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Bonnet Island Experience

Strahan Activities Centre, The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 4300
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Strahan Activities Centre, The Esplanade, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 3 6471 4300

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Bonnet Bay experience started with information on some of the more notable highlights in Strahan as we headed out to the island. Once out near the island we were taken out to Hells Gate and were given more information on the area, the early...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Host Suze and Skipper Paul made this a memorable experience for our family. Gazing at the spectacular sunset, learning about the indigenous people of the area, seeing the incredible engineering feats of past pioneers; travelling through the narrow Hells Gates to breathe in the fresh...More

Thank Angela K
Reviewed 28 February 2017

If you've not seen Fairy Penguins this is a great way to do it. A small boat that only takes 16 people goes out to Hell's Gate before coming in to dock at Bonnet Island as it's going dusk. You have wine and cheese before...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 14 February 2017

What an amazing experience! Travelling out to Bonnet Island, seeing the sunset, lighthouses, and beautiful penguins. They are not afraid of you and one walked right up to us. Thank you Ricky, Garry and Andrew for the fun and informative 3 hours. Supper was delicious...More

Thank _cherylmaried
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This was an absolute brilliant evening. We set off on a small boat out of the harbour towards Bonnett Island. Only 10 guests are allowed on this boutique cruise. Our guide was fantastic with lots of info about Strahan, Macquarue Harbor and Bonnett Island. Bonett...More

1  Thank Grumpyoldman101
Reviewed 28 December 2016

It's my 1st visit to Strahan and I must say this trip is great introduction to the fun aspects of this lovely town. Trip was professionally conducted, fun and eye-opener (especially to see wild penguins). The naming of the cute little penguins liven up the...More

1  Thank jensen_chua
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I have to admit we had brilliant night for a cruise, but even so this activity is well worth the price. A high speed trip down the harbour to "Hell's Gates". We managed to get out the entrance to see the sunset over the Point...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Meet by the crew (Erroll and Curtis) who were friendly and informative. Thought the boat trip was lovely with interesting things pointed out along the way. The drinks and food were also really good. Had we not seen penguins this still would have been a...More

1  Thank K_L_doyle
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This tour was excellent and worth every penny. The crew and boat was great, enjoyable and interesting. And hurrah we saw lots of the gorgeous fairy penguins! We had a lucky night and got to see at least 10-20. Some hiding in their Burroughs, others...More

Thank Kase87
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

A quick boat trip to Bonnet Island near Hells Gate, the entrance to Macquarie Harbour, followed by a close encounter with some fairy penguins was a rare experience. Only 5 passengers on the boat then a glass of wine and some local cheeses..... WOW a...More

Thank Ivan W
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