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Poole Boat Hire

Cobbs Quay Marina Woodlands Avenue, Poole BH15 4EL, England
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Mrs J Salisbury.

Boat was booked for 11 a.m. We arrived 15 mins early (as advised). Then waited for 45 mins to be... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jane D
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Birthday Trip

Just a great day for my wife's birthday . The attention to detail, clear instructions and laid back... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Welcome to Poole Boat Hire - Self-drive boats with no experience necessary. Explore Poole Harbour's 10,000 sq. Acres of water. Find total peace and tranquillity by taking a trip around the islands. You can also anchor up and visit our great beaches for a swim. Check out Brownsea Island; Shipstal Point; Bramble Bush Bay or Round Islands pier where you'll find seals! Pack a picnic or wade in to Shell Bay Beach Bar. You could take a slow trip up the river to Wareham, moor up for a drink or have an ice cream on the quay. Maximum of 6 persons per boat, dogs are welcome too, it doesn't matter whether you're an old sea dog or have never boated before we will complete a handover before your time on the water begins...
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“hour hire” (3 reviews)
“saw seals” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Cobbs Quay Marina Woodlands Avenue, Poole BH15 4EL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Boat was booked for 11 a.m. We arrived 15 mins early (as advised). Then waited for 45 mins to be guided to the boat. We eventually set off at 11.50a.m On our return,we over-ran by 9 mins so we were issued with a £40 fine....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a great day for my wife's birthday . The attention to detail, clear instructions and laid back approach was so welcome .... it made a great day out Many Thanks Guys Martin Woods

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Esther S, Owner at Poole Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Martin that's really kind of you glad you guys had a great time kindest regards Esther and the crew POOLE BOAT HIRE

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at Poole Boat Hire are a dream. Quick safety brief then we were off. Went for the four hour hire which was perfect for us (group of four adults). We had a bit of boating experience but you could know absolutely nothing and...More

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Esther S, Owner at Poole Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you guys for taking the time to leave us a review, be sure to ask us for a 20hp next time you go out :) Thank you Esther POOLE BOAT HIRE

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve just returned from awesome day on water, thanks to Poole Harbour Boat Hire! We found their suggested routes, and restaurant recommendations really useful in planning our trip. We collected on time, instructions for navigating channel on departure were great and we headed to Wareham...More

Thank bustinjustin007
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Esther S, Owner at Poole Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback, it was a pleasure meeting you :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience with Poole boat hire was excellent - from booking a boat to our enjoyable day out we didn't have any problems. Everything was so simple and well explained by Esther. Differently would recommend to anyone wanting hassle free fun.

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Why own a boat when you can get one form The lovely people at Poole Boat Hire. Poole harbour is a genuine gem in this country. Plus its a safe place to go boating. Poole boat hire will tell you all you need to know...More

Thank Carl W
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Esther S, Owner at Poole Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank you :)

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Fantastic experience at Poole Boat Hire! Competent and passionate staff gave us a full safety brief and complete handover of a lovely little 17ft boat. The boats are well kept and equipped with a chartplotter that makes navigation smooth and easy in a busy area...More

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Esther S, Owner at Poole Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Thank you Agostino your feedback makes me feel very proud - you're welcome anytime :)

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Great service, great boat with improved Navigation aid - lovely people. We hired a boat to go to one of the islands in the harbour, and were offered 'taxi' service if the weather was rough - what more can you ask for.

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Esther S, Owner at Poole Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review:)

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

What a perfect way to enjoy the sea and sunshine! Would highly recommend .Everyone was really helpful and the boat was easy to use. They even supplied doggy life jackets for our little friend!

Thank George T
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Esther S, Owner at Poole Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

:) love our four legged friends, thank you.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This is the 2nd time we've hired a boat (we went last August too) and both times were fantastic. Admittedly the weather was great both times but the team helping us on/off the boat, giving us the instructions etc were fantastic. Friendly, helpful and informative....More

Thank Jo M
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Esther S, Owner at Poole Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you guys :)

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Honestybstpolicy
16 June 2018|
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Response from Esther S | Property representative |
Hi thank you for your question, the cost for two hours is £120 and then £20 an hour after that, you can have up 6 people on board, fuel and insurance is included no experience necessary, we cover a full briefing before your... More
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MikeandBuster
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Response from Wessex1805 | Reviewed this property |
Poole Boat Hire based at Cobbs Quay Marina in Poole. Genuinely nice people to deal with.
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