Abel Tasman first spotted Bruny Island in 1642 with many other explorers following in the next 100 years to include Captains Furneaux, Flinders, Cook and Bligh. With such a famous visitor book the island has become a haven for wildlife lovers, foodie tasters, nature and fauna enthusiasts or anyone that wants to breath in the fresh air and just relax.
Meeting the local artisans and producers that call the island home is a highlight of a visit to this beautiful Island. A short ferry ride from the mainland brings you to the island, where you will be in awe of the wild and iconic scenery such as the isthmus of land that connects the north and south, known as the Neck. The Neck is also an important habitat for wildlife and from viewing platforms you can watch little penguins and short tailed shearwater seabirds. You can then enjoy 360 degree views from Neck Lookout and gain a unique perspective of the island.
Our nine day Tassie Delights tour takes a day out of the itinerary to explore this beautiful island. Be prepared for a delicious day out where you will enjoy award winning cheeses, premium wines and beer, freshly shucked oysters, handcrafted fudge, local honey and a delicious lunch at a beachside restaurant with sweeping views of Adventure Bay.
Meet and hear the stories of island producers including an exclusive cheese and beer experience at Bruny Island Cheese company. Also to enjoy are the sweet taste sensations from Bruny Island Chocolate Company, Bruny Island Honey followed by Get Shucked’s famous Bruny oysters. Lunch with view, fresh fish and chips accompanied by Tasmanian wine, beer, cider or juices.
Remember small group tours sell out fast. We would be pleased to answer your questions and put you in touch with one of our preferred travel agents to place your booking.
Bruny Island will delight the senses and create memories that will far outweigh the delicious calories consumed.