Maria Island Cruise

If this tour is unavailable, our alternative tour will be offered (Tour 1) Maria Island Cruise & Walk. Departing Triabunna at 9:00 am and returning at 4:30pm, includes a 4hr cruise, lunch, local wines and guided walk of convict history!

maria island cruises boat between sheer cliffsEnjoy the breathtaking Maria Island with our Maria Island Cruise & Walk Day Tour. Departing from Triabunna, this full-day adventure, running from October to May, promises an immersive and educational experience that showcases the best of Tasmania’s natural beauty. From the stunning coastline adorned with world-class geology, secluded bays, and pristine beaches, to the rich history of the island’s convict settlement, this tour offers a unique blend of exploration and relaxation. With expert commentary, delicious local cuisine, and the chance to come face-to-face with the island’s wildlife, this tour is the perfect way to experience the wonders of Maria Island and Tasmania’s East Coast.

Maria Island Cruises boat inside of a caveWhat You Will See

World-Class Geology and Natural Beauty: Marvel at Maria Island’s stunning landscapes, including mountain-fed waterfalls, sea caves, and beaches of pure white sand.

Famous Landmarks: Visit renowned sites such as the Fossil Cliffs and Painted Cliffs, offering insights into the island’s natural history.

Riedle Bay and Shoal Bay: Enjoy a lunch stop at these idyllic locations, known for their breathtaking beauty and resemblance to the famous Wineglass Bay.

Darlington’s Convict Settlement: Explore the preserved convict buildings and learn about the island’s fascinating history during a guided tour.

Local Wildlife: Encounter Maria Island’s resident wombats and other wildlife, offering a unique opportunity to connect with Tasmania’s native animals.

Cape Bruny lighthouse with Auror Australis in the backgroundGeneral Information

  • Tour Schedule: Operates from October to May, departing at 9:00 am and returning at 4:30 pm from Triabunna.
  • Pricing: Adults $275, Seniors/Students $265, Children (3-12) $135, Family (2a+2ch) $685. Infants (0-2) free. Additional charges apply for Hobart hotel pickups.
  • Inclusions: The tour includes a 4-hour scenic cruise, a 2-hour island exploration, expert commentary, lunch, and morning tea. Complimentary beverages are also provided.
  • Lunch Options: A variety of healthy salad bowls, with an option to add a homemade quiche, or select from the cafe menu. Special dietary needs are accommodated upon request.
  • Transport: A shuttle bus service from Hobart Hotels is available (for an additional fee), or guests can meet at the departure location in Triabunna. Contact our Concierge for booking assistance if you would like the transport added to your ticket.
  • If this tour is unavailable on your preferred day, please check our other tour, Maria Island & Ile Des Phoques, as the two tours alternate days.

group of people enjoying glass of wine on Maria Island CruisesFAQ

What should I bring on the tour?

Comfortable walking shoes, sun protection (hat, sunscreen), water bottle, and a camera for photos. Weather-appropriate clothing is recommended as conditions can change.

Is the tour suitable for children?

Yes, the tour is family-friendly, with discounted rates for children and engaging activities suitable for all ages.

Can dietary requirements be accommodated?

Absolutely, please inform us of any dietary needs in advance, and we will do our best to meet your requirements with our lunch options.

What happens in case of bad weather?

Tours are subject to weather conditions. In the event of cancellation due to weather, guests will be offered a full refund or an alternative tour date.

Do I need to purchase a National Park Pass?

If visiting multiple Tasmanian National Parks, a multi-day National Park Pass is recommended.

From AU$275 per Participant
  • Activity Duration
  • 8 hours
  • Activity Location
  • Triabunna, TAS
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