Visit Brownsea Island
Dorset Cruises fleet comprises purpose built seagoing ships, each, with a certificate to carry around 200 passengers.
They have wide open decks, comfortable observation saloons, well-stocked refreshment bars and toilet facilities. A well informed commentary is provided on most sailings.
Bicycles and well behaved dogs are welcome aboard (at the discretion of the master) and carried free of charge. Dogs are not permitted to land upon Brownsea Island.
For full details of booking and embarkation, please see Dorset Cruises.
Brownsea Island day trip
Enjoy a day trip to Brownsea Island – a 500 acre island of pinewood, heathland and sandy beaches.
Old Harry Rocks & Jurassic heritage coast cruise
What better way to see the picture postcard sights of Old Harry Rocks and the stunning Purbeck and Jurassic coastlines.
Sandbanks & Poole harbour cruise
Combine the delights of Poole Harbour and the Dorset Coastline with this one hour cruise.
Swanage & Corfe Castle excursion
An excursion to the victorian town of Swanage, with views of the spectacular Jurassic coastline.
A great excursion and a chance to explore a town that has something for everyone!
Shockwave speedboat rides
If it’s pure exhilaration you’re after, then ride with Shockwave , the Dorset Belles’ wilder cousin!
Isle of Wight cruise
Hengistbury Head, Christchurch Priory, Hurst Castle and the Needles lighthouse & rocks are some of the sights you will see.
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