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Address: Esplanade West, Triabunna, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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+61 3 6257 1300
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09:00 - 17:00
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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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Fab day!

Outstanding service and a knowledgeable, charming skipper(Michael). A well-rounded, exciting trip that really highlights beautiful Tassie. You know it's great when locals and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Sue H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Outstanding service and a knowledgeable, charming skipper(Michael). A well-rounded, exciting trip that really highlights beautiful Tassie. You know it's great when locals and tourists are on board. This cruise caters for all ages and is a fabulous way to spend the day. Highly recommended

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tour started out with a cloudy sky, but the mood was good anyway. Cruised along the cliffs of Maria Island. I have never been on a tour like this, it was different - in a good way! See caves and stones you have never seen before. I would recommend it 100%

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Mike and Jess gave us one of the most special days of our whole Tazzie trip. Baby seals, baby wombats, and baby dolfins!! Thanks!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved our day on and around Maria Island with East Coast Cruises. The weather was a bit overcast in the morning but it didn't diminish the beauty of the island and we had a lovely sunny lunch in Riedel Bay. Despite the not perfect weather,the cruise (inclusive of free geology lesson) and short afternoon walk in the wide open... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Mick the owner/skipper is 100% out to give you the ULTIMATE experience.. Gives Completely.. Totally out to Spend Magnificent time in whichever/All pockets of Nature Memories/Fulfilment of Nature as he does.... He randomly stays and offers Fun with the boat ride..his knowledge... I swam/snorkelked with the fur seals/puppies of the ocean...ive swum with whale sharks n theyre magnificent But Australian... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Mike and Jess took an awesome experience and made it better, Had been to Maria Island before, but had no idea the east coast side was so spectacular. Would highly recommend the tour to anyone, especially if they are having their 65th birthday.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been meaning to go to Maria Island for years with kids but always figured would go on ferry and spend day on island. I am glad that we spent the extra money to go on this awesome boat trip. The seal island was spectacular with super cool caves and we all loved swimming with the seals. My youngest is not... More 

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Sale, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great friendly and helpful service from staff. Lunch was sandwiches with either breadrolls or wraps, unfortunately no gf rolls or wrap were provided. Gf salad was provided. Great views. Recommend.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great day trip on board the boat- you can swim/snorkel with seals too, if you like. Simple food served on board with your choice of alcoholic or nonalcoholic beverages. Great, friendly crew. With some time spent on Maria Island - either guided tour or do your own thing. The sea caves were amazing as much as the wildlife was,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved every moment of this trip. If you only have one day in Tasmania this is the thing to do. Mike is so knowledgable and friendly. Jo, the deck hand, also friendly and happy to share information. Low key, relaxed and absolute value for money.

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