Camp near 2022 Best Beach #6: The Neck, Bruny Island, Tasmania

The Neck, Bruny Island image Adam Gibson
The Neck, Bruny Island image Adam Gibson

Number 6 on the official 2022 Best Aussie Beach list is The Neck, Bruny Island in Tasmania.

On an isle off an isle, this location’s campground is only 20 metres from the beach! Situated outside the National Park boundaries there are flat sites, car parking, picnic facilities and pit toilets. BYO drinking water and firewood.

There are no bookings taken, it is first come, first served. Pay at the self registration deposit box and display your permit.

The Neck, Bruny Island, Tasmania, CAMPS traveller Lyn Hutton from No Boundaries loved their visit here
CAMPS traveller Lyn Hutton from No Boundaries loved their visit here

Fishing, swimming and fires are allowed.

The Neck is an isthmus of land connecting north and south Bruny Island and important for wildlife. View short-tailed shearwaters and little penguins (also known as fairy penguins) from boardwalks and platforms. The penguin rookery is two km north of the campground.

Bargain camping: The Neck Campground, Bruny Island, Tasmania from the CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App - it's just $10 per night for a couple or $15 per family
Bargain camping: The Neck Campground, Bruny Island, Tasmania from the CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App - it's just $10 per night for a couple or $15 per family

The best viewing period is during the warmer months—September to February.

Check the interpretation board and during peak viewing times there is a Parks and Wildlife interpretation guide present at dusk.

There are other campgrounds: a donation pub stay, private campgrounds, a caravan park and national park campgrounds – find them all in the Camps Australia Wide App and guides.

Access is from the ferry at Kettering, in southern Tasmania.

The Neck, Bruny Island image Adam Gibson
The Neck, Bruny Island image Adam Gibson

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The Neck Campground, Bruny Island, Tasmania from the CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App
The Neck Campground, Bruny Island, Tasmania from the CAMPS AUSTRALIA WIDE App

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