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Every 30 minutes from 10.30. Cost £12 per Adult return, 20 minutes outward & 40 minutes return. We... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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We must have done this trip 8/9 times and love it. Very informative skipper who tells you all... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Westbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Every 30 minutes from 10.30. Cost £12 per Adult return, 20 minutes outward & 40 minutes return. We enjoyed our boat trip 2 decks with toilets small kiosk for drinks. Informative about various things worth mentioning. On the return journey you have a tour of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Clivey57
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We must have done this trip 8/9 times and love it. Very informative skipper who tells you all about the different islands in the bay. It was quite cold and windy when we went but lots of space downstairs which is sheltered. Costs £12 each...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AngelaM007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly obliging crew .plenty of seating both inside and out and the service was prompt and reasonably priced .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 18 January 2019

This visit was actually in August 2016. Take a very pleasant short boat ride to Brownsea Island it's good value and they also offer various other cruises too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thedealhunter2018
Reviewed 12 January 2019

The best way to get you to the Island of Brownsea, reasonable price and fairly comfortable trip. Can get busy in the summer time.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cjay407
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We use the ferries, to relax and see all the other sights in the harbour. You can see the million pound properties alone Sandbank, all the islands, branksea castle or take the ferry along the Jurassic coast.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank louisedR6463BN
Reviewed 5 December 2018

I never tire of going to Brownsea Island. Wonderful nature, red squirrels, woodland walks. Peaceful, bird life and wildlife in abundance.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Angela S
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Took the trip on a windy day. Could not do the Swanage trip owing to the weather. Nice helpful crew. Boat very clean. Plenty of safety equipment.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dtinuk
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Fabuloso for a fun windy bouncy ride around the islands with running commentary. The crew is highly skilled sea-farers so you'll feel and be very safe out on the water. Dogs allowed and enjoy the wind blowing up their snouts. Youngsters are bemused but it's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Richard P
Reviewed 20 November 2018

What's not to like about this ferry ride across to gorgeous Brownsea Island. It's pleasant, short, great views from all seats and staff keep you safe. Always runs on time & boats seem in good repair.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank elizabethlV6977MN
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24 July 2018|
Response from CarrotCakeBaker | Reviewed this property |
I did see several bikes locked on the rails just before the dock to the ferry.
24 September 2017|
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Response from Andyhw27 | Reviewed this property |
Cheaper ferry is from Sandbanks as it is a shorter crossing (£6.50 as I recall) Free access to island if you are a NT member.