The acclaimed four-day Maria Island Walk in a magnificent National Park off Tasmania’s east coast provides a great opportunity for those seeking a unique nature-based holiday experience in comfort.
The walk has won a remarkable number of national tourism awards and is ideal for the traveler who is seeking a premium quality, highly personalized cultural soft adventure experience.
Small groups of just ten guests and two friendly guides explore the pristine beaches, tall ancient forests and world heritage sites by day and then each night relax with candlelit dining and elegant accommodation.
The trip starts and finishes in Hobart and includes two nights in superb, twin share, beachfront wilderness camps and a final night the heritage listed Bernacchi House in the former penal settlement of Darlington. Each night guests enjoy candlelit dining with gourmet Tasmanian fare and fine wine.
This spectacular island National Park is situated just off the east coast of Tasmania. It’s tranquility combined with its natural beauty, rare wildlife and fascinating history makes it a unique and special place. And on this award winning, 4 day gentle walk, you’ll experience all of it.
Maria Island’s pristine untouched beaches, the crystal clear waters of the surrounding Marine Reserve and scenery like the magnificent Mt Maria and Bishop and Clerk peaks will take your breath away. You’ll wander through forests of magnificent blue and white gums, some of them over 400 years old and unique to Maria Island. You’ll step back in time and walk where convicts and explorers have walked before you.
At the Fossils Cliffs you’ll see shellfish fossil beds unlike any other in the world. Maria Island is also famous for its abundance of wildlife being home to rare and endangered species like the Swift Parrot and Cape Barron Goose and of course, the Tasmanian Devil. It’s difficult to describe the beauty of Maria Island, you really have to see it to believe it.
Please note: The walk departs daily, between 1st October 2020 – 30th April. Dates shown are examples of departures: For availability Please contact us at Wild Earth Travel for your preferred departure date.