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Maria Island National Park

Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6234 2999
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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.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6234 2999
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Had been looking forward to going to Maria Island for a while & were going to do the lunch cruise but that all stops 1st May, $50 for the ferry for a 30 mins ride we feel is pretty steep, 1st ferry leaves at 10:30...More

Thank Deb P
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I was afraid, after reading some of the descriptions of Maria Island, that all the walks would be too difficult for me, but they weren't at all. The views were glorious, the water incredibly blue, and the mobs of kangaroos delightful. Wonderful day trip from...More

1  Thank bdinmadison
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

My partner and I decided to walk the bishop and clerk trail which goes to the top of the island. It was full of surprises and we arrived at the top to be above cloud level on the day. When the clouds temporarily parted the...More

Thank DavidandPeta
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Caught the ferry from Triabunna at 10.30am and took about 40 mins to reach the island. After visiting the information centre we decided to do the 2 hour Fossil Cliffs circuit.It was a reasonably easy walk with only one hill to climb which two 69...More

5  Thank Sav48
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This was my over-all highlight for a week in Tasmania. So many animals, beautiful beaches, great camping - next time we'll stay longer. Saw Wombats, Pademelons, Tassie Devils all in the camping ground itself.

2  Thank gosnm
Reviewed 11 March 2017

A group of 12 of us headed over for a week to disconnect from technology and reconnect with each other. And it was a success. Each couple had to cook one dinner but for the whole group which worked out well. We camped at a...More

6  Thank UrbanDrifter
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We stayed one night in the penitentiary, and really struggled to get good information before our visit. So I hope this review helps others. We stayed in Orford, and bought our provisions in the supermarket there. It had everything we needed. It was a 15...More

11  Thank janthefan
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The day started out right with a dolphin sighting on the ferry trip to the Island. We did the walk to the fossil rocks & to the painted cliffs with a little time left to explore the buildings. I would recommend that you time your...More

1  Thank trishas_trips55
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Maria Island is a perfect example of what Tasmania is all about! It's so rugged and feels so historical. The views are amazing! When we stayed wombats came right up to us for a pat and the wildlife is just abundant! We saw Tassie Devils,...More

Thank ruubynicola
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We really loved this place and cant wait to return - two nights not enough! From the glorious walk to Bishop and Clerk, the beautiful painted cliffs and the cosyness of our room at the Penitentiary with a cosy fire glowing. The wildlife is everywhere...More

Thank Lee T
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1 April 2017|
Response from wwelb | Reviewed this property |
Hi again.. yes you do need a National Parks permit.. I got mine online & printed it off immediately. it was valid for a year I think.. also covers all National Parks in Tassie.. The one I purchased was covered 8 people in a... More
1 April 2017|
Response from wwelb | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry just saw your question.. There are no tours on the island just various walking trails where you come across wildlife & old buildings or ruins.. I went in early December & loved it.. I spent one day going on the... More