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About Bruny Island Cruises
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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3-Hour Bruny Island Cruise from Adventure Bay
US$98.72 per adult
Southern Exposure: 3-Day Tassie South Coast from Hobart
US$1,385.78 per adult
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Reviewed today via mobile

Had a great time, the boats get you right in the action, good scenery and wildlife. Saw lots of seals and had dolphins swimming with the boat. The guides were informative and very funny.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ceciliat456
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Well they said it was one of Tasmania's best tourist attractions and they weren't wrong. Amazing ocean scenery, wildlife and thrills. We got to see bucket loads of seals and dolphins and the biggest cliffs imaginable. The seas weren't huge (3 metres versus the 6...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anita B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This boat trip was so much fun it goes for 3 hours and we saw some albatrosses and lots of seals and dolphins. Amazing landscape with caves and blow holes. We have a 9 year old she said best part of our trip! Make sure...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karen K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This tour was the best value for money! The guides were terrific! And soooo funny! They were very knowledgeable and we saw seals, millions of dolphins, a blow hole, albitross, brilliant cliffs! If you’re tossing up weather to spend the money, it is worth every...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 220jessj
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you visit Bruny Island this is an absolute must. It was $270 for two of us for 3-4 trip down to the southern parts of the island, rugged and beautiful. The boats are very safe & they give you wet weather gear, just make...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SusanneP833
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did this boat trip during a holiday stay in Hobart. It was a really fun trip with lots of great views of sea caves, varieties of rock formations and wildlife like seals and dolphins. The boat staff was also very informative and entertaining. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ckolton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spending 3 hours in a small boat in the Tasman Sea and Southern Ocean around South Bruny is a wonderful way to appreciate the natural beauty of the region. Majestic cliffs, large seal populations, and the high likelihood of meeting playful dolphins make this an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank johnmF1266BT
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour is exceptional exciting. Scenery is exceptional - Cliff, Whales. Tour guide is very thoughtful, keep turning boat around so everyone can see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CLAREYE
PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Bruny Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your awesome review. We love sharing this special part of the world. Cheers Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was 5 stars!! Seeing seals and dolphins were the highlight. Would thoroughly recommend it!!! 3 hrs was just enough, prepare to get wet and feel the cold wind chill even in the middle of summer. They provide a wet weather jacket which will need to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kate M
PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Bruny Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kate Thanks for the thoughtful and fantastic review. We really appreciate you taking the time. Cheers Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

Reviewed 1 week ago

This cruise was a fantastic way to spend 3 hours on Bruny Island. The staff Sam and Ben were both friendly, informative and professional. The island is spectacular and the scenery we saw from the boat was amazing. While looking at the Seals Sam spotted...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mignonc_13
PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Bruny Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your awesome review. We are so glad you had a wonderful day with us on and off the water. Cheers Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

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Priya D
9 January 2018|
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Response from rust7450 | 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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