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What to expect
It's not an easy feat to go back 185 million years, but this tour takes you that far back in British history on the most scenic coastline of the United Kingdom. This boat trip takes you to the eastern tip of the Jurassic Coast into Swanage, where you turn and come back. A ticket to these city cruises entitles you to open-deck seating and also peaceful saloons with wide windows. Who doesn't like a captain's live commentary? That's what you get on these city cruises of the United Kingdom. Escape the crowds and check out some unrestricted views of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jurassic Coast during this Jurassic coastal cruise from Poole Quay. Take some breathtaking photos of the famous Old Harry Rocks sitting on the outside decks. This round-trip cruise to Swanage Pier from Poole also gives you onboard commentary that tells you about the fascinating geological sites of all the piers and bays, including Old Harry Rocks. Book Poole Jurassic Circular Cruise tickets now and enjoy this sightseeing cruise of one of the coolest areas in the United Kingdom.
About Poole Jurassic Circular Cruise
What are the locations and sights on the Poole Jurassic Circular Cruise?
Sit on the open deck of a passenger ship and see the breathtaking scenery of the Jurassic Coast of England. As you cruise towards Swanage from Poole Quay along the Jurassic Coast, learn about the 185 million years of history of the place. The live host, who will also be your captain for the day, will give you facts about all the fascinating sites along the way like Old Harry Rocks, Swanage Bay, and Studland Bay. Enjoy a quick stop at the Victorian pier of Swanage Bay and then cruise from Swanage back to Poole. Go past the eastern tip of the Jurassic Coast and enjoy some stunning scenes from the open deck of your ship.
Book Poole Jurassic coastal cruise tickets today and enjoy a boat trip from Poole Quay to Swanage and back. Cruise and Maritime Voyages, Phoenix Reisen, Saga Cruises, and Ponant are some of the cruise operators in Poole Harbour.
There are Poole Harbour and Islands city cruises that let you witness Europe's largest natural harbour in action.
How does the Poole Jurassic Circular Cruise work?
Go to Poole Quay and board the cruise for a trip along the eastern tip of the Jurassic Coast to Swanage and then back to Poole.
People often say that the commentary on the Poole Jurassic Coast Cruise in the United Kingdom is reason enough to book tickets for these city cruises. The tour's passionate local guide speaks about their knowledge of 185 million years of British history.
Remember, if you book Pool Jurassic Coast Cruise to Swanage and back, go to Poole Quay and find the red and white kiosk for City Cruises Poole.
Show your smartphone ticket at the red and white City Cruises kiosk at the Poole Quay located opposite The Quay pub.
What can I expect from the Poole Jurassic Circular cruise?
You'll see the unique landscape along the eastern tip of Jurassic Coast change as you move past the city to one of the most breathtaking coastlines in the United Kingdom. Take a drink from the bar on board and bask in the beauty of Old Harry Rocks. Cruise from Poole through Poole Harbour and past Sandbanks. You will also see the striking castle on Brownsea Island. The UNESCO-listed Jurassic Coast is the major attraction, and it's quite extraordinary when you see it from the water.
On this cruise, experience the history of the eastern tip of Jurassic Coast and the rock formations as you sail past. Then pass by Brownsea Island and see the historic castle. You might even get to see the red squirrel and some of the other wildlife on the island. See Poole Harbour, the largest natural harbour on this cruise, and learn about the history of this place. Did you know that Old Harry Rocks is actually named after the infamous Harry Paye, the famous pirate? You will also get to see this incredible rock formation up close.
What age is this cruise suitable for?
All visitors can participate in this Poole Jurassic Circular Cruise. Children need to be accompanied by adults on this cruise, with valid tickets.
How long does the Poole Jurassic Circular Cruise take?
The total duration of the tour is two hours and 15 minutes.
The cruise will go around Brownsea Island but won't be stopping at the pier. The 1 p.m. cruises will stop at Swanage Pier for 20 minutes, where you can check out the place and have time for some light refreshments.
Directions, Venue Info, And Attendee FAQs
Where does the Poole Jurassic Circular Cruise start and end?
Show your smartphone ticket to the kiosk at Poole Quay. The address of the departure point is The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ, UK. It's located opposite The Quay pub.
How do I get to the cruise's departure point?
If you are travelling from London to the departure point in Poole Quay by car, take the M3 road to reach the destination in around two hours and 30 minutes. The total distance from London to the departure point is 112 mi (180 km). You can also take the M4 road to the destination from London. However, it is likely to take you around three hours to complete the journey of approximately 132 mi (212 km).
Alternatively, you could also take a train from London to Poole to reduce the journey time and make sure you're fresh for the tour. Take a train from Waterloo Station in London to Bournemouth with South Western Railway and then a South Western Railway train from Bournemouth to Poole Station. It's just 12 minutes from the Poole Station to Poole Quay.
Old Orchard Bus Station is the nearest bus stop to Poole Quay, and it's only a short walk to reach the destination if you're travelling via bus.
Check your tickets for the right booking timing and travel accordingly.
When should I arrive at the departure point?
You need to board the cruise at least 15 minutes before departure. Latecomers won't be accommodated on the tour and no refund will be given if you miss the tour.
Where can I park?
There are many car parks near the area such as Quayside parking, Quay Visitors car park, and Quayside Poole car park. All of them are around five minutes from Quay Poole.
Where are the toilet facilities on the Poole Jurassic Circular Cruise?
You will find toilets aboard the boat. Contact the organisers to learn more about the availability of disabled toilets aboard the Poole Jurassic Circular Cruise.
What facilities are available on the cruise?
This cruise has comfortable seats, air-conditioning, open-deck seating, comfortable saloons with wide bay windows, an onboard bar with food and drinks, and more. You also get live commentary in English from the captain-guide throughout the entire tour.
For a small extra fee, you can also choose to bring your dog aboard for the cruise, assuming they're well behaved!
Is this cruise accessible?
The cruise is wheelchair accessible and service animals are also allowed on this tour of Jurassic Coast. Most travellers can therefore participate in the cruise, although it's always recommended to check with the organisers when booking your ticket to ensure they can meet any requirements you may have.
Where can I eat on the Poole Jurassic Circular Cruise?
They do not include food with your ticket, although you can buy some food and drinks aboard the cruise from the bar. Which means you can sit outside on the deck and enjoy a drink with the scenic beauty of the Jurassic Coast.
You can also try some restaurants and cafes near Poole Quay. Some popular recommendations in the area are The Quay, Oriel on the Quay, Tradewinds Coffee Lounge, Hennings Quayside, The Poole Arms, Portsmouth Hoy, Italian Diva, Rockfish Poole, and Sakuna Khrua Thai.