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Maria Island Walk

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,935

Few places on the planet offer the total tranquility and unspoiled natural beauty of Maria Island. Enjoy this acclaimed four day walk through breathtaking landscapes rich in history.


Off the East Coast of Tasmania, less than 50km from Hobart, this secluded and unspoiled island embodies all of what makes Tasmania a great place to visit. Rich with Aboriginal and convict history, and flourishing with plant and animal life, Maria Island will invigorate and inspire you on this guided 4 day walk, suitable for all fitness levels. This is also one of Australia’s best spots for fossil enthusiasts. Comfortable accommodation awaits you at the end of each day and all gourmet meals and wine are included.


 

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,935

Itinerary

Day 1

Hobart to Casurina Beach Camp

You will be collected from your Hobart hotels at approximately 7.30am. Back out the city base, you'll have time to meet the rest of the group, pack backpacks and be given a briefing. Drive to the coast and take a marine adventure in a private catamaran to the remote southern end of Maria Island, arriving in ample time to enjoy stunning views and walk through beautiful forests with abundant wildlife. Enjoy fresh Tasmanian produce and fine wines in Casuarina Camp before heading to your comfortable cabin. Today's walking distance in a minimum of 3 and maximum of 12 kilometres, depending if guests want to enjoy an optional walk.

Meal Plan Lunch and Dinner
Duration1 Night
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Day 2

Casurina Beach Camp to White Gums Camp

Your morning starts are leisurely and after a relaxed breakfast and morning dip it's time to start the journey along five beautiful beaches. Walk from Reidle Bay across the rare land formation of the isthmus to Shoal Bay. 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. You arrive by late afternoon for a refreshing swim and after the perfect day, relax with your fellow walkers, before enjoying another gourmet feast with fine Tasmanian food and wine. Today's walking distance is 14 kilometres over flat ground and sandy beaches.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Duration1 Night
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Day 3

White Gums Camp to Darlington

Today, head inland to discover green forests that are a prime habitat for the endangered 40 Spotted Paradalote. Take the gentle inland track to Hopgrounds Beach and the Painted Cliffs or continue to the 709-metre summit of Mt. Maria for breathtaking views. Arrive this evening at the enchanting World Heritage settlement of Darlington where you will stay at the historic Bernacchi House enjoying hot showers and a final banquet with fine wine and conversation. Today's walking distance is a minimum of 6 kilometres and around 17 kilometres if you choose to climb one of the mountain peaks.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Maria Island Walk Campsite

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Day 4

Darlington to Hobart

The final day begins with a delicious breakfast and time to enjoy at your own leisure. Experience Darlington's rich history- the convict years, the industrial era and the fascinating farming history. Continue onto the dramatic sea cliffs of Fossil Bay and then head down to the remarkable fossils at Fossil Cliffs. Enjoy a farewell lunch overlooking Darlington. Return to Hobart with an optional Hobart airport drop off connecting with flights departing from 6pm.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch

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DEPARTURES:

Daily.  Season runs 1 October - 30 April each year.

PRICE INCLUDES:

3 nights accommodation, all transfers, all gourmet meals and wine, two experienced guides, and all park entry fees.

TB MARIAISHOB0214WA: 4DWALK
20 Dec 2017
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