Bruny Island – a must-see Tasmanian destination
Famous for its cliff-top views accessible by numerous walking trails, Bruny Island is a must for photographers and nature and wildlife lovers. If you want to taste premium food and wine, there's gourmet cheese, wine, whisky, and oysters plucked fresh from the ocean to savour.
Bruny Island is the ideal destination for a road trip if you're keen to explore at your own pace. It's also renowned for its unique marine adventures where you can see migrating whales, seals and dolphins up close.
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Top things to see and do on Bruny Island
If you’re wondering what to do when visiting the island, some of the best things to see and do include:
- Visiting ‘The Neck’, a sandbar that joins the North and South islands and provides incredible 360° views.
- Exploring the many walking trails like the renowned Labillardiere Peninsula walk.
- Learning about the history of the Cape Bruny lighthouse, operating since 1838 and towering 114 metres above the clifftops.
- Sampling award-winning and locally produced cheese, chocolate, wine, whisky and oysters.
- Spotting playful seals, penguins, dolphins and seabirds on a Pennicott Wilderness Journey cruise.
- Discovering the unique birdlife that Bruny is famous for, like the Forty-spotted Pardalote, Wedge-tailed Eagle, Southern Boobook and elusive Tasmania Thornbill.
Places to stay on Bruny Island
There's a range of accommodation options on Bruny Island, including caravans, camping spots, cabins, holiday units and luxury resorts.
The hottest month for Bruny Island is January with an average temperature of 17 degrees and the coolest time is July, with an average of 9 degrees.