Book your Falkirk Wheel Boat Trip

Folks, we’re currently undertaking our annual MOT; boat trips resume on Sunday 2nd December ahead of Santa’s arrival on 15th December. Our playparks are also closed for the winter season and will reopen in March 2019. The Visitor Centre and Cafe will remain open Wednesday to Sunday between 11am and 4pm throughout the works.

Ticket Information & Opening Hours

Opening hours, ticket prices and boat trip times.

The 50 minute journey lifts the boat up to join the Union Canal 35m above and sails smoothly from The Falkirk Wheel onto the Union Canal before returning to your starting point at our Visitor Centre.


  • Adult £13.50
  • Concession £11.50 (anyone over 60, full time Student or Falkirk Council Tax Payer. We may ask to see proof of age or status)
  • Child (3-15yrs) £7.50
  • Child (under 3) Free
  • Family (2 adults + 2 children) £37.00
  • Family (2 adults + 3 children) £43.75
  • Family (2 adults + 4 children) £50.50
  • Registered Carers Free (please advise when booking) 

Boat Trip Times

We recommend you turn up at least 30 mins before your booked boat trip.
  • 11.30
  • 12.30
  • 14.00

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Winter Opening Hours

1st November 2018 to March 2019

We are open Wednesday to Sunday from 11am to 4pm

Our playparks are now closed for the winter season and will reopen in March 2019.

Dogs are allowed on-site but should be kept on leads, and we have water bowls for dogs at various points around the site. Only service dogs are allowed on the boat trips and in the visitor centre.