City Cruises Poole

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Things To Do Category: Attractions, Boat Trips, and Wildlife and Nature

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    City Cruises Poole offer daytime and evening cruises which operate daily from Poole Quay on Dorset’s premier vessel The Solent Scene

    Enjoy a two hour non landing coastal cruise or a day cruise from Poole Quay and sail along the magnificent coastline with the mighty cliffs of Ballard Down and Old Harry Rocks to bustling Swanage Pier. If you have a bit longer time, why not explore the charming Victorian resort and take a picnic to Durlston Country Park or the award-winning Steam Railway to Corfe Castle.

    Alternatively enjoy a boat trip through Poole Harbour, Europe’s largest natural Harbour. You will pass the beautiful beaches and bays of the Harbour and around the islands, cruising close to Brownsea Island and its castle and viewing the famous houses at Sandbanks.

    During School holidays there are fireworks displays along the coastline. Join City Cruises Poole for a fantastic cruise through Poole’s magnificent harbour, enjoy a drink or two from their bar and relax under the stars before enjoying the best view of the stunning fireworks display from the sea!

    City Cruises Poole also offer trips from Bournemouth. You will take a sightseeing bus from Bournemouth to Poole, with a detailed commentary on route showing points of interest including the lovely Lilliput and famous houses at Sandbanks. On arrival at Poole Quay you will join one of their vessels to enjoy a cruise through beautiful Poole Harbour and along the start of the Jurassic Heritage Coast over to Swanage.

    Full details, sailing times and prices can be found on the City Cruises Poole website.

    Their fleet of boats are designed to give you the best vantage point of sea life. Sit back, relax and enjoy the views either from the open air upper deck or comfortable saloon. On all boats you’ll find fully stocked bars serving a range of hot and cold refreshments and light snacks.

    Tickets can be purchased at City Cruises Poole ticket office at Poole Quay – look for the Red & White kiosk, at Swanage pier, online at or by calling +44 (0)20 77 400 400.

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    Book online and save 10% on all sightseeing tickets!

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