Tour #2: Dennes Point
Sealed / Dirt, mostly well maintained dirt roads, 1.5km climb as you first leave the ferry terminal, then mostly undulating with several 100 to 150m climbs. Fabulous views
Food and Drink:
The lovely Mermaid Café is located on the Kettering side ferry terminal and a Kiosk on the Bruny Roberts Point side. Along the route ‘House of Whisky’ (Link) is 3.4km from the Ferry terminal and offers a wide selection of food and beverages, at Dennes Point The Jetty Cafe offer delightful service.
Bruny Island Cycle Tours and Hire are located near the ferry ticketing booth at Kettering Tasmania, 35km south of Hobart taking the Channel Highway. A bus service runs from Hobart. Click on this link to view the Metro Hobart bus time table.
Bruny Island Traffic flows in waves coinciding with the ferry schedule, most traffic heads to the spectacular and hilly South Bruny Island leaving North Bruny with a very low traffic flow. Barnes Bay, Bruny Island Board the Ferry at Kettering, on disembarking at Bruny Island follow the B66 main road south for approx 7.09klm, turn left onto Missionary Rd and follow this into Barnes Bay.
Relax at the public Jetty. From Barnes Bay follow Church Rd the short distance to the intersection where you turn left onto Barnes Bay Rd, follow to the intersection and turn left onto C625 heading for Dennes Point, follow this main road until arriving at Dennes Point, relaxing at the Café and strolling the beautiful beach are highly recommended.
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Distances mapped out for you.
0.0km – 66 Ferry Rd Kettering 0.1km – Ferry Terminal and Mermaid Café 0.1km – Arrive Roberts Point, Bruny Island 3.4km – Bruny Island House of Whisky 7.2km – Left turn onto Missionary Road, surface change- paved to dirt 10.4km – Barnes Bay settlement, right turn onto paved Church road 11.1km – Veer left onto Barnes Bay Road, surface changes back to dirt 12.2km – Left turn onto Bruny Main Road C625 – Dennes Point 12.4km – left to Killora 16.2km – Quarantine Station State Reserve entrance 19.5km – Kilora 24.6km – Dennes Point Jetty, round and 130m climb south 0000 Surface change paved to dirt 31.8km – Right turn onto Barnes Bay Road 33.0km – Surface change, paved Church Road 33.6km – Left turn onto Missionary Road – Ferry 36.9km – Right turn onto Lennon road 44.1 Ferry terminal