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Bonnet Island Experience

Strahan Activities Centre, The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 4300
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Strahan Activities Centre, The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 4300

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

If you've not seen Fairy Penguins this is a great way to do it. A small boat that only takes 16 people goes out to Hell's Gate before coming in to dock at Bonnet Island as it's going dusk. You have wine and cheese before...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

What an amazing experience! Travelling out to Bonnet Island, seeing the sunset, lighthouses, and beautiful penguins. They are not afraid of you and one walked right up to us. Thank you Ricky, Garry and Andrew for the fun and informative 3 hours. Supper was delicious...More

Thank _cherylmaried
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This was an absolute brilliant evening. We set off on a small boat out of the harbour towards Bonnett Island. Only 10 guests are allowed on this boutique cruise. Our guide was fantastic with lots of info about Strahan, Macquarue Harbor and Bonnett Island. Bonett...More

1  Thank Grumpyoldman101
Reviewed 28 December 2016

It's my 1st visit to Strahan and I must say this trip is great introduction to the fun aspects of this lovely town. Trip was professionally conducted, fun and eye-opener (especially to see wild penguins). The naming of the cute little penguins liven up the...More

1  Thank jensen_chua
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I have to admit we had brilliant night for a cruise, but even so this activity is well worth the price. A high speed trip down the harbour to "Hell's Gates". We managed to get out the entrance to see the sunset over the Point...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Meet by the crew (Erroll and Curtis) who were friendly and informative. Thought the boat trip was lovely with interesting things pointed out along the way. The drinks and food were also really good. Had we not seen penguins this still would have been a...More

1  Thank K_L_doyle
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This tour was excellent and worth every penny. The crew and boat was great, enjoyable and interesting. And hurrah we saw lots of the gorgeous fairy penguins! We had a lucky night and got to see at least 10-20. Some hiding in their Burroughs, others...More

Thank Kase87
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

A quick boat trip to Bonnet Island near Hells Gate, the entrance to Macquarie Harbour, followed by a close encounter with some fairy penguins was a rare experience. Only 5 passengers on the boat then a glass of wine and some local cheeses..... WOW a...More

Thank Ivan W
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Arriving late in Strahan after a long rainy drive on Good Friday we were expecting our Bonnet Island Experience to be cancelled - however the weather was with us and it cleared just in time for a dusk departure. The team on the small boat...More

1  Thank Ashleigh H
Brad C, General Manager at Bonnet Island Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2016

Hi Ashleigh H Thanks for taking the time to post your review. Its great to read to you had an enjoyably experience. Lately we have been luck to have over 13 little penguins come back to their burrows and not be shy for the perfect...More

Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Booked this one because we only had one evening in Strahan so couldn't do the daily cruises. Wasn't sure what to expect but wasn't disappointed. Got beautiful sunset as we powered out to Hells Gate Very calm waters, a rarity I'm told and almost full...More

Thank Tufflife
Brad C, General Manager at Bonnet Island Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2016

Hi Tufflife Thanks for taking the time to post your review. Its great to read the near perfection conditions you were able to experience when on the Bonnet Island Experience. We keep the tour to only a maximum of 11 guests to ensure a personal...More

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