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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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Very informative boat trip to Brownsea island

I just enjoyed a great boat trip to Brownsea island. The trip to Brownsea took about 10-20 minutes and the trip back took about 45 mins. On the trip back we went round the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just enjoyed a great boat trip to Brownsea island. The trip to Brownsea took about 10-20 minutes and the trip back took about 45 mins. On the trip back we went round the harbour and were told facts about the islands and other parts of the harbour. There were some brilliant photo opportunities on the boat trips. I hope... More 

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Thank John W
Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Brilliant time took a trip round the Brownsea Island very relaxing you can get off at Brownsea or you can stay on the boat the trip takes about 1 hr, staff are very knowledgeable and they tell you about the different islands, boats are clean and sell beverages.

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Thank Ros P
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All good, friendly staff, the trip over took around 15-20mins. Our return trip took us around the islands. However we found this to be a little bit of a drag. But overall it was better than swimming ha ha

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Thank Marie L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great variety of trips,special mentions to wareham river trip (dates variable due to tides)and evening fireworks cruise (july/aug).both of these not to be missed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a cost they run on time you can sit on top of the boat inside or at the back. It takes approx 10 mins to get to the island

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Thank dzena4
Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Efficient, good price £6.50 return. Clean, friendly, helpful staff on board. Does the job. Thank you.

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Thank Margaret Jane H
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It helped that we had lovely weather for our trip and the crew members were all very helpful and friendly, willing to give a hand when you boarded. The nice surprise was that on the return journey we were given a tour of the various islands with a good lighthearted but very informative commentary

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Nottinghamshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cared for well. Good journey. Comfortable and dry. Very nice staff . Cannot get there without the little yellow boats.

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great trip around the harbour taking about and hour and a half. The commentary was excellent. Really interesting and informative with out being long winded. The trip was a real highlight.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The little yellow ferry will get you from Sandbanks to brownsea Island. You can wait for it to the right of the sandbanks ferry.

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