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Unexpected surprises

The beauty of this region is the number of tucked away treasures that are only discovered by getting out and exploring. I recently got out on the road early one beautiful morning with my camera and headed south across the Woodbridge Hill, ending up at Hartzview vineyard where this pic was taken. Really worth the…

Whales shot in Adventure Bay, Bruny Island!

This startling photograph of people shooting whales is actually the Tasmanian Marine Conservation officers tagging whales in Adventure Bay … they tag young calves on the annual migration through the region.  

Renovation Heaven

The pace of our renovations at Parnella Kettering has really picked up with the new two bedroom suite now scheduled to come online at the beginning of December. We are really kicking ourselves for not doing this renovation before the cottage, but the reality at the time was that we didn’t really know what form…

Finally … Accreditation!

We have been finally given our accreditation through the Tourism Australia Accreditation Program. This is really exciting for us .. the main benefit is the reassurance it will give our guests to know that we are providing high quality accommodation backed up with professional level service.  

Exciting times!

2012 has been an exciting year for us. We have continued to enjoy hosting visitors from interstate and overseas and guests’ comments have been extremely positive. The end of 2012 will see an even more exciting development for Sue and I. We are opening new accommodation in Kettering, where the Bruny Island ferry terminal is…

Merry Christmas

Another stunning day on Bruny. On our way to the cottage for a changeover we stopped at the Neck and climbed to the the top of the lookout. On the way to the top we stopped to take a photo of a trio from China. The day was warm, cool light breeze and sunny. Bruny…

Sea Eagles

Bruny Island has some spectacular birdlife. It is home to the endangered Forty Spotted Pardalote. A wide variety of birds can be seen at all times of the year. Keep your eyes peeled for the Wedge Tailed Eagle and these magnificent birds in the photograph … Sea Eagles. This pair of breeding adults are pictured…