All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Boat Trips

City Cruises Poole

City Cruises Poole, The Quay, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1BQ
020 7740 0400
Average time spent - 1 hours
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City Cruises in Poole, Dorset offer scenic boat tours of the area including harbour and island excursions. They offer a number of cruises including a Poole harbour and islands circular cruise, Swanage Jurassic circular cruise, Swanage to Poole return, bird-watching cruise, evening tours and more.

On the harbour and islands cruise, you will be able to take in fantastic views on their open deck as you pass Brownsea Island, Sandbanks Peninsula, Studland Bay and more. There is live commentary from the Captain and there is also a lower saloon lounge that includes seating and a fully licensed bar. The tour takes around 70 minutes. The cruise does not stop anywhere.

The Swanage Jurassic circular cruise is a much longer cruise at 2 hours and 15 minutes. The boat tour will give you vast panoramas of sky, sea and sand as you pass monumental chalk formations of Old Harry Rocks, Studland Bay, Sandbanks Golden mile and into Europe’s largest natural harbour and more. There is live commentary from the Captain plus indoor and outdoor seating.

Please note – Most places may still require you to pre-book online in advance. Some venues also still have certain areas closed for safety reasons. Please check their website and/or social media pages before visiting.

FAQ and Further Information City Cruises Poole

Is there food and drink available?

Snacks and drinks plus a bar are available on the cruises.

What are the main things to do?

Cruises out to sea around the coastline of Poole and the Jurassic coastline. There are toilets and a bar on the cruise boats.

What are the ticket prices?

*Mid-range to high-priced
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range – higher-priced. As there is such a wide variety of cruises on offer pricing does vary. The Poole Harbour and islands cruise costs £12 per adult, £7.50 per child age 5-16, under 5s are free. Family tickets are available.

Is there parking?

There is no official parking. There are good transport links in the area plus parking nearby where charges will apply.

When are they open?

The cruises run for most of the year, although they do not run in bad weather. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Dogs are welcome on board and must be kept on a lead.

Are they accessible?

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