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Brownsea Island Ferries

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Address: Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1HE, England
Phone Number: 01929 462383
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good on time ferry to Brownsea island. Cheaper from Sandbank than Poole but you need to get there early to find an on street parking spot ( no limits). There are spots just off... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Adequate for the short trip to Brownsea Island with limited toilet facilities on board. Great views of Poole Harbour and the vaious Islands in the harbour. Perfect for a (sunny) dry day, if a little on the expensive side.

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Surrey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This things look and feel unstable, but they do the job. They are noisey with the smell of diesel, not my cup of tea.

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west sussex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

good on time ferry to Brownsea island. Cheaper from Sandbank than Poole but you need to get there early to find an on street parking spot ( no limits). There are spots just off of the streets that link to the one way loop . The car park at the sandbanks terminal is too short in time limit to visit... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It did the job efficiently and promptly, although the crew could have been a bit more communicative and argued less between them

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Brilliant journey to Brownsea Island. Very efficiently run. Great views too. Staff very helpful. Journey takes about an hour as it goes round in a circle.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The area is surrounded by wonderful views. Just a short ride on the regular ferry from sandbanks to Brownsea Island. A pair of binoculars and camera is recommended so as to take in the views on this short crossing. The staff are friendly, happy and polite. Bring a windcheater on a cool day as it can get a bit blowy.

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Nottingham Road, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Took grandchildren over on a ferry several times, very educational as well as enjoyable, would highly recommend going on a day of hardly any wind since it does have rather a cold blow at times

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Had a trip around the islands on the maid of poole and it was brilliant we even seen a seal pup Chris the skipper and his crew was very friendly and helpful would definitely recommend to anyone and would definitely come back again

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Went on one of the sunniest days of the year. The captain was superb, his running commentary was informative and humorous. The hour just flew by and was a brilliant way to sightsee across the bay. Even though it was over 25 degrees, the crosswind was so fierce, it meant a considerable nip in the air. My advice to any... More 

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Badersfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We had an easy crossing with friendly staff. An added bonus that it included a trip round the harbour on the return journey. This goes some way to justifying the price. Our little girl loved it although the open top was quite windy & cold.

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Address: Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1HE, England
Phone Number: 01929 462383
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole

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