Book your Falkirk Wheel Boat Trip

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 £12.95
  • Concession £11.00 (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) £1.50
  • Family (2 adults + 2 children) £36.00
  • Family (2 adults + 3 children) £42.75
  • Family (2 adults + 4 children) £49.50
  • Registered Carers Free (please advise when booking) 

Santa Boat Trip Prices:

  • £13.95 per person
  • Under 1’s £2.00

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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

We are open from Wednesday to Sunday: 11am to 4pm with the exception of the following:

  • Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th December: 11am to 8pm
  • Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd December: 11am to 8pm
  • Sunday 24th December: 11am to 4pm

We are closed on:

  • Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th December
  • Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd January
The water play parks and play park will be closed until Spring 2018.