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Bruny Island All Inclusive 7-Course Gourmet Day Trip from Hobart

From US$ 127.37
Highlights
  • Follow Bruny Island's produce from farm to table on this culinary tour
  • Get acquainted with local food purveyors via a guide
  • Learn about local products and have lunch at a local winery
  • Visit a oyster harvester, chocolatier, wine maker, honey company, cheese purveyor and a whisky and gin distillery
  • Round-trip transportation is included from Hobart hotels or a meeting point
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Bruny Island All Inclusive 7-Course Gourmet Day Trip from Hobart
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Overview
Explore Bruny Island through its cuisine on a tour focused on farm-to-table fare. With a guide to introduce you, you'll meet seven local food purveyors who specialize in chocolate, whiskey, honey, cheese, and oysters. Unlike in restaurants, you'll have the opportunity to not just eat great food, but to discover its origin too. Plus, visits to Two Tree Point and Bruny Island Neck are punctuated by a winery lunch.
What to Expect
Begin your Bruny culinary adventure with pickup from your Hobart hotel or by meeting at the central booking center. Board a minibus and transfer to Kettering, where you'll take the 15-minute ferry trip over to Bruny (ticket included). While you travel, your guide shares orienting information on the island's flora, fauna, and geology.
Once you land on the island, the first destination is a cheese company for a private audience with the cheesemaker. Learn about how cheese is made from sheep's and goat's milk, see the cheese maturing room, and taste some products before moving on to the local oyster company. Learn about harvesting practices, snap photos of the fields, and taste some freshly shucked at your table.
Next is the berry farm, where you can pick some yourself (in season) and drink some berry tea before heading out on a short walk along the coastline to Two Tree Point. At a nearby nature reserve, search for the rare white wallaby, native birds, and echidnas.
Refuel with lunch at an island winery, accompanied by your choice of wine. Tour the vineyards and taste some samples, followed up with chocolates at your next stop, a boutique chocolate purveyor. Learn about how the chocolate is made, and then continue your sweet streak at the local honey company. Meet the beekeepers, see the hives, and learn about the honey harvesting process.
Head out to the Neck, where you can walk along the sand spit and dip your feet in the water. Get epic views of the Truganini Memorial and toast your delicious, educational tour with a glass of tasmanian whiskey from a local distillery.
Head back to Hobart the way you came, via ferry and minibus.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
We had a very enjoyable day - highly recommended

We thoroughly enjoyed the day and were pleased we went. Like a small number of other reviewers we felt the advertising on Trip Adviser and in Pennicott’s (the tour operator) own marketing brochure oversold the gourmet aspect of the tour. It is not an “ultimate...More

1  Thank 838ianm
Reviewed 2 March 2019
OMG the best day

Did this tour 01 March with my husband. What a truely gourmet day we had. Freshly shucked oysters started our day, just too yummy for words. Did see a albino wallaby, Our tour guide Tim was a wealth of infomation. He told the best jokes...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Anne Marie W
melindaanderson, Front Office Manager at Bruny Island All Inclusive 7-Course Gourmet Day Trip from Hobart, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Anne, Thank you for recently joining our Bruny Island Traveller Tour. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the fresh oysters, jokes and day spent with tour guide, Tim. Kind regards, The Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

Reviewed 2 February 2019
Enjoyable full day, good but not perfect

I enjoyed this tour, and in some areas it was informative. The places we visited were all lovely places. However, I did have some issues with some of the food served. The half doz oysters each were only served natural, many people cannot eat them...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lindatAdel
Reviewed 20 January 2019
Fun day on Bruny island

Spent the day visiting various food conveyors starting with. Nessie’s with beer, then oysters, then a short walk on the beach, then morning coffees, then a short wine tasting..which I found disappointing. Finally ended with a. Is it too chocolate factory and then a whiskey...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robin M
Reviewed 19 January 2019
Not a 7 Course Day Trip

This is a fun day out but do not be fooled into thinking it is a 7 course day trip. Course 1 is half and dozen oysters each, course 2 about 6 very small taste size pieces of cheese and a thimble sized taste of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank 410margaretc
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