Bruny Island, named after Bruni D'entrecasteaux explorer, the Aboriginal name was Lunawanna Alonnah, southern Tasmania is two islands joined by a narrow isthmus called "The Neck".
Our home, Crickhollow, is on the south island, on a rise, with wonderful views over Daniels Bay.
Your space in completely separate from the main living area consisting of one wing of our home, entry by your own door, containing a bedroom, queen size bed, separate bathroom and lounge sitting room. All rooms wood paneled. Facilities include: fridge, microwave, TV, DVD player, Internet, all linen provided, hairdryer, iron, free use of washing machine.
We have a BBQ on the back deck for your use or you can share our kitchen or share your meals with us or John can cook for you. John will discuss menus and very reasonable costs with you.
We do, of course, include breakfast in our price. John is a great cook and will tantalize your taste buds with his menus, using local produce when available.
We are within easy distance of the most magnificent walks, peaceful bays, lonely beaches and easy sailing across the D'Entrecasteaux Channel.
There are National Parks, game reserves, rainforests, rare wildlife and most breathtaking panoramic views.
Our island is full of wonderful flora and fauna consisting of wallabies, possums, penguins, native quolls, dolphins, seals to name of few.
The flora consists of beautiful wild flowers in spring including native Christmas bells.
There a some lovely eating places on South Bruny Island - The Hotel, Berry Farm, Hothouse Cafe, Penguin cafe and take away food at the Adventure Bay Store.
Access to Bruny Island is by vehicle ferry. The ferry is situated at Kettering approximately 30 minutes drive south of Hobart.
Access to Garden, deck and kitchen if you wish to prepare meals
We invite you to share breakfast with us but understand if you wish to eat in your own space.
We love Bruny Island for the diversity of nature here and the wonderful community spirit.
There is no public transport available - you will need your own car.
Children are welcome however our home is not child proof so you would need to keep an eye on your children.
Pat & John were wonderful hosts! Great food & good sightseeing tips. The space is private & separated, & even includes a sitting room. The homemade fudge was an added bonus too!
Patricia and John were wonderful hosts. Very welcoming. They let us use their kitchen and the bbq so we could cook a great dinner made out of delicious Tasmanian food and we ate it while watching a movie from their great collection! We had the best breakfast prepared by John before going back on our road trip towards the lighthouse. I highly recommend you all to stay at Patricia's!
We had a really wonderful time staying with Pat and John on Bruny. The bedroom was lovely and the separate sitting room with its own TV and mini-fridge meant that we had plenty of space. John cooked us breakfast each morning which was really yummy and very convenient given that there are few places to go out on Bruny.
Pat & John were great hosts, armed with tips for exploring the island and thoughtful conversation. They are a wonderful couple and we truly enjoyed our time with them.
Our stay with Pat and John was delightful. Bruny Island is gorgeous and we were very well looked after by Pat and John with comfortable beds and delicious breakfasts. Thank you Pat and John.
We had a lovely stay with Pat and John. 4 of us had 2 nights there - very comfortable and Pat and John were very welcoming. We had dinner with them both nights and of course breakfast. Delicious! Bruny Island great too and the cruise was great fun. Would recommend to others.
A lovely place to stay. Pat and John offered us the right amount of privacy vs contact. Great breakfast.
Excellent stay in Bruny Island. Very well located close to a nice bay. The house is very clean and comfortable. Very warm welcome by Pat, and we had a very friendly diner with Pat´s friends. Top breakfast! An excellent address.
We had a brilliant time with John and Pat in their beautiful little house down at South Bruny. John cooked us a tasty three course dinner, including one of the finest fish curries we've ever had. John and Pat made us feel very comfortable and had some really enjoyable discussions. The bedroom, living and bathroom is separate from the main house and you are nice and close to everything.
Pat and John are wonderful hosts, I had an amazing time in their home in Bruny Island. They provided me with a delicious breakfast and the guest rooms are spacious and comfortable.
I can definitely recommend staying at Crickhollow, I had a great time in Lunawanna!
I took two young ladies down to Bruny Island to stay with Pat & John for a night and we had a lovely peaceful time.
Great hosts, very pleasant and informative.
A lovely home, spotlessly clean whilst maintaining a homelike atmosphere.
John cooked us a gorgeous breakfast and then proceeded to give the girls a ukulele lesson which they both loved.
Looking forward to meeting you guys again when you are up in this neck of the wod guys.
Thank you for your hospitality.
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