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Wassup?

Communicating with our guests is becoming increasingly difficult as many booking channels, such as Expedia and Agoda, strip out important information in emails that we send.  Why they do this is a mystery but we are assuming that it is to prevent direct marketing material being sent to their customers. From our perspective, as the…

Parnella to change its name and open a new studio & gallery

Parnella Accommodation is changing its name to Parnella Group Tasmania and will be opening new offices and guest reception in Snug, Tasmania. The new contact point will be called Beach Road Studio & Gallery and will be located in … yes, you guessed it … Beach Road, Snug next door to the new IGA supermarket….

Our Kettering garden – it can get noisy!

It’s that time of the year when the blue gums are flowering and our garden is once again full of the endangered Swift Parrot. These little birds are a welcome delight for us when they arrive, entertaining us with their noise whilst in flight and when they are feeding in the trees. Swift Parrots breed…

Bruny Island Ferry Crossing

The ferry trip between the harbour village of Kettering on the mainland and Roberts Point on Bruny Island takes approximately 15 minutes. Serviced by SeaLinkBrunyIsland  the ferry service is currently undergoing a major transformation, with new ferries currently being built as well as an improved terminal being constructed on Bruny Island. The upgraded facilities are designed to cope with…

Bruny Island … Endless Summer?

Yesterday as we were driving home from doing a changeover at Parnella Adventure Bay, we drove onto the Neck and what a picture postcard day it was. On one side of the Neck is the calm water of Simpsons Bay and on the other the white sands and surf of Adventure Bay. Adventure Bay beach…

A BIG thank you to our Guests.

2018 was a very big year for Parnella. It brought loads of new things for our business including a new development, new staff and increased occupancy. And our guests certainly seemed to enjoy staying with us. So much so that reviews through several channels saw us reaching new heights with awards flying at us from…

Parnella East Cove, Bruny Island … a new luxury development!

After 5 years of effort, a big team of experts and tens of thousands of dollars in expenditure we have, just ten minutes ago, finally received the welcome news that our development application for a luxury nature lodge on our land in East Cove on Bruny Island has been approved! Parnella East Cove is twelve acres…

Changes to Bruny Island Ferry fares

New fares for travellers using the SeaLink Bruny Island ferry service have been announced and take effect immediately. Detailed information can be found on SeaLink’s web site by clicking here.

Major Bruny Island Ferry News!!!!

Image ©2018 Sealink In a rather breathtaking media release today, Sealink Bruny Island has decided to build its new ferries in Tasmania as well as purchasing the MV Bowen, part of the previous operator’s fleet. This adds certainty to the ongoing ferry service and no doubt will defuse some of the angst that business operators…

The Birds!

This time of year in our region is pretty special. Spring has begun to make its presence known and our birds are either arriving from long journeys or beginning their annual activities preparing for the arrival of new offspring. Our region is a bird-lovers paradise, with our native species providing many exciting moments for ardent…