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Address: Esplanade West, Triabunna, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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Maria Island National Park - Ferry, Cruise and Tours. East Coast Cruises is...

Maria Island National Park - Ferry, Cruise and Tours. East Coast Cruises is a tour company specialising in "cruise & walk" tours to Maria Island, on the East Coast of Tasmania. East Coast Cruises is owned and operated by Michael Davis. Michael has been cruising to Maria Island for seven years, whilst also maintaining his role as a marine biologist, fisheries scientist, commercial diver and master SCUBA instructor. Michael shares his knowledge and passion with eight other passionate staff to bring one of the most enthralling and unique experiences to Tasmania's stunning East Coast.

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Most enjoyable day

We did this cruise on 21st,April. The personal were both helpful and friendly when booking the tour. We had a very pleasant day seeing dolphins , wild life and scenery which... read more

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Hobart, Australia
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Bundanoon, Australia
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10 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wonderful day trip to Maria Island taking 7 hours. Interesting commentary on boat and walking tour of island. Felt that lunch provided could have been a bit more interesting as could morning and afternoon tea. Otherwise a enjoyable day.

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Hobart, Australia
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We did this cruise on 21st,April. The personal were both helpful and friendly when booking the tour. We had a very pleasant day seeing dolphins , wild life and scenery which included the different rock formations along the cliffs. The crew were very pleasant and we were provided with morning tea and a lovely lunch. The captain gave interesting commentaries... More 

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Elderslie
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great day, glad we did it. Informative as well as fun, lunch was yum! A little balancing required. Steve and Trevor were very accommodating and attentive. Loved the humour and personal touch of Steves music selection and Trevors catwalk after the lifejacket demo.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had read a little about Maria Island and thought we would take the ferry and perhaps hire bikes on arrival. We were recommended to take this tour and we were so thrilled we took this option. We saw and learnt so much more than would have been possible on our own. Travel by boat enabled us to see up... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Didn't expected that I could see so many things in a day tour. Love the beautiful island much. The cruise, the guides, the food... everything in the tour is excellent! Greatly recommend it to those who plan to Maria Island, relaxingly, without much walk.

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Melb
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had booked this cruise and lunch at the last minute and was not disappointed staff and crew were amazing and was full of knowledge the captain spent an extra hour on the water sailing beside dolphins The dolphins came very close to the boat and we took loads of photos best day we had spent on the coast

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Four of us from Melbourne were on a mission to get to Maria Island because of its long and varied history including convicts. We chose the East Coast.Cruises' "Cruise & Walk Day Tour," and enjoyed a wonderful day that will stay in our memory forever. Highlights included travel in a comfortable boat operated by two great guys; we enjoyed a... More 

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Erie, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great personalised service, staff very knowledgeable, lunch presentation & variety excellent, environmentally aware, sensitive to our food allergy & motion sickness needs, plenty of photo opportunities. Trevor was our personal tour guide & chef. Michael was great with the people who swam with the seals & his dad Steve did a remarkable job piloting the boat. We would highly recommend... More 

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Toronto,Ontario
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our reserved trip was cancelled due to high winds on the appointed day , but we were able to get aboard on the following day . Aside from the 4 of us , there were only 14 other passengers , so we got nearly personal attention . We sat at the bow of the boat , so had a chance... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a most wonderful trip out to Maria Island, Isle de Phoques, Baudins Cave and other natural wonders. Out hosts Michael, Steve and Trev couldn't have been more helpful, attentive, courteous and professional yet friendly. I was travelling alone with four pre-teen boys and I can't tell you how much fun we had. We swam with the seals and... More 

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