BRUNY ISLAND TOUR
Bruny Island is Tasmania’s premiere island destination. Explore the island on one of the many bushwalks, coastal tracks or beach strolls. Pack a picnic for a self-guided walk or join an island walking tour. Explore the magnificent coastline on an eco-cruise, sailboat, or kayak. Bruny Island is home to fur seals, fairy penguins, albatross, wedge tailed eagles, white wallabies and many endemic species. In addition to stunning scenery, Bruny Island is a foodie’s paradise. The island showcases a variety of artisan cheese, oysters, seafood, berries, fudge, wine, whisky, gin, beer and a selection of cafes and restaurants.
Where to go?
150km with 15-minute ferry, from Hobart to Bruny Island and Cape Bruny Lighthouse.
8.30 – 18.30 or 10 hours.
What is that?
Get Shucked Oyster Farm: Want to wrap your lips around an oyster that’s so fresh it’s like you’re being kissed by the ocean? Get on down to Bruny Island and drop into Get Shucked, a locally owned and operated oyster farm and bar. Get Shucked cultivates the Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas), it is native to the pacific coast of Asia.
Cheese and Beer Company: Their cheeses are all made and matured using traditional techniques and are highly regarded as being some of the finest artisan cheeses made in Australia, especially their signature Raw Milk C2 Cheese. In 2016 they started making beer. Locally grown ingredients and an eye towards Tasmania's seasons and sensibilities are what guides our beers down an unconventional path. All their beers are open fermented, bottle conditioned and free from preservatives.
Bruny Honey: This is the sweetest spot on Bruny Island! They have been collecting honey from Bruny Island for over 20 years with 400 hives on the island. Their most wanted honey is the signature Manuka honey while the most tasting honey is Leatherwood.
The Neck Lookout: Picturesque setting with boardwalks & observation platforms for viewing native wildlife & the sea.
Adventure Bay: Adventure Bay is a large eastern-facing bay on South Bruny. Adventure Bay is the base of several the island’s main walks and a variety of tourist attractions. The Adventure Bay Beach is a popular spot for swimming as it is one of the more sheltered beaches on the island.
Lunch break: Fast food / Local restaurants / Self prepared meals.
Bruny Island Cruise Seafood Restaurant: The contemporary dining space includes indoor and outdoor seating with gorgeous views of Adventure Bay. It is the perfect place to indulge in a coffee and our freshly baked goodies or why not treat yourself at our ice cream bar.
Cape Bruny Lighthouse: It is the second oldest extant lighthouse tower in Australia, as well as having the longest (158 years) history of being continuously manned. It was first lit in March 1838 and was eventually decommissioned on 6 August 1996.
What to bring?
The Tasmanian weather may be unpredictable with strong wind all year round.
Sunglasses and jumpers are recommended.
Running shoes make you more comfortable.
Bruny Ferry tickets
National Park entry fees
Home pick-up and drop-off
What's not Included?
Food and Beverage at Restaurants
Cape Bruny Lighthouse tickets
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