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City Cruises Poole

The Quay, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1BQ
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Fresh air, an escape from the day-to-day, a private boat, non-stop views, and mouth-watering cuisine. That’s our definition of the perfect event — and our promise to you. Customized to fit your needs whether it’s a wedding reception, company event, or any other celebration. Come on board and find out why every event is better on the water.

Corporate Events on the Water

Picture this. You and your team on the water, cruising on a delightful boat. The drinks? Refreshing. The cuisine? Prepared fresh for you on the day. Not to mention the unforgettable views. Whether you’re looking for team building, client entertainment, afterwork drinks, lunch, or dinner, plan an event with us and you’ll find out exactly why it’s always better on a boat.

Poole Parties on the Water

Fun, unforgettable, and totally customizable — that’s what you get with us. Did we mention the boat? No matter the celebration, you’ll choose everything from food, entertainment, and decor. We believe every celebration should be amazing. Yours included.

Company Outings

We do staff parties, employee events, client networking, product launches and transfers.

Meetings and Events

Team building events including Clay Shooting.


Are you looking to film a unique location or activity, or simply film the amazing views along the harbour? We have in house expertise to help coordinate the perfect shoot. Book with City Cruises as a location for your next project.


Make your fundraiser an event to remember by hosting it on one of our fantastic boats, whether it is a dinner, gala, sightseeing or something a bit more unique. We will work with you to make your event a huge success.

Island Scene
Max Capacity 100

Island Scene is our smaller vessel which is for more bespoke cruises and can accommodate up to 100 on a daytime cruise and 80 on an evening cruise depending on your requirements.

Harbour Scene
Max Capacity 128

Harbour Scene (named Eltham in the above picture) is the newest addition to our fleet in Poole, which can accommodate up to 128 on a day time cruise, and up to 80 passengers on an evening charter.

Max Capacity 150

The Fortuna is the sister ship of City Cruises’ current vessel Solent Scene.

Purbeck Pride
Max Capacity 100

The Purbeck Pride is our newest addition to our fleet which can accommodate up to 100 passengers on a daytime cruise or up to 44 people for a private Dining Cruise. The indoor saloon has large windows for exceptional views of the Harbour and Jurassic Cruise and the upper deck has plenty of open air seating as well. Full stocked licensed bar also available in the saloon.

Solent Scene
Max Capacity 150

Solent Scene is the largest vessel of its type operating in the Poole and Swanage area. We can accommodate over 200 passengers on a daytime cruise and up to 150 on an evening function.

Solent Cat
Max Capacity 180

The Solent Cat will come and join us for the summer season from the end of April and brings a different view to our fleet as a catamaran. This boat can accommodate upto 180 passengers for a daytime cruise or can be hired privately in the evenings. The boat has a spacious saloon inside and a main deck that has the perfect view of all of Poole’s fantastic sights, as well as a smaller bow deck. Full licensed bar available in the saloon.

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