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City Cruises Poole

Open today: 09:00 - 15:45
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Dorset's No.1 cruise operator with a wide range of cruises departing from Poole Quay, Swanage Pier, there's something for every taste. For more information please visit our website or our ticket office at Poole Quay pier.
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The Quay Poole, Poole BH15, England
+44 20 7740 0400
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The weather wasn't great for our cruise around Poole Harbour but that didn't spoil our trip. The commentary was very informative, the staff very friendly and at £10 a ticket very good value indeed.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank joshi15
Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

Had a lovely trip with city cruises,very good commentary & nice staff,£10.00 was worth the trip,although he did mention you could get the ferry to France for the day £12,learnt alot of interesting facts! Well done City Cruises

Thank Yogibear5
Reviewed 12 February 2019

great trip my friends and godchildren enjoyed themselves in a healthy and informative trip seeing nature up close. Very good value

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 February 2019

I know Poole Harbour quite well as I learned to sail there some years ago, however my wife and daughter had never been round it. The 2 hour cruise was exactly as advertised visiting a large area of the harbour and its islands. Staff were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

Had a gorgeous, sunny cruise through Poole harbour with City Cruises this morning. Very nice 70 minute cruise with live commentary, really enjoyed it even if the seas were a bit rough today.

Thank Shinylifeforme
Reviewed 26 January 2019

I think our cruise was a little longer than the advertised cruise, we got a little stuck on the bottom heading round the harbour and took a few goes to get off. The weekend we were there must have been one of the first of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Richsawsedges
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Had 2 fantastic cruises one round Poole harbour,Brownsea Island and Sandbanks, and the other to Swanage and a ride on the Swanage steam railway,excellent value and the crew on both trips were very attentive and helpful,my wife has mobility problems and I was concerned about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Kelvin155
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I booked the harbour cruise after my toddler said she wanted to be a pirate and go on a boat for her 3rd birthday. The staff couldn’t have been more accomodatimg They said we could come in early and set up and the captain did...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hessie J
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Wonderful experience and most informative crew, found it really beautiful and interesting. Absolutely excellent customer service from this company

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Philippa80
Reviewed 23 October 2018

The cruise around the islands off Poole is a fantastic trip. The commentary was informative without being annoying. Well worth the money. Would go again if I was around the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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5 March 2019|
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Response from Philippa80 | Reviewed this property |
Multi storey near the quay has quite a lot of space
2 March 2019|
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Response from Philippa80 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I parked in Poole Quay multi storey car park and cannot remember what I paid I'm afraid
23 June 2018|
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Response from Philippa80 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we did see Puffins on our cruise from Swanage past Tilly Whim caves and along that coast although not many they were nesting in the cliffs and diving for fish. Delightful