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Full-Day Maria Island Scenic Cruise Including Buffet Lunch and Guided Walk

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    Stop At: East Coast Cruises, Hobart, Tasmania Australia

    Award winning Cruise & Walk day tour of Tasmania's stunning Maria Island National Park. The only tour to combine viewing wild seals, dolphins, wombats, kangaroos, Cape Barren geese, eagles, wallabies, albatross and whales (during migration) with World famous geological landscapes and UNESCO World Heritage convict history and lunch at a remote pristine beach. An amazing day tour from Hobart.

    Rated the #1 tour in Hobart on Tripadvisor!

    The perfect tour for local, interstate and international visitors wanting to escape to nature, relax, unwind and come face to face with Australia's iconic native animals and famous landscapes.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Stop At: Maria Island National Park, Tasmania Australia

    Enter onto Maria Island National Park for a 2-hour guided walk of Maria's UNESCO World Heritage listed convict settlement. Come face to face with Maria Island's iconic native wildlife including wombats, kangaroos, wallabies, Cape Barren geese and even possibly Tasmanian devils. Maria Island is the best place in the world to see wombats in the wild!

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1: Visitors Centre Esplanade West, Triabunna TAS 7190, Australia
    2: 20 Davey St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
    3: Hobart TAS, Australia

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please select the TOUR + BUS option. Hotel pickups are available to ALL guests staying within 5min of the Hobart CBD. Please enter (or message) the name or address of your accommodation and our new shuttle bus will pick you up and deliver you right to your door! Hotel pickup are chosen in the tour options at an additional cost of $30 per person for return transfer to Hobart. Guests located outside of the Hobart CBD can choose to meet at the Hobart Travel & Information Centre.
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    • 4-hour scenic cruise
    • 2-hour stay on Maria Island
    • Guided walk of Darlington convict settlement
    • Buffet lunch (suitable for all dietary requirements)
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional guide
    • Buffet lunch
    • Snacks
    • Chilled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Soda water
    • Soft drinks
    • Orange juice
    • Wombat viewing
    • Seal viewing (morning tea & coffee with Australian fur seals!)
    • Kangaroo viewing
    • Dolphin watching
    • Whale watching
    • Alcoholic drinks are provided on the cruise for lunch at an additional cost. We serve wonderful local wines from Darlington Vineyard (darlinetonvineyard.com.au) and Boags Premium larger.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please book your Hobart shuttle bus separately by choosing the tour + bus option if you do require the pickup
    • Tours are subject to weather and minimum numbers
    • Tours are perfect for children and families!
    • The vessel is safe and comfortable and provides protection from the elements
    • The vessel has a comfortable on board toilet, which doubles as a change room for those wanting to swim
    • East Coast Cruises reserves the right to cancel departures at anytime and will refund the full amount of any monies paid by the customer.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Our 5-star tour is fully catered with food and drinks onboard
    • Designed and guided by professional scientists
    • Small and personalised tour groups. Maximum 24 people for room to move about the boat!
    • Waterproof jackets and pants available onboard the boat
    • Perfect for children
    • Seasickness tablets and wristbands provided to all guests if required
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

    Excellent service and tour. Would recommend to anyone .beautiful scenery and wildlife. Easy access for anyone. Will definitely go again

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Jop6061
    Reviewed May 24, 2019

    We did the full day cruise that included Ile des Phoques as well as lunch off and a walking tour on Maria Island. The whole experience was simply amazing: dolphins, seals, birds, sea caves, wombats, turbo chooks and pademelon wallabies accompanied by a hugely informative...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank luanvlw
    Reviewed May 23, 2019

    My Husband and myself were lucky enough to do this tour last Friday. We arrived at Triabunna to be greeted by a lovely young lady Meg. Once we boarded the boat we were so pleased to have Michael talk to us about Beautiful Maria Island...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank sarahd008
    Reviewed May 13, 2019

    From the staff taking your booking thru to the captain ...everyone was focused on making the Cruise around Maria Island as pleasant and interesting as possible. The captain (who is also the owner) keep up a very informative narration throughout the cruise giving details of...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank rvilis
    Reviewed April 25, 2019

    Great value for money.Got the shuttle bus from Hobart with the lovely Bec. Then a comfortable few hours on the boat with spectacular views in and out of caves etc. Has an awesome healthy lunch. This is an animal lovers dream on land and sea...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Philbees
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    Gayle H
    January 14, 2019|
    Response from Stacy H | Reviewed this property |
    There is a shuttle bus that picks up in Hobart around 7.30 am and drops off 6:30ish I think. Not sure of exact times and whether this would suit people from cruise ships. Best to check website.
    October 6, 2018|
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    Response from TeamECC | Property representative |
    Hi there! The weather at the end of February to the middle of April is typically the most settled time of the year in Tasmania. A great time for cruising!!
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