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Bruny Island versus Tasman Island Cruise ???

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Bruny Island versus Tasman Island Cruise ???

Hello,

We only have time for one cruise and as we are visting Port Arthur, we thought we would go out to Tasman Island:

http://www.tasmancruises.com.au/

tripadvisor.com.au/Attraction_Review-g255097…

and then today, my son's teacher who has visited Hobart to see friends on several occasions recommends a Bruny Island boat trip:

http://www.brunycruises.com.au/

tripadvisor.com.au/Attraction_Review-g255097…

Now I'm wondering what to do???

Can we expect similar experiences or is there something unique about each?

We're booked to cruise next Monday so appreciate any quick input you can offer.

Many thanks,

Kim

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1. Re: Bruny Island versus Tasman Island Cruise ???

Hi Kim, both are great cruises, run by the same company. My preference is the Tasman Cruise, although both are similar, IMO the Tasman cruise has more dramatic coastline, and if your lucky enough (the weather is calmish) you'll leave from near Port Arthur, go around Tasman Island and then travel to Pirates Bay (a full run).

To be honest you won't be disappointed by either, they are a must.

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2. Re: Bruny Island versus Tasman Island Cruise ???

Thanks Robert - appreciate your input. Thought the Tasman tour looks great but this teacher of my son's today was so strongly recommending Bruny ("trip of a life time", "not cheap but very worth it" etc.) that doubt crept in.

Yes, everything crossed for the weather!

Thanks again,

Kim

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3. Re: Bruny Island versus Tasman Island Cruise ???

People invariably recommend whatever they have done. Perhaps that's all the teacher did?? :))

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4. Re: Bruny Island versus Tasman Island Cruise ???

Correct! He hasn't done Tasman.

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