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Take a short boat trip to the Beautiful Brownsea Island

This visit was actually in August 2016. Take a very pleasant short boat ride to Brownsea Island... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
thedealhunter2018
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Stratford City, United Kingdom
The best way to get to Brownsea

The best way to get you to the Island of Brownsea, reasonable price and fairly comfortable trip... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cjay407
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This visit was actually in August 2016. Take a very pleasant short boat ride to Brownsea Island it's good value and they also offer various other cruises too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank thedealhunter2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best way to get you to the Island of Brownsea, reasonable price and fairly comfortable trip. Can get busy in the summer time.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cjay407
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We use the ferries, to relax and see all the other sights in the harbour. You can see the million pound properties alone Sandbank, all the islands, branksea castle or take the ferry along the Jurassic coast.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank louisedR6463BN
Reviewed 5 December 2018

I never tire of going to Brownsea Island. Wonderful nature, red squirrels, woodland walks. Peaceful, bird life and wildlife in abundance.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Angela S
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Took the trip on a windy day. Could not do the Swanage trip owing to the weather. Nice helpful crew. Boat very clean. Plenty of safety equipment.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dtinuk
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Fabuloso for a fun windy bouncy ride around the islands with running commentary. The crew is highly skilled sea-farers so you'll feel and be very safe out on the water. Dogs allowed and enjoy the wind blowing up their snouts. Youngsters are bemused but it's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Richard P
Reviewed 20 November 2018

What's not to like about this ferry ride across to gorgeous Brownsea Island. It's pleasant, short, great views from all seats and staff keep you safe. Always runs on time & boats seem in good repair.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank elizabethlV6977MN
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Very friendly staff and very interesting trip. Lots of information and history too. We had the best weather. What a lovely place. Just feel sorry for the staff having to sail around Poole Harbour day in day out, Very envious !!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Laura W
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Cute little boat for the crossing from Poole Harbour or Sandbanks to Brownsea Island. These have been running for over 100 years!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ashsaw
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Great trip to Brownsea Island. Ferry punctual and the staff helpful and friendly. Great views of the habour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jollypop14
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157bjayb
24 July 2018|
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Response from CarrotCakeBaker | Reviewed this property |
I did see several bikes locked on the rails just before the dock to the ferry.
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hailsjane28
24 September 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
29 May 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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