Bruny Island Cruises boats

Bruny Island 3 Hour Cruise

This multi-award winning three-hour eco-adventure cruise takes you through some of Tasmania's unspoilt coastline like nobody else. Our safe, fast and comfortable boats ensure you're right in the adventure – seeing everything up close, feeling every thrill and experiencing nature first hand.

Bruny Island boasts stunning natural cliff formations, among the tallest in the world. The awesome 'Breathing Rock', the towering 'Monument' and the lush emerald green forests of South Bruny - you will fall in love with this island paradise. The impressive array of sea and coastal wildlife rivals many national parks throughout the world. Meet the Bruny Island seals, dolphins, whales, albatross, eagles, gannet, shearwater and petrel who live in this delicate ecosystem.

Our highly trained interpretative guides love what they do – they’ll make your experience fun, enjoyable, entertaining and informative.

After an unforgettable three hour 50km journey, you’ll return you to shore knowing you’ve been involved in a remarkable voyage of discovery – not just Tasmania's best, but simply one of the world's great environmental travel experiences.

 

When?
Cruises operate daily departing 11am and returning 2pm.
Tours run all year round, except Christmas Day.

Where?
Cruises depart daily from our booking office at Adventure Bay on Bruny Island.
See Getting to Bruny Island for directions.

Rates
Adults $125
Children $75 (aged 3-16)
Family $390 (2 adults and up to 3 children)

 

Optional Extras

Full Day Tour or Kettering Pick-up
If you prefer to enjoy an informative tour of your surroundings including morning tea and lunch along with our 3 Hour Cruise, why not take our Full Day Tour or meet our bus where the ferry departs for Bruny Island at our Kettering pick-up.

Morning Tea and Lunch
Bruny Island Cruises have a beachside cafe available to their passengers where we serve optional morning tea and lunch. You can purchase muffins and a hot drink of your choice for morning tea, and for lunch a choice of hot soup and/or a gourmet roll with salmon, ham or salad. You are also welcome to bring your own food to enjoy by the beach.
Click here to view the Bruny Island Cruises Morning Tea & Lunch Menu.

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3 Hour Bruny Island Cruise Details

When?
Departs 11am from Adventure Bay, Bruny Island. Returns 2pm.

Tours run daily all year, except Christmas Day.

Optional Extras
Kettering Pickup
Full Day Tour From Hobart
Rates
Adults $125
Children (3-16 yrs) $75
Family $390

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Map

Wildlife Checklist

Mammals
  • Australian fur seal
  • New Zealand fur seal
  • Southern right whale
  • Humpback whale
  • Common dolphin
  • Bottlenose dolphin
  • Orca (killer whale)
Fish
  • White shark
  • Mackerel
  • Salmon
  • Sardines
Birds
  • Little penguin
  • Silver gull
  • Pacific gull
  • Kelp gull
  • White-bellied sea eagle
  • Wedgetail eagle
  • Peregrine falcon
  • Shy albatross
  • Grey-headed albatross
  • Black-browed albatross
  • Yellow-nosed albatross
  • Sooty albatross
  • Bullers albatross
  • Australasian gannet
  • Black-faced cormorant
  • Short-tailed shearwater
  • Sooty shearwater
  • Crested tern
  • Sooty oystercatcher
  • Pied oystercatcher
  • Northern giant petrel
  • Southern giant petrel
  • Common diving petrel
  • White-faced heron

Guest Comments

" UNBELIEVABLE!!! "
Dois & Jan    Sweden

" Impressive - the total package - professionalism and team work! Love it!! "
P&L Tranter    Swansea, NSW

" A memory to treasure. "
Helen    Brisbane, QLD

Things You Need to Know

Don't Forget Your Camera
Kodak film can be purchased before you travel.

Clothing
Warm and windproof clothing, a hat and sun protection is recommended. We supply wet weather gear and warm clothing if required.

Guides
Our team of experienced interpretive guides are chosen for their knowledge, experience and skill. They all hold appropriate first-aid and other relevant qualifications.

Note to AVIS Car Hire Customers
AVIS currently prohibit customers to drive AVIS vehicles on Bruny Island.
If you are a AVIS Car Hire customer you have the choice of either taking our Full Day Tour from Hobart or making use of our Kettering Pick Up service.

Booking and Cancellation Policy
We reserve the right to cancel or vary any trip and will incur no liability for any such cancellation or alteration. However, we will not cancel because of low bookings - we will operate the cruise with one passenger if necessary!

If we cancel a trip there will be no charge to you. However, if you decide to cancel your trip, turn up late or otherwise can't make it; please be aware that cancellation fees may apply and you may forfeit some or all of your fare.

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