Bruny Island Cruise & Food Tour with Pennicott Wilderness Journeys


On our Bruny Island Cruise & Food Tour, you’ll explore the islands and then board the exciting Eco Wilderness 3 hour boat cruise of the dramatic rocky coastline, then on our way back sample some of the islands great gourmet food and wine. This day is an adventure for all, exploring the tastes of the land and the high adventure of the sea.


Group Size
Small Group   :   2-8
  • Group Size Small Group
All about the Bruny Island Cruise & Food Tour with Pennicott Wilderness Journeys.

Start the day by being picked up by your expert guide and driven through the beautiful Huon Valley region where we board the Kettering Ferry to start our gourmet adventure of Bruny Island. Along with the fabulous food delicacies the island is rich with Aboriginal tradition and natural beauty that you will fall in love with.

Your gourmet adventure is spent exploring some of the various food providors and sampling many the following delicacies

  • Dozen Oysters
  • Cheese Platter
  • Chocolate & Fudge Tasting
  • Wine Tasting
  • Honey

Whilst enjoying the gourmet offerrings you will visit the Neck ‘Truganini Lookout’ for amazing views then take the scenic coastal drive to Adventure Bay where the home of Pennicott Wilderness Cruises are, here you will experience an unforgettable 3 hr adventure cruise exploring the dramatic coastline and fluted rock formations of Bruny Island. Once back on shore either lunch at Adventure Bay or visit a premium winery for a 2 course meal washed down with a local drop. On our way back stop for a scenic walk to spot then rare Albino Wallaby or drop in for a Whisky and some chocolate fudge tastings.

Bruny Island Cruise Lunch

Bruny Island Premium Winery Sit down to 2 course meal and glass of wine, or something more casual at adventure bay.

Bruny Island Premium Wines

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
Tour Highlights 
  • Pick up & Return from Hobart & Surrounds
  • Ferry Crossing
  • Gourmet food tastings
  • 2 Course meal plus glass of wine
  • 3 hr adventure boat cruise
  • Truganini Lookout ( The Neck)
  • Chocolate Fudge Tasting
  • Whisky Tasting
  • Expert Guide
  • Flexible Itinerary to suit you
  • Luxury Mercedes Benz
  1. 8.00 AM Hobart Pick Up

    Meet your guide in our luxury mercedes vehicle and taken south east to the Kettering terminal where you will board the ferry over to Bruny Island

  2. 8.50am - 9.15am Ferry Crossing

    As you cross over  on the ferry learn about this fascinating island and its history from your guide.

  3. 11.00am - 2.00pm 3 Hr Wilderness Boat Cruise

    Board one of Pennicott’s purpose built speed boats and explore the dramatic scenery of the rugged Tasmanian and Bruny Island coastline. Pass through rocky outcrops and marvel at the fluted rock wall formations and hear about the history of mariners to the region by your boat guide. Along the way you may see wales and dolphins if in season.

  4. 2.00pm Lunch

    Either eat at Adventure bay in Pennicott,s beach restaurant or journey inland to Bruny Island Premium Winery for a 2 course meal plus a glass of wine and wine tasting.

  5. 3.30pm -5.00pm Gourmet Food or Whisky Tasting

    On our way back to the Ferry we can plan to stop at either the Fudge, Cheese, Oyster or Whisky tasting venue to sample the local gourmet foods. If this is a priority then we recommend the lunch at Adventure Bay (not the winery) to allow more time to taste the regions gourmet food and beverages.

  6. 6.00 -6.30pm Arrive back in Hobart

    After an amazing day of sea and food adventures we drop you off at your hotel or residence.

Pennicott Bruny Island
Truganini Lookout
Bruny Island Winery
Pennicott Cruise Bruny Island

Expert guide, luxury vehicle, 3 hr Pennicott Wilderness Cruise,  Ferry Crossing, Food tastings, lunch at either Pennicotts or Winery.

Tour departs from your accommodation at 8.00 am and your return is approx 6.00 -6.30pm.

As a private operator we can change it to suit you and your group. Please let us know if you want any changes.

If you want to have more time to taste more of the gourmet food providors such as Oysters, Chocolate fudge, Cheese and Whisky tasting then we recommend eating at the Pennicott’s beach restaurant to save time and spend more time sampling the produce.

Our Reviews

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