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Bruny Island Adventures & Gastronomic Delights

1. Bruny Island Adventures & Gastronomic Delights

Embark on the ultimate Bruny Island adventure! Immerse yourself in its untamed beauty, rich history, and delectable cuisine. Indulge in a morning tea of Bruny Island cheeses, freshly shucked oysters, and wood oven bread. Benefit from convenient hotel pickup and drop-off, a return ferry ride, Cape Bruny Lighthouse & exclusive lighthouse group tour, tastings, and a sumptuous lunch. Nothing to spend as it's all included. Prepare to be captivated by breathtaking views from Adventure Bay, The Neck Lookout, and Cape Bruny. Next stop Antarctica! Encounter fascinating wildlife like echidnas, white wallabies, seabirds, Mountain Dragons and vibrant wildflowers. Traverse the enchanting Mount Mangana Rainforests with an expert guide, smell and taste the forest and explore the inner workings of Cape Bruny Lighthouse. Delight your taste buds with a mouthwatering lunch featuring locally caught fish as well as Tasmanian beef and lamb. Experience the flavours of locally-made artisan cheeses, chocolates, fudge, and honey. Take leisurely strolls or enjoy a refreshing paddle in the cool waters of the Tasman Sea. Embark on a truly authentic Bruny Island experience guided by passionate locals. Our team of knowledgeable guides, many of whom are generational residents of Bruny Island, will lead you on an unforgettable journey. Their deep connection to the island and their expertise will ensure you gain unique insights into its history, culture, and natural wonders. Get ready for an immersive adventure with the true spirit of Bruny Island! This immersive tour promises unforgettable moments filled with natural wonders and culinary delights on beautiful Bruny Island!

Hobart: Bruny Island Gourmet Sightseeing Day Tour

2. Hobart: Bruny Island Gourmet Sightseeing Day Tour

Discover Bruny Island’s spectacular landscapes, gourmet produce, and inspiring locals on a guided tour with a 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. Board the ferry for a return crossing to Kettering, followed by a short drive back to Hobart, where hotel drop-offs are available on request.

3D Tasmanian Highlights: Hobart, Port Arthur & Bruny Island

3. 3D Tasmanian Highlights: Hobart, Port Arthur & Bruny Island

One can’t say that they’ve truly explored Tasmania without visiting the big three: Hobart, Port Arthur and Bruny Island. This three-day tour will make sure you get the full Tassie experience by guiding you on an epic journey around Tasmania's south. Day 1: Start your three day tour by meeting your fun and friendly driver/guide. After a short meet and greet, you will set-off on your Tasmanian adventure. Your first day on the tour aims to show you all of Hobart's key attractions. Some of the highlights are Mt Wellington, Bonorong, MONA, Richmond, a city highlights tour and Salamanca market (Saturday only). Day 2: Bruny island - Arguably Tasmania's best day trip! This magical Island has a little piece of everything Tasmania has: World class beaches, rugged coastline and native wildlife matched with the finest local produce from the ocean and the land, a tour you do not want to miss! You will see firsthand why Bruny Island is fast becoming one of Tasmania’s most popular tourist destinations. Day 3: The Port Arthur tour includes a direct bus trip to the historic site where you will have 4-hours to explore at your own pace. This 7-hour round trip departs Hobart at 10:30 AM, getting back at around 5:30 PM.

From Hobart: 2-Day Bruny Island and Port Arthur Tour

4. From Hobart: 2-Day Bruny Island and Port Arthur Tour

Enjoy this incredible two day experience visiting two of Tasmania's most iconic destinations. Which location you visit first will be dependent on the conditions, but your itinerary will include the following: Bruny Island Depart Hobart, from where you make your way to Mavista Falls. Step into this temperate rainforest and smell the clean crisp air as you take in mother nature’s provisions. This 20-minute round-trip walk gives you an idea of the many environments on this magnificent island. Following your rainforest walk, travel to the Cape Bruny Lighthouse to spend 30 minutes exploring the picturesque Cape Bruny, home to the second-oldest original tower in Australia. You then travel to the Neck to capture the iconic Bruny Island image from atop the 360-degree lookout. From there, receive views of the Tasman Sea, Tasman peninsula, North and South Bruny Island, and Mt. Wellington. Lunch at a Bruny Island pub is then provided, with options for all diets available. Alternatively, you can bring your own food and drinks. Following lunch, there is the option to travel to Bruny Island Premium Wines to enjoy $5 wine tastings. You then advance to Adventure Bay - the largest little seaside town on the island. Spend some time on the famous local beach, which has seen some of the world’s most famous explorers land. Get Shucked Oyster Bar is next on your agenda, where you have the chance to purchase what Tasmania is famous for: Oysters. Following that, you arrive back in Hobart at approximately 5:30PM. Port Arthur: On route to Port Arthur, stop at Eaglehawk Neck’s Pirate Bay lookout and the Dog Line monument to soak up the scenery and have a photo opportunity or two! The next stop will have the mouths of sweet tooths watering as we visit the Tasmanian Chocolate Foundry. Following the chocolate factory, you will visit the beautiful Port Arthur Lavender Farm. Explore the unique handmade products made from Tasmanian Lavender and take a stroll around the scenic lavender trail. Up next is the Port Arthur Historic Site. Immerse yourself in the fascinating, rich and dark history of the best-preserved penal settlement in Australia. Admission is at own cost and entry fee will include a 35-minute guided walking tour and a 20-minute harbour cruise. If history is what you came for, enjoy the full 4 hours exploring the historic site. If you are up for one more experience, then you can hop back onboard the bus after 3 hours for a trip to the Remarkable Cave. Just a short 8-minute drive away, you will be greeted with the spectacular vista of Maingon Bay. At the lookout you can take in the exceptional views of Penguin Rocks and the bay. You can then descend down the 115 steps to view the Remarkable Cave from a viewing platform where you will be surrounded by ancient sandstone cliffs. We will then return back to the historic site to pick up the remaining passengers and then return to Hobart at 5:30pm.

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We thoroughly enjoyed our day on Bruny. Guide Jacob was excellent keeping the day rolling and providing lots of information with just the right mix of humour and detail. It was a full day with great variety in experiences. Lunch was delicious and the cheese tasting a highlight. Highly recommend.

Highly recommended for the first time in Bruny Island! Our guide/driver Jeff is so nice and knowledgeable. It’s a good choice who doesn’t have experience in Tasmania. Lighthouse is the best part. And also the lunch in Hotel Bruny is fantastic. Must try the homemade brewery!

So much packed into one day. It was amazing. So much food , drink and samples included. The island is so pretty. Oh and our bus driver was informative as well as entertaining. Highly recommend this tour.

Fantastic way to explore Bruny island and great value for money! Highly recommend this trip!

The best tour ever, soooo worth it, a must do if you’re going to Tasmania!