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Bruny Island Cruises

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Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6293 1465
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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.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“southern ocean” (152 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (65 reviews)
“bruny island” (410 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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+61 3 6293 1465
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"southern ocean"
in 152 reviews
"pumpkin soup"
in 65 reviews
"bruny island"
in 410 reviews
"ginger tablets"
in 89 reviews
"sea sickness"
in 86 reviews
"seal colony"
in 47 reviews
"sea birds"
in 71 reviews
"fur seals"
in 59 reviews
"spray jackets"
in 16 reviews
"boat ride"
in 56 reviews
"morning tea"
in 69 reviews
"hour cruise"
in 44 reviews
"pod of dolphins"
in 34 reviews
"wet weather gear"
in 29 reviews
"bird life"
in 45 reviews
"tim tams"
in 30 reviews
"saw seals"
in 31 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

From the time we left Hobart and returned, we felt special, informed, entertained and came away with awesome memories. Jamie and Mick were great blokes, the boat trip down the east coast, stunning scenery, the weather wild and the day topped off with lunch and...More

Thank 113therese
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took a ferry to go to Bruny Island. Car can be loaded while on board. It’s in the suburb of Hobart. Has nice sceneries and places to eat fresh oysters and pizzas and to drink wine.

Thank L. M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great way to fill in a day. Bruny Island was an amazing adventure made all that much better by the staff at Pennicott Tours who take you for the day tour. Andrew and Nick are both amazing full of fun and knowledge the...More

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

Thanks for the review Wyld family - we are so glad you enjoyed yourselves and will pass on your feedback to Andrew and Nick.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best day on the Bruny Island Tour.Everything was so well organised and special thanks to Jamie,Mick and Hugh for your professionalism,knowledge and the wonderful,friendly banter between the three of you.You made our day.The food was excellent and everyone of the staff were so...More

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

Hi Yvonne Thanks for taking the time to provide such a lovely review. We will certainly pass your feedback on. Cheers Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the best day on this trip to Hobart with this tour. Mick, Hugh and Jamie were professional, skilled, humorous, everything you could ask for and more. They organised meals before we left so it was waiting for us upon our return. Every aspect...More

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

Dear Janet Thank you for taking the time to provide a review of your experience with us. We are so glad you had a great trip and will pass your feedback on to the team. Cheers Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first staff member we met was April. She went out of her way to hep us with our somewhat complicated booking (Thank you April). The next staff members were Jeremy and Andrew and they were outstanding. The weather was, lets say, not perfect, and...More

1  Thank jacquelined184
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PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Bruny Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jacqueline Thank you for your lovely review and specific feedback for staff. Our team love to hear from guests. Thank you for taking the time to provide your review. Cheers Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great way to spend a few hours learning about Bruny Island's flora and fauna on the water with highly knowledgeable and skilled staff. Domain expertise and confidence with a boat like this makes all the difference. These guys truly love what they do and want...More

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

Dear Gerard Thanks for your lovely feedback. Our guys do love what they do and sharing this special part of the world with guest. Thank you for taking the time to provide a review. Cheers Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a great time aboard this fast moving boat, seeing some very impressive natural wonders. Caves, soaring cliffs, bird life, whales and seals. The captain also had a great sense of humour.

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

Dear Sally Thanks for taking the time to provide a review, we really appreciate your feedback. Cheers Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

This trip down the east coast of Bruny Island in a high speed open launch was interesting, informative and well run but was exhilarating and great fun. It was extremely cold but this in no way diminished the overall experience. We were supplied with a...More

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

Dear Stephen Thanks for such a great review, we really appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback. Cheers Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This cruise in a fast jet boat takes you out from Bruny Island to see the rugged coast of the southern most part of Tasmania and then out to the Southern Ocean to see a huge number of seals and some dolphins. The cruise takes...More

1  Thank John D
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PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Bruny Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Dear John Thanks for taking the time to provide such a considered and helpful review. We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves. 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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Ashwini C
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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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