The Walk - 4 Days on Maria
There are 2 ways that you can access Maria Island, by ferry, or by a spectacular charter flight. The choice is yours.
Your 4 day Maria Island Guided Walk starts with a picturesque drive to Triabunna or you can choose to board a sensational scenic flight from Hobart to Maria Island via the spectacular sea cliffs of Tasman Island then up the East Coast of Tasmania to Maria Island.
On your 1 hour flight you commonly see pods of dolphins and migrating whales, you’ll fly close to spectacular sea cliffs and mountains and fly directly over Maria Island where your guide will point out your forthcoming journey.
Once on Maria Island your guides will immerse you in the islands history and lead you on an amazing 4 day exploration. You’ll experience close encounters with wildlife and marvel at spectacular cliffs and beaches.
The walking each day is gentle but reasonably good walking fitness is required to manage the daily distances.
Your pack will be light and you are only required to carry your personal belongings for 2 out of the 4 days. If you are unable to carry your pack, we can carry it for you.
Your accommodation is in large twin share Safari Tents with comfortable stretcher beds for 2 nights and 1 night in the converted Penitentiary Cell shared accommodation.
Your meals are of fresh local produce with 3 course dinners complimented with fine Tasmanian Wines.
Scenic flight, amazing coastal landforms – painted cliffs, fossilised rock formations, Aboriginal and European history, convict period relics, abundant wildlife, sandy beaches and sheltered bays, mountainous peaks, great walking, aboriginal middens, fresh local produce and wines.
Day 1: 14km – Flat terrain, coastal beaches and easy tracks. Pack carrying day.
Day 2: 14km to 20km – option of 2 destinations, flat terrain, coastal beaches, easy tracks and slight hills. Walking without a pack.
Day 3: 11km. Easy tracks & slight hills. Pack carrying day.
Day 4: 5km with the option of climbing Bishop and Clerk. Easy tracks & slight hills. Walking without a pack.
Tours depart Mondays and Thursdays from 1st November through to 30th April each year.
Tours depart Mondays only from 1st May through to the 31st October and return on Friday’s @ 3:00pm.
We have 2 pricing options.
You can choose to include the spectacular custom charter flight or access Maria Island by ferry.
Option 1 with Charter Flight AUD$1895
Option 2 with Ferry Transfers AUD$1550
Summer Tours: 3 nights / 4 days
Winter Tours: 4 nights / 5 days
Spectacular charter flight up the east coast of Tasmania then landing on Maria Island, ferry transport from Maria Island, Bus transfers from your motel and back to Hobart, all food and drinks, accommodation, National Park passes valid for 2 months, 2 friendly and knowledgeable guides, beautiful scenery and wildlife, fun, small groups.
How to book
The Book Now buttons will take you to a secure online payment system that requires you to pay full price for your tour.
Things you should know
At the booking stage you will receive from us a gear list of what to bring. You must bring all the items on the gear list as the weather in Tasmania can be changeable.
We will supply comfortable backpacks (must use ours). We also supply sleeping mats, sleeping bags and liners and pillows.
You will be required to fill out a Travel Profile informing us of your dietary requirements, medical conditions, as well as sign an activity indemnity waiver.
We reserve the right to alter, delay or cancel a tour due to extreme weather conditions, bushfires or sudden track closures.
Refunds and Cancellations - If for some reason you are not able to partake in the booked tour / activity and you wish to cancel, our refund policy is as follows: Cancelling for tours / expeditions up to six weeks prior: A full refund less the 10% booking fee will be refunded. From 6 weeks to 3 weeks prior: a 50% refund will be given. Up to 3 weeks prior to the tour no refund is due. If you wish to transfer your booking to another date this can be done up to 6 weeks prior only. *Deposits are non-refundable.
Minimum numbers apply.