Discover nature at its purest. This 7 day journey will take you through the highlights of Tasmania. The variety of wildlife in the smallest state of Australia is a must see, with many national parks and reserves to explore. Take a trip to the famous Salamanca Markets, you are sure to find something you like, see the magnificent cliffs, dolphins, seabirds, whales or eagles when taking a Bruny Island day cruise. Take a scenic drive to Cradle Mountain where you can see the wide variety of vegetation like Pineapple grass and the native Bush Pepper. Near Launceston you can walk along the cliffs and enjoy the Tasmanian flora and fauna. Taste Australia's best chocolate and learn how the chocolate is produced. The Cadbury Factory is a real highlight of your self-drive holiday!
Salamanca Market Itinerary: Day 1
Salamanca Market takes place in Hobart every Saturday (except Christmas Day) between 08.30h and 15.00h – rain, hail or shine. At Hobart’s popular outdoor market you’ll join the locals for a shopping experience with a difference. Salamanca Market is one of those special places where you actually meet the people who create, make or grow what they sell.
Bruny Island Cruises Itinerary: Day 3
Bruny Island Cruises provides a multi-award winning three-hour coastal wilderness cruise, taking you along the unspoilt southern coastline of Bruny Island. See their FAQs
Cradle Mountain - Lake St. Clair National Park Itinerary: Day 4
Tasmania’s most recognisable landmark is the craggy profile of Cradle Mountain, at the northern gateway to the Overland Track linking Cradle Valley to Lake St Clair, four to six days walk south. On the park boundary is the visitor centre with its interpretive display, ranger station, park information, walker registration and up-to-date weather reports. Alpine weather changes rapidly so always carry waterproof gear, even on summer day walks. There are many superb short walks from the centre and the Dove Lake car park, 14 kilometres further on.
Cataract Gorge Reserve Itinerary: Day 5
Cataract Gorge Reserve is a unique natural formation within two-minutes drive of central Launceston, Tasmania. The Gorge, as the locals call it, is a rare urban reserve. Within 15-minutes you can walk from the city centre along the banks of the Tamar River into The Gorge. You will follow a pathway along the cliff face, originally built in the 1890s, looking down onto the South Esk River.
Cadbury Chocolate Factory Itinerary: Day 7
Visit Cadbury's Chocolate Factory in Hobart and gain an insight into chocolate making with free samples and time to purchase discount chocolates.
The Tasmanian Devil in its native environment
The Tasmanian Devil is a very unique and rare animal. Discover the tazzie devil in its natural environment during your journey through Tasmania.
What do they look like? A quick overview of this funny creature in its native environment.
Bruny Island Cruises
Address: 915 Adventure Bay Road, Bruny Island TAS 7150
Phone: 03 6293 1465
Email: [email protected]
Web Site: www.brunycruises.com.au
FAQs provided by: April Bromfield
What activities do Bruny Island Cruises offer?
Bruny Island Cruises operates a three hour wilderness cruise along Bruny Island’s rugged coast, Southern Tasmania. Cruise alongside some of Australia’s highest sea cliffs, enter deep sea caves and join in the search for abundant sea and coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins and sea birds. All of this aboard one of Pennicott Wilderness Journeys famous yellow boats, custom designed for comfort, safety and maximum interaction with the coastline and its wildlife. Passengers have the choice of driving themselves onto Bruny Island to catch the 3 hour cruise, taking a bus from Kettering or catching the Full Day Tour from Hobart’s Waterfront. Bruny Island Cruises organizes two cruises:
- Three Hours Cruise
- Full Day Tour .
Which is the most popular cruise?
Bruny Island Cruises 3 hour cruise from Adventure Bay, Bruny Island is our most popular tour option. Customers enjoy the opportunity to catch the Ferry across the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and do additional Bruny Island sightseeing before and after the cruise. A large number of customers stay overnight on Bruny Island at the Captain Cook Caravan Park in Adventure Bay or a number of Tasmanian Parks & Wildlife campsites available on the island.
When is the best time to experience a Bruny Island Cruise?
All year round is a great time to travel to Tasmania. Our business operates every day all year round except for Christmas Day. However, if you want to see whales November is a really good time to go on the cruise.
Are there other highly recommended attractions near Bruny Island Cruises?
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary - www.bonorong.com.au.
Where can I get more information about Bruny Island?
Bruny Island is a great place to take your campervan and stay for a few days. See www.brunyisland.org.au for full details of the campsites, beautiful walks, food and dining and attractions available on Bruny Island.