BRUNY ISLAND DISCOVERY CRUISE

Explore the best of Tasmania’s stunning coastline from Hobart to Bruny Island with a day out on the water aboard comfortable cruise vessel Odalisque. Savour local products right from the source – from cheese to whisky, abalone to oysters. Enjoy the stunning scenery – towering cliffs, pristine bays, blue ocean, white beaches. Meet some of the locals – oyster farmers, cheese makers, fisherman and chefs.

Discover the real Tasmania on this tailored cruise experience.

Your custom-built vessel, Odalisque.

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Relax aboard your comfortable cruise vessel, soak up the stunning scenery and enjoy fine wine and gourmet Tasmanian fare. 

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Head ashore to explore in one of our tenders.

Tailor your visit to Bruny Island

How we spend your day cruising to Bruny Island and exploring ashore is completely up to you.

These are our top recommendations:

Shore excursions on Bruny Island, including beach strolls and bush walks. Our favourite hikes are the short walks to Cape Queen Elizabeth and the Neck lookout to soak up the amazing views over the bays connecting North and South Bruny. Image: Tourism Tasmania & Rob Burnett

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Enjoy Tasmanian oysters freshly plucked from the ocean with a guided tasting experience at Get Shucked Oysters. We’re able to take a look at any processing which might be happening on the day. See the oysters getting shucked! Image: Tourism Tasmania & Rob Burnett

 

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Indulge in a guided cheese tasting with a tasting platter at Bruny Island Cheese Co. Also, take the opportunity to try an ale brewed at the Bruny Island Beer Co. Image: Tourism Tasmania & Melinda Ta

 

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Feast on a gourmet Tasmanian lunch prepared for you by our onboard chef, accompanied with a selection of top-notch Tasmanian wine & beer.

Savour a whisky flight at Bruny Island House of Whisky. Tasmania is famous for its whiskys and this bar stocks the most extensive known range of purely Tasmanian Single Malts. Image: Rob Burnett

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Throw a rod over the side and try your luck fishing for flathead in Adventure Bay or one of Bruny Island’s other beautiful coves. Image: Tourism Tasmania & Andrew McIntosh, Ocean Photography

 

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Take a tour of an Abalone processing plant for an introduction into the Tasmanian abalone industry. Image: Tourism Tasmania & Kathryn Leahy

 

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Cruise past the sights of D’Entrecasteux Channel including the popular yachting town of Kettering and the floating Tasmanian salmon farms lining the channel. Image: Tourism Tasmania and Andrew Wilson

Contact us today to put together your custom cruise itinerary. 

Learn more about our vessel, Odalisque, custom-built so that you explore in comfort, whatever the weather! Perfect for small groups. 

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Learn more about what there is to do on Bruny Island, it’s hidden bays, private beaches and cool, crystal clear waters. Image: Tourism Tasmania and Andrew Wilson

To get the most from your day, we generally recommend a 9am start from a location convenient to you. Your cruise can start from most central Hobart waterfront locations, including the Salamanca area.

The cruise from Hobart to Bruny Island takes approximately two hours aboard our custom-built vessel Odalisque. On the way, we’ll travel past some amazing scenery, including the Alum cliffs near Taroona and many small islands lining the channel. We’ll have a good chance of spotting some local wildlife including dolphins, seals, penguins and sea eagles.

We estimate that the experience will end at approximately 5pm (although we can tailor the length and end times as you prefer and depending on which activities are included).

Operates

May to January

Minimum guest capacity

Minimum of 1 guest

Maximum guest capacity

20 guests maximum

Home port for departures and returns

Hobart, Tasmania

Includes

  • Expert skipper & guest chef
  • Menu featuring gourmet Tasmanian produce
  • Fine Tasmanian wine & boutique beer
  • Tailored itineraries – jet boat excursions, walking, photography, beachcombing…

Price

Cruises start from $6,600 plus $150 per person.
To put together your custom cruise itinerary, please get in touch with us today.