Maria Island National Park, Spring Beach

4.8
#10 of 99 in Nature in Tasmania
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Unwind and admire tall cliffs amidst greenery at Maria Island National Park, a natural wildlife sanctuary featuring World Heritage-listed historic ruins off the east coast of Tasmania. Explore a well-preserved convict probation station in the ghost town of Darlington, featuring a commissariat store built in 1825. Wombats, kangaroos, wallabies, and Tasmanian devils populate the grassland areas and tall eucalyptus forests. With excellent hiking and cycling opportunities, the island draws both day-trippers and overnight visitors. Accessible only by ferry, the park offers basic tourist facilities. Make Maria Island National Park a centerpiece of your Spring Beach vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Spring Beach online trip itinerary planner.
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  • Loved Maria Island. As a non-hiker, I found the walking tracks excellent - easy & lots to see along the way. Stacks of wombats and a handful of kangaroos. Spectacular scenery. Had a great day... 
    Loved Maria Island. As a non-hiker, I found the walking tracks excellent - easy & lots to see along the way. Stacks of wombats and a handful of kangaroos. Spectacular scenery. Had a great day...  more »
  • Came here for the wombats ! with a party of 3 including elderly family member. Writing this review bearing in mind person who is not a hiker/push bike rider The ferry over Encounter Maria Island... 
    Came here for the wombats ! with a party of 3 including elderly family member. Writing this review bearing in mind person who is not a hiker/push bike rider The ferry over Encounter Maria Island...  more »
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  • The whole family enjoyed our adventure on Maria Island. It is absolutely stunning. We aim to return to this wonder again! If you can visit the island I highly recommend you do. You won’t be disappointed.
  • Beautiful National Park with amazing wildlife, beaches and scenery.

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