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Escape to Bruny Island

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Published December 25th 2012
Gourmet and Wildlife Ultimate Experience in Tassie

Perfect weekend escape destination, Bruny Island will be a delightful experience for sportsmen and gourmands alike.

Bruny Island north-east coast

One hour by car from Hobart, this funny shaped island is a natural jewel, which can be easily visited in one or two days.

Catch an early morning ferry from Kettering and prepare to be amazed!

Just one of the many Bruny Island's beautiful beaches!

Rich with history -all the great captains [Cook, Flinders, Bligh, Furneaux] anchored in Adventure Bay- and natural beauty, Bruny Island offers so many activities that you will find it difficult to make a choice.

It's perfect for wildlife tours as widely considered a rare-and-endangered species paradise. Here you can spot the white wallaby at sunset and the forty-spotted pardalotes that are endemic in this area only.

If you are a surf fanatic you won't miss Cloudy Bay, home of the prestigious "Bruny Island Surf Classic". If you don't care about waves you're better not to miss this wild and pristine beach anyway! A quite demanding 4-hours walk down-east of the beach will reward you with spectacular views of the rugged coastline and the famous Pyramid in Pyramid Bay.

Cloudy Bay

There are a astounding number of that will suit everybody, varying between 5 minutes and one day. Ten minutes long , The Neck", is unbeatable in terms of breathtaking views. The perfect picnic spot in my opinion, with 360 degrees views that you will hardly find anywhere else.

don't be afraid, you'll be rewarded...

The Neck

For the lazy folks there is a mouthwatering Gourmet Trial which includes delicious oysters at the Get Shucked hut, on the main road to the Neck and, only 300m apart, the well known [LINK=]Bruny Island Cheese Company, with a selection of 8 delicious cheeses that you can taste with bread and a bottle of Tasmanian red wine on the wooden table in front of the shop.

Take back home the unbeatable OEN (a cow's milk cheese washed in Pinot Noir and wrapped in vine leaves to be matured) to share with your family and friends!

Delicious oysters await you at Get Shucked hut!

Plan your visit with this interactive map
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Where: Bruny Island, Tasmania
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