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The Esplanade | Triabunna Marina, Triabunna, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Great trip over, very scenic. We sat up top to get maximum view, remember to take a jumper, you'll cool down when it picks up speed. Friendly staff.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Don’t get me wrong, we had a great day, the boat was quick getting there and back, tidy, the staff were friendly but having the monopoly of the Mercury Passage isn’t great for the end user. The charges seem quite high, along with costs of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jaywizzy
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Maria Island was just wonderful, no traffic, wombats and wallabies roam, old historic buildings and great views. Trees and bush land to delete delight. Lots to see on the island that required more than our one day. We will be back. Ferry trip over was...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Julie R
Reviewed December 19, 2017

Great service and next to new mountain bikes: Arrived on the Ferry and greeted by great staff. Mountain bikes were in excellent condition. Did 35k on rough roads and trails on faultless equipment. Don’t consider the bad review as the company has changed and they...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Neil K
Reviewed October 5, 2017

The sea was quite rough but the skipper managed to steer a course that minimised our exposure to the roughness. The skipper gave a very entertaining safety spiel so that you actually listened to it instead of tuning out. The crew were friendly and helpful....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Although the sea was rough the Ferry was very comfortable and spacious. The staff were only too glad to help in any way they could. The skipper was extremely friendly and gave a running commentary during the trip over and back from Maria Island

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed April 29, 2017

As a person involved with the new bike hire operation based on Maria island I don't understand how a bad review of the previous bike operation was reposted after the new ferry operators commenced their service. The vessel for the new ferry service has undercover,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
7  Thank Mark S
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

No complaints from us, we were obviously lucky to travel to Maria Island and back with the new ferry operators. Booked ahead from Hobart. Smiling helpful staff in the ticket office and on the boat. Thanks for a great day.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Sunshine528866
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

The lady who helped organise the bookings for the 2 times we vistited Maria Island was a bit nasty at times, it was a bit like a scene from Fawlty Towers. John was ok. I wouldn't use this boat in a storm if i could...More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank Anthony P
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Caught the ferry to Maria Island with new ferry owners,apparently a lot more helpful and courteous than the old contractor. The ferry left right on time,picked us up on time and,apart from the slightly rough seas,it was a very enjoyable trip. Give the new owners...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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