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USD 169.52*
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Full-Day Maria Island Scenic Cruise Including Buffet Lunch and Guided Walk
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USD 23.12*
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Roundtrip Maria Island Shuttle Bus Hobart to Triabunna
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Join the most unforgettable day tour, cruising the renowned coastline of Maria Island and Tasmania's stunning East Coast. Our shuttle bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hobart and drive you to your departure location at Triabunna. If you have your own transport, simply meet us at Triabunna and let us take you on the adventure of a lifetime. Your tour will depart from the Triabunna marina (approximately 1-hour and 15-minutes from Hobart), and includes a 4-hour scenic cruise of Maria Island's stunning coastline and a 2-hour walk of the island's World Heritage listed convict settlement. A big buffet lunch of gourmet Tasmanian food, cheese and wine is provided complimentary on board the cruise whilst at anchor in the most beautiful of locations. Each 7 hour day tour includes: - Cruise to Painted Cliffs & Fossil Cliffs. - Intimate cruise around Maria Island (4 hours). - Big buffet lunch with all local food, beer & wine. - Explore giant sea caves and views of mountain ranges. - Afternoon stay on Maria Island (2 hours). - Guided walk of Darlington convict precinct. - Wombats, kangaroos, Cape Barron geese and other native wildlife. - Small group size (maximum 22 passengers). - Hotel pickup from Hobart.
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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Maria Is East Coast Cruises tour was a fantastic experience. Jaz and Mike were great and ensured everything went as planned. Perfect weather, seals, dolphins, caves, painted and fossil cliffs, wombats and history - what more could you ask for. A great day out...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful day we had! Jess picked us up at the hotel early to Triabunna and there forth began our adventure. Mike was our captain and he was extremely knowledgable and very chatty. You could tell how much he loves what he does. Jess...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never in our wildest dreams did we imagine what would be in store for us on this awesome trip. Not long after leaving Triabunna we encountered numerous dolphins swimming beside our boat Spirit of Maria. Mike stopped the boat while we took in the beauty...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic day helped by glorious weather. The staff were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Excellent food and lots of fun. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. Because of weather we waited 2 extra days to do this. So glad we did. Mike and Jaz were exceptional with their knowledge,keenness in showing us the most fantastic scenery on a perfect day. Dolphins, seals, caves all up close. Fascinating history of Maria...More

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Best day. Skipper Mike and Crew Jaz were informative, friendly and helpful. Saw plenty of wildlife including dolphins swimming with the boat and the promised seals. Explored a cave with both metamorphic and sedimentary rock clearly visible. Amazing catering for MT lunch And AT. Walk...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our cruise to Maria Island and the seal colony. It exceeded all my expectations as we were amazed at the rainbow colours of lichen in the sea caves, the closeness of the boat to the seal colony, the beautiful smorgasbord lunch, staff friendliness...More

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Mila G
16 January 2018|
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Response from Michael D | Property representative |
Hi Mila, thanks for your question, so sorry we didnt see it before now! The boat and tour is perfectly safe for a 3yo and there is lots to see and do. We commonly have young children on the tour with no problem. They are... More
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JoYung
26 September 2017|
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Response from Michael D | Property representative |
Hi JoYung, Thank you for the message. The circumnavigation tour will cruise around the island and will see the entire Maria island landscape. The seal tour will instead cruise to a small island with beautiful sea caves and... More
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Rebecca M
11 September 2015|
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Hi Rebecca, Thank you so much for your question. This tour is designed to give visitors of Maria Island the chance to see the best sights without having to walk very far. The walk around Darlington is very easy and can... More
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