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- The Neck Lookout offers an awesome view of the island’s northern and southern sections. Burrows of mutton birds and fairy penguins can be seen throughout the area.Written 6 May 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- I hadn't planned to go but incredibly glad I did. the views are amazing, and Shane who ran my tour, was a wonderful host and so good at sharing the
history of the place. Highly recommend. Personally very happy to spend my $ to support upkeep of the historic lighthouse and grounds. thank you shane!Written 2 December 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- What a lovely isolated and rugged place. The lighthouse and cottages are in great order and the little museum is very informative. BUT who would want to live there for 26 years?? What did the first lighthouse keeper do that was so much worse than the convicts to get 26 years in a remote cold spot?? More importantly what did his wife and children do to deserve that??
Very spectacular scenery and worth the long drive to see it.
Has great toilets But there is a price to pay. A very smelly long drop!Written 23 May 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Husband & I enjoyed a wine tasting & then a delicious lunch at the on-site restaurant. Staff very friendly & attentive. Good menu selection of local produce. Well presented. Had the local tasting plate which was excellent.Written 5 November 2023
- A nice walk - not difficult- had the beach to
Ourselves- low tide is a preferable time to visit-
Beautiful!!!Written 5 July 2023
- Great views, stunning scenery, a great couple hour walk. Lots to stop and look at. We did it in a clockwise loop-definitely hit the steeper side that way.Written 9 March 2023
- Private museum housed in a small building but packed full of maps, letters, paintings, artifacts and memorabilia.Noticed this small museum on the road opposite the beach at Adventure Bay as we were driving past. Entry fee was $4-00 per person and there was a sign requesting that no photographs be taken.
The museum is the lifetime work of the Late Dr J.B. Hamilton and is now manned by volunteers. The Museum building was constructed in 1954 with the foundation stone being laid on the 200th anniversary of the birth of Vice Admiral William Bligh. The building itself was styled after St Peters Church at Variety Bay and was built with over 26,000 convict made bricks.
The museum celebrates the exploration of the Pacific Ocean from 1642 (Abel Tasman) to 2000 with a specific focus on exploration and landings of European explorers at Bruny Island and Adventure Bay. These explorers included Abel Tasman, Tobias Furneaux, James Cook, William Bligh, Matthew Flinders, Antoine Bruni D'Entrecasteaux, Nicolas Baudin and many others.
The museum is packed with historic maps, charts, paintings, documents, artifacts and other memorabilia. Too much really to absorb in one visit.Written 24 February 2023
- Super interesting great talk at the start. Great layout. We would come back to redo another self guided tour beautiful areaWritten 2 October 2022
- A good walk with some nice scenery and a couple of lovely beaches. The most annoying part was finding out that the walk was 4 km longer than listed.Written 6 January 2021
- Unfortunately, the raspberries were not in season yet and we could only taste some homemade ice cream sandwich made with egg and some frozen raspberries.Written 13 December 2022
- Great extensive views from here, and obviously a good spot to find wildlife at dusk and the evening light.Written 27 March 2023
- Inala is not a huge garden but it has interesting plants and is well tendered. It was a pleasure to wander around checking out the different plants. Stopping to watch the bumble bees.
We saw the back end of a little brown mammal, it was a quick runner so it was only a glimpse.
Nice visitWritten 17 March 2023
- Had this cafe recommended by a local resident for breakfast. We both ordered the veggie omelet with coffee. Service was great and quality and flavor of meal was excellent. Definitely one of the better breakies had in our visit to Tassie so far.Written 6 January 2020
- Easy climb on wooden steps to the look-out.
Small carpark and toilets at the start of the steps.
One can also explore the beaches of both sides of the neck.Written 2 December 2023
- Beautiful beach to enjoy the scenery. A famous painting was done of the area in 1792 by George Tobin, the Principal Artist on Capt. Bligh's visit.Written 6 May 2023
Frequently Asked Questions about Bruny Island
- The best day trips from Bruny Island according to Tripadvisor travellers are:
- Full-Day Guided Bruny Island Tour from Hobart
- Bruny Island Produce Sightseeing and Exclusive Lighthouse Tour
- Bruny Island Traveller - Gourmet Tasting and Sightseeing Day Trip from Hobart
- Full-Day Bruny Island Cruises Day Tour from Hobart
- Southwest Tasmania Wilderness Experience: Fly Cruise and Walk Including Lunch
Bruny Island Attractions Information
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