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Hobart: Bruny Island Gourmet Sightseeing Day Tour

Hobart: Bruny Island Gourmet Sightseeing Day Tour

From US$ 150.66 per person

Explore scenic Bruny Island on a day tour from Hobart, visiting artisan producers on a gourmet adventure whilst taking in the spectacular scenery of Tasmania’s favourite island.

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Duration 9.5 hours
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  • Explore picturesque Bruny Island off the southern coast of Tasmania
  • Savour gourmet cheeses, fresh oysters, premium wines, beer, mead, ice cream and honey
  • Taste handcrafted fudge in the tranquil surrounds of HIBA’s private gardens
  • Discover the iconic view from the Truganini Steps at The Neck
  • Enjoy a beachside lunch with oysters and and two glasses of wine, beer or cider
  • Look for rare white wallabies and step back in time walking on the ancient Mavista Rainforest
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Explore Bruny Island’s spectacular landscapes, gourmet produce, and inspiring locals on a small group tour of around 20 passengers, plus your knowledgeable local guide. Tours depart daily from Hobart and local accommodation. Relax and enjoy this fully inclusive experience showcasing the best of Bruny Island. Try cheeses, oysters, fudge, premium wines, honey and mead. Meet some of the island’s artisan producers, people who put their energy and spirit into handcrafting these renowned products. Stop for a delicious lunch at Pennicott’s beachside restaurant with sweeping views of Adventure Bay.  Throughout the day you'll see incredible scenery. At The Neck, see the narrow isthmus stretch away south in graceful curves. Take a stroll and leave your footprints in the sand of a deserted beach. The light bush of the northern island gives way to the dense rainforest of the south's Mavista Rainforest - a pristine environment home to diverse wildlife including rare white wallabies. Your return ferry crossing departs at 4:30 PM for a 5:00 PM arrival in Kettering, followed by a short 30-minute drive back to Hobart, where hotel drop offs are available on request.

  • Transportation by bus
  • Bruny Island ferry crossing
  • Hand made fudge and local honey
  • Handcrafted mead
  • Entry to the Bligh Museum
  • Cheese and hand crafted ale at Bruny Island Cheese and Beer Co.
  • Lunch at Pennicott’s beachside restaurant including shucked oysters and two glasses of wine
  • Exclusive tour of HIBA’s 50 acres of private English and native gardens
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from select cbd hotels
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All required protective equipment is provided

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Meeting point

Meet the local partner's office in the Dock Head Building located on Franklin Wharf, next to the Constitution Dock Lifting Bridge.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes

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  • Please wear comfortable footwear and warm clothing
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 287 reviews

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Cant recommend this tour highly enough! From start to finish it was professional, informative, fun and everything I was hoping for. LOTS of tastings and a great lunch! Tim, our guide, was professional and entertaining at the same time! Would highly recommend this for anyone wanting a full but relaxing day! Excellent! 11 out of 10!!!

November 18, 2021

We had a fantastic time. It was very entertaining yet educational at the same time. We learnt so much about Bruny Island itself plus the people who live on this beautiful island. From pick up to drop off we enjoyed the whole process. Lots to see, eat, drink and relax. Highly recommend for all.

June 17, 2021

Very relaxed and enjoyable day. Only a small group of 11, which was great. Everyone very friendly. We participated in a variety of activities- both active and passive. Cheese tasting was excellent, delicious fresh oysters before our gourmet meal of fish and chips. Although the fish and chips was well cooked and tasty, it doesn’t really rate in the gourmet realm for me. Honey tastings and ice cream was very good. David the guide kept the day moving at a good pace and was very friendly and helpful. Overall I thought the tour was pretty good value. Office staff very professional.

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June 3, 2021

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