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Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole provided by City Cruises Poole

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Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 15/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 15/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Escape the crowds on land and enjoy unobstructed views of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jurassic Coast during a round-trip cruise to Swanage from Poole. Onboard commentary reveals points of interest and offers information on the history and culture of Dorset, while free time at the pier of Swanage Bay lets you explore at your own pace.
  • Take a load off during a sightseeing cruise along the Jurassic Coast
  • Onboard commentary ensures you don't miss important sights
  • See the sights of the UNESCO-listed Jurassic Coast from a new perspective
  • Delve deeper into the history and culture of the area
Important Information
Departure Point
Poole, Poole, Dorset, England
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Commentary
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
Frances O wrote a review Today
1 contribution
We took the round trip from swanage yesterday as we had looked on the website and been pleased to see the covid 19 precautions that had been put on place. Unfortunately what is written in a policy and what takes place are completely different. On the website masks were advised
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Date of experience: August 2020
charles11756 wrote a review 4 Aug
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Sooooooooooooooooooooooooo boring! Not worth the money at all. Would not recommend. Needs more commentary and interesting information.
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Date of experience: August 2020
marianne25189 wrote a review Jul 2020
Woolacombe, United Kingdom8 contributions5 helpful votes
Enjoyed the ride on the ferry and the great weather, nice way to travel around the coast, to see Old Harry Rocks and other sites like Brown Sea Island.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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cleethorpeshotlatte wrote a review Jul 2020
Cleethorpes, United Kingdom124 contributions82 helpful votes
An interesting little cruise with knowledgeable commentary. Reasonably priced refreshments were on offer. Limited passenger numbers and attention to current hygiene requirements. We took the afternoon cruise but if we had opted for an earlier one we could have alighted at
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Date of experience: July 2020
Brian S wrote a review Jul 2020
1 contribution
We booked online a few days before going to Poole only to find that had we waited until we got to the quay on the day the cruise would have cost about half of what we paid going with a competitor. The cruise itself was good but it left a bad taste knowing that we'd paid twice
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Date of experience: July 2020
About the operator

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By: City Cruises Poole
A wonderful cruise.
We booked the Jurassic cruise online as a last minute thing while in Poole for the weekend and I am so glad we did.
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EXCELLENT Cruise Ship tour!!
We thoroughly enjoyed the trip out to see the cruise ships off the coast of Bournemouth. It was definitely a once i
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Excellent day out
Great day out. All ran really smoothly. Boat trip was fantastic, great views and was super to get off the other end
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Excellent really worth the money
Excellent had a lovely trip, fun and informative, staff were excellent friendly, social distances were observed
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Fun boat tour
Lovely boat trip around Poole . The guide had some fun facts that were very interesting and he was also very funny!
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Vicki K
Amazing boat trip
Amazing little boat trip. Seeing the private islands and millionaires mile, coast line was stunning. Staff super fr
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First class experience!
Great experience with amazing views and a very entertaining, informative commentary. Excellent value for money! Wou
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Interesting and informative, a lovely way to spend a sunny afternoon. Would recommend to everyone. Bar service is
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Cruise ship sightseeing cruise
If you get the chance to do the Cruise ship sightseeing cruise then do so...what an absolutely fantastic trip seein
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Boating in the Marina
Very informative and enjoyable trip. The commentary was also interesting and comical at times. the boat because o
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It was fun to learn about the islands and it was nice when the boat kinda moved a bit because eventhough ot kinda m
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Lovely boat trip experience
Lovely boat trip around Poole harbour and the islands. We were blessed with good weather which made the experience
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Harbour trip
The overall trip was excellent, with very good- and extremely amusing in parts- commentary from the Captain. The t
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Stuart J
harbour cruise
we moved poole 2 years ago,and have had many cruises with city cruises.always safe,friendly,fun.small snacks and dr
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Poole Harbour Cruise
A lovely trip. Staff so helpful and the commentary really interesting. Thank you for an enjoyable afternoon.
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Key Details
  • Jurassic Coast, Brownsea Island, and 3 more
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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