Water activity

Bruny Island Wilderness Cruise

Bruny Island Wilderness Cruise

From US$ 107.47 per person

Join a 3-hour wilderness cruise to explore Bruny Island's rugged coastline in search of regional wildlife. Explore the island after the cruise.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 3 - 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Cruise past some of the highest sea cliffs in Australia
  • See the abundance of wildlife, including seals, migrating whales and birds
  • Enjoy some free time to explore Bruny Island after the cruise
Full description

Choose to begin your tour on Bruny Island or from Hobart. Cruise by some of Australia's highest sea cliffs and drift up close to listen to the awesome Breathing Rock.

Enter deep-sea caves, pass through the narrow gap between the coast and The Monument, and feel the power of nature where the Tasman Sea meets the might of the Southern Ocean.

On this 3-hour activity, you’ll search for wildlife such as seals, dolphins, migrating whales, and sea birds with an interpretive guide. At the Friars, drift quietly past rare nesting seabirds and a large haul-out home to thousands of seals.

The custom-built yellow boats feature open-air tiered seating providing excellent all-round views. After the cruise, enjoy time to explore Bruny Island.

Includes
  • 3-hour wilderness cruise
  • Wet weather jacket
  • Return guided bus tour from Hobart (if option is selected)
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • There is no minimum age or minimum group size for this activity
  • Be sure to arrive at the ferry terminal 30 minutes prior to the ferry departure. The ferry crossing takes 20 minutes and once you're on Bruny Island, Adventure Bay is a 35-minute drive south
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 291 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5

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Awesome adventure. Stunning scenery and a fun boat ride. Do not miss this if you are going to Bruny. The coastline from a boat is quite unique and the guides get you in nice and close for a good look. The ocean side of the island is very interesting and I got some great photos to take away.

October 16, 2021

This is a once in a lifetime experience and a must-do activity if you visit Bruny Island. The scenery was spectacular and we saw lots of wildlife, including seals and many types of sea birds. The crew really looked after us and were very attentive to our comforts. The commentary was also very informative. The anti sea-sick tablets we were handed out before our boat trip started was a very practical, as the swell can be quite high and the sea quite rough, especially where the Tasman Sea meets the Great Southern Ocean. Make sure you wear layers of clothes because the wind-chill factor can be 10 degrees Celsius colder than at Adventure Bay. You will be provided with a full length red wind/water-proof jacket which is essential for your comfort but it is recommended you take a woolly hat and gloves as well. The Tim Tam we were given at the end of the trip was a nice touch!

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September 30, 2021

Amazing experience! The day we went out was very windy so sea was quite choppy, which added to the excitement. Some jaw-dropping moments but exhilirating as the crew was so skilled and professional, we never felt at risk. The only way to see this wild part of Bruny Island! Passengers are warned to "rug up" as despite the wet weather gear provided, it was COLD!!!

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September 29, 2021

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