Bruny Island tour offers insight into First Nations culture

Mar 22, 2024

Our 3-day Bruny Island pack-free guided walk just got better!

Not only will you experience the island’s natural beauty, you’ll also gain a deeper understanding of its significance to First Nations people of lutruwita/Tasmania.

Aboriginal educator Trish Hodge
Aboriginal educator Trish Hodge

 

Respected Tasmanian Aboriginal educator Trish Hodge will join you on your tour to explain to you the island’s cultural importance and you’ll have the very special opportunity to experience a smoking ceremony and Welcome to Country.

Experience the wonder of a smoking ceremony
Experience the wonder of a smoking ceremony

 

Bruny Island is an untouched wonder situated just off the southern-east coast of Tasmania, a 15-minute ferry ride from mainland Tasmania.

The island contains an appealing mix of towering dolerite cliffs, long sandy beaches, rich heathlands and eucalypt forests. This wonderfully diverse landscape offers diverse flora and fauna as well as many threatened and endemic species.

 

Time for some bushtucker
Time for some bushtucker

 

On our 3-day walking experience, you will explore the natural delights of the island’s diverse landscapes and wildlife as well as tasting the tantalising local produce food which will undoubtedly leave you wanting more, including extravagant cheese, fresh oysters and mellow wine.

 

Tasty local seafood!
Tasty local seafood!

 

Plus now you’ll have an introduction to the culturally living landscape and Aboriginal history of the island state.

 

Trish Hodge sharing her knowledge
Trish Hodge sharing her knowledge

 

On top of all this we are also giving clients a one-way return to Hobart fixed wing flight with Par Avion so you can see this beautiful part of Tasmania from the air!

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