THINGS TO DO ON BRUNY ISLAND
Bruny Island offers something for everyone from adventure activities, surfing, sightseeing, beaches, local produce & dining, arts and museums and much more.
Cruise alongside some of Australia’s highest sea cliffs, beneath towering crags and drift up close to listen to the awesome ‘breathing rock’. The custom-built yellow boats are ideal for viewing the spectacular coastline and wildlife of Bruny Island. Each vessel holds a maximum of 43 guests. Covered open-air tiered seating means an excellent all-round view and connec- tion with the environment. The boats are safe, comfortable and gentle on the environment due to their fuel efficiency, low emission and quiet operation. Call (03) 6234 4270 between 7 am – 10 pm local time or book online www.brunycruises.com.au
Experience 6km bush walk at Fluted Cape Trail In Adventure Bay, 20 minutes drive from Mandala, the fluted cape circuit takes 3 hour return walk taking in crystal blue wa- ters, exceptional coastal cliffs and abundant wildlife. The trail is steep in sections with some substantial climbing required to reach The Fluted Cape summit at 272m.
For a longer walking track, The Cape Queen Elizabeth is the place. It’s great day walk of 12 km return. Offering different landscapes to discover and explore, stunning beach- es, unique rock formations and many more. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes, hat, apply sunscreen bring a bottle of water, snacks and your smartphone/ camera.
Experience of the unique and beautiful land of Bruny Island and surrounding areas from a bird’s eye view. Island Scenic Flights is the only carrier based at the Bruny Island Airport. Flights around South Bruny Island start from $175 per person (minimum 2 people). Call: (airfield office): (03) 6293 1448 mobile: 0428 293 272
Address: 2179 Bruny Island Main Road.
It’s an inactive lighthouse located in the South Bruny National Park, about (26.4 km) 35-40 minutes drive from Mandala. (Cape Bruny Lighthouse is the second oldest extant lighthouse tower in Australia. A setting that features an amazing landscape overseeing the imposing sea cliffs, experience the 360° view of the day and the magic sunset. No need to pre-book the lighthouse tour.
Bruny Island offers great fishing spots for Tasmanian local Salmon, squid, flat head and all Tasmanian’s fish. Closest at Alonnah jetty or drive another 10 minutes to Lunawanna jetty, more to Adventure Bay jetty.
For surfing enthusiast, Bruny Island is a great place to explore surf. The Neck, Coal Point, The Cape Light House Beach, Cloudy Bay and Lagoon.
A must visit in Bruny Island, the neck has breathtaking views of the middle of Bruny isthmus after walking up a series of steps, sometimes you will see those little penguins foot prints in the morning. Best to visit is in a nice clear day or after sunset for penguin watching. There is a penguin lookout point near the beach. The beach on the neck is spectacular, clear blue water and great spot for an easy walk.
Bruny island offers something for everyone from adventure activities, surfing, sightseeing, beaches, local produce & culinary dining, arts and museums and much more.
Visit this newest addition to Bruny Island Culinary located in Adventure Bay. Open only for lunch at this stage (dinners will be starting at a later date). Serving seafood, hot & cold drinks and yummy ice creams – gelato.
PS: This is also the new booking office for Bruny Island cruises including a boutique shop that sells all kinds of souvenirs
Don’t forget to stop by for a morning coffee or light lunch at Penguin & Pardalote Coffee House. Serving coffee, beer, wine, oysters, and crepes! Locally sourced produce, with great view. Dogs welcome outside. Located in Adventure Bay just next to the Adventure Bay Shop. Open from daily from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, CLOSED on Tuesday.
Phone: (03) 6293 1568 Address: 710 Adventure Bay Road
The closest restaurant from Mandala, 25 minutes walks via Alonnah track or 5 minutes drive. A great place to wine and dine there is a bottle-shop with great weekly specials. .
Open everyday from 11am. Hotel Bruny Restaurant also serves kids menu and there is chil- dren corner with plenty of toys to play. with . Takeaway menu available. Booking in advance is advised. Call (03) 6293 1148
Come and enjoy the only premium wines produced in bruny island. 10 minuted drive from mandala house (6.6 km), the wines are proudly grown, made and bottled by hand.(??? not sure) also brewing cider. Serves lunch and drinks, dinner only on friday & saturday. The cel- lar door and the bar & grill are open 7 days from 11am to 5pm. Advance booking is adviced, walk-ins also welcome. Call 03 62931088, address: wayaree estate, 4391 main rd, lunawan- na, bruny island, web http://www.brunyislandwine.com
Check out this newest addition to Bruny island, and enjoy the great views of the neck. This café not only serves good coffee, light meals & cakes. They also sell a selection of locally made souveniers & preserves . Bruny island café located on the main road of south bruny island, (6.9 km) 8 minutes drive from mandala house. Open at 8 am. Call 0427 931 271 Address: 3349 Bruny Island Main Rd.
Located on the way to Adventure Bay, 16 minutes drive from Mandala. Enjoy berry picking, and a light lunch. Indulge in tassies best ice cream with berry deserts. Sit, relax and enjoy the magnificent view. Open 10 am – 5 pm, call (03) 62931055 address 550 adventure bay road, Bruny Island http://www.brunyislandberryfarm.com.au
Bruny Island Cheese And Beer Co. makes artisan Cheese, bread, and beer all here on Bruny Island . Open everyday from 9.30am until 5pm. Online Shop available at the website. Located about 20 minutes drive from Mandala towards the ferry or 15 minutes drive from the ferry. Call 03 6260 6353, address; 1807 Main Road, Great Bay. Web brunyislandcheese.com.au
Enjoy the freshest goodness of fresh oysters at your home away from home. There is a ‘drive- thru’ where you can purchase boxes of freshly shucked oysters to go. Or for the ultimate oys- ter experience eat-in at the restaurant with a glass of tassie’s finest vino. open everyday from 9:30am – 5pm. Call 0439303597. Adress: 1735 bruny island main road, great bay. Check out oyster bar menu http://www.getshucked.com.au/sites/default/files/attachments/oyster_bar_- menu.pdf
An exceptional representation of purely tasmanian single malt whiskys, all on tasting.
Home of trappers hut 15 year old single cask release. Offer 65 different representations on tasting, also a large selection of tassie gins!! It’s located within 3,5 km from bruny island fer- ry and take about 32 minutes (34km) from mandala house.
Address: 360 lennon rd, bruny island call (03) 6260 6344 http://www.tasmanianhouseofwhisky.com.au/
A must try this local produce of Bruny Island Honey, it’s purely natural 100% of Tasmanian honey. Selection of leatherwood honey, blue gum, manuka and more ranging from $4 – $55. Opening hours October to April, 9am-5pm, May to September, 10am-4pm call (03) 6266 0342, Store Address 2184 Main Road Great Bay.
Located on the Northern tip of Bruny Island producing local, seasonal & delicious food. All breads, cakes, breakfasts and lunches made on the premises. Open from 9am – 4 pm Thursday – Tuesday. Closed Wednesday. Call (03) 6260 6245
Avalon arts offers a selection handcrafted arts and craft made locally with love on bruny is- land. Offering a wide range of soy candles, mohair bears, cloth dolls,
wheat bags/eye bags, body oils, bath salts, crochet rugs and accessories
open on thursday, friday, sunday, monday 10-4pm, located in 3761 main rd bruny island Alonnah, 5 minutes drive from mandala. Call 0413 219 166 http://www.brunyislandavalonart.com 3761 main rd, alonnah.
876 adventure bay road, adventure bay,
Opening hours: daily 10 am to 4 pm except christmas day and good friday or by arrangement. Small admission charge applies
Contacts: phone: 61 03 62931117, mobile 0407689877.
Art at the Point is an exciting modern art gallery located in Dennes Point – the northern most tip of Bruny Island. The Gallery features the work of Bruny Island artists as well as those with a strong association with the island through family, land or immersive experience.
Painting, printmaking, jewellery, textiles, glass, sculptures and woodwork are represented by artwork that is original and often unique with a strong reference to place as the artists respond directly to the beautiful island landscape, wildlife and history. A wide range of art cards produced by the artists is also available. Address: 18 Main Rd, Dennes Point. Call 03 6260 6424 or 0427 097 779.
Sells milk, bread, basic fruits and veggies and other general grocery items. Eat-in or takeaway available. Located just 5 minutes drive next to Hotel Bruny Restaurant.
offers a wide range of groceries, vegetables, fruit, frozen meats and other general items. The only Cash Point / ATM and Fuel Station in Bruny Island. 20 minutes drive from Mandala. Address: 712 adventure bay rd, adventure bay.
If you wish to stay longer at Mandala, Gourmet groceries shopping can be delivered to Mandala. Delivery every tuesday and friday, minimum ordres $30 delivery fee $10. Shop here https://hillstreet.myfoodlink.com
110 Matthew Flinders Dr,
Alonnah TAS 7150
Phone +61 467 403 426
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