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Jurassic Coastal Cruise to Swanage from Poole

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Escape the crowds on land and enjoy unobstructed views of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jurassic Coast during a round-trip cruise to Swanage from Poole. Onboard commentary reveals points of interest and offers information on the history and culture of Dorset, while free time at the pier of Swanage Bay lets you explore at your own pace.
    What to Expect
    Head to Poole Quay at 10:30am, 1pm, or 3:45pm, and then step aboard your boat for your cruise.

    Make yourself comfortable, and listen to your captain’s commentary as you cruise through Poole Harbour, admiring views of Brownsea Island with its 16th-century castle. Look out over the manmade Blue Lagoon, and gaze at the plush houses of Sandbanks — a sought-after neighborhood that lines the coast.

    Now out on the open sea, you’ll cruise onward along the Jurassic Coast, England’s first natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. Renowned for its prehistoric remains, the coastal area boasts fascinating geological sites such as Old Harry Rocks, Swanage Bay, and Studland Bay.

    After a quick stop at the Victorian pier of Swanage Bay, you’ll cruise back to the start point in Pool where your experience ends.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Poole, Poole, Dorset, England
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Commentary
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We did the round trip for 2 hours. We packed some sandwiches and had them on the boat which was nice just chilling and enjoying the view. You see a fair bit and you also get some interesting information too. Other than that i thought was lovely to be just on the boat the
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    We couldn't have picked a better day for this trip, the sun was shining and the sea was clam. The views were spectacular. The refreshments that were served on board were good. However the speaker system on the boat was not very clear. As we were out on deck we couldn't hear
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    Me and my wife really enjoyed it but we were very lucky with nice weather and calm sea. Sea was blue and crystal clear, much nicer than in south east.
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    Not a bad couple of hours spent on the water, in the sunshine. We simply did a round trip for 2hrs......but that was largely due to the fact we didn't know we could get off at Swanage and catch a later boat back!! Scenery was nice, but people cram over to one side of the boat to
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    Myself and my wife enjoyed this trip greatly. The views of the chalk cliff near Swanage were memorable. The vessel was ideal and the commentary informative.
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    • Duration: 2h
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