Tour ID: 10053038
This tour will introduce you to a wonderful selection of gourmet local produce, including salmon, oysters, cheese, bread, berries and wine. You will meet a variety of local producers from cheese makers and oyster farmers, to whiskey distillers, who will regale you with stories of the island, its produce production and the growth of the food industry.
Designed for lovers of good food and wine, this spectacular day tour explores the fabulous local produce of Bruny Island, against a backdrop of spectacular scenery.
• Enjoy six courses of fabulous gourmet food; grown, harvested and prepared on beautiful Bruny Island.
• Tour with a small group and local guide and meet local producers of cheese, wines, whiskey, berries, oysters and fudge.
• Hear stories of the Island, while enjoying the backdrop of deserted beaches, alive with native bird and wild life.
Begin your adventure by departing Hobart around 7:45 am, from either your CBD accommodation or from Hobart’s Franklin Wharf.
You will arrive at Kettering for a ferry across to Bruny Island. Joined by a sandy isthmus, North and South Bruny Islands sport long beaches, rugged cliffs of dolerite and a wonderful selection of gourmet local produce, including salmon, oysters, cheese, bread, berries and wine. In small groups of up to 12 people, led by a local guide, you will meet a variety of local producers from cheese makers and oyster farmers, to whiskey distillers, who will regale you with stories of the Island, its produce production and the growth of the food industry.
Amid the magnificent birdlife of the Island with its light bush and dense rainforest, rare white wallabies can be seen among the diverse wildlife endemic to the region. In this divine setting, with a backdrop of deserted beaches, you will enjoy six courses of specially produced fare, which highlights the region's best. Produce from the Bruny Island Cheese Company, Bruny Island Premium Wines, Get Shucked Oysters, HIBA Fudge, Bruny Island House of Whisky and the Bruny Island Berry Farm are all on offer.
As the experience is individually tailored to suit the requirements of each tour group, the itinerary may alter. The following is a sample of what you can expect on your day tour of the Island.
7:45 am – Leave Hobart
8:45 am – Reach Kettering
9:30 am – Jump on the ferry to Bruny Island
10:00 am – Visit the Bruny Island Cheese Company
10:45 am – Visit Get Shucked Oysters
11:20 am – Visit Bruny Island Berry Farm for morning tea
12:00 pm – Spot White Wallabies at our private reserve
12:30 pm – Take in the scenery of Mavista Rainforest
1:15 pm – Visit Bruny Island Premium Wines for lunch
2:30 pm – Visit HIBA Bruny Island Fudge
3:00 pm – See the Neck
3:40 pm – Enjoy a drop at Bruny Island House of Whisky
4:30 pm – Hop on the ferry back to Kettering
5:00 pm – Arrive back at Kettering
5:30 pm – Arrive in Hobart and be returned to your accommodation
A quality experience from a winner of the Australian Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism, this is an unforgettable experience.
Your day includes guided bus tour, Bruny Island Ferry crossing and six courses of delicious Bruny Island produce including Get Shucked Oysters, Bruny Island Cheese Company, Bruny Island Berry Farm, Bruny Island Premium Wines, HIBA Fudge and the Bruny Island House of Whisky.
7.45am - 5.30pm
7:45 AM Daily
Returns to Hobart by 5.30pm.
We can pick you up from your Hobart CBD hotel or meet us at 7.45am at Franklin Wharf, next to the Constitution Dock Lifting Bridge on Hobart's waterfront. Tour returns to Hobart at 5.30pm with CBD hotel drop off.
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