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City Cruises Poole

City Cruises Poole


We live for being on the water, setting sail regularly every day from Poole Quay and Swanage Pier. Explore Dorset’s sights like you’ve never seen them before.

Enjoy a tasty snack or an alcoholic beverage as you sail through Europe’s largest natural harbour and the eastern tip of the Jurassic coast. You could also take a step back in time on one of our cruises to Swanage and a steam train ride to the never conquered 11th century Corfe Castle.

We also run regular evening cruises throughout the summer months from birdwatching cruises to themed evenings with live entertainment and food on board. A perfect way to wind down after a long day or catch up with friends and family.

We know how to make your trip extra ordinary. Our boats offer panoramic views, open air decks, fully licensed bars and a live commentary from the Captain, giving you a new perspective on our amazing town’s story.

Whatever your idea of fun, get it on board an award winning trip with us. You can find out all of our trips, times and prices on our website.

Please note: All of our cruises are subject to weather, tide and circumstances permitting, we also do not disembark at Brownsea Island.

Poole Harbour & Islands Circular Cruise
Poole Jurassic Circular Cruise
Poole to Swanage Return
Poole Sea Train Adventure
Poole and Swanage Birdwatching Cruise
Wareham Evening Cruise
Harbour Lights Cruise
Fireworks Cruises
Themed Evening Cruises
Bus Tour from Bournemouth and Cruise
Private Hire
Plus More!


Guide Prices

Various cruises available - see website for cruises and associated pricing.

Opening Times

Reservations Office Opening Hours (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2020)
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00

* See website for 2019 sailing times.
Except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.


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Recent Reviews:

  • Hessie J
    Trip Type:
    Best birthday for my 3 year old
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 3rd November 2018
    I booked the harbour cruise after my toddler said she wanted to be a pirate and go on a boat for her 3rd birthday. The staff couldn’t have been more accomodatimg They said we could come in early... Read full review
  • Kelvin155
    Coventry, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    65th Birthday presents
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 6th November 2018
    Had 2 fantastic cruises one round Poole harbour,Brownsea Island and Sandbanks, and the other to Swanage and a ride on the Swanage steam railway,excellent value and the crew on both trips were very... Read full review
  • joshi15
    London, UK
    Trip Type:
    City harbour Cruise
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th February 2019
    The weather wasn't great for our cruise around Poole Harbour but that didn't spoil our trip. The commentary was very informative, the staff very friendly and at £10 a ticket very good value indeed. Read full review

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