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East Coast Cruises

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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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
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We visited in late May 2018 and while the weather wasn’t great it didn’t impact on our experience. It was a great day, the crew are experienced, knowledgeable and very friendly. Nothing was too much trouble. Maria island is an amazing place to visit, the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Maria Island cruise from Triabunna. Excellent cruise - good commentary, interesting scenery, safe, good lunch. Great day out.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a Great Cruise for the Family 💙 we enjoyed our day so much ! We will be back in summer to see more of the Beautiful Maria Island Thank you

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great relaxing way to appreciate maria island and its geological features on the round island cruise..saw heaps of wildlife and more..saw seals basking on rocks..lots of seabirds even a sea eagle on perch at closeup..seacaves and of course cute cuddly wombats(pls dont pat them...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We heard that this was a great day out and it exceeded our expectations. Michael, owner/captain/guide, was so knowledgeable and made the tour informative and fun. Jess, guide, was fantastic too. The cruise included spectacular views of Maria Island, visits to caves, wildlife spotting including...More

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Excellent day yesterday with Mike and Steve. Their attention to detail on the trip was second to none. Impressed with their passion for their environment, as well knowledge and history of the area and the wildlife. Thank you.

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Excellent day out. Great hosts in skipper Mike and his father Steve. Lots of photo opportunities on the cruise around the island and interesting tour on the island. Loads of wildlife. Well fed and watered for the day with morning and afternoon tea and an...More

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Mila G
January 15, 2018|
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Response from Michael D | Property representative |
Hi Mila, thanks for your question, so sorry we didnt see it before now! The boat and tour is perfectly safe for a 3yo and there is lots to see and do. We commonly have young children on the tour with no problem. They are... More
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JoYung
September 25, 2017|
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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
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Rebecca M
September 10, 2015|
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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
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