Gift Experiences

Great gift ideas for every adventurer 

Unique experiences for friends and family in 2018 

Are you looking for the perfect present for a loved one this Christmas? Our events offer fun-filled and unique experiences. From our Rum and Gin Festival to The Subaquatic Steampunk Weekend – we’ve got something for every adventurer.

Rum Experience


Exclusive Rum Dinner

31 August 2018 (7pm - 11pm) 

Calling all rum lovers! Come onboard HMS Warrior 1860 for an exclusive rum experience. Dine on one of the world’s most famous warships with a three course meal, half a bottle of wine and welcome drinks.

Guests will be introduced to hand-selected rums from all over the world as well as talks on each blend. A three course meal will be served with live music and entertainment provided throughout the night. 

Rum Festival

Rum and Gin Festival 2018

1 September 2018 (7pm - 10.30pm) 

A rum and gin taste adventure waits for one and all. Explore two decks full of rum and gin onboard HMS Warrior for an unforgettable experience.

Listen to our experts as they talk about how to drink your tipple. Exotic cocktails will be available to purchase from our dedicated rum and gin bar as you kick-back and listen to live music from local artists. Last year’s event sold out – so don’t forget to buy your tickets quickly!


Steampunk 2018

The Subaquatic Steampunk Weekend 2018

29 - 30 September 2018 (10am - 5pm) 

Get your aviator googles at the ready and join the steampunk revolution. Our annual splendiferous weekend returns, packed full of steampunk-inspired Victoriana. Enjoy live music and entertainment, relax and sample alcoholic delights in the gin and beer tent or watch our boutique steampunk fashion show.

Step on to HMS Alliance, the incredible Cold War submarine at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport on show with levers, lights and gadgetry.

Top questions


Find out what to expect when you buy a gift experience ticket for one of our events and how the process works. Read our list of frequently asked questions to learn more about unique experiences for friends and family in 2018 from Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. 


  • Our events provide the perfect gift idea for friends and family. Simply buy your event ticket as normal and you’ll be sent a printable confirmation email which can be used as part of your gift to that special someone

  • As a gift idea, each ticket gives you the flexibility to package it the way you want. Similar to other ticket websites, you’ll receive a confirmation email to say you have purchased the ticket. You could print the ticket to place in a card or alongside something else as a present. You control how you package it as part of a gift.

  • As the ticket purchaser, your details are used against the billing address as proof of purchase. Our system generates a unique ticket reference number which friends and family can use on the day.

  • It’s really important you check the availability of the individual before purchasing – without making it to obvious. We appreciate the surprise element of event tickets however we are unable to provide refunds or transfer tickets for another event instead of the one purchased.


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