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Brownsea Island Ferries

Poole Quay | Yellow Kiosk, Poole BH15 1HE, England
+44 1929 462383
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Enjoyable Trip

Caught the ferry at 10.00 hours. Friendly crew and helpful with plenty of seating upstairs... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
shark939
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Luton, United Kingdom
Great ferry trip

An exceptional trip both to and from the Island. Both crews were informative and friendly. They are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lynda A
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Poole Quay | Yellow Kiosk, Poole BH15 1HE, England
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+44 1929 462383
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Caught the ferry at 10.00 hours. Friendly crew and helpful with plenty of seating upstairs. Pleasant trip to the Brownsea Island but return trip the opposite way around the island through shallower water with a very interesting commentary. Good value for money and enjoyable trip.

Thank shark939
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Reviewed 4 days ago

An exceptional trip both to and from the Island. Both crews were informative and friendly. They are well versed in helping people with mobility problems on and off the boats. Nice and friendly

Thank Lynda A
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Reviewed 5 days ago

great harbour island tour , very informative- excellent , value for money , and little gem , it is also a drop-off to brownsea island once loaded with the return passengers the boat carries on past all the islands of Poole harbour with the captain...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On a trip back from brownsea island a trip that should have been 40 minutes took only 20 minutes on Sunday July 8th 2018. Not best pleased

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very good view of everything in the Harbour. The boat was not that crowded as we went late pm. A good tip in all this very hot weather. The information given was relevant. The crew were knowledgable. It was time well spent,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't visit Sandbanks without a ride on the ferry to Brownsea Island. Very friendly staff and dependable service.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We boarded the ferry on route to Brownsea. The staff are friendly. The trip was calm no wind. It was a lovely trip over beautiful views and the chap tells you all the news and history as the ferry is going along. Not overly expensive...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is the only way you can get to Brownsea island the crossing is about 20 minutes from the quay at Poole , very reasonably priced .

Thank peter c
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went over to Brownsea Island and found it to be a good service, we came back via a tour around the harbour as the tide was too low for an around the islands tour. It was very informative and we really enjoyed our trip.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the whole harbour trip as part of visit to Brownsea Island. You can go direct to Brownsea, visit the Island, then get back on (make sure and pick the right boat – they alternate) and did the rest of the harbour. Quite a...More

Thank Stan C
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hailsjane28
September 24, 2017|
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Response from Andyhw27 | Reviewed this property |
Cheaper ferry is from Sandbanks as it is a shorter crossing (£6.50 as I recall) Free access to island if you are a NT member.
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carlsolle
May 29, 2017|
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Response from ragmantoo | Reviewed this property |
As a NT member I would strongly recommend that you go from Sandbanks. Drive to South Haven Point (OS Map OL15 Ref:036867) via Wareham and Corfe then take the B3351. There is a NT car park at South Haven Point where you can... More
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no2taiji
May 27, 2017|
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Response from Jane C | Reviewed this property |
Quay Visitors Car Park Strand Street, Poole BH15 1SB Roughly £1 per hour so for £2 for a few hours should do it. Poole has many car parks but that is the safest and nearest.
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