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Maria Island Walk

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About Maria Island Walk

This multi-award winning, four-day walk in the magnificent Maria Island National Park off Tasmania's east coast provides a great opportunity for those seeking a nature-based holiday experience in comfort. In its eighth season, this gentle walk offers small groups (8 guests and 2 guides) a unique blend of rare Tasmanian wildlife, fascinating history and elegant accommodation and dining. The island has a resident population of just two park rangers and their one car. It is also an island sanctuary for many rare and unusual kangaroos and wallabies, wombats and echidnas. The trip includes two nights in twin-share, purpose-built beachfront camps and a final night in the heritage-listed Bernacchi House in the World Heritage nominated settlement of Darlington, a former convict garrison. Guests walk among tall Tasmanian blue-gum forests, ramble along magnificent beaches beside a sparkling ocean and then at night dine in comfort, enjoying the best of Tasmania's renowned gourmet dining before retiring to comfortable beds to drift off to the murmur of lapping waves. Guests carry only light packs (8kg/16lbs) and walk at a leisurely pace covering 30km (18 miles) over four days on gentle paths or firm beaches with two expert local guides providing interesting interpretation throughout. The walk is the ultimate in authentic, cultural, small-group tourism. It showcases the best of Tasmania's unique food, wine and culture and has won a remarkable six national tourism awards in the past three years. The all-inclusive package starts and finishes in Hobart with departures Monday, Wednesday and Friday from October to April.

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Contact Details

4 Patrick Street
Hobart


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Website: http://www.mariaislandwalk.com.au/c/


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