City Cruises Poole

There are currently no cruises from Bournemouth Pier, but City Cruises Poole more than makes up for it with a wide range of cruises departing from Poole Quay in 2017.  If you don’t want to drive to Poole, the combination ticket with Bournemouth City Sightseeing Bus takes you from Bournemouth Pier to Poole Quay and includes a choice of cruises.

City Cruises PooleHarbour and Islands Cruise

A very popular 70 minute Harbour Cruise through Europe’s largest natural harbour.

Harbour Lights Cruise

1 hour 30 minutes evening cruise around Poole Harbour with views of Old Harry Rocks.

Jurassic Coastal Cruise

An approximately 2 hour voyage along the Jurassic Coast and back.

Swanage Day Cruise

Approximately an each way along the Jurassic coast to Swanage – around 2.5 hours or 5 hours ashore in Swanage, depending on which boat you take.

Sea Train Adventure

An hour’s cruise to Swanage with about 5 hours ashore to explore Swanage or take the steam train to Corfe Castle

Bird Watching Cruise

4 hour cruise, guided by the Durlston County Park Rangers, briefly stopping at Swanage before continuing further along the Jurassic coast.

Jurassic Evening Cruise – From July 2017

Enjoy a 4-hour evening cruise along the huge cliffs of the Jurassic Coast guided by the Jurassic Coast Trust.

Fireworks Cruises

A 2-hour cruise of Poole Harbour watching the stunning fireworks display from the boat.

Christmas Cruise – Sail with Santa

In December you can enjoy a Christmas cruise – Santa is on board and giving out presents!


Bus from Bournemouth

A 24 or 48 hour combination ticket, gives you unlimited access to the Bournemouth City Sightseeing bus tour which includes a stop at Poole Quay.  From there, you can take a Harbour Cruise, Jurassic Cruise or Swanage Cruise as part of the combination ticket.

For more information on times and prices visit the City Cruises Poole website.

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