A 35-minute drive south of Hobart and a 20-minute ferry across the D’Entrecasteaux Channel from Kettering is the wind-whipped wilderness of beautiful Bruny Island. The island is a haven for foodies, with handmade chocolates and nougat, artisan cheeses, local berries, and fresh-caught seafood.
At the island’s southern tip is South Bruny National Park, reminiscent of northern Scotland in parts with its towering green coastal cliffs. Eco-cruises and bushwalking are popular activities in the park. Offshore, fur seals and fairy penguins frolic in the cold waters, where kelp forests sway in the currents