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Bruny Island Traveller

A Full Day Land-Based Guided Exploration of Bruny Island

Join the award winning Pennicott Wilderness Journeys team for a exciting day of discovery, where you will discover the stories, spirit and soul of Bruny Island.

  • Join our comfortable tour bus in Hobart or Kettering
  • Settle back with a small group of fellow travellers
  • Cross the D'Entrecasteaux Channel on the Mirambeena Ferry
  • Admire superb views of Bruny Island at The Neck
  • Enjoy an al-fresco morning tea along the way
  • Explore Adventure Bay
  • Savour a cellar-door lunch of gourmet Bruny Island produce
  • Climb the spiral staircase inside the Cape Bruny Lighthouse
  • Hear fascinating commentary from your knowledgeable guide
  • Learn the island's history and heritage
  • Experience Bruny Island's beach, coast and forest walks
  • Discover Bruny Island's wilderness and wildlife
  • Return to Hobart after a wonderfully memorable day

 

Stories

Time falls away as you explore the island, hear its stories and marvel at its scenery. At The Neck, you'll reach the crest of a lofty dune and see the narrow isthmus stretch away south in graceful curves. In Adventure Bay, imagine distant echoes of the past in the place where whalers camped and launched their boats; and at Cape Bruny, experience the rare and exclusive experience of climbing the spiral stairs inside the historic lighthouse, to gaze seaward, just as the lightkeepers did.

Spirit

On your Bruny Island journey you'll meet some of the island's food and wine producers - people who put their skill, energy and spirit into harvesting the perfect vintage, crafting the most delicious cheese, picking the sweetest summer berries, shucking the finest oysters, growing the most succulent salmon. And you'll taste the fruits of their labour, with a wonderful lunch of island specialties, served at Australia's southern-most vineyard. You'll also feel the spirit of Bruny in its birds and animals, and their wild, natural habitat.

Soul

Everyone who spends time on Bruny Island shares the experience of leaving everyday life behind. There's a strange but exhilerating sense of 'islandness' - a feeling of being away and apart from the world. It's hard to explain, but easier to feel. You'll know it as you walk on the empty stretch of a remote surf beach, as you look out from the lofty tower of Cape Bruny Lighthouse, and as you leave the Tasmanian mainland behind, crossing the D'Entrecasteaux Channel to feel an island's soul.

 

More Information

Tours depart daily from Hobart or Kettering. Bookings are essential.

Adults - $195       Children - $170

For more details, visit the Bruny Island Traveller website at www.brunyislandtraveller.com.au.

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