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Tour ID: 10051835

On sale for selected dates in September and October! Bruny Island and its wild natural beauty, amazing produce and wonderful wildlife is not be be missed. Discover the island's key sightseeing spots and award winning food producers. This is the only tour where you will go inside the lighthouse, an amazing experience not to be missed!  This tour satisfies all your senses, incorporating the beauty and sounds of the island's wilderness, and the tastes and smells of amazing fresh produce!

  • See the wild beauty of Bruny Island and Cape Bruny National Park
  • Taste the freshest produce from this pristine environment
  • A picnic morning tea on the beach (oysters, local cheeses & wood oven breads)
  • Tour inside Australia's southernmost lighthouse - dramatic ocean and coastal views
  • Search for the unique white wallabies & other wildlife
  • Lunch overlooking Sunset beach and the D'Entrecasteaux Channel

Why join Bruny Island Safaris...

We are locally owned and operated. Tour owner Craig Parsey lived at Cape Bruny with his Lighthouse Keeper family during the 1970s and has nearly 50 years of working, living and holidaying on Bruny Island. The only company offering a fully guided tour inside the Cape Bruny Lighthouse (not available to any other tour operator). Your tour guides are passionate local people who have grown up on Bruny Island and have an intimate connection to the island (50% of our guiding team live on Bruny Island). It has been rated the best Bruny Island Tour for the past 7 years (2014-2019), receiving the Trip Advisor Hall of Fame awards 2018 and 2019. Our groups are small and take a maximum of 20 people.

Our guides are local passionate people just waiting to show you their little piece of paradise! Each tour guide is a little different in the way they conduct our tours and often will add their own island life experiences and stories to the day, making for one of the most personable tour experiences in Tasmania. The Cape Bruny Lighthouse Tour for many guests is the highlight of the day along with the guide stories, characters, history and fine foods.

Your day will start off leisurely, with a hotel pick up. Enjoy a scenic country and coastal drive to Kettering, where you will board the ferry and enjoy beautiful crossing to Bruny Island. You'll begin the day climbing The Neck and Adventure Bay lookout for amazing views as far as you can see.

We visit Adventure Bay before heading to South Bruny National Park where you will be astounded by the spectacular and rugged coastal views, expanses of coastal vegetation and the wildlife including whales, sea eagles, echidnas and more that call this area their home. It is here we take a short break for morning tea on the beach with a selection of Bruny Island Cheeses, Oysters and Wood-fired oven bread.
We have lunch at Hotel Bruny who specialise in the freshest Tasmanian seafood and local produce. Your choices for lunch include fish, lamb, seafood chowder or a large seafood platter for 2 (or single-serve)! Gluten-free and vegetarian options are available. It is hard not to have a drink of the wonderful local wine, beer or cider with lunch! Lunch comes with a warning, you have to leave room for the chocolates, fudge and honey!

Time to walk off a little of that great lunch by going on a tour of the iconic Bruny Island Lighthouse perched 115m atop the Dolerite Sea Cliffs. You learn about the history of this lovely building, taking in sea views from its balcony. The views are amazing from the top so make sure you have your camera with you.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Full Day Tour includes:
    Cape Bruny Lighthouse Tour - (Private tour for our guests - no members of the public will join at this time).
    Local Produce Lunch overlooking Sunset Beach.
    Morning Tea on the Beach, picnic style with Bruny Island Cheeses & Oysters with wood oven bread...
    Fresh Oysters
    Honey tasting
    Bruny Island Chocolate and Fudge tasting.
    White Wallaby in the WILD
    Return Ferry fare.
    Cape Bruny Lighthouse informative guided tour.
    Adventure Bay Lookout
    The Neck Wildlife Zone
    Incredible scenery, historical places and much more........
    Great photo vantage points
    Park entry if you don't already have a valid pass.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Coffee and tea are available to purchase throughout the course of the tour from many of the stops along the way

  • Duration:

    10 hours

  • Departure:

    7:00 AM Daily

  • Return:

    5.30pm

  • Departure points:

    Hobart, Bruny Island, Kettering, Kingston and Snug

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    The Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre on the corner of Davey Street and Elizabeth Street is your default pick up point at 7:00 am unless otherwise arranged.

    Please select from one of the courtesy pick up locations:

    1. Accommodation not listed - please contact us for pick up instructions.
    2. Amberley House 7:20
    3. Ball & Chain Grill 7:13
    4. Barilla Holiday Park 6:42
    5. Bay Hotel Apartments 7:17
    6. Bay View Villas 6:48
    7. Bruny Island Ferry Terminal 8:45
    8. Bruny Island Cheese Company 9:15
    9. Bruny Island Safaris Office 6:10
    10. Clydesdale Manor 7:18
    11. Discovery Parks - Mornington Hobart 6:43
    12. Edinburgh Gallery Bed & Breakfast 7:03
    13. Europcar Hobart City 7:06
    14. Graham Apartments 6:46
    15. Hadley's Orient Hotel 7:10
    16. Hobart Airport Tourist Park 6:20
    17. Hobart Tower Motel 6:50
    18. Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart 6:59
    19. Ibis Styles Hobart 7:04
    20. Islington Hotel 7:17
    21. Mantra Collins Hotel 6:58
    22. Mantra One Hotel 7:01
    23. Mayfair on Cavell 6:47
    24. Mayfair Plaza Motel 7:18
    25. Mornington Inn 6:43
    26. Motel 429 7:21
    27. Oyster Cove Inn 7:45
    28. Prince of Wales Hotel 7:16
    29. Queens Head Hotel 6:55
    30. Quest Trinity House 6:47
    31. Ramada Resort by Wyndham Seven Mile Beach 6:30
    32. Regent Park Apartments 7:17
    33. Rydges Hotel 6:51
    34. Salamanca Inn 7:13
    35. Snug Beach Cabin & Caravan Park 7:40
    36. St Davids Cathedral Bus Stop 7:10
    37. Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre 7:00
    38. Tassie Backpackers 6:56
    39. The Brunswick Hotel 6:56
    40. The Lodge on Elizabeth 6:58
    41. The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel 6:58
    42. The Tasmanian Inn 6:47
    43. Travelodge Hotel Hobart Airport 6:40
    44. Travelodge Hotel Hobart 7:04
    45. Waterfront Lodge Motel 6:47
    46. Wrest Point 7:19

    If you are staying at a hotel outside of these areas, please choose “Accommodation not listed” and advise the details. If you have not had confirmation after your booking is made, please contact the tour operator to arrange the best pick up location for you.

    Please be at your pickup location 5 mins before your scheduled pickup time. It's advised that you stand outside of your accommodation and not wait inside unless it's raining. 

    Pickups can be up to 5 minutes early or late.

  • What to bring:

    Suitable foot wear, water bottle, hat, sunscreen, camera and a warm jacket.

  • Fitness level required:

    Low

  • Child policies:

    Child rates apply for 0 -16 years. This tour is not suitable for under 3 years.
    Children 0 - 16 years pay the child price. Please contact us prior to booking infants.
    Children under 5 are unable to join the lighthouse tour.

  • Additional Information:

    One day pack per person allowable on board.
    Airport drop offs on request, baggage collected at the end of tour. $10 per person
     

    Review from C.Z. travelled 15th Feb 2018

    I recently booked and completed a Bruny Island Safari’s tour with yourselves on the above date whilst staying in Hobart for a week on a girls trip away. I would like to express my sincere gratitude and thanks to the wonderful ‘Rob’ who was our tour guide for the day. He was without a doubt the most organised, informative, friendly and professional tour guide that we have ever come across. Nothing was too much trouble, his patience was above and beyond what was required and we departed with a wonderful experience that I would highly recommend to any and all that are considering doing this tour when visiting Tasmania. We all had such an enjoyable and memorable day with many many thanks to ‘Rob’, which I’m sure was mostly as a result of his devoted effort to ensure each and every person received the most pleasurable experience possible.

    Congratulations to you for having such a fantastic person showcasing not only your company but Bruny Island and Tasmania.

  • Destinations:

    Hobart and Bruny Island

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