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Bruny Island Ferry

Getting to Bruny Island
Access to Bruny Island is by vehicle ferry. The Bruny Island Ferry, The Mirambeena, departs from Kettering, 40 minutes drive south of Hobart.

The Bruny Island Ferry crossing takes 20 minutes and offers excellent views of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel from the upper deck.

Ferry Timetable October to March

Departing Kettering Departing Bruny Island
MirambeenaBowen MirambeenaBowen
6.30am   Mon-Sat 7.00am  
7.30am 8.30am Daily 8.30am 9.00am
9.00am 9.30am Daily 9.30am 10.00am
10.00am 10.30am Daily 10.30am 11.00am
11.00am 11.30am Daily 11.30am 12.00pm
12.00pm   Daily 12.30pm  
1.30pm   Daily 2.00pm  
2.30pm 3.00pm Daily 3.00pm 3.30pm
3.30pm 4.00pm Daily 4.00pm 4.30pm
4.30pm 5.00pm Daily 5.00pm 5.30pm
5.30pm   Daily 6.00pm  
7.00pm   Daily 7.15pm  

Ferry Timetable April to September

Departing Kettering DailyDeparting Bruny Island Daily
6.30am (not Sundays) 7.00am (not Sundays)
7.30am 8.30am
9.00am 9.30am
10.00am 10.30am
11.00am 11.30am
12.00pm 12.30pm
1.30pm 2.00pm
2.30pm 3.00pm
3.30pm 4.00pm
4.30pm 5.00pm
5.30pm 6.00pm
7.00pm 7.15pm


Bruny Island Ferry Prices

Vehicle CategoryNormal Fare*Peak Fare
Vehicles up to 6 metres
Visitor $33.00 $38.00
Visitor Pensioner $23.00 $28.00
Visitor Commonwealth Seniors Health Care Card $28.00 $33.00
Vehicles up to 6 metres Towing a Caravan or Boat
Visitor $70.00 $85.00
Visitor Pensioner $65.00 $75.00
Visitor Commonwealth Seniors Health Care Card $65.00 $75.00
Motorcycles & Bicycles
All Motorcyces & Bicycles $6.00 $6.00
All other vehicles
6 to 10 metres $54.00 $65.00
10 to 15 metres $75.00 $90.00
Over 15 metres $95.00 $110.00

These tariffs are for a return trip. There is no need to book or buy a ticket - simply pay as you board the ferry.

  • *Peak fares apply on Public Holidays and Public Holiday weekends only. They do not apply on a normal weekend.
  • Passengers in vehicles and pedestrians travel free of charge.
  • Patrons are advised to be at the terminal at least ten (10) minutes before the advertised departure time.


The Bruny Island Ferry service is operated by the Bruny Island Ferry Company. Bruny Tourism Inc has made every endeavour to ensure that details are correct and can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracies in the information provided. Bruny Tourism Inc accepts no responsibility for subsequent change or withdrawal of prices, details or services shown.