Recently awarded a bronze placing in the 2014 Tasmanian tourism awards-deluxe category.
Adventure Bay Retreat is set on 33 acres and consists of a three bedroom house which sleeps eight in two king size beds and two sets of bunks (sleeping 4). A separate cottage exists on the property which is for couples only, sleeping two in a king size bed. Options exist to rent both properties together in the one booking or individually. (see Adventure Bay Retreat- Spa Cottage).
Nestled into the open bushland of Adventure Bay on 33 acres you are guaranteed privacy.
Surrounded by wallabies including the white wallaby, unique to the area, great photographic opportunities exist while experiencing the local wild life in close proximity.
Only a 400 metre walk to the beautiful white sands of Adventure Bay Beach, a northerly facing beach which is fabulous for swimming, fishing and boating. Numerous mapped walking tracks exist all over the Island from a short stroll to a few hours.
Adventure Bay Retreat is newly completed, eco sensitive, built from natural materials, from trees felled from the land and stone from a nearby quarry on the Island. It contains local black wood floorboards and travertine.
Adventure Bay Retreat is premium boutique accommodation consisting of a three bedroom lodge accommodating eight. Two bedrooms with king size beds, sink into the luxurious goose and down feather mattress topper, quilt and king sized pillows. The most luxurious linen found only in premium accommodation establishments. One of the bedrooms with an en suite, with new, stone, free standing bath strategically placed by the windows to lie in the bath and watch the wildlife busy outside. The third bedroom consists of two sets of bunks, accommodating 4. The lodge has a deck overlooking the bay with outdoor furniture and large gas BBQ. High chairs, port a cots are available on request. An outside children's play centre complete with swing, cubby and slide is sure to entertain the children for hours!
Adventure Bay Retreat is perfect to accommodate two separate families, larger family group, or a couple for a beach holiday in a bush setting.
Adventure Bay Retreat features a large stone open fire place (with wood heater), perfect for a cold winter night, in floor heating, double glazed windows, mezzanine area with TV, books and board games, ideal for the children to escape.
Washing machine clothes dryer, full fridge, coffee machine, fully equipped kitchen with the finest utensils. Large leather lounge, TV, DVD player and music system, complete with CD's and selection of books to enjoy.
Gourmet food and wine trail and a Tasmanian winter warmer at Adventure Bay Retreat...
Follow the gourmet food and wine trail on Bruny Island, stock up on your way to Adventure Bay Retreat and cook up a storm in the well appointed kitchen!
Visit 'Get Shucked' Oysters for a fabulous platter, Bruny Island Cheese, Bruny Island Fudge, Bruny Island Berry Farm (closed over winter) and try the wonderful seafood chowder at the Bruny Hotel.
This winter all guests at Adventure Bay Retreat can enjoy a complimentary bottle of homemade mulled wine from the Bruny Island Whiskey House. Laced with brandy and honey this wine is to be enjoyed on a winters night, warmed in the glass by the fire! Life does not get any better!
Directions to Adventure Bay Retreat
From Hobart, drive south on the Channel highway to the small village of Kettering. Approximately 35 minutes via car. Take a vehicle ferry from Kettering to Bruny Island (approximately 30 minutes). Please note-you are not able to book a spot on the ferry, look up the timetable online and aim to be there half an hour before departure time (there is a cafe!). If you're hiring a car, check with the company that the car insurance is covered on Bruny Island (not all companies offer insurance to cover Bruny Island). Once on Bruny Island, follow the main road to the Adventure Bay turn off (approximately 30 minutes) turn left toward Adventure Bay at a T junction. Folow the sohort, windy road to Adventure Bay. Drive past the general store, approximately 2 kms on the right is Hayes Road, drive to the end and enter through the stone gatepost, The Lodge is to the right.