City Cruises Poole | Day Out With The Kids

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City Cruises Poole

  • Poole
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Tours and River Cruises, Tourist Attractions

Attraction Information

Referred to by some as the jewel of England’s south coast, by others as simply a brilliant day out; City Cruises Poole will take you on a journey across the waves to discover the beautiful Jurassic coastline.

There’s nothing quite like being out at sea - the wind in your hair and smell of seaweed are a welcome escape from landlubber life. Poole Harbour is a particularly lovely spot to catch some waves as it’s Europe’s largest natural harbour studded with beautiful bays and classic British beaches. A Cruise will give you plenty of time to marvel at the castle on Brownsea Island and view the famous houses at the Sandbanks.

In 70 minutes, travel along the Jurassic Coast and ask your guide to explain the historic significance of the area. The view is made up of dramatic drops, chalky white cliff faces and if you’re lucky, the odd puffin! Jump aboard the Sea Train Adventure to explore the area by rail and water or hop off at one of the water shows for a coastal education.

  • 70 minute round coastal cruise
  • Explore the Jurassic Coast and the islands of Poole harbour
  • Hop on at Poole, Swanage and Bournemouth
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Opening hours

Open daily 1st April to 29th October and selected winter weekends. The opening times for this attraction can vary. Please contact the attraction directly for more information.

Last Entry

There are set sailing times throughout the day.

Pricing

Adults from £10.00

Kids from  £5.00

Travel & Contact Information

Address

The Quay, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HJ, England

Phone number

02077 400400

Map

Website

Click here to visit City Cruises Poole's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Poole Quay Visitors car park BH15 1SB Swanage Pier Approach car park BH19 2AW

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, snacks are available.

Refreshments are available on every cruise. Licensed bars onboard, café bars, ice cream and snacks.

City Cruises Poole has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Yes, City Cruises Poole have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Pets are allowed

Additional Info

Weather

All sailings are subject to tide and weather permitting.

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