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Address: Hobart, Tasmania 7170, Australia
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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MEET THE FOOD PRODUCERS, hear the stories and explore the many corners of...

MEET THE FOOD PRODUCERS, hear the stories and explore the many corners of Bruny Island. Bruny Island day tours, Bruny Island Lighthouse tours, Bruny Island Food tours, Bruny Island Sightseeing Tours and Bruny Island Overnight Tours. The only tour in Tasmania offering Lighthouse access in the South Bruny National Park.

Eat your way around Bruny Island on a gourmet and sightseeing tour departing Hobart. Visit scenic lookouts overlooking Adventure Bay and Cape Bruny, and spot echidnas, white wallabies, birdlife and other wildlife. You'll taste the gourmet treats Bruny Island is famous for, from artisan cheeses and locally grown berries to smoked salmon, chocolates, nougat, fudge, cider and whisky on extended tours (small tasting fees may apply). With pick up and drop-off from your hotel included, along with the round-trip ferry and National Park entry, this is the ultimate way to experience Bruny Island's wild beauty and wickedly delicious gourmet food. Your tour begins with pickup from your Hobart hotel and a scenic drive to the pretty coastal town of Kettering, where your Bruny Island ferry departs. Enjoy the 15-minute cruise over to Bruny Island, then travel by air-conditioned minivan to the narrow neck of land connecting the north and south parts of the island, passing oyster farms and grazing properties en route. Your island tour begins with a private cheese tasting at Bruny Island Cheese Company. After this enjoy views from Adventure Bay lookout and the Hummock lookout, a significant indigenous site that's home to Truganini Memorial. Continue to Adventure Bay and stop for morning tea at the Bruny Island Berry Farm (Seasonal). Locally grown berry fruits are available in all kinds of ways here, including ice cream, pancakes, scones with jam and cream, strawberry and chocolate fondue, and berry cakes. Your tour continues along the Mount Mangana Trail, passing Cloudy Bay on the way to Cape Bruny Lighthouse. The Iconic Bruny Island Lighthouse is Australia's last vantage point to spot migrating humpback and southern right whales, and an important navigational landmark for ships at sea, and the oldest manned lighthouse in Australia. You will enjoy a group tour of the lighthouse and learn all about how it was built, climb the spiral staircase and see the original working prisms, before stepping out onto the balcony for the amazing coastal views elevated 114m above the sea. Feeling hungry by now, stop at Hotel Bruny for a wonderful lunch featuring local Tasmanian and island produce, including locally caught fish, and Tasmanian beef and lamb. The afternoon is all about nature and more food, with stops at Get Shucked super fresh oysters (Oyster tasting) and Bruny Island House of Whisky. Walk off your indulgent lunch and tastings on a short stroll along the beach and through Bruny Island's pristine rainforests keeping an eye out for echidnas, white wallabies, wildflowers and the island's unique birdlife. Later in the afternoon enjoy the round-trip ferry to Kettering, we drop into a gourmet ice-cream producer and stop off for a chocolate-making presentation and tasting at Nutpatch Nougat Chocolates before returning to Hobart, exclusive to Bruny Island Safaris (Not always available).

Try our overnight and private Bruny Island tours and enjoy some Bruny Island short walks, maybe some jetty fishing and wind down at your cabin with a glass of local wine and cook up your catch.

A proportion of our proceeds are donated to Wildcare for the upkeep of Light Stations around Tasmania, for the care and maintenance of the lighthouse stations and surrounding environment

volunteer programs and groups operating on islands containing lighthouses

and other lighthouse stations around Tasmania.

Tour founder Craig Parsey grew up on many lighthouse stations around Tasmania, including the Cape Bruny Light Station. Knowing many of the last light keepers in Australia, Craig's family experience and stories will enhance your day on Bruny Island.

Our Promise.

- Guaranteed Lighthouse Tour

- High quality friendly tour guides with at least 3 years guiding experience

- Our top guides have or do live on Bruny Island

- 5 Star tour rating and safety record

- Quality food experiences

- We listen to your requests

- Airport drop offs if required

- Hobart pick-up and returns

- Comfortable late model Toyota coasters and hiaces

- Clean buses

- Fun tour

- Rugged Sea-cliff coastlines and beaches

- Temperate Rainforests

- The best chance to see white wallaby

- The best island sights and lookouts

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Excellent trip!

Mark was amazing. We all had great fun. Thanks so much. Highly recommended for the trip in Bring Island. Great everything and pretty done my shopping in one day. Really good... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Friendly knowledgable driver/host. Great service of pickup and drop off at our accomodation. Enjoyed the cheese tasting at Bruny Island cheese. Needed more chocolate at the chocolate tasting but enjoyed our purchases. The almond berry slice at the berry farm was excellent. It was great to see "The Neck"and loved the Bruny Island Lighthouse. The lunch was excellent and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mark was amazing. We all had great fun. Thanks so much. Highly recommended for the trip in Bring Island. Great everything and pretty done my shopping in one day. Really good oyster too! Don't need to plan anything, follow Mark and enjoy

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on the gourmet food tour. From the beginning with on time pick up and a very friendly and knowledgeable guide we had a great day. Visiting a cheese factory, the lighthouse, Bruny Hotel for a seafood platter, cider tasting, oyster tasting and finally hand made chocolates all amongst stunning scenery it was a fantastic experience.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly interesting and fun day guided by Derry whose encyclopaedic commentary gave us a comprehensive view of this diverse island.Never a dull moment, he kept us amused and interested all day from 7.15 pickup to 5.0 pm drop off.There were many highlights with the lighthouse tour,Bruny pub lunch,cheese tasting and drives through the bush outstanding.Very good value,don' miss it!... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely day trip with a fantastic group. Delicious get shucked oysters, melting lamb shoulder at Bruny hotel, fudge, honey, berry farm, delicious cheese & beautiful ocean views. Callum was personable and took great care of the entire group, taking the time to talk with everyone and ensuring we stuck to schedule so we missed nothing. Highly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a day. Picked up from hotel. Small group of 12. Ben our guide was excellent. Friendly, witty and extremely knowledgable and passionate about the history and environment of the island. Now for the fun stuff. We did the gourmet tour. Tasting local produce as we travelled around the island. Spectacular views, even saw a white wallaby. We had a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a excellent day trip very good value for money the guide (Ben) made the day with local knowledge he was very informative ,but also he made everyone feel comfortable , and the day flowed on like were all old friends,highly recommended day trip!! beautiful food and awesome views !!! Keep up the good work!

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic way to spend the day! This island and its immediate surrounds are an absolute treasure trove. Relaxing and educational, the guide is superb at providing information as we travel the length of this awesome island in a fun and relaxed fashion - brilliant!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was a FULL day adventure with a local guide named Rick. He was a tour guide and driver not just a guy driving a bus. Having a local Bruny resident ensured we had the full package. His knowledge was great and very interesting, he was very flexible and l believe we got a lot out of the day... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rick was absolutely terrific, very knowledgeable having lived on Bruny Island for the last 30 years. Nothing was too much trouble. We had a ball. Would highly recommend this particular tour to all our friends and family. Thanks again Rick for a day of wonderful food and a highly educational day. Carol and Warren Booth

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