Bruny Island is Tasmania’s premiere island destination. The island welcomes Tasmanian, interstate and international visitors all year round for daytrips, overnight or week long adventures. Being the home of beautiful South Bruny National Park, Bruny Island provides the ultimate Tasmanian wilderness experience. Explore the island on one of the many spectacular bushwalks, coastal tracks or beach strolls. Pack a picnic for a self guided walk or join an island walking tour. Explore the magnificient coastline on an eco cruise, sail boat, or kayak. Bruny Island is home to fur seals, fairy penguins, albatross, wedge tailed eagles, white wallabies and many endemic species. In addition to stunning scenery, Bruny Island is a foodies paradise. Hunt and gather the islands’ delicious local produce at the farmgate and cellar doors. The island showcases a variety of artisan cheese, oysters, seafood, berries, fudge, wine, whisky, gin, beer and a selection of cafes and restaurants.
About Bruny Island Tourism Inc
Bruny Island Tourism Inc. is the peak tourism body on Bruny Island, representing a broad range of Island businesses. Here you will find all you need to know to make your next trip to Bruny Island a memorable one! We produce the official Bruny Island Touring Map every year. Download an electronic copy here Touring Map 2020
- Dennes Point is the northern-most township of Bruny Island. It is approximately 30 minutes drive from Roberts Point.
Where to Stay and Where to Eat and Drink in Dennes Point.
- Roberts Point is the home of the Bruny Island Ferry terminal – the island’s link with Tasmania.
Where to Eat and Drink near Roberts Point.
- Great Bay is on North Bruny. Throughout its history it was mainly a farming area and this continues today. There is a sleepy township at Great Bay which is home to The Bruny Island Cheese Company. The Get Shucked Oyster Farm is also found at Great Bay, just outside the township.
Where to Eat and Drink in Great Bay.
- The Neck is an isthmus of land connecting north and south Bruny Island. It is an important habitat for Bruny’s native wildlife, and here you’ll find the Neck Game Reserve. Boardwalks and viewing platforms enable you to observe short-tailed shearwaters and little penguins (also known as fairy penguins). Timber stairs lead from the dunes to the Neck lookout, offering stunning 360 degree views.
- Alonnah is one of the main townships of Bruny Island. It is approximately 35 minutes drive from Roberts Point. Alonnah is home to Hotel Bruny – Australia’s southern-most pub. The Bruny Island District School, Online Access Centre, Police Station and Health Service are also located at Alonnah.
Where to Stay and Where to Eat and Drink in Alonnah.
- Adventure Bay is a large eastern-facing bay on South Bruny. Adventure Bay is one of the main townships of Bruny Island. It is approximately 35 minutes drive from Roberts Point. Adventure Bay is the base of a number of the island’s main walks and a variety of tourist attractions. The Adventure Bay Beach is a popular spot for swimming as it is one of the more sheltered beaches on the island. The area is also of cultural and historical significance with a decorated history. Adventure Bay was named after Captain Tobias Furneaux’s ship ‘The Adventure’ in 1773. The area was visited by Furneaux and also Captains Cook, Bligh, D’Entrecasteaux and Tobin in the 1700s.
Where to Stay and Where to Eat and Drink in Adventure Bay.
- Lunawanna is one of the main townships of Bruny Island. It is approximately 40 minutes drive from Roberts Point.The nearby picturesque Daniels Bay and Little Taylors Bay both provide calm waters for swimming, boating and kayaking.
Where to Stay and Where to Eat and Drink in Lunawanna.
- Cloudy Bay lies at the far south of Bruny Island. Each year, Cloudy Bay plays host to the ‘Bruny Island Surf Classic’ – a Tasmanian surfing championship held on the island.
Where to Stay in Cloudy Bay.
- Cape Bruny is home to the famous Cape Bruny Lighthouse. The lighthouse at Cape Bruny was built between 1836 and 1838 with convict labour. The Lighthouse is approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes drive from Roberts Point. Where to Stay near Cape Bruny.
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