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Bruny Island Safaris

Hobart, Tasmania 7170, Australia
+61 437 499 795
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USD 109.04*
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Bruny Island Sightseeing and Gourmet Tour from Hobart Including Guided...
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Fully Guided Bruny Island Lighthouse Tour
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USD 121.16*
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Hobart Shore Excursion: Bruny Island Day Trip
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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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Hobart, Tasmania 7170, Australia
+61 437 499 795
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I well organised tour. Rick is an exceptional guide, very knowledgeable. He entertains with a wealth of knowledge not only about Bruny but about Tasmania and plants, animals etc. Would certainly have no hesitation in recommending and well worth the price and a great way...More

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Rick was a fantastic guide showing us the island, wildlife, food and drinks. A cheese tasting on the beach, Wallabies including a white wallaby, the lighthouse, cider, oysters, fudge and chocolates, honey. An excellent lunch is included.

1  Thank Mariena B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This tour was exceptional, from the start with the friendly local Bruny Island guide Rick to the sites, sounds and tastes we experienced. It is a long day but the sites (especially if sunny) are worth it. From the Bruny Lighthouse with its great views...More

1  Thank Terran N
Reviewed 1 week ago

A 7am pickup from our hotel at Sullivans Cove heralded a very enjoyable day. Our guide, Rick, being a long term Bruny Island resident, knew all about this wonderful place and ensured that all the sights and information our party requested was given in an...More

Thank Tycon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour is a fantastic way to experience Bruny Island. Our driver and guide Rick is a a Bruny resident, which made such a difference. He brought so much knowledge of the island and its history, and regaled us with some wonderful local stories and...More

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trip is a must! Our guide for the day was Kevin and he is hilarious, informative and extremely PROFESSIONAL. We travelled all day and stopped for sights and tastings along the way. The fact that you can get the lighthouse trip and guided tour...More

2  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the tour very much and our driver and guide, Rickon, was very knowledgeable and warm. The tasting sessions were good and Rick managed to make the itinerary to work to the fullest even with challenging weather conditions. Will recommend it!

1  Thank eunice l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I were on a tour guided by Kevin. He was a great (and punny) guide and we had a wonderful time! Felt like we packed a lot into one day, filled with great views and amazing food and produce! Would highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went on this great tour. We were lucky to get Rick as our tour guide. He lives on Bruny Island and his wealth of local knowledge made our day even more enjoyable. He managed to squeeze in extra activities on our tour and he...More

Thank RieCat1303
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Was in a small group tour led by the wonderful Kevin. We saw many picturesque sites including the neck and lighthouse views. We even spotted quite a number of the white wallabies which is a genetic variant! Food was great. You won't go hungry on...More

1  Thank YEN79
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22 January 2017|
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Response from Craig P | Property representative |
Two kinds of buses 12 seater and 20 seater. Book online. If the tour is available to book it goes...
27 October 2016|
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Response from Craig P | Property representative |
Hi Yes we still visit the Neck and Cape Bruny Lighthouse and Tours. Thank you
Jo and Scott S
20 October 2016|
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Response from BrunyIslandSafaris | Property representative |
Hi Jo and Scott We travel some gravel roads but mostly sealed roads. The roads are well maintained and the buses are comfortable. We always recommend that those with back issues sit towards the front of the bus away from the... More