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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6257 1300
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Roundtrip Maria Island Shuttle Bus Hobart to Triabunna
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Full-Day Maria Island Scenic Cruise Including Buffet Lunch and Guided Walk
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Maria Island Circumnavigation - Full-Day Maria Island Scenic Cruise Including...
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Join the most unforgettable day tour, cruising the renowned coastline of Maria Island and Tasmania's stunning East Coast. Our shuttle bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hobart and drive you to your departure location at Triabunna. If you have your own transport, simply meet us at Triabunna and let us take you on the adventure of a lifetime. Your tour will depart from the Triabunna marina (approximately 1-hour and 15-minutes from Hobart), and includes a 4-hour scenic cruise of Maria Island's stunning coastline and a 2-hour walk of the island's World Heritage listed convict settlement. A big buffet lunch of gourmet Tasmanian food, cheese and wine is provided complimentary on board the cruise whilst at anchor in the most beautiful of locations. Each 7 hour day tour includes: - Cruise to Painted Cliffs & Fossil Cliffs. - Intimate cruise around Maria Island (4 hours). - Big buffet lunch with all local food, beer & wine. - Explore giant sea caves and views of mountain ranges. - Afternoon stay on Maria Island (2 hours). - Guided walk of Darlington convict precinct. - Wombats, kangaroos, Cape Barron geese and other native wildlife. - Small group size (maximum 22 passengers). - Hotel pickup from Hobart.
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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6257 1300
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I am a local resident and only went last year. Why did I wait?? And loved it, from being to end. Staff were all fabulous and genuine. Just a hint take something warm even on a good day as the sea breeze can be a...More

1  Thank Tina S
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I recently experienced Maria Island for the first time with East Coast Cruises. What a fabulous introduction to this wild island! The boat trip was very pleasant and comfortable and afforded wonderful views. The staff were very friendly and professional and provided commentary that was...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Our cruise with East Coast Cruises left from Triabunna. The staff was excellent, giving us great information about the area and sea life and they looked after us so well. We enjoyed cruising along the east coast of Maria Island checking out Fossil Cliffs. past...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We had a fabulous day on the Maria Island tour. The captain was very knowledgeable on the human and geological history of the area, the tour was very well run, the sights ( towering cliffs, seals, dolphins, island buildings and ruins) were captivating, and the...More

Thank Helen_and_Drew
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We had an excellent day out, the sea was a little rough so we couldn't stop for lunch with the Seals but we were rewarded by the skipper completely circumnavigating Maria Island and taking us to the fossil cliffs which should have been the other...More

1  Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Impressive, Inspiring and informative. From entrepreneurs to dolphins and stalactites to convicts, this cruise is highly recommended. The staff could not have been any more hospitable. Just go! D&J

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Our group of 4 couples enjoyed a fantastic day with Michael and Jess as we explored Maria Island and its surrounds. Michael knows this part of the world intimately and shared his thoughts and knowledge of the island and its waters to give us a...More

Thank 2travellersSA
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Loved the sights and wonderful service provided. Great day for all ages and was loved by all - as we were a large group the ages ranged from 7 to 80ish. Lunch was great and the boats crew were brilliant.

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

I thought this would be a really nice way to spend my birthday with my family in Tasmania and it turned out to exceed all expectations enormously. East Coast Cruises are not just a fantastic way to celebrate a significant birthday, they are, quite frankly,...More

Thank mathlong67
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The crew were very friendly, knowledgeable, co-operative and very helpful. They did their best to make our trip enjoyable and memorable. They wanted us to experience all that was available around the area such as wildlife, scenery, etc.

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25 September 2017|
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Response from Michael D | Property representative |
Hi JoYung, Thank you for the message. The circumnavigation tour will cruise around the island and will see the entire Maria island landscape. The seal tour will instead cruise to a small island with beautiful sea caves and... More
Rebecca M
11 September 2015|
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Response from Michael D | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca, Thank you so much for your question. This tour is designed to give visitors of Maria Island the chance to see the best sights without having to walk very far. The walk around Darlington is very easy and can... More