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Tasman Island Cruises

Dock Head Building | Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
(03) 6250 2200
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Ranked #4 of 73 Activities in Hobart
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: Explore the spectacular coast of the Tasman Peninsula with Robert Pennicott and his team on the yellow boats. Cruise beneath the highest sea cliffs in... more » Owner description: Explore the spectacular coast of the Tasman Peninsula with Robert Pennicott and his team on the yellow boats. Cruise beneath the highest sea cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere and explore the deep sea caves and archways along the coast. Come face to face with wildlife including seals, dolphins, whales and sea birds. Tasman Island Cruises depart from Port Arthur or you can join our Full Day Tour from Hobart. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My partner and I went on the cruise with a visit to Port Arthur on 8/8/14. It was a great day from start to finish. Phil, our bus driver, was so friendly, professional and knowledgeable. He made the bus trip much much more than just getting from A to B. I have dietary requirements that sometimes make eating out difficult.... More

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is AWESOME! A must do, staff were very friendly, facilities great. Loved every minute! The scenery around the Tasman Peninsula is simply mindblowing!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a must do if visiting hobart. Im so glad we chose to do this the senerary is spectacular. The staff were amazing and accomidated our needs. Davo and kane (deckhand and captin) were amazing very well educated on the area and have many intresting and funny stories I will not be forgetting these guys or this trip anytime... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I took my wife on this cruise and am very glad I did. Our hosts were friendly, helpful, and professional. They gave us free ginger tablets for sea-sickness and also snacks. Their commentary was well informed and insightful. The scenery was amazing -- very close to the sea lions, the rugged coast, and the choppy seas. We were in good... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was truly an amazing half day, our two boats toured the coastline that was adorned with caves, spires, waterfalls and other interesting rock formations. Numerous seals, porpoises, albatross, and other sea birds were easily found. The weather started out nice with winds then rain near Tasman Island. The seas were too large to allow circumnavigation of Tasman Island. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Will tell everyone to do this trip. Was certainly one of our highlights of our tassie trip. Wishing for more swell next time. Water was like a table top, unexpected in the mid of winter. Weather absolutely exellent enjoyed every minute of it. Thanks to the crew who absolutely enjoy what they are doing. Andrea and Gerold

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

These guys really know what they're doing - first class experience, must do!! Very friendly, knowledgeable staff from booking thru to return. Listen when they say to dress warm, it gets really cold, even if it's a nice day, can't stress that enough! Overall highly recommended :-)

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Rome, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A friend and I had only a few days to take in some of Tasmania as part of a 3 week trip to Australia from the States. So glad we took this trip. Admittedly apparently we had some of the best weather and calmest seas that they had all year so we were spoiled, but I would not have wanted... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We recently traveled on Tasman Island Cruises when a friend came to visit from Melbourne. The local knowledge of the staff was amazing, and they catered to everyone's needs. Will be booking more Pennicott tours for ourselves this Spring/Summer, and verbally recommending to anyone we know!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We have toured New Zealand and rate this daylong trip as being equal to anything we saw there, which is high praise indeed. The spectacular scenery and wildlife and the time we spent in Port Arthur at the convict site will never be forgotten. Dress warmly, don the dry suits provided, and take the ginger tablets, they worked for me... More

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