Alonnah spectacular D'Entrecasteaux Channel

visit the historic Lunawanna-alonnah

Distance: 

74km

Time: 

6 hours

Terrain: 

Hard

Experience: 

Moderate

37km One Way Medium, most of the way shares the same road as Adventure Bay, sealed road. Alonnah provides lots of accommodation options, meals every day at the Hotel Bruny and they are really good, daytime meals also available close by at the vineyard. Alonnah is a good stop over on route to Cloudy Bay.

Tour Highlights

The central point of the island with post office, police station, school and the islands only health centre. Good swimming beach, jetty, views across the channel towards the mountain peaks of Tasmania’s SW National Parks. Great general store/takeaway shop with fish chips and hamburgers etc.

History of the Area

Alonnah is a small township on the western side of Bruny Island, Tasmania, facing the D'Entrecasteaux Channel. Originally named Mill's Reef, it was renamed in the early 1900s after part of the Tasmanian aboriginal name for Bruny Island, Lunawanna-alonnah (a nearby township a little to its south being named Lunawanna. Mill's Reef Post Office opened on 1 February 1905 and was renamed Alonnah in 1909.[2] At the 2006 census, Alonnah had a population of 302.[1] The Alonnah Day track is an easy walking track of historical value, beginning at Alonnah jetty.

Services: 

message1Public Toilets

Camping

Food

Picnic Grounds

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