Based in Hobart, Tasmania, “Wild Thing” is available for private charters, cruises and transfers. We offer two experiences: the Bruny Island Long Lunch and Agrarian Kitchen Long Lunch. Our 11-metre vessel is in 1C survey (up to 30 miles to sea) and can carry 26 passengers. Powered by triple Yamaha 300hp outboards Wild Thing comfortably cruises at 25 knots.
Bruny Island Long Lunch
Leaving from Hobart
Departing Sunday October 4th & 18th
Departs Hobart 1130, Returns 4PM
Contact us for private bookings (min 10 guests) on other dates
Join us for a Spectacular Cruise from Hobart to Bruny Island aboard “Wild Thing” for an intimate feast on the northernmost point of the island.
The cruise to Bruny Island is an experience in itself with the opportunity to see wildlife, cliffs and sea caves.
Your local hosts Kris and Ray will serve a Sunday lunch from their wood oven and smoker. A variety of local wines and beers will also be available to purchase. See below for a sample lunch menu.
Take a stroll along Heritage Trail to Kelly’s Point, the northernmost tip of Bruny Island, taking in some of the most heritage-rich and fascinating parts of North Bruny.
Explore the local gallery “Art Untamed” which features painting, printmaking, jewellery, textiles, glass, sculptures and woodwork of Bruny Island artists.
In the afternoon you will return by boat to Hobart via the oldest lighthouse in Australia, the Iron Pot.
Sample Lunch Menu
On arrival: A complimentary glass of Tasmanian Sparkling, beer or wine.
To start: A warming, Smoked garlic, celeriac and potato soup .
Main: From the Smoker: a selection of Tasmanian free range meats including Beef Ribs, Pork sausages & marinated Chicken. Organic Local seasonal veggies from Jo’s garden, roasted in the wood oven. Handmade pickles and relish and wood fired Cafe baked bread.
Sweets : Delicious hazelnut praline, choc chip ice cream with Baileys sauce. Local Tasmanian Sparkling, Beers and wines available by the glass or bottle.
Agrarian Eatery Long Lunch Cruise
Leaving from Hobart
Join us for a day out from Hobart aboard “Wild Thing” as we journey north up the River Derwent to Tasmania’s number 1 restaurant, The Agrarian Kitchen Eatery.
The cruise up to New Norfolk is full of excitement. We pass under the Tasman Bridge, the industrial zinc works site and MONA before reaching the Bridgewater bridge, which is raised for us to pass.
Beyond the bridge the river narrows and calms. We pass vineyards, cherry farms and sandstone cliffs before arriving in New Norfolk and making our way up to The Agrarian Eatery which has repurposed part of Willow Court – the town’s old mental asylum!
Today’s experience is a shared feast in a private room with us trusting the skilled chefs to feed us based on what is in season from their cooking school and farm, or what their network of local growers, farmers and fishermen have delivered. You can also choose to have matched beverages while you dine.
After lunch take a stroll through New Norfolk and discover some treasures from one of the towns many famous antique stores such as The Drill Hall Emporium before sitting back and relaxing as we return by boat to Hobart.
Departing Brooke St Pier, Hobart at 10AM. Returning 5PM.
Including fully guided return cruise to The Agrarian Kitchen at New Norfolk aboard Wild Thing (approx. 90mins each way)
Set menu shared feast at The Agrarian Kitchen with an additional option for matching beverages.
$250 per person including cruise and lunch
$300 per person including cruise, lunch and matched beverages
*We can accommodate diet restrictions and allergies except for a kosher or vegan restriction.