Early bird wildlife walks

An early morning wildlife experience. Come and enjoy the island at its most peaceful. This is your opportunity to take a boat over to the island long before the public arrive and soak up the sights and sounds of nature.

  • Booking essential

The first two walks will have a focus on the spring birdsong that rides the airwaves at this time of year. The second two walks will focus more around the lagoon with it's internationally important populations of both wading and sea birds. After your walk, enjoy a hearty breakfast roll and a warming cuppa. Price includes walk, boat fare and breakfast.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £25.00
    Guided walk, boat fare and breakfast
  • Child £12.50
    Guided walk, boat fare and breakfast

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 2491895
Suitability
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
The boat leaves Sandbanks at 7-30am
What to bring and wear
Wear sensible footwear
Other
Boat departs from Sandbanks promptly at 07:30am and departs Brownsea at approx. 10:15am. Visitors may remain on the island but will need to pay a single boat fare back to Sandbanks on the public ferries.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
1 June 2019 07:30 - 10:00 Sold out
5 October 2019 07:30 - 10:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Brownsea Island Property Office
Email
brownseaisland@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01202 707744

Upcoming events

Eco adventure camping

Fri 24 May 2019
10:00-23:59
An opportunity for the experienced camper who loves nature and the great outdoors, to camp overnight on this magical island.

May half-term

Sat 25 May 2019
10:00-16:00
While away your half-term days with an adventure on Brownsea Island this May.

Minibeasts and more

Tue 28 May 2019
11:00-12:00
There's a whole other world that lives beneath the leaves and in the undergrowth on Brownsea.

Spring ranger days

Wed 29 May 2019
11:00-15:00
Bring your budding young rangers to the island to join our team and to discover how to conserve nature and to learn some bush craft skills.

Early bird wildlife walks

Sat 01 Jun 2019
07:30-10:00
An early morning wildlife experience. Come and enjoy the island at its most peaceful. This is your opportunity to take a boat over to the island long before the public arrive and soak up the sights and sounds of nature.

World oceans week

Sat 01 Jun 2019
10:00-16:00
Help us celebrate the awesome oceans that keep our planet alive during the week building up to World Oceans Day. Join our marine experts and find out more about your local sea life and what you can do to protect it.