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Spirit of Tasmania

Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
+61 1800 634 906
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Moving to Tasmainia

Very enjoyable I think as we slept all night. Only way to travel. Great breakfast on board with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Roger E
via mobile
Quite smooth

Overall a smooth crossing both to and from Tasmania. The food selection was good though pricey for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shaz4370
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Melbourne, Australia
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Spirit of Tasmania is one of Australia’s most iconic travel experiences, operating sailings across Bass Strait between Melbourne and Devonport on Tasmania’s north coast. Spirit of Tasmania provides travellers with flexibility and convenience when planning a holiday. Our twin ships depart from both ports at 7.30pm and arrive the following morning at 6.00am. During peak season, we also operate day sailings departing from each port at 9.00am and arriving the same day at 6.00pm. On board, you can experience spectacular views, delicious food, great entertainment, relaxation and so much more! Experience the allure of sea travel. It’s fun, relaxing and stress-free. Simply drive on board for a holiday where half the fun is getting there. Embrace the ocean views, stroll the decks and breathe in the sea breeze - there’s nothing quite like it!
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“return trip” (108 reviews)
“deluxe cabin” (65 reviews)
“both ways” (78 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 1800 634 906
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very enjoyable I think as we slept all night. Only way to travel. Great breakfast on board with very helpful staff.

Thank Roger E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall a smooth crossing both to and from Tasmania. The food selection was good though pricey for what it was. Our car was loaded and unloaded very quickly on the way over despite a delay with the incoming ship from Tassie. The way back wasn’t...More

Thank Shaz4370
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s good, no question. Friendly staff, fairly easy but slow check in. We were almost last on in our car, that meant one of the first off, winner! We’d been before, loved the restaurant, it’s not there, gone. A disappointment, the food in the market...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time on the ferry. Nighttime sailing so slept most of the way. Every single staff member was friendly and helpful including the security and loading staff. Reasonably quick loading considering how many vehicles there were. Stayed in a twin share cabin, a little small...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We undertook both a day and night sail with car as part of a return trip. All in all it was a very seamless and efficient process that worked well for us. Boarding in Melbourne was completed without complications although I like to get there...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a day sailing trip from Devonport to Melbourne. If you don't have a care the transport to Devonport and accommodation could be a problem. We had to book transport to Devonport and accommodation early as we didn't have a car. The cruise has...More

Thank Ajaay K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our trip on the Spirit of Tasmania was excellent everything was well organised, the food was very good we had a cabin and I slept very well, the sea was kind to us only a bit of rolling but it rocked me to sleep and...More

Thank Sara D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i recently travelled on the spirit of tasmania over to devonport. the rough trip didn't worry me. my dogs were in the kennels . i felt sorry for them as they were in for a rough crossing. the cabin was very clean and more than...More

Thank Nola M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Deciding on a driving holiday in Tassie gives you the added bonus of a trip across on the Spirit of Tasmania ferry. The getting on and off process wasn’t too bad once you get going. The ferry itself has a good range of options on...More

Thank Danny I
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Spirit of Tasmania team are every well organised and execute to perfection. From the booking process through boarding, dinner and our cabin, everything was spot on. The cruise across really got interesting once we got through the heads! Our cabin on deck 7 was...More

Thank jaybee754
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E-pottii
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Response from Penny_Tori | Reviewed this property |
There is a buffet which has a selection of salads and fresh steamed veggies, plus the 2 times I've been on board, they also had salt and pepper calamari, lamb carvery and a pork stirfry. There's also a snack bar and a bar... More
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