Poole Harbour and Island Cruise from Poole

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Destination: United Kingdom, England, Poole

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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Poole
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Enjoy a spectacular and relaxing 75-minute cruise around the largest natural harbour in Europe, and get some great views of the beautiful harbour islands and world famous Sandbanks! With four daily departures, this popular cruise commences from Poole Quay, situated in the traditional harbour town of Poole on the picturesque Dorset coast, and starts with a trip through the harbour, formed in the last ice-age, and continues around Brownsea Island, before returning to Poole Quay.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Brownsea Island, Poole BH13 7EE England

Sail past historic Brownsea Island and it's Castle. Home to the Red Squirrel and incredible wildlife, you will get a taste for nature.

Pass By: Sandbanks Beach, Banks Road, Poole BH13 7QQ England

Set sail past the golden beaches of Sandbanks and its famous Millionaire's Row. Get an up close view of the stunning homes belonging to the Sandbanks area, and the picturesque surrounding views.

Pass By: Poole Harbour, Poole England

Sail through Europe's largest natural harbour on this cruise, where you will learn all about it's history and see the surrounding islands that call Poole Harbour home.

Stop At: City Cruises Poole, The Quay Poole, Poole BH15 England

Return to Poole Quay, where you can explore the other cruises we offer at City Cruises Poole.

Duration: 1 hour

  • Live commentary on board

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
Departure Point

City Cruises - Poole, The Quay, Poole BH15 1BQ, UK

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


1 hour 15 minutes

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews


26 Oct, 2021

Two very excited kids who had been longing for the trip. Very good narrative from a well informed skipper.


26 Oct, 2021

Had a lovely relaxing harbour cruise today. The weather was the only thing that wasn't enjoyable.Great informative commentary and a lovely,friendly crew.

Carmel B

26 Oct, 2021

I thought it was a great value for money boat trip. Easy to move around the boat to get views from all angles. Interesting information about the sights. Staff were friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend.


22 Oct, 2021

The cruise was reasonably priced and a great excursion. The tour guide was amazing and informative. Good value for money too!


10 Oct, 2021

The trip was really good and the best part was hearing the guide. There is so much history in this area and the guide was so knowledgeable we learnt so much!

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