Visit the home of HMS Queen Elizabeth
Find the perfect view of HMS Queen Elizabeth from three different vantage points across the historic dockyard from the poop deck of HMS Victory, the viewing platform at the National Museum of the Royal Navy and on a Harbour Tour.
HMS Queen Elizabeth is currently away
As of 1 April, HMS Queen Elizabeth is currently away from Portsmouth Naval Base. We are often told the same day as her return - so we're unable to tell you when she'll be back. Please stay posted to social media and this webpage for more information soon.
About HMS Queen Elizabeth
The £3billion aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth is one of the most advanced warships ever built by the Royal Navy and will be on operations for the next 50 years. The new Queen Elizabeth class carrier is 35 times the size of Nelson’s famous flagship HMS Victory and four times her length.
Six UK shipyards were commissioned to build HMS Queen Elizabeth with 11,000 people involved in the construction process. The nation's newest flagship will proudly sit alongside in dock across from Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
Find the perfect vantage point
Start your adventure at HMS Victory and climb the stairs to the historic poop deck. Take in the scale of Britain's largest aircraft carrier, before visiting the viewing platform at The National Museum of the Royal Navy.
Head out on the water on a Harbour Tour and get up close and personal. See the scale of this gigantic ship and marvel at the ingenuity behind her design. With your Full Navy Ticket in hand, get ready to view HMS Queen Elizabeth from three unique vantage points.
See Portsmouth Harbour live
Rediscover Portsmouth Harbour from the comfort of your own home with our HMS Warrior webcam.
The camera records live and moves between different points. From Portsmouth Naval Base to Spitbank Fort, get a closer look at what's happening in the harbour area.
Never miss a moment again with our high definition Warrior camera today.
HMS Queen Elizabeth is currently away from Portsmouth Naval Base from Monday 1 April. We do not know when she will return. The Royal Navy does not inform us about her movements. We're often told the very same day of her arrival. For up to date shipping movements, please use an online shipping tracker for precise whereabouts.
Visitors are able to view the aircraft carrier from three distinct viewing platforms across the Historic Dockyard. HMS Queen Elizabeth is an active vessel, operated by the Royal Navy. Because of this, visitors are unable to visit the aircraft carrier but are able to view it clearly from different viewing platforms only.
You can see HMS Queen Elizabeth from three different vantage points across the Historic Dockyard. From the poop deck of HMS Victory, the viewing platform at the National Museum of the Royal Navy and on a Harbour Tour.