Poole Harbour Bird Boats

The National Trust, Dorset Wildlife Trust and the RSPB have partnered up to showcase Poole Harbour, its islands and the spectacular wildlife that depends on it at this special time of year.

  • Booking essential

These boats are a rare opportunity to see one of the best winter spectacles in the UK and offers exclusive access to Brownsea Island out of the main season.

Please note that not all of the cruises land on Brownsea, see notes below for dates.

Bird boat cruise only £17 adult, £7.50 child.

Bird boat cruise with Brownsea landing £22 adult, £10 child.

Please be aware that the boats may be cancelled due to bad weather conditions. We will contact you in advance if this is likely to happen.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £22.00
  • Child £10.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01202707744
Suitability
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Poole Quay
What to bring and wear
Warm and wet weather gear and sensible footwear
Other
Harbour only cruises Sat 13 Jan 18, Fri 16 Feb 18, Harbour cruises with Brownsea landing Sat 25 Nov 17 (NOW FULL), Sat 9 Dec, Sat 6 Jan, Sun 21 Jan, Sun 4 Feb 18

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
6 January 2018 10:00 - 14:00 Available
13 January 2018 09:00 - 11:30 Available
21 January 2018 09:00 - 13:00 Available
4 February 2018 09:00 - 13:00 Available
16 February 2018 09:00 - 11:30 Available

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Christmas walks and carols on Brownsea Island

Tue 19 Dec 2017
10:00-13:00
Lift your spirits with Christmas carols and a relaxing walk on Brownsea this December.

Poole Harbour Bird Boats

Sat 06 Jan 2018
10:00-14:00
The National Trust, Dorset Wildlife Trust and the RSPB have partnered up to showcase Poole Harbour, its islands and the spectacular wildlife that depends on it at this special time of year.

Nature, adventure and get toasty this February half-term

Sat 10 Feb 2018
10:00-16:00
Wrap up warm and get your kids out in the fresh air this February half-term. Head out on the island on one of our trails then warm your toes and cook a marshmallow by the campfire at the Outdoor Centre between 12pm-2pm.

Get toasty by the campfire

Sat 10 Feb 2018
12:00-14:00
Warm your toes round the campfire.

Mother's day on Brownsea 2018

Sun 11 Mar 2018
10:00-15:00
Treat your feet to a wonderful walk with nature.

Cadbury Easter Trail

Fri 30 Mar 2018
10:00-16:00
Get wild about Brownsea this Easter weekend. There will be a special Easter weekend trail with a chocolaty prize (£2.50), crafts and games and plenty of fun for all the family.