Maria Island
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Our most recommended Maria Island Bus & Minivan Tours

  • From Hobart: Full-Day Tour of Maria Island National Park

    1. From Hobart: Full-Day Tour of Maria Island National Park

    Enjoy an early-morning coffee or tea while learning about the history of the island. Hear tales of the Aboriginal people, about whaling cultures, convicts, of the industrial effects, and of the wildlife sanctuary of today. Enjoy a scenic drive and passenger ferry trip across Mercury Passage. Spend the morning walking to Fossil Cliffs during a 1.5-hour hike. Enjoy the views of Bishop and Clerk and watch the local wildlife in their natural environment.  Enjoy a freshly-prepared lunch inside a heritage-listed building that once processed convicts. All produce is locally sourced and represents Tasmania's fresh, world-class reputation for fine food. Afterward walk to the vibrant Painted Cliffs, while learning of the rich and natural history of the island. Spend the remaining time on the island looking for more wildlife or taking a quick swim in the cool waters of Darlington Beach.

    What an amazing experience, the guys running it were so professional and knowledgeable. It was a great day with a beautiful lunch, really fantastic!! Small group size also kept it special and personal.

  • From Hobart: Maria Island National Park Active Full-Day Tour

    2. From Hobart: Maria Island National Park Active Full-Day Tour

    Experience a location rich in local wildlife, amazing scenery and world heritage convict history.  Departing from Hobart, journey for 1.5 hours to reach the breathtaking Maria Island. Once here, enjoy a series of moderate walks covering a total of 10 kilometers. Explore the Painted Cliffs as you walk past Hopground Beach to see these beautifully patterned sandstone cliffs. Get the opportunity to swim, photograph and soak up the island life as Maria works its magic on you. Witness an abundance of island wildlife, including wombats, various bird species, dolphins, seals, and penguins. You may even get to spot the famous Tazmanian Devil. On the Fossil Cliffs walk, admire the amazing cliffs that drop sheer into the ocean. Get a fascinating insight into the past environments of Maria Island at the  Darlington World Heritage convict site and enjoy breathtaking views of the Freycinet Peninsul...

    It was a lovely and enjoyable tour. Though it's a lot of walking but it's worth it.

  • From Hobart: East Coast Splendor Gourmet Food Tour

    3. From Hobart: East Coast Splendor Gourmet Food Tour

    Following a pickup from your accommodation in Hobart, begin the tour with a scenic drive up the spectacular east coast. You’ll sample amazing Tasmanian fudge chocolate as you go past the incredible views heading for Maria Island and Freycinet National Park. The first stop is on a white sandy beach looking out over Maria Island. Then, you will enjoy an incredible morning tea at the iconic Kate's Berry Farm. After this, taste some of the best wines in Tasmania to whet your appetite for a scrumptious long lunch.   Lunch is at the Devil's Corner Vineyard where you'll enjoy delicious fresh seafood, wood-fired pizza, and wine. On the drive home to Hobart, you’ll stop to enjoy a beautiful picnic or scallop pies depending on conditions.

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What people are saying about Maria Island

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 14 reviews

Day with wombats at Maria Island We had a fabulous day at Maria Island. Daniel and Brenton, our guides, are very knowledge and make the day goes easy. We saw lots of kangaroos and wombats. Lunch was fresh and healthy... we finished the day having wine by the beach.

What an amazing experience, the guys running it were so professional and knowledgeable. It was a great day with a beautiful lunch, really fantastic!! Small group size also kept it special and personal.

The guide was very accommodating and very well versed about the island. It was a refreshing experience. The island was very picturique and it was a nice walk.

It was a lovely and enjoyable tour. Though it's a lot of walking but it's worth it.

Guide was very informative. Liked the smaller group. Easy walking for all ages.