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Maria island walk 

from $2,600 per person

Maria Island Walk is one of Australia’s most awarded tourism experiences, it is a four day guided walk on one of Tasmania’s most beautiful historic islands. Walk alongside pristine beaches and through ancient Blue Gum forests, and by night relax and enjoy candlelit gourmet dining with comfortable accommodation. You get to explore convict settlements, birds, wildlife including wombats and Tasmanian Devils.

 

Inclusions

  • 1 night Casuarina Beach Camp
  • 1 night White Gums Camp
  • 1 night Bernacchi House
  • 4 days fully guided walk
  • Wine with meals
  • National Park entry fees

 

  • 3 x breakfasts
  • 4 x lunches
  • 3 x dinners
  • return transfer between Hobart & Maria Island
  • Backpacks, sleeping bag liners, pillow cases, head torches and waterproof jackets can be provided free of charge

Travel Dates

01 Oct – 25 Dec (low)

26 Dec – 30 Apr (high)

 

Blackout Dates

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ITINERARY

Day 1:
Starting with a 7.30am hotel pickup, gear issue and briefing we drive to the coast and take a marine adventure in our private catamaran to the remote southern end of Maria Island. The afternoon is yours to enjoy – choose from an optional afternoon walk through beautiful forests to Haunted Bay, relax at the delightful Casuarina Beach Camp or take a swim in the sheltered bay. In the evening enjoy Tasmanian wine and fresh food by candlelight. Walking distance: 4-8 km depending on optional walks (Lunch, Dinner)

Day 2:
Walk from Reidle Bay across the rare land formation of the isthmus to Shoal Bay to stroll five fabulous beaches. As you walk, your knowledgeable guides will share fascinating stories of human occupation on the island. Explore the convict cells at Point Lesueur and visit an ochre pit at Bloodstone Point – one of the original ochre sources for the Tasmanian Aborigines. In the evening watch the sunset over the stunning Four Mile Beach, then put your feet up at White Gums Camp, where you sip wine on the deck and anticipate dinner. Walking distance: 13 km (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3:
Take the gentle inland track to Hopgrounds Beach and the Painted Cliffs or continue to the 711- metre summit of Mt. Maria for breathtaking 3600 views. Or save the mountain climb for Bishop and Clerk, with its fantastic sea and coastline vistas. (Mountain climbs are optional.) Finish the day with a sumptuous banquet and accommodation in the historic colonial home once occupied by Italian entrepreneur, Diego Bernacchi. Walking distance: 9-17 km depending on optional walks (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4:
A chance to relax and explore the convict settlement and industrial ruins of Darlington, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Continue onto the dramatic sea cliffs of Fossil Bay and then head down to the remarkable fossils at Fossil Cliffs. Enjoy a champagne lunch overlooking the stunning Freycinet peninsula. Return to Hobart with an optional Hobart airport drop off connecting with flights departing from 6pm.Walking distance: 4 km (Breakfast, Lunch)

Please note that this itinerary is intended as a guide only and changes may be made due to weather or other circumstances beyond our control.