The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has announced it will be operating day trips from the Isle of Man to a variety of top leisure and golf destinations in England and Ireland between April and August.

Destinations include Woodvale Rally, Grand National, Alton Towers, Trafford Centre, Chester Zoo, Cheshire Oaks, Tatton Park Flower Show, Camelot Theme Park, Gullivers World, Southport Flower and Air Show and to some of the best golf courses either side of the River Mersey.

The ever popular day excursions to Fleetwood, Dublin, Belfast and Whitehaven are also now available for booking.

Ferry only tickets start at just £19 for children under 16 and £29 for adults.

Inclusive packages have been arranged which in many cases include ferry travel, on board meal vouchers plus coach transfers to/from the destination, prices for these packages start at just £36 for children under 16 and £44 for adults

The golf day trips offer excellent value and start at just £95 per person and include ferry travel, on board meal vouchers, coach transfers, and a round of golf

Chief Executive, Mark Woodward said: ‘I am delighted that we are able to offer passengers the opportunity to spend a day in some fantastic places and at some great events. The variety of trips and dates will hopefully enable us to cater for everyone. We wish our passengers a wonderful time, wherever they decide to visit.’

For more details or to book any of the trips please call 661661 or call into the Ferry Travel Shop in the Sea Terminal.

Copies of the 2009 Day Excursion Get Away Guide can be collected from the Ferry Travel Shop or are available for download at