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How to Get to Bruny Island With A Rental Car

Bruny Island Lookout The Neck Beach

Useful information on Bruny Island

Cape Bruny LighthouseBruny Island is fast becoming a premier holiday destination in Tasmania, Australia. The island is made up of two areas: North Bruny where you can find the beautiful beaches of Dennes Point and South Bruny where the towns of Lunawanna, Alonnah and Adventure Bay are located.

VroomVroomVroom can help you find a reliable and cheap car hire that can take you to Bruny Island. As of the moment, only Budget and Avis allow their vehicles on the ferry but there should be an authorisation letter from the supplier. Check out the Budget Terms and Conditions and Avis Terms and Conditions for more information. Rentals are subject to local depot approval on the day. Approval can be altered due to weather conditions.

Apart from the breathtaking scenery, there are many great reasons to visit Bruny Island. If you are looking for the best surfing spot in Tasmania, then head to Cloudy Bay which hosts the Bruny Island Surf Classic. You can also find the country's second oldest extant lighthouse tower in Cape Bruny.

If you are in the mood for a relaxing stroll, check out Mavista Nature Walk or Grass Point in Adventure Bay. For the ultimate wildlife adventure, visit the Neck Game Reserve where you can spot some fairy penguins and short-tailed shearwaters.

Speed limit warning sign for penguins crossingThe best time to go to the Truganini Lookout and Penguin Rookery is between September and February.

Transportation options to Bruny Island

From south of Hobart, hop in your rental car with the relevant depot authorisation and drive around 40 minutes to Kettering where the Bruny Island Ferry is located. The ferry operates 7 days a week, all-year round so check out their official website for the timetable and prices. The vehicle ferry takes approximately 20 minutes to cross the D'Entrecasteaux Channel.

Since Bruny Island is more of a walking city, you can just hire a car in Hobart or at the Hobart Airport then drop off the vehicle at the nearest depot in Kettering. If you need help in finding a car rental in Bruny Island, feel free contact us so we can assist you. 

By booking a car hire with VroomVroomVroom, you are assured of getting the cheapest rate.