Our Accommodation

Situated in a superb waterfront location, our truly unique & memorable self-contained Eco-Pods sit alongside Quarantine Station National Park. Our Bruny Island luxury accommodation is not only super comfy, but also comes with genuine and friendly service. Watch our Video

Our waterfront Free Spirit Pods, with beautiful views of Quarantine Bay, are perfect for your next romantic getaway. Set on eight acres to enjoy and explore. Free Spirit has direct waterfront access.

We have two luxury self contained waterfront pods which are superbly handcrafted from sustainable Tasmanian timbers.

Both our open-plan studio-pods, Flying Duck and Blue Wren, feature double glazed floor to ceiling bi-fold doors leading onto your spacious private deck. Each pod sleeps two adults, and has room available for a couple of kids.

  • Continental Breakfast with variety of teas, freshly ground or instant coffee and condiments
  • Delicious selection of complimentary local produce
  • Picnic baskets ready to go
  • Queen size bed –  plus queen size sofa bed
  • Fully equipped kitchen featuring Smeg espresso machine, toaster and kettle with gas cooktop, microwave and refrigerator
  • Bose bluetooth speakers
  • Free Wifi, Smart TV with Netflix available
  • Heated bathroom floor
  • Stunning bifold glass doors opening onto large private timber deck with barbeque and outdoor furniture.
  • Ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Free-standing cozy wood-fired pellet heaters
  • Direct beach access
  • Ceiling fans
  • Laundry facilities & clothes line
  • All linen and towels provided
  • Outdoor deck & Wood fire
  • Ample onsite parking
  • BBQ
  • Two seat kayak, life vests and paddles
  • Fishing rods, hand lines and tackle box
  • Boat mooring (Vessels are up to 13m)

Take a short walk to Quarantine Bay or Chalky Point, scattered with aboriginal middens, or just laze in the comfy outdoor lounge on the balcony.

We have a 2-seater kayak available for guests with life jackets, paddles etc. Fishing rods available too. BYO bait please.

Being remote, we suggest that you stock up with a wide range of delicious local food that you can cook in your kitchenette, or barbeque on the verandah or at our communal fire pit.

You could be lucky and spot a wide range of native animals which gather every evening.

Free Spirit Pods are just a short drive from Get Shucked Oyster Bar and the Bruny Island Cheesery, both award-winning luncheon attractions – open 7 days – North Bruny. And visit The Bruny Island Hotel – open lunch/dinner 7 days – South Bruny.

Having worked within tourism for many decades, we are only too happy to assist with suggestions, tours and highlights to enjoy on Bruny. Please feel free to contact Garry or Chris – your hosts.

We want all our guests to have the least amount of worries or concerns prior to arriving at Free Spirit on Bruny Island. We will be in touch prior to your arrival with pre-arrival information including directions. Each Pod will have extensive information on Bruny Island – listing all attractions, eating facilities and everything you need to know about this amazing place. Go out explore and enjoy!

If you have any questions or concerns, please call us on 0408 821 468 (+61 408 821 468 for international callers) or: 0447 433 088

 

Arrival & Departure Transfer Information

Here @ Free Spirit we provide Hobart Airport arrival/departure transfers for in-house guests to Bruny Island. Advance Bookings required. Contact Us to make an enquiry about transfers.

 

Food & Supplies

STOCKING UP/PRIOR TO BOARDING THE FERRY

Although there are a number of options for eating out on Bruny Island, your beautifully appointed pod features quality Smeg appliances, microwave, refrigerator plus a Delonghi gas cooktop and outdoor BBQ’s. Well appointed decks to use and enjoy. Meaning you never need to venture away from Quarantine Bay.

Here at Free Spirit you’ll find peace and tranquility, however this also means supplies on the Island are limited and we recommend stocking up prior to boarding the Sealink Bruny Island Ferry.

Supermarkets

  • Woolworths at Kingston Town (13 kms from Hobart)
  • IGA at Snug (24 kms from Hobart)

Smaller food markets

  • Meredith General Store, Margate (21 kms from Hobart)
  • Oyster Cove General Store (32 kms from Hobart)
  •  Snug Butchery (24 kms from Hobart)

Both the Allonah and Adventure Bay General Stores are located on South Bruny Island. Each is approx. a 35 minute drive from Free Spirit, open daily and suitable for basic supplies.

 

Ferry Timetable

The SEALINK ferry leaves from Kettering; about 30 minutes drive south of Hobart. From September to the end of May, services are every half hour from 6.30am to 7.00pm. During the cooler months, this service is hourly. We recommend arriving at least 20 minutes prior to your anticipated departure, especially during the busier times.

Check the website for updated information. Sealink Ferry Timetable

 

Directions

  • Look up Davis Road, North Bruny on “Google Maps”
  • Once you leave the Bruny Island Ferry, continue along the main road for 8.4kms.
  • Turn left towards Killora on the C625, (gravel road), for a further 4.6kms.
  • Just past the CWA Hall, turn left to continue on the C625 for another 3.3kms.
  • Turn left into Davis Rd. for 0.5kms, through the ‘private road’ sign, and turn left to follow the graded road.
  • 500m further to the Free Spirit Pods entrance and driveway on your right…..Welcome.

 

Fuel On Way To Kettering Ferry

Margate: 20km (18min) from Hobart CBD
Margate & Snug Bottle Shops – 7days 9am-7pm

BP Garage – 1718 Channel Highway, Margate.
Snug: 21km (20min) from Hobart CBD
Open: 24HRS

Snug: 21km (20min) from Hobart CBD
Caltex Service Station – 2243 Channel Highway, Snug.
Open: 7 Days – 5am-10pm

Kettering Fuel Stop: 32km (29min) from Hobart CBD
2938 Channel Highway, Kettering.
Open: 7 Days – 6am – 6pm

 

Alcohol Supplies

Margate & Snug Bottle Shops – 7 days 10am-10pm

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