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A new crop of hoppers!

We love the wallabies on Bruny Island… and the pademelons at Kettering! We were on Bruny first thing this morning and it was absolutely fantastic to see all the young mums with their babies on board. The joeys are at the age where the world outside is a curious place, and they are forever sticking…

Relax & Recharge on Bruny Island

Advances in technology are so exciting, but all too often it’s difficult to keep up with those changes. Not so on Bruny Island! If you own a Tesla car you can now visit Bruny Island and be assured of being able to get off it. The Adventure Bay store recently installed a Tesla charging point….

“Wot’s in a name …?”

Signs in Eggs & Bacon would need to be changed if vegans get their way. Photo: Rachel Pannett/The Wall Street Journal Well, according to the “People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals” (PETA), “Eggs and Bacon Bay” in the Channel region of southern Tasmania is an unwholesome name, and is one that conjures up the…

50 shades of Bruny Grey

Driving through Great Bay this morning … had to stop and shoot the scene … scudding clouds and sheets of rain in the distance. Even on an overcast day, Bruny is magic.

Discovering the art of the Channel

Our beautiful region is the type of place which naturally attracts the creative. The diverse range of scenery and unspoiled nature of the Channel region not only inspires creativity but also contributes to the development of our community and the diversity of people who settle here. Unsurprisingly, many artists who discover the Channel make their…

Cielo del cioccolato

There are many reasons to visit the d’Entrecasteaux Channel region, south of Hobart. Nestled along the beautiful waterway are villages and beautiful spots, perfect for a day or two of exploring. For the perfect day out, pack a picnic accompanied with a bottle of bubbly and some beautiful handmade chocolates. You forgot to bring the…

Big Hairy Breakfast

Sunday morning and after four weeks of absolute mayhem with our renovation nightmare we decided it was a good morning for breakfast out. We couldn’t travel too far from home so we thought we’d try “The Hairy Giraffe” on the Channel Highway in Margate. The café occupies an old church next door to the Margate…

A late winter morning

It was an absolutely spectacular morning on Bruny Island today … sunny but a late winter chill adding freshness. Plenty of mothers-to-be hopping around with very young joeys peering out into the chill from the warmth of their mum’s pouches. We shot a quick video … lovely to see the daffodils adding a splash of…

Bruny Bird Festival 2016

The fourth biennial Bruny Bird Festival is being held from 14 to 17 October 2016. Popular with visitors from around the globe, the Festival this year brings experts and enthusiasts together for what promises to be a rich experience for all involved. The Festival offers everything from talks through to guided tours all in the…

Another reason to holiday at Parnella Kettering

The “Kettering Incident” is a TV murder mystery series which was shot in southern Tasmania. It has just won a major award in Paris. According to the ABC news web site: Tasmania’s The Kettering Incident series wins international award at Series Mania festiva Related Story: The Kettering Incident premiere sets scene for Tasmania’s Dark Mofo…