Bruny Island Sunset Lighthouse Tour
Sunset Lighthouse Tours offer the perfect opportunity for guests to experience spectacular sunsets and stargazing from the highest point of rugged Cape Bruny. This is one of the best locations in Tasmania to see the Southern Aurora
What makes it Great:
- Fully Guided Tour
- Small Personalised Experience (max 10 people)
- Great Value Experience @ $45 per person
- Chance to see the southern Aurora
Take a fully guided tour of this spectacular piece of history, towering above the rugged coastline of the Southwest tip of Bruny Island, with Bruny Island Safaris.
Delve into the history and life of a lighthouse keeper as the sun sets over the South West Wilderness. Hear stories of shipwreck tragedies on the nearby islands and reefs, convict hardship, lighthouse keepers arduous duties and family life.
Instant Booking & Mobile Friendly Tickets
Check availability & book here to secure you spot the Bruny Island Guided Lighthouse experience
Pre-booking is essential. The sunset lighthouse experience has limited positions as it only runs on Friday & Saturday.
Climb the original wrought iron spiral staircase to the top of the tower and step out onto the balcony to take in the breathtaking views of the sweeping southern ocean to the wild Tasman Sea, South East Cape, Whale Head and the small islands dotting the coastline... Experience the extraordinary & vast scenery for amazing photo opportunities at every point of the compass - with albatross, gannets and many other pelagic seabirds gliding over the relentless ocean swells... observe migrating whales, short-tailed shearwaters and Wedge Tailed Eagles swooping close to the tower.
The superbly engineered lighthouse prism remains in working order and unique to see close up... learn about this early iconic navigational landmark, how it was built by convicts, and how life was for a lighthouse keeper in this far south corner of our world.
Guided Sunset Lighthouse Tour Timetable
- Saturday 6:45am – 7:45pm
- Sunday 6:45am – 7:45pm
Travel times from the Bruny Island Sealink Ferry (Bruny Island Wharf) to Cape Bruny – 75 minutes. Adventure Bay to Cape Bruny – 45 Minutes, Alonnah to Cape Bruny – 35 minutes. Drive safely on our gravel roads.
Make your way to the tower to meet our tour guide, Allow 10 minutes to get to the tower from the car park.
The Iconic Cape Bruny Lighthouse is the only Southern Tasmanian Lighthouse open for Tours... The historic 1836 lighthouse towers 114m over dramatic cliff tops and coves that form the rugged Tasmanian coastline of Cape Bruny.