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East Coast Cruises

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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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US$169.98*
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Full-Day Maria Island Scenic Cruise Including Buffet Lunch and Guided Walk
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US$169.98*
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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
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Reviewed yesterday

What a fantastic experience!!!! Think of an amazing scenery, very good food and a super friendly crew all together! Mike and his team really make this tour special, a must do in Tasmania.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an excellent day out on the water and exploring the island and getting to places that are totally inaccessible by land. Firstly, both my wife and I thought the price was a little steep but it is well worth the cost. You cannot...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Just an awesome day. Amazing place to see. Great value and a must do. Saw wombats, cape barren geese, pademelons, albatross and whales. The crew were fantastic too.More

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Michael D, Owner at East Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Andy, thank you for the feedback and it was a real pleasure for Jaz and I to show you guys around the coastline of Maria last week. We have been blessed with some amazing wildlife interactions so far this season and are ticking all...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The circumnavigation tour was an excellent way to view the ever changing beautiful scenery of Maria Island. Mike shared so much interesting information about the areas we visited or passed. The bonus was a humpback whale, calf & fur seal. Lunch was delicious. Near perfect...More

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Michael D, Owner at East Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Graeme, thank you very much for the wonderful comments and it was a near perfect day touring around Maria Island with you all the last Saturday. I mentioned to Ken on his comments that it reinforces why we do what we do when a...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This would have to be the best tour in Tassie. Mike is very thorough and informative about his tours. On the island we saw wombats, kangaroos of various types and lots of birds. We saw whales too which doesn’t happen every trip. The tour around...More

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Michael D, Owner at East Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Ken, Thank you so much for the kind words, it was an absolute pleasure showing you around our backyard. We are truly blessed with some of the most amazing landscapes, coastline and wildlife. We are very lucky that we can share it with passionate...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

A truely unforgettable experience. The knowledge, experience and passion of the team for Maria Island will leave you inspired and in awe. East Coast Cruises is a must do experience.More

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Michael D, Owner at East Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the feedback Anna, it is really humbling to know that what we do and the places we go leave such an impression on people. We do share your love for Maria Island, it truly is a remarkable place. We hope...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I took the trip around Maria Island. The crew were friendly and very knowledgeable. Highlights were, the amazing geology of Maria Island, the humpback whale we saw breaching, the wombats on the island, the lunch and the excellent staffMore

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Michael D, Owner at East Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Dave, so glad you had a great time on our cruise and walk tour of Maria. It has been a remarkable start to the season with so many sightings of whales, dolphins, seals and unforgettable wombat encounters. Sitting watching the breaching humpback with you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic day with Mike & Jazz. Mike was full of local information and the history of Maria Island. You can tell he loves his job. Lovely lunch and morning tea supplied. Absolutely recommend this cruise.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trip with great guides. Thanks to East Coast Cruises, we had a good time enjoying Maria IslandMore

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Michael D, Owner at East Coast Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the comments Steph and it was great to meet both you and Geraldine! It is the most rewarding part of our business to get to know you all and talk about where you have travelled from. You have definitely inspired me to...More

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JoYung
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
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Rebecca M
10 September 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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