Bruny Island – A must see Tasmanian destination
Are you looking to experience the best the Tasmanian wilderness has to offer?
Bruny Island, which is home to the beautiful South Bruny National Park, is located just a 40-minute drive south of Hobart.
Made up of the North and South Islands, which are separated by a narrow isthmus called “the Neck”, it is the ultimate wilderness destination, offering everything from bushwalks and eco-cruises to a range of local wildlife including seals, fairy penguins and the white wallaby.
Access to the island is via a 15-minute ferry ride departing from Kettering and arriving at Roberts Point on North Bruny Island.
Things to do:
- Cape Bruny Lighthouse Tours - The Southernmost Lighthouse tour in Australia.
- Bruny Island Cruises – This award-winning wilderness cruise will take you through high sea cliffs and around coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins and seabirds.
- Island Scenic Flights – Experience the beauty of South Bruny Island by air.
- Bruny Island Long Weekend – Luxury three-day guided food, wine and walking tour.
- Bruny Island Safaris – Fully guided Bruny Island tours including - Food, Sightseeing and Lighthouse Tour, Bushwalking and Nature Tour, Overnight Explorer Tour.
- Inala Nature Tours – Personalised birding and wildlife tours.
- Art at the Point – New art gallery located at Dennes Point.
The hottest month for Bruny Island is January with an average temperature of 17 degrees and the coolest is July, with an average of 9 degrees.
Some fun facts about Bruny Island:
- Bruny Island is 50km long (68km by road).
- It is home to Australia’s southern-most vineyard.
- Bruny Island Cruises was voted one of the Greatest 100 Trips of the World.
- Locals simply call it ‘Bruny’.