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Greenslade Pleasure Boats

Fish Shambles Steps, Poole, England
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Never fancied a cruise, but loved this trip.

Spur of the moment a glorious day decided to take the ferry around Poole Harbour, stopping at... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2017
1dustyrhodes
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Surrey, United Kingdom
The perfect way to view Bournemouth Air Show

We booked for a group of 10 to watch the airshow in Bournemouth, everyone from the lady I booked... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
cjsd2016
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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We are a family run local business provding a daily ferry service to Brownsea Island, we have Harbour and coastal cruises throughout the season and we have boats which do a regular service from Poole to Wareham. We cater for parties, weddings, and all your celebrations. We pride ourselves on being the original family company on Poole Quay and our customer service is second to none!
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Fish Shambles Steps, Poole, England
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

Spur of the moment a glorious day decided to take the ferry around Poole Harbour, stopping at Brownsea Island. The 'crew' were delightful, very pleasant and welcoming. We sat upstairs as the weather permitted us to. Everybody went ashore at Brownsea we were the only...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

We booked for a group of 10 to watch the airshow in Bournemouth, everyone from the lady I booked with over the phone to the staff on board were friendly and helpful. Whilst on board we had a medical emergency and two of our party...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2017

Weather wasn't the greatest for the beach so took a trip with these guys to Brownsea and the around another 4 islands. Decided Brownsea wasn't for us as a little rain in the air. Commentary was funny from an Asian guy. learn't a great deal...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2017

As an ex local to Poole this was a treat on my holiday, never been up the Wareham river before and it offers so much more than just driving to Wareham. Wonderful information from the captain and interesting local knowledge was a pleasure to listen...More

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Fiona C, Owner at Greenslade Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2017

Thank you for your review, nice to see we are still attracting 'the locals' back to join us!

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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Greenslades offer trips to Wareham and back which are huge fun. If you do it as a group they'll pick up fish and chips on the way. There's a brief stop at Wareham and then the icing on the cake was to see the fireworks...More

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Fiona C, Owner at Greenslade Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017

Thnak you for the lovely comments, we think we offer a great opportunity for a celebration, group outings to enjoy something a little different on the water!

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Reviewed August 10, 2017

My friend and I had a great time today travelling with this company to Wareham. The river trip surpassed our expectations. On the way back a traveller had a medical emergency. The two staff members were highly efficient and the medical services were called. They...More

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Fiona C, Owner at Greenslade Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Thank you for you comments, our staff are trained to a very high standard and we are very proud of the way they handled the situation on the day. We would like to thank you as our passengers for your patience and cooperation as the...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2017

What to do on a grey day ? Get on board a boat and have a jolly good time. Friendly staff at this family run business were brilliant. You get to see some stunning scenery with a running commentary. The bar is open to enjoy...More

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Fiona C, Owner at Greenslade Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2017

WOW! Thank you so much for your wonderful comments, we really appreciate that you took the time to put them up. Thank you P.s - We like the comment so much can we use it on our leaflets for next year? Let us know!

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

Admittedly, we chose a lovely sunny day with light breeze, but this was a splendid trip across Poole harbour and up the river Frome to Wareham. The boat appears clean and in very good order and the skipper and his mate were friendly and helpful....More

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Fiona C, Manager at Greenslade Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Thank you for the review, we are glad you enjoyed it! Crab sandwiches, perfect!

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Reviewed July 22, 2017

I have lived in the area for over 20 years and had never done a river trip until this month. We booked a few days in advance to take the boat from Poole Quay to Wareham. My father was surprised at the geography of the...More

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Fiona C, Manager at Greenslade Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Thank you so much for your review, we value feedback. Our crews take great pride in their customer service remembering that for every passenger that this indeed could be their first visit to our beautiful area so the commentary is very important. Good choice in...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2017

superb trip up the river frome,stunning scenery,superb boat crew.only disappointment is only 80 minutes stay in wareham due to the tides.however if a longer stay in wareham is required,get a single train ticket from poole and a single is available back to poole on the...More

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Fiona C, Manager at Greenslade Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

Thank you for you review.... yes alas the tide waits for no man! We often offer a one way, to/from Wareham as the onward services from Wareham are so good, you can take a bus or train further still into The Purbecks. The Tourist information...More

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