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Brownsea island

The ferry left on time . No issues at all with the crossing from Poole . On our return journey we... read more

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Jean B
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Friendly and efficient service to Brownsea

Good value way to get to Brownsea Island with internal and external seating. Lovely way to see the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed today via mobile

The ferry left on time . No issues at all with the crossing from Poole . On our return journey we had the tour around Poole harbour , this is not optional and it takes 45 minutes. If you have been before you do have...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jean B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good value way to get to Brownsea Island with internal and external seating. Lovely way to see the Island and stunning houses on Sandbanks too.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank WidleyTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Depending on the size of your family the cost can be as much as entry to an attraction but necessary to get to brownsea. The staff however are very friendly and it is worth doing the islands tour on return from brownsea. Here the knowledgable...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Andy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These run from Poole quay on a regular basis and either take you to Brownsea or on a tour round the harbour, which is well worth it, the ferries can be a little expensive but if you catch them right they are well worth the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Savvy1981
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to use the Sandbanks ferry rather than the Poole one as it was easier to park (use the on road parking around the ferry hut. There is plenty of space, even in the holidays, although expensive - £6 for 4 hours , £10...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff on the boat were very professional. We got over to Brownsea very quickly. When we were picked up we did a leisurely tour of the surrounding islands and the commentary was so interesting, we didn't realise we'd have this tour so it was a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank RockgirlLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Helpful staff and a great commentary on the way back as they toured around the islands of the Harbour

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Gina C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All the staff were very helpful getting on and off, especially with a buggy. We enjoyed our crossing to Brownsea Island. Clean loos, friendly staff, lovely views

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank GerbilQueen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brownsea island is a nice day trip to take the family. To get there you have to take the ferry. The staff were very pleasant and we felt safe crossing the short part of the bay. We did find it quite expensive after paying for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Brett K
Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

We wanted to spend a day wandering around Brown's each island, so used the ferry, which was good. They give a bit of a commentary and you can stay on if you just want a boat trip and not go to the island. It cost...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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RealScibod
August 14, 2019|
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Response from DavidSB | Reviewed this property |
Poole / Studland ferry service has been suspended because of mechanical issues. I'm not sure when it will resume.David Brownsea Island ferry is buggy / pushchair accessible with care on the gangplank.
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joannet803
July 10, 2019|
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Response from B F | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure I saw pushchairs on board. There were certainly plenty being pushed round the Island and I presume they didn’t have to carry the babies on board. There were staff to help people over the gang plank, which... More
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teajay
May 2, 2019|
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Yes thistle hotel car park
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