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Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole provided by City Cruises Poole

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Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 15/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 15/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Escape the crowds on land and enjoy unobstructed views of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jurassic Coast during a round-trip cruise to Swanage from Poole. Onboard commentary reveals points of interest and offers information on the history and culture of Dorset, while free time at the pier of Swanage Bay lets you explore at your own pace.
Highlights
  • Take a load off during a sightseeing cruise along the Jurassic Coast
  • Onboard commentary ensures you don't miss important sights
  • See the sights of the UNESCO-listed Jurassic Coast from a new perspective
  • Delve deeper into the history and culture of the area
Important Information
Departure Point
Poole, Poole, Dorset, England
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Commentary
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
71Reviews
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littlecarole53 wrote a review 23 Sep
Maidstone, United Kingdom66 contributions33 helpful votes
Interesting commentary and all the staff were friendly. It was a beautiful day so that made it even better. Struggled to get a seat outside due to the social distancing had to stand for the 1st hour or sit indoors.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Pauleen R wrote a review 16 Sep
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Lots to see great commentary felt safe in these times . Boat spacious and comfortable . Drinks and eats onboard.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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esther0412 wrote a review 15 Sep
Bristol, United Kingdom1 contribution
We really enjoyed the tour! It took just over two hours and the commentator/captain was really funny and informative! We cant wait to go again!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Barry S wrote a review 11 Sep
St Albans, United Kingdom866 contributions313 helpful votes
This particular trip was approx 2 and half hours of pleasure. The commentary was excellent and very clear. The views along the coastline were quite spectacular and offered some really good photo opportunities. Seating is both outside and inside, the lower deck having the drinks
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Deborah WJ wrote a review 7 Sep
Maidstone, United Kingdom71 contributions37 helpful votes
Booked online following a recommendation from Alex at the Lord Nelson. Easy to book and pay for and all info needed sent via email immediately. Dog friendly Got lucky with the weather, mainly sunny, which made a difference. We sat on top deck at the back, good position if it
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Date of experience: September 2020
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D9763EKjohna
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Harbour cruise
We had a great cruise around the harbour in the afternoon, the cruise was great very informative lovely sites of th
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Sarah C
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Brilliant sightseeing tour
Booked this tour through TripAdvisor and wasn't disappointed......covid rules in place...social distancing adhered
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Emma M
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Great
Lovely boat trip very interesting commentary! Saw lots of nice things around the harbour. The guys were nice and th
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Steppintime
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Very pleasant trip
Lovely boat trip around Sandbanks . The sea 🌊 wasn’t too choppy either so very pleasant . It was however really wi
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568jenniej
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Enjoyable
Very enjoyable, great commentary, very knowledgeable and humorous, the staff were friendly and made you feel very s
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Linda C
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Excellent value for money
A great trip for those who want to learn more about the Poole area. Very humorous and knowlegeable captain. Hard
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emilypE2418PT
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Don’t use the boat if you want to feel safe
The company has loosely placed string on some of the chairs, and posters on some to encourage social distancing. So
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Expedition809669
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Perfect cruise from Poole to Swanage
Had a wonderful trip with the company. If you arrive early you can book at the booth directly just before the ship
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Lynne A
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Very enjoyable trip.
Amazing views around the harbour, very tranquil on the way out though quite blowy on the way back. Excellent commen
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Christine M
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Great day out and value for money
We had a great day on 26/08/20. The cruise to Swanage was good with lots of interesting facts being given by the cr
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lee c
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Good trip
Good but not everyone social distanced. Not the companies fault. Great little trip round the islands
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BionicBanjo
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TOTAL RIP OFF NO TRIP PROVIDED DESPITE PRE BOOKING & PAYING
Total rip off. Having booked and paid for the bus + boat trip 2 days previously at the Tourist Information, Bournem
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ruthfrancesmary
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Poole harbour and islands cruise
Lovely trip around the harbour and islands with excellent commentary. Boarding point central location in Poole so g
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Mark H
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Good family boat tour .
Great tour relaxed for 2 hours looking at the local islands.booking is all online ,and all family ages are suitabl
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susanwS9431GJ
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Cruise Day Trip
What a fab Cruise around the islands around Poole Harbour. Lots to see. Lots of great information from the cruise c
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Key Details
  • Jurassic Coast, Brownsea Island, and 3 more
  • Duration: 2h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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