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    Hobart and Maria Island Walk
    6 days | 5 nights
    From $2,885* per person twin share
    From the beach to the mountains, embark on one of Tasmania's great walks
    Set on Maria Island, a world heritage listed national park just off the east coast of Tasmania, this multi-award-winning, four-day guided walk is a delightful blend of rare Tasmanian wildlife, spectacular scenery, fascinating history and comfortable accommodation.

    Small groups of just ten guests and two guides enjoy gentle walking by day and candlelit gourmet dining at night.
    Package inclusions: Package highlights:

    Package inclusions:

    Package highlights:

    Package inclusions:

    Package inclusions:

    • 2 nights at The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel, Hobart – stay on the first and last night of the itinerary (includes breakfast)
    • 3 night/4 day Maria Island Walk including:
      • 2 nights in an Eco Cabin, Wilderness Camps
      • 1 night at the historic Bernacchi House
      • All meals and wine with dinner
      • National park entry fees
      • Backpacks, sleeping bag liners, pillowcases, head torches and waterproof jackets can be provided for use on the trip at no additional charge
      • Easy to moderate guided walks with an experienced guide
      • Return transportation from Hobart to Maria Island
    Package highlights:

    Package highlights:

    • Two nights in Hobart’s inner city and award-winning hotel – The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel
    • Explore the picturesque Maria Island
    • Glamp in Eco Cabins located at secluded wilderness camps
    • Visit the spectacular Haunted Bay
    • Visit the heart of the island and World Heritage-listed settlement of Darlington
    • Wander through the world’s largest stand of giant Tasmanian blue gums
    • Wildlife spotting and swimming at five beaches
    Valid for travel
    Departures 28 Jan, 6 Feb, 19 Feb, 16 Mar, 28 Mar^, 13 Apr, 5 Oct, 3 Nov, 18 Nov and 1 Dec 2021
    Offer expires
    31 Mar 2021 unless sold prior


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    Day 1

    Arrive Hobart

    After checking into your centrally located hotel, the afternoon is yours to explore the town or maybe warm up your hiking boots and head up to the Mount Wellington summit and take in the panoramic view of the region.

    Day 2

    Hobart to Maria Island

    Starting early with a hotel pick up from 7.30am; your first stop will be at the main office were the walking gear will be issued to you and pre-walk briefing before heading up the coast to take a marine adventure in a private catamaran to the remote southern end of Maria Island. The afternoon is yours to enjoy where you can choose from an optional 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: 4-8km depending on optional walks.

    Day 3

    Maria Island

    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.

    Day 4

    Maria Island

    Take the gentle inland track to Hopgrounds Beach and the Painted Cliffs or continue to the 711-metre summit of Mt. Maria for breathtaking 360 degree 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.

    Day 5

    Maria Island to Hobart

    Today is 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. You will return to your Hobart accommodation from approximately 5:00pm.

    Walking distance: 4 km.

    Day 6

    Depart Hobart

    This morning will be at leisure before making your way to Hobart Airport.

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    * Conditions

    Advertised prices are per person twin share, land only (unless stated otherwise), correct at time of publication, are subject to availability and may change at any time without notification due to fluctuations in charges, taxes and currency. Offer is valid on new bookings only. Valid for travel select departures between 28 Jan – 2 Apr and 5 Oct – 6 Dec 2021. ^Easter weekend: limited spaces available. Surcharges may apply over special events and school holiday periods. All departures require a minimum of 4 passengers to depart. Children under 12 years are not permitted. A total deposit of $650 per person is required at the time of booking. Final payment is required 60 days prior to departure with cancellation fees starting from 45 days prior to arrival. Travel Inclusions are subject to change based on operational capabilities. Other conditions may apply. Please view the TravelManagers general terms and conditions here and contact your personal travel manager for more details.

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