Bruny Island Overnight Explorer
- Duration: 36 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Cambridge, Tasmania
- Product code: BRUNYEXPLORER
Bruny Island Overnight Explorer – 2 days of Pure Indulgence with Accommodation, Nature and Food - $799
3-hour Wilderness Boat Cruise $135
Plane to Bruny Island: $299
Helicopter to Bruny Island: $499
Please see extras to book these services, or book either of closer to the day.**Optional extras: Helicopter & Plane Transfer to Bruny Island are available at the start of the Tour
Pick up from Hotel by 7:30am
Coffee & Snack at the Bruny Island Gateway on us….
Enjoy the Ferry journey to Bruny Island, crossing the d’Entrecasteaux Channel, one of Tasmania's most popular waterways boasting 300km of coastlines around the island & channel with 100's of sheltered bays for the sailors anchoring for a night away.
The Mavista Falls walk takes you into the Tree Fern forests and water fall. A very easy walk…. Or you can replace this with the optional extra: Boat Cruise by Pennicott Wilderness Journeys 10:30am – 2pm.
We then head over Mount Mangana to Lunawanna, through rainforests, experience amazing scenery across the island. Your guide will point out many of our Tasmanian Timber species and even taste some of our Tasmanian Pepper bushes if you are game.
We stop for a late lunch at Bruny Island Premium Wines. Join a wine tasting, enjoy selecting from the extensive menu which focusses on local produce, and a glass of wine of your choice. Select a bottle of Bruny Island Premium Wine to take back to your accommodation. (1 bottle per couple).
Visit the South Bruny National Park and experience your private Tour of the Cape Bruny Lighthouse, perched above the pounding oceans and craggy coastlines of Southern Tasmania. Enjoy optional walks of varying levels. The Lighthouse tour will be later in the day and almost bordering on sunset in the cooler months.
Evening dining is at Hotel Bruny who are world renowned for providing a wonderful Seafood Chowder, Slow Cooked local lamb and many other hearty dishes. Wash this down with a Bruny Island Cider or local Beer… Try a few Island and Tasmanian Ciders...
Your guide will escort you to your 4.5 Star accommodation after your evening meal. We partner with Bruny Island Escapes and offer carefully selected properties to ensure all your needs are met. The property selected for you is dependent on your group size.
Enjoy your breakfast at a leisurely pace before your guide arrives to begin your second day exploring Bruny Island. Breakfast is supplied by us and prepared by you in your own kitchen. Depart by 9am.
Bush walk to either Grass point (very easy 1hour return - suitable for children)
OR 2½ hours return to Fluted Cape (medium grade walk)
Fluted Cape - Track Level Grade 3
Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections, a rough surface & many steps.
Fluted Cape has moderate & long hill sections, some loose sand surfaces and formed hardened track sections. We suggest a moderate level of fitness and experience for this walk and if you are uncertain please contact us for more advise.
An extension of the Grass Point and Penguin Island walks. From Grass Point, the track climbs steeply to the summit of Fluted Cape (272m), passing the very high sea cliffs. This walk can be changed to suit your ability and should be discussed prior to the tour commencing…. The Fluted Cape walk allows you to experience dry forests, whaling history and evidence still seen today. Enjoy spectacular views towards the Tasman Peninsula, towering sea-cliffs, and the opportunity to see Wedge Tailed and White Bellied Sea-Eagles soaring in the thermals. Please note that this walk should not be attempted by young children unless closely supervised. White Wallaby are seen on this walk most days.
Along the way we visit the local chocolate makers and sample some of their products.
Then onto the Neck Wildlife Zone and Beach – with amazing views across Adventure Bay towards Fluted Cape, Tasman Peninsula and d’Entrecasteaux Channel. Pay respect to the original residents of Bruny Island, the Nuenonne People who occupied Bruny Island on a permanent basis and their total numbers are estimated to be around 70 people. The Nuenonne People called the island Lunawannalonna. This name is retained in the names of two settlements on South Bruny, Alonnah and Lunawanna, meaning land across the water.
Enjoy a relaxing lunch at the local cheese makers Bruny Island Cheese Co. consisting of a Cheese Platter, Wood Oven Pizza, tea and coffee, or enjoy locally brewed beer and cider to accompany your lunch.
Check out the Get Shucked Oyster Bar and sit down to a feed of freshly shucked oysters or cooked if you would prefer.
Bruny Island Honey visit. Enjoy a tasting of some of their delicious honeys and mustards, even sample some of their natural skin care products made with honey.
Catch the 4pm Ferry and be delivered back to your accommodation or Airport.
Tour Includes1-night Accommodation, Morning Tea, 2 x Lunch, 1 x Dinner, 1 x Breakfast and various tastings per person at the following places over 2 days.
- Bruny Island Gateway Cafe - Coffee and a snack before the ferry crossing over the d'Entrecasteaux Channel to Bruny Island
- Bruny Island Winery Gourmet Lunch and Wine tasting with a bottle of wine to take back to your accommodation
- Evening meal at Hotel Bruny with Bruny Island Cider tasting, wine or beer
- Breakfast supplied by us, to be prepared by you at your accommodation - including fresh coffee and tea
- Bruny Island Cheese Co. lunch consisting of Cheese Platter & Wood Oven Pizza, locally brewed Beer or Cider
- Get Shucked Oyster Bar for freshly shucked oysters
- Chocolate, fudge, cider & honey tastings.
- 4.5 Star boutique style accommodation with water views and privacy or bush retreat
- Bruny Island scenic lookouts and Neck Wildlife Zone
- Long, easy to moderate bush walking – customised to suit your needs
- Cape Bruny Lighthouse and South Bruny National Park (including entry fee)
- Cape Bruny Lighthouse Private Tour
- Ferry Fare
- Airport pick up and or return if needed
- Expert local Tour Guide for two days
**Optional extras: Wilderness Cruise - 3 Hours exploring the amazing coastline of the Fluted Cape, Plane to Bruny Island or Helicopter to Bruny Island
**Add as an extra when booking
**Helicopter & Plane Transfer to Bruny Island are available at the start of the Tour
We can fully customise your Tour experience. Please tell us your preferences and we can send your custom Tour itinerary after your booking is confirmed.
The Itinerary is very flexible, meal times can be altered to suit the time of year. All walks are optional and can be adjusted to suit distance and fitness levels.
Venues we visit can be removed or added depending on your tastes and requirements. We are totally flexible and can design your Tour to suit your needs.
Our guides that conduct this tour have strong connections to the Island and have an intimate knowledge and belonging to the Island.
If you would like to join the cruise, helicopter or plane transfers please select from the Extras fields and we will book you in.