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Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole

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Poole, United Kingdom

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Overview

Settle in for a round-trip cruise from Poole to Swanage, and see the renowned Jurassic Coast from the water. As you listen to the captain’s commentary, gaze out at the sights of Poole Harbour, Sandbanks, and Brownsea Island. Travel along the UNESCO-listed Jurassic Coast, learn about its geology, and look out for key landmarks such as Old Harry Rocks and Studland Bay.
  • 2-hour round-trip Jurassic Coast cruise from Poole
  • Cruise through Poole Harbour and past Sandbanks
  • Look out at Brownsea Island and its striking castle
  • See the UNESCO-listed Jurassic Coast from the water
  • Learn about Old Harry Rocks from the captain’s commentary
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Departure Point

Poole, Poole, Dorset, England

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Head to Poole Quay at 10:30am, 1pm, or 3:45pm, and then step aboard your boat for your cruise.

Make yourself comfortable, and listen to your captain’s commentary as you cruise through Poole Harbour, admiring views of Brownsea Island with its 16th-century castle. Look out over the manmade Blue Lagoon, and gaze at the plush houses of Sandbanks — a sought-after neighborhood that lines the coast.

Now out on the open sea, you’ll cruise onward along the Jurassic Coast, England’s first natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. Renowned for its prehistoric remains, the coastal area boasts fascinating geological sites such as Old Harry Rocks, Swanage Bay, and Studland Bay.

After a quick stop at the Victorian pier of Swanage Bay, you’ll cruise back to the start point in Pool where your experience ends.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Jurassic Coast
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Brownsea Island
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Poole Harbour
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Old Harry Rocks
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
City Cruises Poole
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY City Cruises

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole.

Reviews

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star-2
VERY DISAPPOINTING!!!
Glynn_G
, Oct 2020
We traveled from Milford on sea just to go on a cruise around the jurassic coast and was looking even more forward to old Harry's rocks. Neither happened. This was yesterday 19th October and the weather was lovely and calm. When we got off the boat we asked the kiosk lady why and she said it was due to the weather. Had we of been told this before we boarded the boat, we wouldn't of wasted our hard earned cash. VERY Disappointing!!!
star-5
Great trip around the coast
Ros_d
, Oct 2020
Lovely trip around the Jurassic headland Informative guide as well as amazing views. Happy to recommend this to anyone
star-5
Fantastic trip on the water
Jenny
, Sep 2020
Loved the cruise on Thursday morning. Was very interestingly narrated with lots of sites of interest pointed out! Learnt so much. Loads of space on the boat so no probs social distancing.
star-5
amazing
James_S
, Sep 2020
Amazing loved every second of it. Would love to come back. Staff were great and ran everything very well.
star-5
Great value for money
Adele_H
, Sep 2020
Great, had a wonderful time, commentary was helpful, weather was sunny which helped, would definitely go again
star-5
Recent trip
Sammy_M
, Sep 2020
Unfortunately due to the sea swell our boat was unable to go beyond Old Harry's Rocks, that said the captain still made sure we had our alloted 2 hours on the boat and was able to show us some othrt interesting things. Definitely worth the money.
star-5
Cruise with Confidence
James_C
, Sep 2020
Fabulous. We couldn’t make it around to Swange as the sea was rough, however the Captain instead incorporated Poole Harbour and Blood Channel with commentary instead which made up the full 2hrs. Overall we saw the best of all the different cruises. Apart from that the cruise was well run and value.
star-4
Choppy sea
Vinnie
, Sep 2020
It was a enjoyable trip with interesting commentary and bar was open It was quite choppy on the sea though at times and I felt groggy as the boat pitched from side to side Also a sign said wear a mask but no one bothered except me I noticed It was a scenic tour though but expensive
star-4
Good value
Kevin_H
, Sep 2020
Great experience well worth it . Value for money and friendly staff. Would recommend to all . Was lucky with the weather.
star-5
Perfect Jurassic Coast Experience
Lisa_B
, Sep 2020
We are locals and thought it would be an enjoyable trip to see our coast line from the water. This trip didn't disappoint in any way. Increcible views and with the talk was amazed at some of the history too. Thanks to the crew who had a sense of humour made our afternoon pleasurable and fun. Value for money. Would definitely recommend 👌 😃

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