Birdwatching & Wildlife Tour in Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia
This comprehensive 3-day Bruny Island Wildlife & Birding Tour is leisurely-paced and available as a set departure. The tour includes transfers and from Hobart by ferry along the D'Entrecasteaux Channel and includes all meals and beverages, taking advantage of the best in local produce.
Using the 1,500-acre Inala Private Reserve as our base, you will have the opportunity to see all of Bruny’s rich flora and fauna, including all 12 of Tasmania’s endemic bird species, such as the Scrubtit, Scrubwren, Tawny Frogmouth and Boobook. From the purpose-built canopy platform you can observe one of the biggest known colonies of the indigenous Forty-spotted Pardalot. The raptor hide offers the opportunity to see the local subspecies of Wedge-tailed Eagles and Grey Goshawks. We will also take night tours to colonies of Penguins and Short-tailed Shearwaters, as well as other nocturnal Bruny Island wildlife.
Your Bruny Island wildlife adventure also includes encounters with number of unique mammal species, such as the Short-beaked Echidna, Tasmanian Pademelon, Eastern Quoll, Albino Brush-tailed Possum, Long-Nosed Potoroo and the Red-necked Wallaby in its rare white form. A stroll along the magnificent coastline can also offer glimpses of Humpback Whales and Dolphins.
Your expert guides on this Bruny Island wildlife tour will be happy to recommend the best spots for seeing any specific birds on your list, s well as giving you insight into the history and culture of Tasmania, as well as the conservation efforts being undertaken to preserve the region's biodiversity.
Bruny Island Wildlife Tour highlights include:
- Opportunity to see all 12 of Tasmania's endemic bird species
- Encounters with some of Tasmania's rarest mammal species
- Night tours to colonies of Penguins and Short-tailed Shearwaters
- Walking through wet eucalypt forests and cool temperate rainforests
- A visit to the magnificent stone arch at Cape Queen Elizabeth
Please note: this set-departure tour is also available as a private or custom tour on request. Please submit an enquiry with your preferred dates and group size.
If you’d like to try an alternative tour, look at what this Kangaroo Island Birding Tour has to offer.
Alternative Tour Name: Bruny Island Birding & Wildlife Tour, Tasmania