"I have a room all to myself; it is nature"
- Henry David Thoreau
"On its solitary dune my house faced the four walls of the world."
- Henry Beston, The Outermost House
"Swift Parrot"
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"I have a room all to myself; it is nature"
- Henry David Thoreau
"The Outermost House"
- Henry Beston - The Outermost House
"Forty Spotted Pardalote"
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"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived"
- Henry David Thoreau
"In wildness is the preservation of the world"
- Henry David Thoreau
"I have a room all to myself; it is nature"
- Henry David Thoreau
"I have a room all to myself; it is nature"
- Henry David Thoreau
"I believe that there is a subtile magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright."
- Henry David Thoreau
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Welcome to Bruny Island

Bruny Island is one of the most spectacular and unspoilt natural beauty spots in Tasmania. Bruny Island-Tasmania provides a variety of high-quality accommodation options that immerse visitors in this natural beauty. Each of our properties has been selected because it offers a unique Bruny Island experience and every one has been fitted with comfortable, quality fixtures. From five-star architecturally designed sophistication to breathtaking ocean views and rustic timber cottages nestled deep within old-growth forest - this is the best way to experience everything Bruny Island has to offer.


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Old photo of Bruny Island Lighthouse taken in December 1912
Keepers of the Light: Cape Bruny Lighthouse

Cape Bruny Light keepers have been doing battle with nature since 1838. Tending the light to ensure that maritime travellers did not meet the same grisly end as so many before them had done, it was an arduous and unrelenting life.

Historical photo of Alf Holding and Roy Taylor at Cloudy Bay entrance with their caravan
Cloudy Bay, South Bruny: where Nature's heart beats strong amid the hills

Cloudy Bay was initially named l’baie Mauvaise by French explorer Bruni D'Entrecasteaux in 1792, after 1822 it was marked on the maps of the time as Bad Bay, and after 1859 became known as Bad or Cloudy Bay.

Pine tree eradication at Bruny Island Lodge.
Pine Control Project

In late 2013, Bruny Island Lodge decided to undertake a massive and rather unique eradication project. Our aim was to control the radiata pine infestation which was threatening to overrun the native bushland at our 900 acre property on South Bruny.


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