Join a magical Island getaway and head to a truly unique Island Paradise. Maria Island is a stunning National Park a short ferry ride off the sunny east coast of Tasmania. It is rich in wildlife and world heritage convict History, a tour not to be missed.
Escape the regular tourist traps and head to a truly unique Island paradise. Maria Island is a haven for native animals including Tasmanian Devils with an excellent chance of seeing these little guys in the wild! Rich in dramatic scenery and world heritage convict history, explore the island on foot. With no traffic, shops or other distractions, it is not hard to settle into the slow Island pace. You will be sure to enjoy a peaceful island getaway and a day of walks as you explore the famous painted cliffs, the pristine white sandy beaches and the layers of fascinating history.The island is a Noah’s ark for wildlife and is home to wallabies, kangaroo’s, rare Cape Barren Geese, wombats, Little Penguins and the recently introduced Tasmanian Devil as part of the Save the Tasmanian Devil program. Swim in the pristine sheltered bays and beaches. Watch out for dolphins, seals and penguins – even the odd whale – all often seen during your boat crossing to this island paradise. The island is a world away yet so close to your doorstep from Hobart!Please note: ensure you are able to carry everything you will need for the day.