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“Bruny Park” 4 of 5 stars
Review of South Bruny National Park

South Bruny National Park
Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia
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“Bruny Park”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Pleasant and tranquil. It is a very nice drive and displays the typical Tasmanian countryside. Well wort a visit.

Visited October 2012
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“Abundance of natural beauty”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Wonderful natural beauty, pristine beaches where the air is so fresh and clean. This is a walkers and nature lovers haunt. Bring your own food wherever possible. There is not much to buy on the Island and what is there is comparatively expensive. Yes, there are dirt roads and some of these are not passable in very wet conditions without a 4WD.
The ferry does not run all that often, so time your arrival and departure to sync with the ferry. The ferry fare covers a return trip, so don't be surprised by the cost when leaving Kettering.
In summation, great natural beauty and great for hikers.

Visited September 2012
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“Beautiful destination”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Plan your trip and make the time to visit South Bruny NP. Although you need to allow quite a bit of time for the ferry and drive, the destination is incredibly beautiful and well worth the visit. Cloudy Bay beach is pristine, rugged and beautiful but rug up for the weather. Be prepared for dirt roads, a wait for the ferry and difficulty in buying much on Bruny Island.

Visited August 2012
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“wow...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

This place is beautiful. come for the day and leave nothing but footprints. visit the oyster farm at great bay. yummmmmm. jump on the yellow boats for the most bestest tour ever . whales,seals,dolphins,wooohooo

Visited September 2012
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“Wow!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Catching the car ferry from Kettering to Bruny Island was an experience in itself. The ferry has an upper and lower deck for vehicles which was a bit of a surprise compared to other car ferries we had been on. There are few roads on Bruny Island with only a small amount sealed, but mostly dirt. Between North and South Bruny, there is an isthmus called 'The Neck', where the Truganini steps (over 238 steps) lead up to the most wonderful 360 degree views of the surrounding area. Well worth the effort, as we saw migrating whales from the top. Further on heading south was Mabel Bay lookout. Stunning scenery! This was also the 'self registration' point for visiting South Bruny National Park, for those who hadn't already got a Tasmanian National Parks visitors pass. The road from there into the park and to the lighthouse near the southern tip was a bit rough, but ok when taken carefully and slowly. This is Australia's second oldest and longest continually staffed lighthouse and was well worth the long drive to see, with fabulous views from many points along the road. I would recommend taking a picnic lunch and drinks to make the day really enjoyable and to make the most of the area.

Visited August 2012
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