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Maria Island National Park

Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6234 2999
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USD 114.69*
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Maria Island Active Day Trip from Hobart
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USD 168.22*
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Full-Day Maria Island Scenic Cruise Including Buffet Lunch and Guided Walk
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USD 172.04*
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Explore Maria Island Day Trip from Hobart Including Gourmet Lunch
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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.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“painted cliffs” (79 reviews)
“fossil cliffs” (51 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Tasmania, Australia
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+61 3 6234 2999
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"painted cliffs"
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"fossil cliffs"
in 51 reviews
"cape barren geese"
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"day trip"
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"mess hall"
in 8 reviews
"low tide"
in 14 reviews
"bunk beds"
in 9 reviews
"the east coast"
in 13 reviews
"staying overnight"
in 6 reviews
"no electricity"
in 5 reviews
"ferry ride"
in 9 reviews
"parks pass"
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"hired bikes"
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"native hens"
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"oast house"
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"coffee palace"
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"camping ground"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoy the ferry ride and complete as many of the iconic walks as you can. Fantastic place to visit. Plenty of wildlife to see and historic buildings to explore.

Thank Lynn K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This wasn't on our list of places to visit but decided on it at the last minute. What a wonderful time we had! The ferry ride in was scenic and relaxing, then we enjoyed the walk with its interesting terrain and ruins. The stand out...More

Thank Addy707
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ferry was a good choice & discount for NP Pass & Pension. Island is stunning with great views, walking trails & lots of wombats. We are in our 60's & hired mountain bikes on the island & these were well maintained & great to tackle...More

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Thank Denise L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky to book a cruise with East Coast Cruises, brilliant views of the fossil caves & painted cliffs, there are no food options on the island so come prepared or take the cruise that includes lunch in a lovely sheltered bay. Easy walking,...More

Thank StewyNT
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did a day trip to Maria Island as part of our one year anniversary holiday to Tasmania. We loved it. We took the 10:30 ferry out and 3:30 ferry back, which was enough time for us to walk both the Fossil...More

Thank Katie O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here to see the Painted Cliffs. However, I had no idea how much wildlife was on Maria Island as well. I saw lots of wildlife. The first ones were birds pied oystercatchers and right after that ducks swimming on the ocean. I had...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We planned a day trip to Maria Island not really knowing what to expect. We hired bikes for the family (2 adults,3 kids) and it was great. We had a ball. The bikes were great and well maintained. Mark the cycle guide.was also great. Well...More

Thank Brett2303
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Fantastic day out with plenty of wombats, Cape Baron Geese and Walabies. We did the Painted Cliffs walk and the Fossil cliffs. Both are easy tracks and great scenery.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We stayed in the Penitentiary for an amazingly cheap $47 for three nights. Lots to do, two mountains to climb, plenty of historical displays, and wildlife. However if you wish to ride and are a female, DO NOT Hire a bike on the island. The...More

Thank Jill F
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

This is the place to go for those who love nature and wildlife. The Painted Cliffs is the reason why I visited this place and it did not disappoint. It is best to visit in low tide as you get to walk around to the...More

Thank ChloeW2212
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Rhea H
8 February 2018|
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Response from Philparke101 | Reviewed this property |
We always leave ours at Triabunna near where the ferry leaves - most folks do and haven’t heard of any problems
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24 October 2017|
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Response from DavidandPeta | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think there’ll be any other options near the ferry terminal however if you’re coming up from Hobart and have a vehicle you’d be best hiring from there.
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