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Bruny Island / Adventure Bay

Bruny Island / Adventure Bay

Bruny Island / Adventure Bay

Bruny Island has a population of 597 and is about fifty kilometres long. It is actually two islands joined together by a narrow isthmus of sand dunes called "the neck". One side is on the Pacific Ocean and the other side is on the D'Entrecasteaux Channel.

Bruny Island is a popular day trip from Hobart. The island has an area of 36 210 ha, the north is flat grazing land and the south is hilly and heavily timbered. The island has 225 km of road & a car ferry operates from the mainland to Roberts Point.

Bruny Island & Adventure Bay have many forms of accommodation, hotels, apartments, cottages, guesthouses and bed & breakfasts. There are also comping grounds, caravan park, farm stays and eco-holidays.

Things to Do


Several tracks


3 hour cruise - seal colonies, penguins, dolphins, humpback whales - leaves from Adventure Bay daily

Bligh Museum

Adventure Bay

Morella Island Retreat

Hothouse, café and gun tree maze - Adventure Bay

Truganini Memorial

On the isthmus between the two islands

Cape Bruny Lighthouse

Second oldest lighthouse in Australia (1836)


Many beaches - Dennes Point Beach on North Bruny has picnic facilities

Bruny Island Surf Classic - February

How To Get There

Via road - 37km via the A6 to Kettering where the vehicle ferry to Roberts Point on North Bruny departs ten times per day - M - Thurs & Sat, 11 times on Friday and only 8 times on Sundays.

Bruny Island / Adventure Bay Map   





26 Aug 2016

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