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bruny island photography workshop tasmania

Bruny Island Photography Workshop


April 8 ~ 10, 2024

$2200 per person

** Bruny Island Cruise and multiple sunrise, sunset and night-sky shoots over the stunning coastline and beaches of Bruny Island**

Timed for dark skies (new moon) we will explore the stunning seascape locations of Bruny Island during the night and the day. Based at Hotel Bruny we have great access to all the best locations such as the Neck, Adventure Bay, Cloudy Bay and South Bruny lighthouse. We will also join the Bruny Island Cruise for an exciting half day cruise to view the rugged sea cliffs and wildlife. Tour fee includes a private Queen Lodge for each guest.
bruny island photography workshop tasmania

Bruny Island seascapes on South Bruny. 3 day photography workshop, April 2024


Day 1: Depart Hobart for Bruny Island Highlights: Short drive to the ferry at Kettering followed by a full day exploring the beaches and rocky coves, scoping out locations for our sunrise and sunset shoots. Night shoot should conditions allow.

Day 2: Bruny Island Cruise Half day cruise around the amazing sea cliffs of South Bruny National Park! Wildlife such as seals, dolphins and albatross are likely, and even whales are a possibility at this time of year. Sunrise and sunset too.

Day 3: Sunrise on Bruny Island Highlights: Another day exploring Bruny Island, starting with a sunrise shoot. We will search out some local wildlife too, such as the White Wallaby of Bruny Island.

* The day to day order of activities is subject to change, but we will visit all listed locations.

The White Wallaby of Bruny Island!

The White Wallaby of Bruny Island!


$2200.00 per person (single/private room for all guests for all nights). Tour will run for 4-6 participants.

Includes two nights accommodation in Hotel Bruny’s “Queen Lodge”, all transport (starting & finishing Hobart), all entry/cruise fees, all meals for the duration of the trip. Post processing session included if poor weather precludes one of our outdoor sessions.

Twin-share rates available to guests who are traveling together only (eg friends, partners etc).

Aurora australis Bruny Island astro photography workshop

Night shoot included – the workshop is timed for new moon ie dark nights. Fingers crossed the aurora makes an appearance!

What to Bring

  • Camera, tripod and accessories. Don’t forget chargers and spare batteries/memory cards!
  • Wet weather gear (for yourself and for your camera). Warm clothing and head-torch for the sunrise/sunset shoots. Sun protection.
  • Comfortable hiking shoes (not sneakers).
  • Water bottle/snacks for our sessions in the field.
  • A full list of suggested items and a detailed itinerary will be forwarded to you during the booking process.
Sunrise Bruny Island

Sunrise Bruny Island

Tour Notes

Sunrise is approx 6:30 and Sunset is approx 17:45 in April.

We will only undertake easy hiking, the main aim of the workshop being tuition and time in the field shooting. It is important to note of course that the nature of the workshop involves uneven rocky shorelines so please take care in the low light of dusk/dawn.

** Please take all care and responsibility for your own equipment while outdoors **

Bruny Island is quite exposed to all sorts of weather is possible. Please check the Adventure Bay weather forecast before the tour departs for an idea on what to expect on the coast. A raincoat as well as lots of warm clothing including thermal layers and possibly a down jacket for extra warmth and comfort should be considered essential. A full list of suggested/recommended gear will be provided during the booking process.

Driving Times: Hobart to Kettering (ferry terminal) is only 30 minutes. Our hotel is very conveniently located, all our sunrise and sunset locations will be within 20-30 minutes.
Bruny Island 3 day photography workshop April 2024. Dusk/sunset at Cloudy Bay.

Bruny Island 3 day photography workshop April 2024. Dusk/sunset at Cloudy Bay.

More Info & Bookings

For further information or any general enquiries about this trip please contact me.

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