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

Maria Island National Park Day Trip from Hobart

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Discover Maria Island, home to abundant wildlife and a rich Indigenous and European history. Be in awe as you explore this spectacular east coast national park on a day trip from Hobart.
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Duration 9.5 hours
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  • Encounter Maria Island on a day trip from Hobart
  • Keep an eye out for playful dolphins on the ferry to Maria Island
  • Enjoy an introductory park ranger tour and wildlife encounters on the island
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Experience Maria Island on a full-day tour from Hobart. Depart at 8:15 AM and travel through the historic town of Richmond and along the very scenic East Coast of Tasmania.

Climb aboard the ferry at Triabunna for Maria Island and during the 30-minute ferry trip keep your eyes open for playful dolphins and migrating whales. Enjoy a morning tea on board.

Discover Maria Island with a 45-minute guided walking tour guided by a park ranger. Afterwards, explore the island yourself either by bike (at own expense) or on foot. Savor the provided packed lunch surrounded by the National Park's beautiful scenery. 

Explore the township of Darlington, a UNESCO World Heritage convict site. Enjoy short walks on the island and explore the fascinating Fossil Cliffs or Painted Cliffs (weather permitting). Encounter local wildlife from forester kangaroos to wombats, Tasmanian devils and Cape Barron geese to rare birds and even pademelons.
  • Ferry to Maria Island
  • Entry to Maria Island National Park
  • Morning Tea
  • Lunch
  • 45-minute introductory island tour
  • Free Wi-Fi on the coach
What’s Not Included
  • Bike hire on the island

When you get there

Meeting point

Brooke St Pier, Hobart, TAS

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Know before you go
Please remember to wear comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing.

A moderate level of fitness is required for this trip.