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Maria Island National Park

Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6234 2999
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Maria Island Active Day Trip from Hobart
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Full-Day Maria Island Scenic Cruise Including Buffet Lunch and Guided Walk
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Explore Maria Island Day Trip from Hobart Including Gourmet Lunch
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National park offers excellent bushwalking, fishing and wildlife viewing of the island's more than 80 species of birds and native animals, including emus and wallabies that are frequently sighted.
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“painted cliffs” (70 reviews)
“fossil cliffs” (48 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a day tour as weather was chilling and accommodation quite spartiate. You'd better hire some bikes as it still a long distance to cover walking from one point to another. We spotted millions of wallabies echidnas and of course wombats. Painted cliffs is...More

Thank fabien b
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I hired a bicycle from Bike It on Maria Island and cruised down the coast road to the isthmus. The bike hire people are really friendly and the bikes are perfect for the conditions. Highly recommend! Just go slowly to not to scare all the...More

Thank ggjean1234
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We went over to Maria Island for the day hoping mostly to see wildlife during some of the walks. It was a very warm sunny day that was lovely for hiking, but the wildlife was in hiding. We did not see a single sighting of...More

2  Thank Jefsa
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Had been looking forward to going to Maria Island for a while & were going to do the lunch cruise but that all stops 1st May, $50 for the ferry for a 30 mins ride we feel is pretty steep, 1st ferry leaves at 10:30...More

4  Thank Deb P
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I was afraid, after reading some of the descriptions of Maria Island, that all the walks would be too difficult for me, but they weren't at all. The views were glorious, the water incredibly blue, and the mobs of kangaroos delightful. Wonderful day trip from...More

2  Thank bdinmadison
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

My partner and I decided to walk the bishop and clerk trail which goes to the top of the island. It was full of surprises and we arrived at the top to be above cloud level on the day. When the clouds temporarily parted the...More

1  Thank DavidandPeta
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Caught the ferry from Triabunna at 10.30am and took about 40 mins to reach the island. After visiting the information centre we decided to do the 2 hour Fossil Cliffs circuit.It was a reasonably easy walk with only one hill to climb which two 69...More

8  Thank Sav48
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This was my over-all highlight for a week in Tasmania. So many animals, beautiful beaches, great camping - next time we'll stay longer. Saw Wombats, Pademelons, Tassie Devils all in the camping ground itself.

5  Thank gosnm
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A group of 12 of us headed over for a week to disconnect from technology and reconnect with each other. And it was a success. Each couple had to cook one dinner but for the whole group which worked out well. We camped at a...More

8  Thank UrbanDrifter
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We stayed one night in the penitentiary, and really struggled to get good information before our visit. So I hope this review helps others. We stayed in Orford, and bought our provisions in the supermarket there. It had everything we needed. It was a 15...More

21  Thank janthefan
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24 October 2017|
Response from DavidandPeta | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think there’ll be any other options near the ferry terminal however if you’re coming up from Hobart and have a vehicle you’d be best hiring from there.
18 August 2017|
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Response from cornishdawn | Reviewed this property |
Sorry didn't get a notification about your question, if you've already been hope you had an amazing time, if not best to book early and go early to see everything, lots to see and do, the trip I went on was an alday trip and... More
31 March 2017|
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Response from wwelb | Reviewed this property |
Hi again.. yes you do need a National Parks permit.. I got mine online & printed it off immediately. it was valid for a year I think.. also covers all National Parks in Tassie.. The one I purchased was covered 8 people in a... More