Sailings around Poole Harbour and to Wareham • Free Trips from May to September every year


Useful Links

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Poole Tourism Access Guide:

Poole 5-Day Weather Forecast for Poole:

UK Weather 10 Day forecast for Poole:


Green Island Holiday Trust:

Powerboat Training UK:

Rockfish Poole

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please see some of the common questions we get asked about our trips.

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Please bring cash on the day.

One of the crew will take your order and you will pay him. The crew member will go and collect the fish and chips from The Chipperies (or other fish and chip shop) in Wareham and bring them back to Dolphin. To check the costs you would need to contact The Chipperies as the prices vary from time to time.

Yes, please ring the Booking Secretary on 01202 875867 as soon as you know you need to cancel. By doing this we can offer your places to someone else.

Please arrive 15 minutes before the time of your trip.

Please wait opposite the Tesco convenience store for a member of our crew who will be wearing a bright yellow polo shirt.

The harbour trip lasts approximately 2 hours.

The Wareham trip lasts approximately 4 hours and includes a stop off at Wareham quay where you may like to purchase fish and chips for your group before returning to Poole Quay. Ask the crew when you get on board.

Passengers cannot get off the boat at Wareham Quay.

Please let us know as soon as possible so other people may book the trip.

Dolphin is run entirely by unpaid volunteers. We have no paid staff.

The trips are free of charge. We rely on donations to keep us afloat!

If the weather is not suitable for a safe and comfortable trip it is cancelled and the skipper will contact you to let you know. Please ensure you have given us a telephone number so that you are contactable at all times.

If it is just inclement weather the deck area where you sit is covered and has transparent side covers too.

No. Only the crew.

Dolphin III waits for passengers in Poole Quay Boat Haven, Poole Town Quay, Poole, Dorset. BH15 1HJ

Passengers should not enter Poole Quay Boat Haven without a member of the crew from Dolphin III

You can drop off your passengers opposite the Tesco convenience store on Poole Quay.

There are plenty of Car Parks in the area, click on the link to see more information:

Yes, there is a wheelchair accessible toilet on board.

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