The Neck Campground Bruny Island southern Tasmania, popular camping area located on a narrow isthmus that joins North to South Bruny Island. Bruny Island is home to less than 1000 permanent residents but swells during holiday times. Approximately 1/2 way along The Neck is a very popular lookout with 360-degree views, and where after dusk in the area below the sand dunes it comes alive with fairy penguins who come into nest after a day at sea gathering food for its family. The camping area at The Neck Bruny Island offers good shelter for all types of camping, and that is very close to the sea and a beautiful beach. All sites are unpowered and suitable for tent camping through to big rigs. There are basic pit toilets but no other facilities. Access to Bruny Island is via The Bruny Island Ferry; once you leave the ferry head towards south Bruny then turn left into the signposted camping area located off the B66 road, and located some 3km past the lookout. Neck Beach is a beautiful beach that is often uninhabited, and that is located immediately adjacent to the campground. Please take care if swimming in the sea as conditions can be treacherous and the water cold – the beach is not patrolled. A valid National Parks Pass is not required to camp at The Neck Campground Bruny Island, but camping fees do apply. All campers must carry their own freshwater and firewood. As one of Tasmania’s most popular camping locations, the Neck campsite gets busy over Christmas New Year and Easter holiday periods, and during school holidays and on long weekends. Bruny Island is a popular place to bushwalk and camp. There are a wide range of activities you can undertake including bushwalking, mountain bike riding, sea kayaking, and fishing. The Bruny Island Cruise is a major, and very popular attraction on the island as is recommended.
Catch the car ferry from the small coastal town of Kettering, the campground is only a short drive from where the ferry lands at Bruny Island.