So many things will attract you on Bruny Island
There are so many choices for unforgettable experiences and moments during your stay on Bruny Island that it can be hard to decide what to do first. So, to get you started, we’ve put together some of Bruny Island’s best attractions to do and see during your stay.
Stunning South Bruny National Park offers beautiful coastal scenery, towering sea cliffs, muttonbird rookeries, kelp gardens and long sandy beaches. There are some excellent walking options here – from a short stroll to the old whaling station at Grass Point, to the more demanding Labillardiere Peninsula circuit.
This historic, convict-built 1836 lighthouse towers 114m over the dramatic cliff tops and coves of the Cape Bruny coastline. Join a tour to climb the original wrought iron staircase to take in the incredible views and learn about life as a lighthouse keeper.
Cruise alongside some of Australia’s highest sea cliffs and drift up close to listen to the awesome Breathing Rock on Bruny Island Cruises’ award-winning Wilderness Cruise. You’ll enter sea caves, see incredible rock formations, and feel the power of nature at the point where the Tasman Sea meets the might of the Southern Ocean.
Take a unique birding and wildlife tour on Inala – a private, 1,500-acre reserve at Bruny Island. Join your passionate guides and experience Tasmania’s unique bird life under the guidance of a true expert.
Australia’s southernmost vineyard, Bruny Island Premium Wines, is a small, family owned and operated vineyard and winery on the outskirts of Lunawanna on Bruny Island. Visit the vineyard and cellar door to sample fine Tasmanian cool climate wines that are all proudly grown, made and bottled by hand on Wayaree Estate.
Artisan cheese maker, Nick Haddow, started the Bruny Island Cheese Co. after spending 10 years working with specialist cheese makers across the world. Now, you can sample Nick’s fabulous, hand-made Tasmanian cheese, beer and bread, as well as coffee and treats, right here on Bruny Island, just 15 minutes drive form the ferry terminal.
Whether you’re looking for a gentle stroll or a a more active hike – Bruny Island has a huge choice of walks to be enjoyed. We’ve put together our own list of some of the best walks in Bruny Island – check it our here. Each one of these walks will immerse you into the island’s unique and breath-taking nature.
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