“I didn’t want to leave, when the time came I was very sad, everything was becoming automated it was like the tide coming in and you couldn’t stop it,”
John Cook, Tasmania’s last Lighthouse keeper

Cape Bruny Lighthouse Tours

Cape Bruny Lighthouse has been restored to her former beauty and is the only Lighthouse
in Southern Tasmania open to the public.

Take a fully guided tour of this spectacular piece of history, towering above the rugged coastline of the South West tip of Bruny Island, with Bruny Island Safaris.
Hear stories of shipwreck tragedies on the nearby islands and reefs, convict hardship, lighthouse keepers arduous duties and family life.

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.

Cape Bruny Lighthouse Tour

7 days a week 10am – 4pm
Duration 30 minutes
Tour capacity 1 – 10

*1st Oct to 31st March

Sunset Lighthouse Tour

Operates Friday and Saturday evenings and on request email us

Duration 1 to 2 hours
Tour capacity 2 – 8 people.

Self Drive to Kettering and catch the Sealink Bruny Island Ferry Vehicular Ferry and drive your car 1 hour and 15 minutes to Cape Bruny. Be aware the last 18 km’s is gravel.

Parking and amenities on site

Cape Bruny Lighthouse Tours is managed and operated by Bruny Island Safaris

icons of Bruny Island tour highlights including penguins, lighthouse and wine