Bruny Island Discovery Day Tour

Let us take you off the beaten path on our Bruny Island Discovery Day Tour to discover Bruny’s lifestyle, walking trails and local artisans. Slow down, understand where you are and adopt the island pace of life.

Bruny Island Discovery Day Tour Itinerary

  • 7:00am pick up from your accommodation in the Hobart area
  • Head south along the old coastal road, gather fresh fruit along the way
  • Arrive at Kettering to catch the ferry, for a 15-minute ferry ride across the D’Entrecasteaux channel. Dock on the North end of Bruny Island at Roberts Point and drive south.
  • Take in the view from The Neck Reserve lookout and penguin colony
  • If you enjoy hiking, enjoy an optional three-hour, 6km bushwalk to either (depending on weather)

    Option 1) Fluted Cape

    Option 2) Mars Bluff

  • Enjoy a vineyard lunch at Bruny Island Premium Wines.
  • After lunch we have the choice of three activities – please advise your preferred option at time of booking.

    Option 1) A tour of the Cape Bruny Lighthouse, built in 1834 to guide vessels around the most southern tip of Bruny Island

    Option 2) Visit the Inala Nature Reserve and Gondwanan Jurassic Garden to discover Bruny’s native flora & fauna, birds, fossils, gemstones and shells in the nature museum

    Option 3) Explore of Heba private garden and tessellated pavement and Bruny Island Chocolate and fudge (tastings are available at additional cost)
  • On the way back to the ferry, we will pause for a platter of fresh Get Shucked Bruny oysters (alternative snacks available for anyone who does not eat oysters).
  • Cape Bruny Lighthouse at the southern tip of Bruny Island, Tasmania, is the second oldest extant lighthouse tower in Australia, as well as having the longest (158 years) history of being continuously manned - Photo Jess Bonde
  • Lighthouse Bay - Bruny Island - Photo Adam Gibson
  • Get Shucked - Bruny Island Oysters - Photo Adam Gibson
  • Neck Beach, Adventure Bay - Photo Tourism Tasmania and Andrew Wilson
  • Adventure Bay, Bruny Island - Photo Tourism Tasmania & Rob Burnett
  • Cape Bruny Lighthouse at the southern tip of Bruny Island, Tasmania, is the second oldest extant lighthouse tower in Australia, as well as having the longest (158 years) history of being continuously manned. Photo Tourism Tasmania & Rob Burnett
  • Explore Tasmania with Adventure Trails Tasmania
  • The view from The Neck Lookout on Bruny Island

Features

  • Type: Day tour – 9 hours
  • Structure: Private small group tour
  • Family-friendly: This tour is suitable for family groups
  • Highlights: Stunning scenery, short walk and amazing history
  • Length: approximately 9 hours (8.30am-5.30-6pm)
  • Transfers: pickup and drop off at your Hobart area accommodation
  • Price: Adult from $365.00 per person, Children over 5 years $65.00 each, Children under 5 years travel free (when accompanied by at least two adults) Child seat and booster seat provided
  • Minimum booking: two adults

Please contact us for small group rates for up to eight guests and other itinerary lengths and options.

Inclusions

  • Transport, including pickup and drop off at Hobart area accommodation
  • Ferry transfers
  • Guide
  • Vineyard Lunch
  • One dozen oysters per group (alternative snacks available for anyone who does not eat oysters)
  • Trail snacks, bottled water
  • Entry fees for South Bruny National Park and either Cape Bruny Lighthouse, Inala Jurassic Garden and Nature Reserve or Heba Private Garden