Bruny Island Traveller

Hobart - Bruny Island
Bruny Island Traveller is a full day tour from Hobart. Taste your way across Bruny Island on an all inclusive gourmet wilderness adventure whilst discovering the spectacular scenery and cultural heritage of Tasmania's favourite island.

What You Will Experience

Gourmet Delights and Artisan Tastes

Begin your journey with a sensory feast, as the Bruny Island Traveller Tour takes you through a handpicked selection of the island’s finest food offerings. Experience the joy of tasting award-winning cheeses, lovingly crafted by local artisans, and savor the freshness of oysters straight from the crystal-clear waters. Indulge in handcrafted fudge, sample locally produced honey, and enjoy a sumptuous lunch at a beachside restaurant, all complemented by premium Tasmanian wines and beers. This culinary adventure is a true testament to the island’s rich, natural bounty and the skill of its producers.

Breathtaking Natural Beauty

Its stunning natural landscapes will envelop you. From the dense, green canopies of South Bruny National Park to the rugged coastal heathlands, Bruny Island is a showcase of ecological diversity. Witness the towering Eucalypt forests, explore serene beaches, and feel the tranquillity of this untouched paradise. The tour offers ample opportunities to capture photographs, breathe in the fresh, clean air, and simply bask in the beauty of unspoiled nature.

Encounters with Wildlife

Bruny Island is not just a haven for food enthusiasts but also a sanctuary for a variety of wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for the playful antics of Bennetts wallabies, the gentle pademelons, and the nocturnal possums. Bird lovers will be thrilled to find all 12 endemic Tasmanian bird species, including the rare Forty-spotted pardalote and the swift parrot. The island’s coastline is also a haven for marine life, where you might spot seals lounging on the rocks or dolphins playfully skimming the water.

Cultural Insights and Local Stories

Throughout the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to meet the heart and soul of Bruny Island – its people. Hear the stories of local producers, learn about the island’s history and culture, and gain insights into the sustainable practices that make this place so special. These personal encounters add a rich & cultural depth to your journey, connecting you to the island in a way that goes beyond the usual tourist experience.

A Journey of Relaxation and Discovery

The Bruny Island Traveller Tour is more than just a day trip; it’s a journey that promises relaxation, discovery, and a deep connection with nature and local culture. Every aspect of the tour is thoughtfully curated to ensure an enriching, enjoyable, and unforgettable experience. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful escape or an adventurous exploration, this tour offers something for everyone, leaving you with lasting memories and a longing to return.

On the MenuEnjoying Shucked Bruny oysters

  • Award-Winning Artisan Cheeses: Sample a variety of locally made cheeses, each boasting unique flavors and textures, a true testament to Bruny Island’s dairy excellence.
  • Freshly Shucked Oysters: Enjoy delicious Bruny’s famous oysters, known for their freshness and exceptional quality.
  • Premium Tasmanian Wines and Beers: Pair your meals with a selection of the finest wines and beers Tasmania has to offer, carefully chosen to complement the island’s flavors.
  • Handcrafted Fudge and Chocolates: Indulge in sweet treats made by skilled local confectioners, like Bruny Island Chocolate, a delight for any chocolate and fudge aficionado.
  • Local Honey Varieties: Taste the natural sweetness of Bruny Island Honey with a range of honey tastings.
  • Gourmet Lunch at a Beachside Restaurant: Relish a specially prepared lunch featuring fresh, local ingredients, served in a stunning setting with views of Adventure Bay. Includes oysters, main meal and two glasses of wine, beer, cider or juices.
  • Seasonal Fruit and Produce: Experience the freshness and natural taste of locally grown fruits and other produce, showcasing the island’s agricultural flora.
  • Specialty Dishes Featuring Local Game and Seafood: Savor dishes crafted from locally sourced game and seafood, highlighting the island’s culinary creativity and respect for sustainable practices.
  • Artisan Breads and Pastries: Enjoy freshly baked breads and pastries, a perfect accompaniment to the island’s cheeses and spreads.
  • Tasmanian Ciders and Juices: Refresh with a selection of crisp, locally produced ciders and natural juices, offering a non-alcoholic taste of Tasmania’s fruit orchards.


  • 7:45am Depart Hobart
  • SeaLink Bruny Island Ferry crossing
  • 9:30am Bruny Island Cheese & Beer Co – exclusive tasting
  • 10:30am The Neck lookout
  • 11:15am Mavista rainforest walk and search for white wallabies
  • 12:00pm Lunch at Pennicotts – oysters, main meal and two glasses of wine, beer, cider or juices
  • 1:15pm Visit Bligh Museum
  • 1:45pm Two Tree Point beach walk
  • 2:15pm HIBA Gardens & Bruny Island Chocolate Company
  • 3:45pm Bruny Island Honey – honey ice-cream & take home tasting
  • Drive thru Get Shucked Oysters for purchase
  • SeaLink Bruny Island Ferry Crossing
  • 5:30pm/6:00pm Arrive in Hobart

Bruny Island Food Tour General Infocheese board at Cheese & Beer Co

  • Tour Duration: This is a full-day experience, starting at 7:45am and typically returning by 6:00pm
  • Departure Point: Tours depart from Hobart at the Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Centre on Franklin Wharf.
  • Transportation: Comfortable and climate-controlled transportation is provided for the duration of the tour, ensuring a pleasant journey to and around Bruny Island.
  • Group Size: We maintain small group sizes to ensure a personalized and intimate experience. Please book in advance to secure your spot.
  • Accessibility: Please contact us in advance if you have any special accessibility requirements. We strive to accommodate all our guests to ensure an enjoyable experience.
  • Health and Safety: Your health and safety are our top priorities. We adhere to all government health guidelines and take extra measures to ensure a clean and safe environment.
  • Dietary Requirements: We cater to various dietary needs. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions or allergies at the time of booking.
  • Children: Families are welcome! Please let us know if you’re bringing children, as we offer special rates and accommodations for our younger guests.

Essential things to know before your tourEnjoying fresh strawberries

Booking in Advance is Crucial: Due to the popularity of the Bruny Island Traveller Tour and our commitment to small group experiences, it’s essential to book your tour well in advance. This ensures you secure your preferred date and avoid disappointment.

Dress Appropriately for the Weather: Tasmanian weather can be unpredictable. We recommend dressing in layers and bringing a waterproof jacket, so you’re comfortable regardless of the weather conditions.

Footwear Matters: Visitors should be aware that some of the attractions and activities require walking to enjoy the sights and experiences of Bruny Island fully; comfortable and sturdy walking shoes are a must.

Stay Hydrated and Sun-Safe: Remember to bring a water bottle to stay hydrated throughout the day. On sunny days, a hat and sunscreen are advisable to protect against the sun.

Camera is a Must: Don’t forget your camera or smartphone. Bruny Island’s stunning landscapes and unique wildlife offer countless photo opportunities. The sightseeing photos are great memories share later on!

Be Prepared for Mobile Service Variability: Mobile phone reception can be patchy on Bruny Island. Take this opportunity to disconnect and immerse yourself in the natural beauty and tranquility of the island.

Respect the Wildlife: Bruny Island is home to diverse wildlife. We ask that you respect their habitat by observing from a distance and not feeding or disturbing them.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of farms will we visit on the Bruny Island Food Tour?

The tour includes visits to local farms where you can experience the island’s rich agricultural heritage. You’ll get to see and taste fresh produce directly from the source, including artisan cheeses and organic fruits.

Will our guide provide detailed information about the places we visit?

Absolutely! Our knowledgeable guides are passionate about Bruny Island and will provide in-depth information about each location, including stories about the island’s culture, history, and natural environment.

Are there family-friendly places included in the tour?

Yes, it is family-friendly, with several stops that are enjoyable for all ages. From animal encounters on farms to relaxing beaches with stunning views, there’s something for everyone in the family.

What kind of views can we expect to see during the tour?

Expect to be mesmerized by panoramic views of pristine beaches, rugged coastlines, lush forests, and rolling hills. Bruny Island’s natural beauty is a highlight of the tour, offering breathtaking photo opportunities.

Is the tour suitable for visitors with dietary restrictions?

Yes, we cater to various dietary needs. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions when booking, so we can ensure you have a delightful culinary experience throughout the tour.

From AU$265 per Guest
  • Highlights
  • 1 Day Tour
  • Activity Duration
  • 10 hours
  • Activity Location
  • Hobart, TAS
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