Maria Island Cruise and Guided Walk Day Tour with Lunch and Drinks

8 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


Award winning day tour of Maria Island National Park to view seals, dolphins, wombats, kangaroos, eagles, wallabies, albatross and whales (during migration), famous geology and UNESCO convict history. Your tour will depart from Triabunna (approximately 1-hour and 15-minutes from Hobart). Includes a 4-hour scenic cruise of Maria Island with a 2-hour stay on the island. Lunch is provided with your tour as a beautiful selection of salad bowls from our cafe. Lunch will be enjoyed on the boat at anchor in a secluded bay. Local wines (Darlington Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc) and Tasmanian premium lager are also provided during lunch. A single serve is complimentary with your tour. Additional alcoholic drinks are $6 per serve. Cakes, water, tea, coffee, orange juice, soda water and soft drinks are also provided complimentary. 


  • 4-hour scenic cruise
  • 2-hour stay on Maria Island
  • Guided walk of Darlington convict settlement
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Snacks
  • Chilled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Soda water
  • Soft drinks
  • Orange juice
  • Wombat viewing
  • Seal viewing (morning tea & coffee with Australian fur seals!)
  • Kangaroo viewing
  • Dolphin watching
  • Whale watching
  • Alcoholic Beverages - Complimentary single serve during lunch
  • Lunch - Choose from a selection of healthy salad bows. Please indicate if you would like either a Chicken aioli salad, smoked salmon salad, roast beef salad, leg ham salad, vegetarian salad or vegan salad.
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Hotel shuttle bus pickups are available for guests staying in Hobart

What to expect

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Stop At: East Coast Cruises, Hobart, Tasmania Australia

Award winning Cruise & Walk day tour of Tasmania's stunning Maria Island National Park. The only tour to combine viewing wild seals, dolphins, wombats, kangaroos, Cape Barren geese, eagles, wallabies, albatross and whales (during migration) with World famous geological landscapes and UNESCO World Heritage convict history and lunch at a remote pristine beach. An amazing day tour from Hobart.

Rated the #1 tour company in Hobart on Tripadvisor!

The perfect tour for local, interstate and international visitors wanting to escape to nature, relax, unwind and come face to face with Australia's iconic native animals and famous landscapes.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Maria Island National Park, Tasmania Australia

Enter onto Maria Island National Park for a 2-hour guided walk of Maria's UNESCO World Heritage listed convict settlement. Come face to face with Maria Island's iconic native wildlife including wombats, kangaroos, wallabies, Cape Barren geese and even possibly Tasmanian devils. Maria Island is the best place in the world to see wombats in the wild!

Duration: 2 hours

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please book your Hobart shuttle bus separately by choosing the tour + bus option if you do require the pickup
  • Tours are subject to weather and minimum numbers
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Tours are perfect for children and families!
  • The vessel is safe and comfortable and provides protection from the elements
  • Near public transportation
  • The vessel has a comfortable on board toilet, which doubles as a change room for those wanting to swim
  • East Coast Cruises reserves the right to cancel departures at anytime and will refund the full amount of any monies paid by the customer.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Our 5-star tour is catered with drinks and optional food/lunch onboard
  • Designed and guided by professional scientists
  • Small and personalised tour groups. Maximum 24 people for room to move about the boat!
  • Waterproof jackets and pants available onboard the boat
  • Perfect for children
  • Seasickness tablets and wristbands provided to all guests if required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 26 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
May 2022

My husband Chris and I went on the Maria Island Cruise as part of our post-covid honeymoon trip around Tasmania. We were very impressed and thoroughly enjoyed the day! Mike and Zoe were both friendly and approachable, and knowledgeable (especially Mike’s knowledge of geology got my husband excite...

May 2022

An outstanding day cruise to Maria Island and Ile Des Phoques Island, the whole day from 9:15 to 4:45, with an amazing commenters and insights into everything about the islands and surrounds. Incredible scenery and interaction with wild life. Would have to be the best day cruise I have had the pl...

Siegmar H
May 2022

What a great day out. We started with a cruise to Seal island . A huge rock out in the ocean occupied by thousands of seals. there were several massive caves with very colourful rock walls. We entered 2 of the caves. Quite an experience. For lunch we were given a salad bowl with smoked salmon, b...

Grant T
April 2022

We had a fabulous day out circumnavigating Maria Island and enjoying the guided tour around Darlington. Skipper Michael provided a fascinating explanation of the island's history and geology delivered in an easy to listen to, down-to-earth manner. No contrived humour or smarmy commentary - a ...

April 2022

From pick up & bus trip with Clair. Boat trip with Mike his knowledge & expertise, exceptional. Food & wine delicious. Walk around island with Clair memorable. Definitely do it. Peter & Angela On

April 2022

We had such a great time highly recommend, our guide Ally was fantastic very knowledgeable and the carrot cake omg! Best one we have had! Gotta love Tasmania ✅

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