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We have just spent two days on tour with Daren in Snowy and thoroughly enjoyed both the trips of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John S
Amazing tour

Jurassic Coast Tour with Darren and Snowy Steve and me visited Portland for a few days and I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Dorset Day Trips offer an exciting range of award-winning guided sightseeing day tours around Dorset & the New Forest, all from the comfort of our fantastic ‘70’s-style VW camper! With pick-ups in Poole or Bournemouth, the VW comfortably seats 7...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Bournemouth BH2 5AA, England
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+44 7443 496970
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have just spent two days on tour with Daren in Snowy and thoroughly enjoyed both the trips of the Jurassic coast and the Hardy's country trip today. We would highly recommend this to anyone and have seen and learnt a lot about Dorset including...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Jurassic Coast Tour with Darren and Snowy Steve and me visited Portland for a few days and I booked a surprise tour with Darren for our anniversary to see the Jurassic Coast. We had the most amazing experience visiting some of the best places in...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were picked up by Daren from our hotel and introduced to Snowy, his VW camper van. Daren is an accomplished guide, and his knowledge of the area is immense, interspersing historical facts with little gems of information that only a local person would know....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Melisa and I visited Bournemouth for the weekend and we booked a tour with Darren to see the Jurassic Coast. We had the most amazing experience visiting some of the best places in Dorset with Darren and Snowy. Darren is a very understanding and caring...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a different experience Darren is your man! We liked so much the first trip that we booked a second one immediatly!! You can be sure that Darren will explain you anything you want to know. Besides, you can get with...More

Thank Jose B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend Sara and I travelled a bit through Dorset for a couple of days, but as we both were at the time underage and didn't have a driving licence, this was an amazing opportunity! The weather wasn't the best that day, but "Snowie" surely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a hectic week, but took on Snowy the last day! What a delightful trip to the Jurassic coast and extras. Thoroughly enjoyed Darren and his knowledge, and was comfortable and cool in the van. Highly recommend this to you voyagers out there.More

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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I’m so pleased you all enjoyed the tour - thanks so much for your review! And as you found out, despite its classic styling, VW Snowy has a modern engine so copes easily with the hills of Dorset, as well as being great fun! Hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I originally had booked a tour of Dorset through Dorset tours but they cancelled my booking the very next day as they require a minimum of two people to be able to go on the tour. As a single traveller I found this to be...More

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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks very much for your review, Deb – I’m so pleased you enjoyed the tour! As you found, it’s always worth getting in touch with me even if it doesn’t look like there’s an applicable trip on – I can be far more flexible than...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have to admit...it. Was the VW Bus that got my attention! Drove one myself back in the day. Daren made our trip to New Forest a memorable day! He’s very knowledgeable and answers all of our questions! The pace of the trip is great...More

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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It was a pleasure showing you the best sights of the New Forest – thanks so much for your review! As you found, my trips are great as a special treat for VW camper fans, but just as much fun for everyone else – who...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to take two of Daren’s tours last week, most definitely a top highlight on my Dorset holidays. The first tour started with a pick-up at the rail station in Poole (a short duration from Dorchester where I...More

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Daren G, Owner at Dorset Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

I’m so pleased you enjoyed the tours - thanks so much for your review! As you found, my “tours for one” can be great for individual visitors, and though they are more expensive I can often do a deal! Hope to see you when you...More

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Santosh K
1 July 2018|
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Response from Daren G | Property representative |
Hi Santosh - please just go to my website dorsetdaytrips. co. uk direct or via the business details at the top of this tripadvisor page, and you'll find a contact link and booking page there. I hope that helps, Daren
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Julius M
9 December 2017|
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Response from Daren G | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your question! Although generally I don't let dogs on board (principally because I'm allergic!), I have made exceptions in the past and as long as it's well-behaved this should be fine, so long as it doesn't... More
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jankay58
10 March 2017|
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Response from Daren G | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for getting in touch! The cost of our trips depends on a number of factors (type of tour, route, etc, etc), so the best thing to do is please drop me an email (click on the link on the tripadvisor summary for... More
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