bruny island, tasmania australia
bruny island, tasmania australia
bruny island, tasmania australia
bruny island, tasmania australia

Bruny Island is located in Southern Tasmania, and is accssed via vehicular ferry from the small town of Kettering Tasmania. As the name suggests, Bruny Island is an island and is located off the south-eastern coast of Tasmania, and is separated from mainland Tasmania by the D’Entrecasteaux Channel. Storm Bay is located to the island’s northeast – both Bruny Island sland and the channel are named after French explorer Bruni d’Entrecasteaux whilst the traditional Aboriginal name is Alonnah Lunawanna. Today, two island settlements are named Alonnah and Lunawanna.

The ferry ride to Bruny Island from Kettering takes just 15 minutes you take go as a passenger, take your car, mororbike or bicycle. It is worth noting that on weekends, public holidays, Easter, Christmas and school holidays deman for the ferry can be high so it is important to time you trip so as to ensure you are not left on the island after the last ferry departs.

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An area known as “The Neck” connects the two halves of Bruny Island and is an important breeding site for short-tailed shearwater and fairy penguins. In terms of geography, Bruny Island is in fact 2 land masses – North Bruny and South Bruny. They are joined by a long narrow isthmus with Bruny Island having a total length of app.100 kilometres. On North Bruny you will the holiday village of Dennes Point while South Bruny is the site of the small townships of Alonnah, Adventure Bay and Lunawanna.