Getting to and around Bruny Island

Bruny Island lies approx 70km SE of Hobart and is accessed by vehicular ferry which leaves from Kettering. Bruny Ferry - Brad Moriarty - Pademelon Creative - Bruny Island Bird Festival

Ferry Times

The Bruny Island ferry "Mirambeena" departs from Kettering approx 45 mins travel time south of Hobart. From the 1st of October to after Easter each year a second ferry "the Bowen" is added to the run. The ferries may not follow the timetable at times of high demand and departure times may vary.  Bookings are not required. Fares are payable at Kettering (includes return crossing).  
An ATM is available on the building in the ferry parking area. 

Click here for the current timetable and here for fares.

Please Note: The Bruny Ferry has recently changed to a new tender and we as yet unsure of any changes this may bring by October.  We will update this page with further information when we know more.  

Travel times by car on the Island

Please note that all destinations below will involve sections of unsealed roads.
Hobart to Kettering                     45 mins
Kettering to Roberts Point          15 mins (Ferry crossing)
Roberts Point to Dennes Point   30 mins
Roberts Point to Adventure Bay 40 mins
Roberts Point to Cloudy Bay       60 mins
Adventure Bay to Dennes Point  45 mins
Adventure Bay to Cloudy Bay     40 mins via Alonnah
Adventure Bay to Lighthouse      50 mins
Dennes Point to Lighthouse        75 mins

There is no public transport or taxi service on Bruny Island.