Department of State GrowthTransport

Bruny Island - Neck Improvements

The Tasmanian Government has committed to improving the condition of approximately 2.5km section of road at the Neck on Bruny Island.

The Neck is a sensitive habitat and breeding environment for Little Penguins and Shearwaters and an important tourist attraction for the island. This area is also an important site for the Neunone people.


This project is the unsealed section of Bruny Island Main Road at the Neck, approx 3.5km north of Adventure Bay turnoff.

Bruny Neck Sealing Location Map

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Features and Safety Benefits of the Project

Planned upgrades include:

  • Sealed road, providing safer and consistent road environment.
  • Improved crossing facilities for penguins.
  • Larger, relocated car park at the Adventure Bay Lookout.
  • Improved water run-off for the road.
  • A dedicated wildlife zone within the Neck including improved signage.

To help protect penguins and their habitat, Department of State Growth will implement a number of measures, including crossing facilities, as part of the road sealing works.

Current Status – April 2017

  • Development application has been submitted to Kingborough Council for approval
  • The project is currently planned to start construction in mid 2017.

Project Question and Answer Sheet

Bruny Neck Improvements Roll Plan

Bruny Neck Car Park Plan

Bruny Neck Typical Cross Sections Plan

Contact details

For further information about the project, please contact Project Manager, David Peck on (03) 6166 3429 or email at