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Bruny Island Cruises

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Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Join Robert Pennicott and his team on the yellow boats for an unforgettable journey, named Tasmania's Best Tourist Attraction 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012. You will cruise beneath some of Australia’s highest sea cliffs, enter deep sea caves and discover the abundant coastal wildlife such as seals, dolphins, migrating whales and sea birds. Drive to Adventure Bay for the 3 Hour Cruise or take a Full Day Tour from Hobart.
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“southern ocean” (150 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (65 reviews)
“bruny island” (418 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Joined the cruise from Adventure Bay. What a wonderful trip. Good briefing to commence followed by a great cruise around the Southern Coast of Bruny Island. Seal colonies, dolphins, Albatross and Eagles made for an environmental and naturalistic experience. Great trip with great staff.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently visited Bruny Island and went on the cruise, it was fantastic, you need to rug up as it can be freezing out on the water. They supply full body wind/waterproof jack that you pull on over your jacket and it covers you from top...More

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PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Bruny Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Joanne Thanks so much for taking the time to provide such a great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience. See you on your next trip. Cheers Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Professional safe on the water at all times. Scenery magnificent, lots of seals great food all in all well worth going on.

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PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Bruny Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for providing a fantastic review. We really appreciate your feedback. Best Regards Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I had an amazing day out with the crew on the Bruny Island experience. We were lucky enough to see 4 humpback whales, albatross, seals and a sea eagle! Our guides Jezz and Luke were excellent, they were both so funny and...More

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PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Bruny Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for providing a fantastic review. We really appreciate your feedback. Best Regards Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read many positive reviews about this 3-hour cruise, it was on our top three things to do while in Hobart. We dedicated a whole day to it and we're glad we did it despite some uncomfortable moments (please read on). To get there, we...More

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PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Bruny Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Philippe Thank you so much for your detailed feedback. We really appreciate you taking the time to provide such a considered response. Thanks for joining us, we love sharing our special part of the world. Best Regards Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best thing to do on Bruny Island, what a great day, staff were very knowledgeable and funny as well. Pre order your lunch at the cafe salt and pepper squid with salad was delicious.

Thank Amanda C
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PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Bruny Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Amanda Thanks so much for your wonderful review, we really appreciate you taking the time. My favourite is the salt and pepper squid also. Cheers Melinda Anderson

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just done a day with these guys had a absolute blast our bus driver nic done a fantastic job and the skipper on the albatross boat was brilliant as well it is a credit to the Pennicott wilderness crew not only is the trip so...More

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PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Bruny Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your awesome review. We love hearing feedback from our visitors and sharing it with our team. Thanks for taking the time and we are so glad you enjoyed yourself. Best Regards Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive but well worth it. We elected to be picked up from Hobart, the trip down was very good with Mani explaining the highlights. Morning tea was good, muffin and coffee or tea. Mick our boat driver, excellent! Lunch was great, fish and chips, or...More

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PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Bruny Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for providing such a great review of your experience. We will certainly pass on your feedback to Mani and Mick. Best Regards Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Recently visited Bruny Island on a road trip round Tasmania. This trip was one of our biggest up front costs for a tour whilst here and it was worth it. The boat trip was great and the staff provided loads of knowledge (and bad jokes)...More

Thank Maddison S
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PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Bruny Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Maddison Thank you so much for your feedback. We pride ourselves on providing a great value experience and it was wonderful to get your thoughts. Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience. Cheers Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We did the full day tour from Hobart - and it did not disappoint! Our bus driver Fran was engaging and had excellent commentary on the way to the Kettering Ferry. The three hour boat cruise was a highlight of the day - beautiful scenery,...More

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PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Bruny Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Good morning Thanks for your fantastic feedback. We are so glad you had a terrific time and will pass on your feedback to the team. Best Regards Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

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Priya D
9 January 2018|
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Response from Rosie W | Reviewed this property |
It's called Penticott Cruises, and it covers the bus to Kettering, the ferry across to Bruny I sland, the drive to the boat, a light lunch, the boat cruise and the bus home.
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Response from karenR779BG | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ashwini Late December is summer here, but the weather varies enormously, even from one day to the next, so it is best to be prepared with layers. The boat is quite fast, and the speed creates a cold breeze. The... More
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