Cape Bruny Lighthouse Tours and Activities
Situated on Bruny Island in Tasmania, the Cape Bruny Lighthouse is the second-oldest lighthouse tower in the country, having been first lit in 1838. The structure was commissioned by Governor George Arthur following a series of mishaps and shipwrecks just off Bruny Island and took two years to build by convict labor.
Technological advances in the 1980s and 1990s led to the lighthouse being lit for the last time on Aug. 6, 1996, when it was replaced by a solar-powered light nearby. In December 2000, the lighthouse was declared part of the South Bruny National Park.
Visitors should be prepared for rough roads and a steep walk to reach the lighthouse, although you’ll be well rewarded on arrival; with some fantastic views out to sea, migrating humpback and southern right whales have been spotted from this vantage point.
Tours and Activities to Experience Cape Bruny Lighthouse
Frequently Asked Questions
- Bruny Island Day Tour, Includes Lunch and Exclusive Lighthouse Tour
- 7-Day Super Value Tour of Tasmania: Explore Tasmania's West and East Coasts
- 7-Day Best of Tasmania Adventure Experience from Hobart (flexible ticket)
- Full-Day Guided Bruny Island Tour from Hobart
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