Bruny Island is known for its pristine and rugged landscape, swimming and fishing beaches, unique wildlife, and supreme quality food and wine. It is the home of the South Bruny National Park, ideal for wilderness trekking and walks.
You can spot teeming wildlife like fur seals in a Bruny Island Cruise, sample authentic cheese, or simply enjoy the breathtaking views. Take a Bruny Island Tour and immerse yourself in pristine natural landscapes!
From North to South, Bruny Island is a magnificent place filled with wilderness, stunning landscape, and welcoming candor. From The Neck that connects the two landmasses to the majestic South Bruny National Park abundant with wildlife and inviting ruggedness, you’ll always feel occupied in Bruny Island.
The Neck is a moniker for the narrow strip of land linking the North and South Bruny Island. The Neck Lookout on top offers stunning 360-degree views of the Island. You can even take the boardwalks to find viewpoints where you can enjoy the scenery. The surrounding Neck Game Reserve is home to adorable fairy penguins and short-tailed shearwaters. Stroll through the beach at dusk to see birds returning to their burrows and penguins’ group together and saunter.
On the southern tip of Bruny Island stands the famous Cape Bruny Lighthouse. It was built in 1836 and lit in 1838. Towering 114 meters above the cliffs of Cape Bruny, it offers picturesque views of the South Bruny coastline. To reach the top balcony of the lighthouse, you have to climb the cast-iron spiral stairs. You can hear stories of shipwreck tragedies, fascinating ways in which the lighthouse was lit before it turned solar power, and the hardships of convicts who built the white lighthouse.
South Bruny National Park is a mix of long coastlines, exotic rainforests, and a rich history. The landscape features cliffs and beaches, ideal for walks and swimming. Cloudy Bay is where surfers can ride waves, while others can enjoy long walks along the beach. Walking through the wilderness, you can spot birds, sea eagles, wildflowers, and even orchids. If you're really lucky, you may encounter the magnificent annual migration of humpback whales towards the south.
There's no end to the spectacular wildlife you can spot at Bruny Island. The quaint, largely unexplored, and rugged Island offers an up-close view of some of the world's most exotic wildlife. Find White Wallabies, endangered Forty Spotted Pardalote, Fairy Penguins, Short Tail Shearwaters as you wade through the landscape. The White Wallabies in Bruny Island are unique in that you won't find this color in any other part of the world, including other wallabies found in Australia. Its Fairy Penguins are also the smallest in the world.
Bruny Island Cruise:
3 - 10 Hrs
Bruny Island Traveller Day Tour:
September to February is the best time to visit Bruny Island. January is the hottest month, with temperatures rising to 18 degrees Celsius on average. Temperatures in Bruny Island drop to the lowest in July. While in March, autumn comes with heavy rains.
A. The best Bruny Island Tours include the day tour and the island cruise.
A. Bruny Island Tours start at AU$145.
A. Bruny Island Tours can be easily booked online.
A. You can choose between the Bruny Island Day Tour and the Bruny Island Cruise.
A. On Bruny Island Tours you can see unique wildlife like White Wallabies, Forty Spotted Pardalote, Fairy Penguins, Short Tail Shearwaters, and Fur Seals.
A. The Bruny Island Cruise lasts for 3 - 10 hours, depending on your tour options.
A. A complete Bruny Island Day Tour is 10-hour long.
A. Yes, you can upgrade your Bruny Island tickets to include transfers from Hobart and Kettering.
A. Ticket for Bruny Island Cruise costs AU$145 while Bruny Island Traveller Day Tour ticket would cost AU$210.