Water activity

From Hobart: Bruny Island Wilderness Cruise

Water activity

From Hobart: Bruny Island Wilderness Cruise

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From US$ 102.49 per person

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Join a wilderness cruise along Bruny Island's rugged coastline in search of regional wildlife. Explore the island after the cruise.

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Duration 3 - 10 hours
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  • 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 activity, 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. When the cruise finishes, disembark and have time to explore Bruny Island. After, enjoy a guided bus tour as you return to Hobart (if option selected).

  • Wilderness cruise
  • Wet weather jacket
  • Return guided bus tour from Hobart (if option selected)
  • Ferry crossings and Hobart hotel drop-off (if option selected)
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

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 422 reviews

Review summary

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My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed our experience. The guides were really friendly and made the tour funny and informative which was great. We got to see some fantastic sights of the coastline and got to see lots of seals in their natural habitat. We sat in the middle of the boat and had great views, we also weren't too affected by any motion sickness. We also ate at the cafe afterwards (both had the smoked ham baguette) and we really enjoyed it. Would recommend this tour

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January 7, 2023

We didn't come from the Hobart tour. Travelled around ourselves but the Tour Just loved it. Mike and Mal are so funny. The trip wasn't to rough and seeing Cliffs, breathing hole, Seals and a cheeky whale. That just loved breaching. Think he knew we were there and just showed off. If anything I be telling all my friends and anyone going to Bruny Island. This is a must do.

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November 7, 2022

wonderful experience from start to finish. from catching the bus to go on the ferry, to the boat, and then on the boat experiencing the wilderness, the caves, the seals, and the blow hole, and always feeling safe, and to top it off having a delicious lunch at Pennicotts. Can't wait for Wine Glass Bay

June 21, 2022

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