From Poole to Swanage: 2-Hour Jurassic Coastal Cruise

From Poole to Swanage: 2-Hour Jurassic Coastal Cruise

From $20.62 per person

Cruise from Poole Harbour to Swanage on a 2-hour round-trip cruise and see some of Dorset's greatest landmarks. Pass Brownsea Island, Sandbanks, and the Old Harry Rocks, as you head towards the historical British seaside resort of Swanage.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Cruise past the picturesque Jurassic Coastaline
  • Admire luxurious houses on Sandbanks Peninsula
  • Listen to live commentary and find out interesting facts about the area
  • Sail past Brownsea, Furzey, Green, Long, and Round Islands
Full description
Begin your trip at Poole Harbour and board an open deck boat fitted with seating and comfortable saloons. From here, you will be taken on a journey through 185 million years of history along the Jurassic Coastline. On your cruise pass a number of Dorset's most famous landmarks like the golden beaches of Sandbanks, Brownsea Island, and the Old Harry Rocks, named after a notorious pirate. Enjoy expert commentary from your captains as you glide by. Once reaching Swanage, head back towards Poole and capture the perfect picture of the famous chalk formations from the boat's outer deck.
Includes
  • 2-hour round-trip cruise from Poole to Swanage
  • Live commentary
  • Drinks and snacks (available for purchase at the fully licensed cash bar)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    Vouchers to be redeemed at the red boat booking kiosk on Poole Quay. Boarding starts 15 minutes prior departure. Poole Quay is a 15 minute walk from Poole Train Station and Poole Main Bus Station. Nearest Car Park: Quay visitors multi–storey car park is only around the corner. Address: Old Orchard, Poole BH15 1SB

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Please note that cruises are subject to weather, tide, and sea conditions
    • Not suitable for wheelchair users
    • You will spend 20 minute at Swanage before returning back to Poole
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 / 5

    based on 107 reviews

    Review summary

    • Transportation
      4.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.8/5
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    Enjoyable cruise and good commentary. Seating on top was poor just sitting on life jacket storage. Should have proper seating

    July 21, 2021

    Informative & pleasant trip

    July 21, 2021

    Given 4 stars because of the confusion over where to activate online ticket. Told one kiosk, queued in extreme heat only to be told a different one, and finally a third kiosk. Eventually we were directed back down the quayside. Please give correct information.

    July 21, 2021

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    Product ID: 298260