Bruny Island Day Tour

Located at the mouth of the River Derwent, Bruny Island is one of Tasmania’s most picturesque natural highlights. Explore it's stunning coastlines and enjoy tasting a variety of local, fresh produce!

Tasmania, Australia
Duration
10 hrs
Start time
7:30 am
Max group size
23
Minimum age
8 years
Languages
English
Start & finish location
Hobart
FromAUD $125
Children: AUD $90
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What's Included

  • National Park entry fee
  • Bruny Island Ferry
  • Local produce tasting (varies with seasons)
  • Hostel and motel pickups and drop offs 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Bruny Island is home to unique wildlife (including the white Bennetts wallabies), amazing scenery, rich indigenous history and delicious local produce.

 

After a short ferry ride across the D’entrecasteaux Channel we’ll head to Cape Bruny and the Bruny Island Lighthouse, stopping along the way for some spectacular views at the Neck lookout.

 

Next we’ll enjoy great coastal walks and stunning beaches, including Adventure Bay for a quick swim (conditions permitting) before we look for the local white Bennetts wallabies.

 

The highlights continue throughout the afternoon as we sample some of the best local produce this island has to offer at the Bruny Island Cheese Company and Get Shucked Oyster Farm. 

 

Highlights

  • Cape Bruny & Bruny Island Light House
  • Adventure Bay
  • Local wildlife
  • Berry farm (seasonal)
  • Get Shucked Oyster Farm
  • Bruny Island Cheese Company 

 

Departure time

Hobarts - 7:30 am

 

Departure day

  • October - November: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
  • December - January - February: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
  • March - April: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
  • May - September: Thursday, Sunday

 

    What to bring?

    • Camera
    • Drink bottle
    • Comfortable trail walking shoes
    • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
    • Clothes to suit conditions (layers are a good idea)
    • Waterproof jacket (just in case)
    • Swimwear and towel (conditions permitting) 

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    Due to the diverse mix of our guests we believe they prefer to do their own thing for most meals, this means you to try out Tasmania great food and drinks that are suited your taste and budget. Our tours normally include breakfast and some include meals that showcase Tasmanian produce or provide a great way to get to know your fellow travellers.

     

    For the meals not included you will have the chance to dine out and enjoy the local foods and produce with recommendations from the guide, or visit the local supermarket to purchase items that can be prepared in the kitchen at each hostel, either individually or as a group.

    For breakfast we supply cereals, toast, juice, tea & coffee. If there’s something you can’t do without, just bring it with you! Please advise your dietary requirements at the time of booking.

     

    Some of our tours will include opportunities to taste and sample local produce; check the individual tour information for these details.

     

    We do not supply lunches or dinners on any of our trips however our guides will recommend great places to eat along the way and stop at supermarkets to stock up on any supplies needed if you prefer to cook yourself.

    We visit some incredible places throughout Tasmania, and wherever possible get out of the bus to explore. While most of our trips are active in nature our guides aim to offer walks that cater for all types of fitness with easy, medium and hard walking options.

    Bring clothing that suits the season, while including warm clothes (it can get cold in the mountains), comfortable walking shoes, toiletries, a towel, hat, sunscreen, waterproof jacket, swimsuit, water bottle and camera. Luggage is restricted to one normal pack, bag or case (20kg) plus a small day pack.

    All full day & extended tours include pick up and drop off from your city hostel or hotel.  Our tours leave from all major gateways to Tasmania so no matter whether you arrive by boat to Devonport, or by plane to Hobart or Launceston we have a tour to suit you.

    The tours that we offer are designed to help you see as much of Tasmania as possible with like minded travelers. There is no maximum age provided you have a good sense of adventure and a reasonable level of fitness, however we do have a minimum age of 8 years old to ensure all passengers get the most from the tour!

    Our maximum group size if 24 passengers plus the tour guide. These small group sizes allow you plenty of time to get to know your fellow passengers and guide.

     

    Our tours are conducted in modern, comfortable air-conditioned buses. By having small groups it means we can spend as much time as possible outside the bus exploring the wonderful sights of Tasmania.

    We included everything we believe is needed to have a great time in Tasmania while keeping our prices as low as possible. There are no extra charges or fees on any of our tours so the only expenses you’ll have throughout the tour will be extra meals not included, optional extras or souvenirs from the great places you’ll visit. Each individual tour will have different inclusions and to check see these just review our Tours to find out a bit more about them. To give you a general idea our tours will always include:

    • Experienced friendly Guides
    • All bedding
    • Meals as indicated
    • Hotel / hostel pick up and drop off (with the exception of Mt Wellington Descent)
    • National Parks passe
    • All Entry Fees
    Small print
    Terms & Conditions:

    1. A traveller must be a minimum age of 8 years at the time of the tour to participate.

    2. Optional activities, as described in the itinerary, are at your own expense, are not included in the price of the tour and do not form part of these terms and conditions.

    3. You acknowledge that the nature of the tour is adventure travel and participation involves a degree of personal risk.

     


    Cancellation Policy:

    In the event that a booking is cancelled, the following fees will apply:

    • Cancellations more than 30 days before departure: 25% of the total cost
    • Cancellations between 29 and 8 days of departure: 50% of the total cost
    • Cancellations within 7 days of departure: 100% of the cost
    • Please note: changes to bookings can be made, however, changes will incur up to a $100 change fee


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