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Maria Island National Park: Tours & Tickets

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National park offers excellent bushwalking, fishing and wildlife viewing of the island's more than 80 species of birds and native animals, including emus and wallabies that are frequently sighted.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Exceeded our expectations - we saw Tassie Devils, a Potoroo, and innumerable cute little padmelons and wombats as well as the usual Roos just around the campsite, and identified nearly 40 species of bird, several unique to Tassie. Plus a couple of moderately strenuous hikes...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally made it to Maria Island.The weather was just perfect so much to see . Walking was not difficult wonderful views and came across plenty of wild life . A must if you are visiting Tasmania . Don’t forget to bring your camera water and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank conk498
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a 30 minute boat trip from Triabunna we were met with abundant wild life, historic remains of early Settlement and stunning scenery. The Painted Cliffs walk took us about an hour and a half. Bicycles are available to hire to do longer tracks. Some...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Mumjudy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wombats everywhere!! For a nature lover of wildlife especially, like me paradise. Saw Kangaroos moving from the bush down to the open ground mid afternoon. Walked in the ocean in the Bay round to painted rocks. Glorious! Probably the highlight of my Tasmanian trip.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Debra Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today was a remarkable day hosted by the professional Grayline Tours from Hobart. We chose to take this tour rather than drive. This made the island visit so special as we could concentrate on the incredible scenery, in depth commentary and discovering the UNESCO listed...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Discover104595
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our best days out on our trip to Tasmania. We walked about 8 miles total and saw beautiful cliffs and so many wombats, kangaroos and birds. Also a very interesting historical site. We just took the 9 am ferry over and were ready...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank biarritz99
Reviewed October 10, 2019

Friends from Tassie show us this great place where a lot happend there. Nice to see the Wombat, kangaroos and Waliby . And the houses from 150 years ago build by the prisoners .

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Journeyforlifealways
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Wasn't sure I was going to make the early ferry driving down from Bicheno, but made it in the nick of time and then proceeded to have an absolutely magical time on this island. The combination of untouched wilderness, roaming wildlife (SO many wombats), isolation,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2019

We loved this island so so so much. The ticket to Maria Island is not cheap at AUD45/pax but I assure you it is so worth it for a day of exploring a remote island with little sign of human life, but with Mother Nature...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 19, 2019 via mobile

A really lovely national park. We spent 2 days in Cradle Mt and were excited about seeing 2 wombats. Here, they were too many to count and all over the island roaming. The island is beautiful and unspoiled with few facilities but it’s definitely worth...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Jerry_PJR
September 28, 2019|
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Response from pippxz | Reviewed this property |
My family stayed at an airbnb in Orford the night before and it was only a 15 minutes drive to the Maria Island terminal the next morning. You can head straight to Orford from Hobart and I think it is about an hour's drive.
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Jerry_PJR
September 21, 2019|
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Is there any rental of bicycle there? Or only can go by foot? Is it worth it the area if I only have about 1/2 a day there.
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