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Lockdown Unlocked … and So Are We!

The Good News is that from June 15 2020 there will no longer be any restrictions on making reservations at our properties. To celebrate, we are offering a complimentary breakfast hamper and bottle of wine for all two night reservations as long as they are booked before August 1 2020 for any dates during that…

We Are Still Open For Business

Whilst this current viral crisis is still active we thought it was important to clarify who can still make a reservation at our properties at Kettering and on Bruny Island. Our properties are fully self-contained with laundry facilities. In the case of voluntary self-isolation we can offer support with shopping and other essential services.  You…

Good morning from Tassie!

Good morning and no matter where you are we hope that you are safe and healthy. Our traumatic times have certainly impacted so many from around the globe, so as a little bit of a distraction we took some photos at our local beach this morning. Enjoy. And don’t forget … if you are thinking…

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…