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  1. Australia
  2. Tasmania
  3. Hobart
  4. Maria Island

Maria Island: Day Trip with Walk, Wombats, and Picnic Lunch

Product ID: 143202
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Experience Tasmanian life with two beach side walks, a ferry trip and locally sourced food and wine. Visit the Fossil cliffs and the Painted Cliffs while learning the history of the area.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Spot the wild life while picnicking, wombats, wallabies, kangaroos, cape barren geese, Tasmanian native hens and Tasmanian devils
  • Explore a historic convict penal station
  • Discover the Fossil Cliffs
  • Visit the amazing 250 million year old sandstone Painted Cliffs
Full description
Beginning your tour with a 7:20AM departure. Enjoy delicious homemade treats 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. All while surrounded by beautiful views of Mercury Passage towards Maria Island. Afterward you will be driven to Triabunna, where a scenic ferry will take you to Darlington. Spend the morning walking to Fossil Cliffs on an hour and half 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. The remainder of the noon, you will be able to relax sipping at premium local wines, while keeping an eye out for spotting more wildlife. The day ends with a hotel drop off around 5:30PM. 

Tour leaves Hobart from the Hobart travel and information center at 7:20 AM.
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Bus transport
  • Return ferry ticket
  • National Park Pass
  • Morning tea/coffee
  • Freshly cooked lunch
  • Wine/beer
  • Professional local guides
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet the tour outside the Hobart travel and information center (20 Davey St) on Elizabeth st, near the Red Decker bus stop. Tour leaves at 7:20 AM.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Sun hat
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Clothing Recommendations: Comfortable shoes as there will be a lot of walking on uneven surfaces; Rain jacket and/or warm jumper depending on weather forecast

• What to Bring: Water bottle; Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunblock etc.); Small backpack for water bottle and personal belongings
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Product ID: 143202