Travel Blogs from Bruny Island
... we were fortunate enough to sight a huge White Sea Eagle.
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... a lot, pumpkin appears much more frequently
here than in the U.S.
We spent this afternoon and evening with a guide who took us all over the island, acquainting us with various birds, plants, and geology of the island. It was a beautiful sunny day and we enjoyed seeing some stunning scenery. Highlight of the day, though, was a trip to the penguin burrows on the neck of the island that separates the north from the south. After dinner we
... came gloves, beanies and a HUGE red spray jacket that went to our ankles and had a hood. No fashion statement but guaranteed warmth and protection from sea spray.
Before embarking we were given a quick talk about what we would see and some safety regulations we needed to observe. Once on board we were kitted out with all our gear, found a seat and took off for the next 3 hours on our exciting sea farer's adventure.
... of oyster farms on our travels all over Tasmania), artisan cheese (made on Bruny Island), fudge and some smoked trout & salmon.
After lunch and getting our land legs back, it was on the bus back to the “Peppermint Bay II” and back to Hobart. Before we docked, we were taken up to the Tasman Bridge and told of the bridge disaster in January 1975.
Overall an excellent trip and a lovely ...
To this day, Port Arthur is one of Australia’s best known historical sites, receiving over 250,000 visitors each year.The government puts significant money in the upkeep of site.After about 4 hours of walking in the wind and drizzle we called it a day and will return tomorrow.