Maria Island Ferry - Tasmania
Directions to Maria Island Ferry
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Maria Island Ferry run a twice daily return service to Maria Island from Triabunna on Tasmania's east coast. Maria Island lies 15km off the coast, with Triabunna being about a 75 minute drive from Hobart.
Maria Island Ferry's 14m catamaran can hold up to 48 passengers along with bicycles and your gear - even your kayak. You can enjoy a bike ride at this unique national park without bringing your bike as Maria Island Ferry hire out bikes to traverse the island on.
You can explore the UNESCO world heritage listed Darlington convict settlement, with its well preserved historical buildings. Darlington operated as a convict penal settlement and later as a convict probation station.
Ideal for walking, you can choose a short 10 minute walk or take all day. Enjoy a stroll along a beach or challenge yourself with a climb up Mt Bishop and Clerk. It's just a short walk to the beautiful Painted Cliffs or relax on one of the unspoilt, uncrowded beaches. Whatever the weather you can travel in comfort with their vessel being fully enclosed, yet still enjoy the views through the surround glass windows. There is an upper deck if you are keen to keep a lookout for dolphins and other marine life, even whales at the right time of year. To help you have a relaxing trip to Maria, picnic or bike hampers can be arranged. Ferries run twice a day all year round.
Maria Island Ferry run a cruise and walk package with half day or full day options. On these your Captain will give you fascinating insights into the marine life that lives and visits this area as well as a history of the island. You will see definitely need your camera as the views are breathtaking.