Take a cruise with us around in Europe's largest natural harbour, home to the town of Poole, the golden beaches of Sandbanks and Brownsea Island.

From either open deck seating or comfortable saloon you will see stunning views of the exceptional landscape that surrounds it. 

Your 70 minute trip will start on charming Poole Quay with its old buildings and buzzing atmosphere. 

Next you will go past Brownsea Island, home to wildlife and picturesque Brownsea Castle, built to protect against French invasions.

After that comes the Sandbanks Peninsula and the luxurious houses of the ‘Golden Mile’.

Then you will tour the great natural expanse of the harbour. Fronting onto beautiful scenery it helped inspire classics like Lord of the Rings. 

Your ticket includes:

  • 70 minutes cruise around Poole Harbour

​To get you in the festive spirit our Harbour Cruises in November & December have gone festive!  Your cruise will include a glass of our mulled wine and a mince pie (or soft drink & cookie for our younger guests) and you can soak up the atmosphere listening to our Christmas Music and enjoy a live commentary from your Captain. So join in the festive spirit of Christmas, cruising around Poole Harbour.

Your ticket includes at Christmas time:

  • 70 minutes cruise around Poole Harbour
  • FREE Mulled wine or soft drink
  • Mince pie or cookie for younger guests 



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Cruise Details

Sailing Times & Cruise Days

7th Novemberl 2017 - 6th December 2017 

11.30, 13.00, 14.30

30th December 2017 - 11th February 2018

Saturdays & Sundays only, sailing times: 11.30, 13.00, 14.30

12th February 2018 - 16th February 2018

Daily, sailing times: 11.30, 13.00, 14.30

17th February 2018 - 18th March 2018

Saturdays & Sundays only, sailing times: 11.30, 13.00, 14.30

29th March 2018 - 28th October 2018

Daily, sailing times: 11.00, 12.30, 14.30, 16.15*

*School holidays only

Departure Pier

Poole Quay

Harbour & Islands Cruise

Online Price From
Adult (17+)
Child (5-16)
Infant (0-4)
Family (1A+3C)
Family (2A+3C)

Important notice: Passengers can't disembark and embark at Brownsea Island. The cruise goes around Brownsea Island and won't stop at Brownsea Island.