Bruny Island Ferry

Getting to Bruny Island

Driving from Hobart to Kettering

The Bruny Island Ferry departs from Kettering, 45 minutes drive from Hobart.

From Hobart, follow Davey Street onto the Southern Outlet (Highway A6) towards Kingston. Follow the signs to the Bruny Island Ferry. This will take you along the Channel Highway through Margate, Snug and Oyster Cove before arriving in Kettering.

Once you have arrived in Kettering, you will need to turn left onto Ferry Road. The Bruny Island Ferry Terminal is at the end of Ferry Road.

Click here to visit the Bruny Island Ferry Company website for the latest information.

 

Peak Ferry Times - October to March

From October to March there are two ferries operating - the Mirambeena and the Bowen. If you are travelling across to Bruny Island for our 11.00am Cruise, you will need to catch the 9.00am or 9.30am ferry at the latest. 

Departing Kettering DailyDeparting Bruny Island Daily
6.30am (not Sundays) 7.00am (not Sundays)
7.30am 8.30am
8.30am (Bowen) 9.00am (Bowen)
9.00am 9.30am
9.30am (Bowen) 10.00am (Bowen)
10.00am 10.30am
10.30am (Bowen) 11.00am (Bowen)
11.00am 11.30am
11.30am (Bowen) 12.00pm (Bowen)
12.00pm 12.30pm
1.30pm 2.00pm
2.30pm 3.00pm
3.00pm (Bowen) 3.30pm (Bowen)
3.30pm 4.00pm
4.00pm (Bowen) 4.30pm (Bowen)
4.30pm 5.00pm
5.00pm (Bowen) 5.30pm (Bowen)
5.30pm 6.00pm
7.00pm 7.15pm

 

Off-Peak Ferry Times - April to September

From April to September there is only one ferry operating. If you are travelling across to Bruny Island for our 11.00am Cruise, you will need to catch the 9.00am or 9.30am ferry at the latest. 

Departing Kettering DailyDeparting Bruny Island Daily
6.30am (not Sundays) 7.00am (not Sundays)
7.30am 8.30am
9.00am 9.30am
10.00am 10.30am
11.00am 11.30am
12.00pm 12.30pm
1.30pm 2.00pm
2.30pm 3.00pm
3.30pm 4.00pm
4.30pm 5.00pm
5.30pm 6.00pm
7.00pm 7.15pm

Ferry Crossing

The ferry crossing takes 15 minutes and the fare is $33 return for a standard vehicle, payable with cash. Bookings for the ferry are not required.

For information about concession rates, ferry times and prices for other vehicles, visit the Bruny Island Ferry Company website.

 

Driving to Bruny Island Cruises

Once you arrive on the island it is a 40 minute drive to our Bruny Island Cruises Booking Centre at 915 Adventure Bay Road in Adventure Bay.

Follow the main highway south approximately 30km until you see the Adventure Bay turn-off. Then continue a further 9km until you arrive in the township of Adventure Bay. As you pass the Caravan Park and cross a bridge, you'll soon see a bright yellow sign for our car park, on the right.