Best Tours and River Cruises In Dorset

We've rounded up the best tours and river cruises in Dorset in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 50 Dorset tours and river cruises to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tours and river cruises we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Dorchester Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Dorchester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Bring your little explorers to the Dorchester Mystery Treasure Trail, where history meets mystery… They’ll have to solve a whodunit on the hoof as yo...

City Cruises Poole

  • Poole
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

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 acr...

Wareham Boat Hire

  • Wareham
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Wareham Boat Hire Come and enjoy the river Frome from Wareham. See the yachts, birds and wildlife that frequent this beautiful place. Hire a motor bo...

Dreamboats

  • Wimborne Minster
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Get back to nature with Dreamboats , and hire a boat to take you and your family up the River Stour. Get closer to nature in a traditional rowing boa...

Poole Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Poole
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Hook out your magnifying glass and make like Sherlock on the Poole Mystery Treasure Trail. It’s a true test of your skills and tonnes of fun to boot....

The Corfe 4 Kids Treasure Trail

  • Corfe
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Corfe 4 Kids self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail is an ideal way to get the kids out exploring whilst trying to solve the treasure hu...

Moonfleet Adventure Sailing

  • Isle Of Portland
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Treat yourself to a day at sea with Moonfleet Adventure Sailing. Take a boat tour from Portland Marina in Dorset and prepare to soak in the views of...

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  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Take a break from the seven seas and bring your band of scallywags to the Bournemouth Gardens Treasure Hunt Trail. There’s a gold doubloon or two in...

Curious About Bournemouth

  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Bournemouth is a journey of discovery: an exciting glimpse into what makes this glorious seaside town what it is. Resident or just visi...

City Sightseeing Bournemouth Hop on Hop off Tour

  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

A City Sightseeing Bournemouth Hop on Hop off Tour is bursting with surf, sand and seaside fun. Cossies at the ready, everyone! With 18 stops to expl...

Bournemouth Codebreaking Walk

  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Bournemouth is not just about the seacoast! Discover another side of the city with the Tramble App’s Bournemouth Codebreaking Walk - famous novels, b...

The Bath Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Join Agent Templeton on The Bath Spy Mission Treasure Trail. See the sites of Bath while cracking  the case of the ballistic buns. Good luck! Sally L...

Salisbury City Guides

  • Salisbury
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Salisbury City Guides are led by professional Blue Badge guides who are passionate about sharing their knowledge of the city. There are 4 walks espec...

Christchurch Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Christchurch
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Never, across all the seven seas, has a treasure hunt been so terribly tricky. You and your crew will have to crack clues and unravel riddles to solv...

South West Deer Rescue

  • Crewkerne
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

South West Deer Rescue is a dedicated non profit centre which offers a unique up close experience with 5 different species of wild and semi-wild deer...

Burley Village of Witches Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Burley
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

There's clues to solve and discoveries to be made aplenty on the Burley Village of Witches self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. From 6 years to...

Lyme Regis Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Lyme Regis
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Hands up - who here loves eye spy? Good, as the Lyme Regis Treasure Hunt Trail is all about spotting the unseen and using your eagle eyes, so ready,...

The Salisbury Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Salisbury
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Set in the beautiful city of Salisbury, this 1 mile circular route is a self guided themed Treasure Trail perfect for families to share in the experi...

Lyme Rib Rides

  • Lyme Regis
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Take in a historic site of natural beauty - the Jurassic Coast - with Lyme Rib Rides. Rib is a sea term and stands for 'rigid inflatable boat'. The t...

Glastonbury Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Glastonbury
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

If your gang of pirates have a taste for treasure, the Glastonbury Treasure Hunt Trail will be the perfect day out. Just don’t forget your thinking c...

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