Bruny Island is a haven for nature and outdoor lovers. The island has over 60 km (37 miles) of coastline and is famous for its breathtaking views of Tasman Bay.
There are many things Bruny Island is known for including: farm-to-table foodie stops, beautiful hikes through mountains with incredible views of both ocean and forest sceneries, wildlife spotting tours where you might see dolphins or even sea eagles up close which will give your trip an amazing experience that’ll last forever.
Bruny Island holds lots of natural beauty like unique flora species found nowhere else on Earth along with abundant animal life such as kangaroos roaming free among cattle farms owned by local dairy farmers.
Get the most from your trip to Bruny Island as we uncover the best things to do and see.
Bruny Island Information
Bruny Island is the perfect place to visit if you’re looking for a quiet escape away from all of life’s distractions.
If your mind needs time and space to relax, Bruny will help it do that with its amazing scenery like serene beaches, rich history in Aboriginal culture throughout different eras, farm-to-table foodie stops & local produce at every turn.
Also not forgetting the wildlife which includes Australian fur seals (also known as sea lions) who call this island home during mating season.
Bruny Island FAQs
How Far is Bruny Island From Hobart?
If you drive your own personal vehicle it will take about an hour and 15 mins on average during peak times (weekends) and 50 min off-peak.
If you don’t have a car, you can travel by bus or by ferry from Hobart to Bruny Island.
The Kettering Ferry Terminal connects travellers with the 20-minute vehicular ferry which accesses Bruny Island. It’s around 35 minutes south of Hobart via Highway 1A at Cooee Bay.
How Much Does it Cost to Go to Bruny Island?
The Bruny Island Ferry is operated by SeaLink. Please check the SeaLink website for the most up to date pricing.
What is Bruny Island Known For?
Bruny Island is famous for many things including, farm-to-table food, local produce, native Australian wildlife, pristine beaches, wine making, cruises, art, hiking trails and much more!
How Many Days Do I Need on Bruny Island?
We recommend at least two days on Bruny Island so there’s enough time to relax and unwind.
If given the opportunity, try spending a week or more as this will allow for complete relaxation and seeing more of the island.
By only spending one day on Bruny Island, you may miss out on a lot of great things the island has to offer!