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Day Trips & Excursions

Poole to the Jurrasic Coast Tour with Steam Train, Sea Cruise

An amazing experience and one of the best day trips in Dorset. Start your day with a cruise from Poole to Swanage through the largest natural harbour in Europe and along the magnificent start of the Jurassic Coast. The boat brings you to the Victorian Pier of Swanage where you have a short walk along the beach before continuing on one of the Swanage Railway heritage steam trains.
5 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Poole Harbour and Island Cruise from Poole

Enjoy a spectacular and relaxing 75-minute cruise around the largest natural harbour in Europe, and get some great views of the beautiful harbour islands and world famous Sandbanks! With four daily departures, this popular cruise commences from Poole Quay, situated in the traditional harbour town of Poole on the picturesque Dorset coast, and starts with a trip through the harbour, formed in the last ice-age, and continues around Brownsea Island, before returning to Poole Quay.
1.25 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole

Enjoy a fantastic 2-hour round cruise between Poole and Swanage, and experience over 2 million years of geological history. This popular cruise takes you through Poole Harbour, close to Brownsea Island (affording great views on its magnificent castle), continues past the exclusive houses of Sandbanks and out into the open sea! From there you sail through time and observe 2 million years of geological history in the breath-taking Jurassic Coast. Old Harry Rocks, Studland Bay and Swanage bay are just a few of the landmarks you pass before arriving to Swanage Pier and returning back to Poole Quay. Informative commentary included.
2 hours