Suppers and safaris

Thursdays through June, as the sun goes down, witness Brownsea come alive as a whole new world of wildlife begins to emerge.

  • Booking essential

Take a boat ride to this special place once all the day visitors have gone home. Enjoy a delicious home cooked meal in the island cafe then head out with your guide to discover some of the weird and the wonderful. Behold the loud chorus of nesting migrant seabirds on the lagoon and listen out for the distinctive churring sound of the visiting nightjars.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £35.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01202707744
Please phone the island office to book a place.
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Meet at the National Trust Sandbanks jetty at 19:30. The boat will depart promptly so ensure to leave enough time to park and walk to the jetty.
What to bring and wear
Bring sturdy footwear, sensible warm outdoor clothing paying special attention to recent and current weather conditions. Bring a torch.
There is no wheelchair access on the National Trust ferry.
Please be advised that with the very nature of wildlife, it may not always be possible to see the wildlife mentioned in the description.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
4 June 2020 19:00 - 22:50 Available
11 June 2020 19:00 - 22:50 Available
18 June 2020 19:00 - 22:50 Available
25 June 2020 19:00 - 22:50 Available

Contact Info

Brownsea Island Property Office
Call 01202 707744

Upcoming events

Be prepared this February half-term

Sat 15 Feb 2020
Help us celebrate World Thinking Day and Founder's day with a week of scouting and guiding inspired activities suitable for kids of all ages.

Get Toasty

Sat 15 Feb 2020
Campfire and marshmallow toasting at the Outdoor Centre

Junior Ranger Days

Wed 19 Feb 2020
Join our Outdoor Centre team and get stuck in as you experience life as a ranger on Brownsea Island.

Mother's day on Brownsea Island

Sun 22 Mar 2020
Treat your mum to a day out in a wild and magical place. Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this special place with your special mum.

Brownsea at war

Fri 03 Apr 2020
On the first Friday of every month, In this 75th year since VE day, join one of these fascinating free guided walks that looks into Brownsea's role during the World Wars.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sat 04 Apr 2020
Become a nature detective, solve the riddles and finish your adventures with a Cadbury chocolate treat.