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  • Address: North Bruny TAS, Australia

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Hummock Lookout Tours

Whether it’s settling in for a sunset viewing of Bruny Island’s Little Penguins, or climbing the 273 steps up towards the Truganini Memorial, visiting the famous Hummock Lookout is a highlight of Bruny Island. At this windswept promontory overlooking Bruny Island Neck, visitors can get a panoramic view of the thin isthmus of white sand that connects the two parts of the island. Penguins are most commonly sighted on this shoreline between the months of September and February, and since they’re officially the world’s smallest species of penguin, there’s an undeniable cuteness factor to watching them waddle ashore. During sunny periods in the middle of the day, it’s possibly to make out the Tasmanian Mainland across the D’Entrecasteaux Channel, and visit the memorial at the top of the stairs that’s dedicated to the last known, full-blooded Tasmanian aborigine to live on the island. 

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To access the viewpoint at Hummock Lookout, park at the Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve and follow the wooden and boardwalk and steps up toward the top of the lookout. 

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Bruny Island Sightseeing and Gourmet Tour from Hobart Including Guided Lighthouse Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 246 Reviews

Discover everything that makes Bruny Island amazing with this Sightseeing, Food & Lighthouse Tour departing Hobart, including a scrumptious island lunch. ...  Read more

Location: Hobart, Australia
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $112.71

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