To provide you with the best experience on this website, cookies are used. By using the site it's assumed that you're happy with our use of cookies. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. More info on cookies.
Allow cookies

Search Activities


Itinerary Planner

Plan your visit to Dorset using the '+ Itinerary Planner' button. Add to Excursion

Select items throughout the site to build an itinerary of your choice.

Riding the Surf

Riding the Surf


Sailing and Windsurfing in Dorset

If you love the water you'll be right at home with the range of watersports in Dorset. Take the plunge and discover sailing on Olympic waters, boat trips along the Jurassic Coast, underwater snorkelling trails and so much more, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Dorset coast and countryside.

Tide times and weather information for the Dorset coastline can be found at BBC Weather Centre.

For further details of water sports operators in Dorset please visit the iCoast website.

Number of items:

Number of items: 37

, currently showing 1 to 10.

Sort By:
  1. Add Wareham Boat Hire to your Itinerary

    Wareham Boat Hire




    Come and hire a boat and enjoy the River Frome from Wareham.
    See the yachts, birds and abundant wildlife.
    Motor Boats, Kayaks, Canoes, Rowing Boats, Paddle Boards.
    Offering a complete range of boating activities to be enjoyed by beginners or professionals.
    Life jackets provided. Book or just...

  2. Add The Chatsworth Centre to your Itinerary

    The Chatsworth Centre


    Field Studies Centre


    With the Jurassic Coast on our doorstep, we specialise in the seaside, the beach, and coastal processes for schools, colleges and universities. We provide a wide range of quality outdoor learning experiences and adventurous activities in Swanage and Purbeck. Joseph Allnatt Centres Ltd – Teaching...

  3. Add Purbeck Sports Centre to your Itinerary

    Purbeck Sports Centre


    Sport/Leisure Centre


    Fitness fun in Purbeck
    Stunning countryside views, fantastic facilities for all the family and a 25 metre indoor pool make Purbeck Sports Centre the perfect venue to keep active.
    • Sessions for all the family in the low-chlorine swimming pool
    • Three all-weather floodlit tennis courts...

  4. Add Land and Wave to your Itinerary

    Land and Wave


    Adventure Sport Centre


    Land & Wave offers: Climbing, Coasteering, Sea Kayaking, Bushcraft, Raft Building, Stand Up Paddle Boarding & more in Swanage and The Purbecks. They are renowned for their excellent instructors, top notch kit and passion for the Great Outdoors. School groups, corporate bookings, stag & hens and...

  5. Add Wareham River Cruises to your Itinerary

    Wareham River Cruises


    Boat Trip


    Town history river cruises on a genuine Admiralty motor whaler. Entertaining and informative. See birds and wildlife. 1 Hour cruises to Poole Harbour. Boats depart daily.

    Coming soon… Cruises on the paddle steamer Monarch to Poole Harbour. Tea and coffee on board.

    Please ring Russ for times...

  6. Add Brenscombe Outdoor Centre to your Itinerary

    Brenscombe Outdoor Centre


    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre


    Outdoor activity centre specialising in adventure activities located in spectacular surroundings close to Corfe Castle and Poole Harbour.
    Experienced, qualified instructors provide activity days and stays for a variety of groups including: educational, teambuilding, and celebrations.

  7. Add Cumulus Outdoor Adventure to your Itinerary

    Cumulus Outdoor Adventure


    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre


    Cumulus Outdoors offer a full range of outdoor adventure experiences and services for families and private groups, corporate businesses and the education sector.

    Adventure experiences can include Coasteering, Kayaking and Climbing amongst other things, plus outdoor corporate events and...

  8. Add Greenslade Pleasure Boats to your Itinerary

    Greenslade Pleasure Boats


    Boat Trip

    Poole Quay, POOLE

    Fresh air, fun, fantastic views and relaxation for you to enjoy on every sailing. Daily trips running from March – October.

    We have ferries to Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour Cruises, Coastal Cruises and our Wareham River Cruise which all run from our base on Poole Quay.

  9. Add Shell Bay Sailing Centre to your Itinerary

    Shell Bay Sailing Centre


    Watersports Centre


    Dinghy Sailing Centre situated next to the chain ferry on the Studland Peninsula.
    We offer sailing tuition to all ages from 8 years upwards and also hire dinghies to experienced sailors.
    Try sailing sessions are also available.
    We are a RYA recognised centre and hold a licence from the AALA.

  10. Add Lulworth Rib Rides to your Itinerary

    Lulworth Rib Rides


    Boat Trip


    The BEST way to see the Jurassic Coast!

    Come and join us for a trip along the beautiful Jurassic Coast to the famous Durdle
    Door. From the water you will get a unique view of the 200 Million year old rock
    formations as well as Stair Hole, Man O’ War, St Oswalds Bay and of course Durdle Door.