Things to Do & Tours
Bruny Island offers a diverse range of activities and tours. Including scenic flights, wilderness cruises, nature tours, and scenic drives to the lighthouse or the Neck (Truganini lookout) for some picturesque 360-degrees views.
THE NECK LOOKOUT
TRUGANINI LOOKOUT & PENGUIN WATCHING
A must visit on Bruny Island, the neck has breathtaking views of the middle of Bruny isthmus after walking up a series of steps, sometimes you will see those little penguins footprint in the morning. Best to visit on a nice clear day or after sunset for penguin watching. There is a penguin lookout point near the beach. The beach on the neck is spectacular, clear blue water and a great spot for an easy walk.
CAPE BRUNY LIGHTHOUSE
It’s an inactive lighthouse located in the South Bruny National Park. Cape Bruny Lighthouse is the second oldest extant lighthouse tower in Australia. A setting that features an amazing landscape overseeing the imposing sea cliffs experience the 360° view of the day and the magic sunset. No need to pre-book the lighthouse tour. Fee to enter the top of the lighthouse is around $15/person.
BRUNY ISLAND CRUISES
Bruny Island Cruises offers 3 Hour Wilderness Cruise exploring the coastline of Bruny Island. Cruise alongside some of Australia’s highest sea cliffs, enter deep-sea caves, and join in the search for the abundant coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins, migrating whales, and sea birds.
Book direct your Bruny Island Tour Cruises now. Phone (03) 6234 4270. Book online at www.brunycruises.com.au
INALA NATURE TOURS
For wildlife and bird enthusiast, this is the place. Enjoy bird watching and wildlife tours with specialist guides that have knowledge both flora and fauna of Tasmania. They offer day or night tours to see penguins, possums and other wildlife. Inala Nature Museum and jurassic garden open weekdays or by appointment.
Address at 320 Cloudy Bay Rd, South Bruny.
Phone 03 6293 1217.
ISLAND SCENIC FLIGHT
Experience of the unique and beautiful land of Bruny Island and surrounding areas from a bird’s eye view. Island Scenic Flights is the only carrier based at the Bruny Island Airport. Flights around South Bruny Island start from $60 per person (minimum 2 people).
Phone (airfield office): (03) 6293 1448.
Mobile: 0428 293 272.
Address: 2179 Bruny Island Main Road
BRUNY ISLAND SAFARIS
Discover everything that makes Bruny Island amazing with Bruny Island Safaris Sightseeing, adventure and food tour. They take small groups of up to 12 people and also offer a private tour for day and two days tour.
Phone 03 6144 3045.
Visit website at www.brunyislandsafaris.com
CYCLE BRUNY ISLAND HIRE AND TOURS
Explore and cycle picturesque Bruny Island with Cycle Bruny Island. Ranging from 29er and Hybrid touring eBikes along with a selection of normal Hybrid touring bikes. The bike renting is available for daily or multiple days hire from starting from $65 – $99 daily.
Phone: 0477 495 339.
Book direct at cyclebrunyisland.com.au
FISHING & SURFING
Bruny Island offers great fishing spots for Tasmanian local Salmon, squid, flathead, and all Tasmanian fish. Alonnah, Lunawanna or Adventure Bay jetty, Lagoon, and many more. Click here for more information about fishing around Bruny Island
For surfing enthusiasts, Bruny Island is a great place to explore surf. The Neck, Coal Point, The Cape Light House Beach, Cloudy Bay, and Lagoon.
SPROKKELWOOD – ART GARDEN
Visit the most relaxing Garden on Bruny Island privately owned garden founded by Grietje van Randen and Keith Smith. Come and bring a picnic and wander through spaces defined by trees and shrubs to discover long vistas, sculptures, and artist’s studios. Entry fee: $10.00 adults, children free.
Address: 339 Cloudy Bay Road, Lunawanna, Bruny Island, near Inala Jurassic Garden.
Phone: 61 (0)3 62931156 / 61 (0)458 680 555