Beautiful Bruny Island Adventure
Dramatic sea cliffs, stunning turquoise bays and fresh oysters is what you’ll discover on Treasure Island
Bruny Island is close to Hobart yet feels a world away as you cross the D’Entrecasteaux Channel on the ferry. This island provides the ultimate wilderness experience with spectacular sea cliffs, long beaches, tranquil waterways, and national parks. It’s home to fairy penguins, albatross, fur seals and the rare white…
Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Perched on a rugged clifftop, standing at 114 metres high, enjoy views across the coastline and ocean – next stop Antarctica. This is Australia’s second oldest lighthouse.
A specialised collection featuring historic maps, documents, paintings and other artefacts of explorers to the island, including Captain William Bligh and Captain James Cook.
Taste fresh plump oysters plucked straight from the pristine water. Delicious with Tassie sparkling or cider and you can take some home with you, too.
Sit back and relax on the 30-minute drive to Kettering to get the ferry.
Stand on the deck as we cross the beautiful water of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel to the island. You might see a pod of dolphins or a seal.
Take in the view as we drive to the southern point of the island to South Bruny National Park.
See dramatic sea cliffs and views across the ocean – next stop Antarctica.
Visit Cape Bruny Lighthouse. This charming heritage-listed lighthouse, built in 1836, is Australia’s second oldest lighthouse. Standing at 114 metres tall, you can climb to the top as part of a pre-booked tour for an additional fee. Please advise in advance if you would like to book this additional tour.
Sample some of the popular local dishes comprising of locally sourced ingredients at Hotel Bruny. There’s a great selection of Tasmanian wines, beers and ciders to wash it down.
See the beautiful Adventure Bay with its pristine white sand and turquoise water.
Discover the history of explorers that visited Bruny. Bligh Museum is located in a small cottage built with convict bricks. It features a specialised collection of historic maps, documents, paintings and other artefacts.
Next stop, The Neck. Climb to the lookout to see stunning 360-degree views of the island and beyond. This is an isthmus that connects the north and south ends of the island. Spot the fairy penguin dens in the surrounding sand dunes, this is where they come to nest at night.
Try a mouth-watering plump oyster plucked straight from the water at Get Shucked Oysters. They taste divine with Tassie sparkling or cider. There’s a takeaway option if you’d like to enjoy more later. Who can stop at a dozen?
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An amazing comprehensive and informative tour of the island. Some of the highlights include a tour of the Lighthouse, coffee and oven baked bread at a rustic cafe, whisky and mead at the whisky tasting venue and of course a stop at the Chocolate shop. Most important, the information about the Island, its bays and positioning. Highly recommend George from Tours Around Tasmania