BirdFest HQ at Adventure Bay

Locations of Festival events (download map here)

Bird Festival Head Quarters -    Adventure Bay Hall, corner Adventure Bay Rd and Kellaway Rd, South Bruny

  • Welcome BBQ and Festival opening
  • Beach to Bush walks – meet at globe sculpture opposite Hall
  • Tasmanian Endemics bus tour – hall carpark
  • Penguin tour – hall carpark
  • Shorebird Discovery – meet at globe sculpture opposite Hall
  • Dog’s picnic – meet at globe sculpture opposite Hall
  • Friday night Forum
  • Expert talk series Saturday (Sunday in Bowls Club)
  • Bird Ball Masquerade
  • Family Fun Day – marquees
  • Market Day – marquees
  • Edible Art workshop (children) and afternoon tea
  • Nature writing
  • Louise Crossley Memorial talks
  • Festival farewell breakfast - marquee

Alonnah Hall – Alonnah, South Bruny
Turn left in towards the School at the Festival signs

  • Art exhibition 10 – 5pm each day
  • Michael Leunig opening, 2pm Saturday

Captain Cook Caravan Park camp kitchen (green shed) 786 Adventure Bay Rd

  • Fledglings Workshops 1, 2 and 3 – writing, illustration and book making

Pennicott Wilderness Cruises (Bruny Island Cruises) booking office 915 Adventure Bay Rd

  • Seabird cruise Please assemble 15mins prior to departure

Inala Nature reserve, 320 Cloudy Bay Rd, South Bruny
Turn into property at signs and assemble in the car park

  • Inala property walk
  • Jurassic Garden and nature Centre self-guided walk

Murrayfield – off Missionary Rd, North Bruny
Turn down into Missionary Rd at the Festival sign, 500m down the road is another sign at the parking area

  • Woodlands walk – Sarah Lloyd

Dennes Hill, North Bruny
Turn north onto the Bruny Island Main Rd (towards Dennes Point) and travel about 7.5 km up that road to the Festival sign at Lauriston (blue house on right). Turn in and park.

  • Dennes Hill woodland walk – Sally Bryant

Roberts Hill Apollo Bay North Bruny
Turn south onto Apollo Bay Rd at the Festival sign (gaggle of letterboxes). Travel about 400m up the road to the next Festival sign at 39 Apollo Bay Rd and turn up into the bumpy driveway until the end (about 700m)

  • Swift Parrot walk and talk – Dejan Stojanovic

Barnes Bay CWA Hall, 678 Bruny Island Main Rd, North Bruny
Turn north onto the Bruny Island Main Rd (towards Dennes Point) and travel about 4.3 km up that road to the Festival sign at the CWA Hall. Turn in and park.

  • Bird photography workshop – Chris Tzaros

Jetty Café and Gallery, Dennes Point, North Bruny
Café is in the heart of the village. You may need to park a little way away and walk back to the Café.

  • Poet’s breakfast and Nature writers open mike, Saturday
  • Michael Leunig and Pete Hay in conversation Monday

 

MAP bruny festival 2016