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“life jackets”(8 reviews)
“hour hire”(5 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Cobbs Quay Marina Woodlands Avenue, Poole BH15 4EL, England
+44 7866 732537
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All reviews life jackets hour hire thorough briefing round island saw seals cool box these guys fantastic company safety brief brownsea island highly recommend this company wareham river hour trip sat nav great fun bank holiday three hours
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Spent a day on the water in glorious sunshine. Cold day so water proofs that were included were much appreciated. The staff were extremely helpful with very thorough briefing before we took to the water. It was a great way to explore this beautiful natural...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andylole
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We had a lovely day cruising around Poole Harbour, we live local but had never actually explored the harbour by water. It’s much bigger by boat than we thought and had a fantastic relaxing cruise around for the day, we rented the boat for 6...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank _alan_rose1922
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Sarah and I had 5 hours in the harbour going around Brownsea Island and other areas! Esther was fantastic and gave us a complete safety lesson, pointed out all the points of interest, made us feel extremely comfortable and we loved every minute! The emergency/advice...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We all enjoyed ourselves and will be coming back again. Esther was ever so helpful and friendly and put us all at ease.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robin S
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic family day spent exploring Poole harbour and the Wareham River. We rented a boat for the Sunday but as the weather was so shocking and there had been a cancellation on the bank holiday Monday Esther rearranged our booking. We picked our boat up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Helen T
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

So the day was overcast if not a bit chilly. Hired a boat for six hours thinking it would be warm- thought might live to regret! But had a great time on a speedboat with three on board. Good tuition at the start and a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tractorbeeb
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Could not recommend this crew highly enough! They run a tight ship, and have you sea worth and on the water in no time, but not so quick that you don’t have enough knowledge to sail safely! We ended up in Wareham and even managed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Phil W
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

2nd time out with these guys, perfect experience again. Don't listen to the negative reviews of keyboard warriors. Get out and experience beautiful Poole harbour and have some fun, you won't be disappointed

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sam W
Esther S, Owner at Poole Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

It was great to see you guys again, keyboard warriors 😆 thank you

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful day, Poole harbour is stunning and definitely the best way to see it, we loved our boat and the staff were fabulous, so accommodating and helpful. Great value for money and cannot recommend it highly enough 👍🙂xx

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alastair D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Will definitely be doing this again! Really enjoyed the day, good experience from signing in to handing back at the end of the day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bradley C
Esther S, Owner at Poole Boat Hire, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thank you B we look forwards to welcoming you :)

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16 June 2018|
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
18 July 2016|
Response from Wessex1805 | Reviewed this property |
Poole Boat Hire based at Cobbs Quay Marina in Poole. Genuinely nice people to deal with.