Poole Harbour Cruise
Activity code: PHC
- See the historic castle built by Henry VIII on Brownsea Island
- Admire the luxury properties housed on Sandbanks Peninsular
- Sail past Brownsea, Furzey, Green, Long and Round Islands
- Listen to live commentary and find out interesting facts about the area
Take a cruise around Europe's largest natural harbour, home to the southern English town of Poole, the golden beaches of Sandbanks and Brownsea Island. Choose a seat from either the open deck or in the inside saloon, where you will see stunning views of the exceptional landscape that surrounds it. Your cruise will last for 70 minutes and starts at Poole Quay with its old buildings and buzzing atmosphere. We recommend arriving early to take in the views before your trip starts.
Cameraphones at the ready as you You sail past Brownsea Island, home to wildlife and picturesque Brownsea Castle, built to protect against French invasions. After that comes the Sandbanks Peninsula and the luxurious houses of the ‘Golden Mile’. The properties here are said to be some of the more expensive per square foot in the world.
It's then onto the remaining islands: Green, Furzey, Long and Round. The beautiful scenery of these islands is said to have been the inspiration for classics like Lord of the Rings and Gulliver's Travel. It's then back into Poole Harbour where you memorable cruise will end.