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Bruny Island Day Tour, Includes Lunch and Exclusive Lighthouse Tour

Hobart, Australia
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From US$155.56

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  • 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Pickup from select hotels
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds


Explore Bruny Island on this full-day trip from Hobart. Travel by ferry to the island, look out for seals and penguins as you sail. On the island, admire natural sights like The Neck and Truganini Lookout, and take leisurely walks to look for wallabies and other local wildlife. Discover the island’s food scene with tastings of cheese, chocolate and oysters, plus a lunch of local produce. An exclusive group tour of the historic Cape Bruny Lighthouse completes your experience.
  • Food and sightseeing tour of Bruny Island from Hobart
  • Exclusive group tour of Bruny Lighthouse, the southernmost lighthouse in Australia
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch of local Tasmanian produce
  • Local produce tasting (oysters, fudge, chocolate, honey)

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Combine stunning views and delicious Tasmanian cuisine on this Bruny Island tour.
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What's Included

  • Mouth watering lunch menu. Seafood platters, slow cooked lamb, seafood chowder and more local foods.
  • Morning Snack, rustic picnic style with Bruny Cheese, Oysters and Wood-fired Oven Bread
  • Ferry Fares, Cape Bruny Lighthouse Tour and all food tasting costs
  • Highly experienced Bruny Island tour guides
  • Hotel pick-up and Drop-off from select Hobart hotels
  • Bruny Island Honey, Chocolates and Fudges prepared at the venues by our guides
  • Historic Cape Bruny Lighthouse Tour
  • Gratuities
  • Hounds Tooth Whisky Tasting

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

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Start time

07:00 AM

Pickup details

Hotel pick-ups will occur between 6:45 am to 7:20 am, please contact us directly to confirm your location and pick-up time at least 48 hours prior to your tour departure. This can be done through the message link. If we do not have a pick up location for your booking it will default to the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre and we will pick you up at 7am.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A maximum of 20 people on each bus. Smaller group buses also available.
  • Specific dietary requirements can be discussed with Tour Guide on the day
  • Start and finish time is approximate and subject to change
  • Please contact us before booking infants under the age of 12 months
  • Please dress warm and wear suitable shoes.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • New cleaning and hygiene recommendations followed. Bus surfaces wiped down several times a day.
  • We are the only operator with exclusive access to the Cape Bruny Lighthouse
  • Infants aged over 12 months must pay and occupy a seat.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

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Q:Where does the Bruny Island Day Tour, Includes Lunch and Exclusive Lighthouse Tour depart from?

A:Bruny Island Tours start in and around Hobart, Seven Mile Beach, Sorell, Airport Travelodge, Kingston, Snug, and Kettering. If you are staying on Bruny Island you can arrange pickup from one of a few locations listed on the pickup list.

May 2021

Q:What should I bring with me on the Bruny Island Day Tour, Includes Lunch and Exclusive Lighthouse Tour?

A:Be sure to bring a small day bag with your camera and a reusable water bottle (there is freshwater on the bus for refills.)

May 2021

Q:What should I wear on the Bruny Island Day Tour, Includes Lunch and Exclusive Lighthouse Tour?

A:Please wear comfortable shoes to walk in, warm clothes for the cooler months, light clothes for the beach, a rain jacket (only if rain is forecast), and a cap or beanie.

May 2021

Q:Is all of the food included on the Bruny Island Day Tour, Includes Lunch and Exclusive Lighthouse Tour?

A:Yes, all food tastings morning tea, and lunch are included.

May 2021

Q:Are there vegetarian options available during the Bruny Island Day Tour, Includes Lunch and Exclusive Lighthouse Tour?

A:Yes, Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten-free options are available. Please be sure to add any dietary restrictions in the "Special Requirements" box at checkout.

May 2021

Q:Are there any age restrictions to participate in the Bruny Island Day Tour, Includes Lunch and Exclusive Lighthouse Tour?

A:Yes, however, the day tour is not recommended for infants under 2 years of age, as the bus only accommodates booster seats. Please advise if you plan to bring an infant in the "Special Requirements" box at checkout.

May 2021

Q:How strenuous is the Bruny Island Day Tour, Includes Lunch and Exclusive Lighthouse Tour?

A:The tour is suitable for most fitness levels, including those with restricted mobility. Your guide will help cater to your fitness level. Those that opt-out of climbing the Lighthouse can enjoy the museum on level ground instead.

May 2021

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Do not expect to meet wildlife, you may cross just one or two wallibies.
Fantastic day trip from Hobart - highly recommended if you have a spare day in Hobart.
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Island Intrigue
Jen_P, Jan 2023
Great food, great landscape, and interesting history at lighthouse. Everything is organised for you.
Excellent value for money trip
6s5v8z765v, Jan 2023
Jeff was a very friendly and knowledgeable guide. Just the right amount of commentary along the way. The morning stop for fresh oysters and local cheese was great. Lunch was great too as were the afternoon tastings. Lots of stops for photo opportunities and comfort breaks. Well done Jeff, a highly recommended tour!
Everything was very good....
Saji_P, Jan 2023
Everything was very good. We really had a nice time and our guide Chris was super, food was nice and site seeing excellent
Wonderful trip
Agnes_L, Jan 2023
I am a solo person. It was good to have all tasting included, otherwise I am not able to taste those beautiful oysters, cheese and chocolate. Interactive tour guide.
A great whirlwind tour of Bruny Island - packed a lot into the day!
David_G, Jan 2023
The tour company was really responsive in our request for child seats as we have a 2 and a 5 year old. Overall a great summary of Bruny island, a bit of history, and some lovely scenery and food along the way. We weren't super impressed by the food at the lunch, but I think it was a bit of a busy day there with multiple groups going through the venue.
The guide gave ample time...
Cecilia_W, Jan 2023
The guide gave ample time for sight seeing and food tasting. Overall, it was great experience in Bruny island.
Great day out
Louise_B, Jan 2023
The day was filled with many good experiences and was well paced. We were fortunate with beatiful weather and the views at the lighthouse were spectacular.
Excellent full day tour into nature
MichelleP_M, Dec 2022
Beautiful scenery, great food and a knowledgeable tour guide. It’s a long day and you’re on the bus a lot but seeing the Lighthouse is worth it. The lighthouse history tour was excellent and it’s a short climb to the top with great 360 degree views. Bruny island pub meal was one of the best we’ve had. Local apple and cherry cider was delicious. Guide squeezed a lot into the day.
Bruny Island Safaris are the best
Mark_C, Dec 2022
I recommend Bruny Island Safaris the day tour was absolutly fantastic. Our Tour Guide Rick and light house tour Guide Karen were both Bruny Island residents who gave us exceptional service and the tour itinery memorable and magnificent. Congratulations Bruny Island Safaris
LeanneandRod_G, Dec 2022
Bruny Island is a great place to visit for a day trip. Lots to see and do. The lighthouse was very scenic and the historic value is invaluable
A really excellent tour...
Anthony_V, Dec 2022
A really excellent tour that you could never do on your own. The oysters were the best ever and the leatherwood honey is a treat.
Rick was an awesome...
Shane_M, Dec 2022
Rick was an awesome guide. His knowledge of Bruny Island was extremely good. Although this tour was a long day, I wouldn’t have wanted to miss anything that was in the tour. The entire group was friendly and interactive. Thanks Rick for an incredible day. I’d recommend it to anyone.
Top notch service and attractions
MARK_W, Dec 2022
We did the tour on Sunday 11th Dec with Phil as our tour bus driver. He did an exceptionally outstanding job with his local knowledge as well as keeping us entertained throughout the course of the day. There were many places we visited along with the taste samples of local delicacies on offer. Oysters were super fresh it melts in the house. Couldn't resist the offer of purchasing honey after the array of taste testing. We enjoyed a nice lovely morning tea picnic with an eye opening scenic view with the taste of local cheese and bread. The walk leading up towards the lighthouse sure gave my legs a good work out, but the end result was phenomenal. Once inside we made our way up the steps of the lighthouse with a breathtaking 360c view. It sure was windy. We stopped over for lunch at the Bruny Hotel, the seafood platter was exquisite all sourced from the locals. Overall, we enjoyed this experience and it's a must for those who wish to visit Bruny Island. Once again, hats off to Phil for making this experience an enjoyable and entertaining trip.
Great day out in a terrific place
Bradley_H, Dec 2022
The inclusions (lunch and tastings ) were great. Guide was informative, courteous and amusing. Highly recommended
Scenic and historic
Mike_a, Dec 2022
The excellent guide giving us all details of the explorers who visited the area hundreds of years ago. The trip up to the top of the lighthouse was also fantastic.
The lighthouse tour -...
Rebecca_H, Dec 2022
The lighthouse tour - tour guide informative and amazing views up the top. Steep stairs to walk up. We saw lots of rabbits & wallabies … windy so bring a wind/raincoat jacket… a nice drive up.
Response from Host, Dec 2022
Hi, Thank you for your review. Are you reviewing the lighthouse tour or the weather? You have also reviewed the full day tour and not just the lighthouse tour which you joined. Strange
1 traveler found this review helpful
Awesome Day trip
Mila_L, Nov 2022
It was a great Day, the driver was awesome, knowledgeable, kind and showed us around Bruny Island , we even saw an albino wallaby,we had fresh oysters, bread, and cheeses.. The view is fantastic. I recommend this trip. .
Lots of food and lovely...
Diana_B, Nov 2022
Lots of food and lovely to see the island. Enjoyed the smaller bus experience with a friendly tour guide.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Loved the scenery. Great...
Dianne_B, Nov 2022
Loved the scenery. Great guide. Good group of people. Lovely lunch. Clean comfortable bus. Disappointed that the road to the lighthouse was closed as that was the main reason we took the tour. However I understand that you can't control the weather.
Absolutely amazing, loved it ❤️
Gudrun_P, Nov 2022
The oysters that we ate, and of course the scenery 😋 👌 our tour guide Ash was amazing and even with the weather being so bad he did his best to accomadate us.


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