6 ferry tickets, all passengers must be 18+
  • Spaces are limited to 150 per crossing to the festival and 300 per crossing on the return. Allocated on a first come first served basis.

*Ferry T&Cs apply – read more details here


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