Explore Maria Island, a world heritage listed island off the east cost of Tasmania, on this fully guided tour. During the morning you will enjoy a cruise around the island itself, and later in the afternoon will have an opportunity to discover the island in more detail by foot.
The cruise visits Fossil Cliffs, the limestone sea caves of Fossil Bay plus the East Coast of the island, enabling tour guest to explore coastline only accessible only by boat. Highlights include witnessing mountain fed waterfalls, secluded bays, sea caves and blow holes.
Lunch will be enjoyed at the Eastern side of McRae’s Isthmus, and whilst at anchor you may also swim and snorkel about the boat in this idyllic and pristine location. Later, the cruise continues south to Cape Peron and on to the Western coastline to the remarkable Painted Cliffs.
In the afternoon the tour then docks at the World Heritage Darlington convict settlement, which provides guests with the perfect opportunity to wander Maria Island.
During the fully guided tour you will discover Darlington’s fascinating collection of preserved convict buildings, learn about the town’s remarkable history and come face to face with Maria Island’s resident wombats.
If history is not for you, then simply soak up the sun on Darlington’s white sandy beach or swim/snorkel in the waters of Maria Island’s marine reserve.