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Bruny Island Neck Upper Lookout

The upper lookout platform at the Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve offers visitors sweeping views of the area. Looking south the isthmus divides Adventure Bay and the Tasman Sea (to the left) from Isthmus Bay and the D’Entrecasteaux Channel (to the right). The game reserve is home to fairy penguins which nest in a rookery on the east side of the neck. To the northeast on the horizon Cape Queen Elizabeth can be seen.

The small stone monument to the north of the platform is to preserve the memory of Truganini, the last full blood Tasmanian Native who witnessed the extinction of her people by the colonial Europeans. The long set of stairs to the platform are called The Truganini Steps.

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Copyright: Tom Sadowski
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 13000x6500
Uploaded: 04/01/2010
Updated: 25/09/2014


Tags: isthmus; cape; beach; truganini; coastline; palawa; trugernanner
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