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The Maria island Walk

About The Maria island Walk

Recognised as one of Australia’s truly outstanding experiences, the four-day Maria Island Walk is a delightful blend of rare wildlife, fascinating history, island tranquillity and gourmet delights.

Set on a beautiful island national park of Tasmania’s east coast, small groups of just ten guests and two friendly guides explore the pristine beaches, tall ancient forests and world heritage sites by day and then each night relax with candlelit dining and elegant and exclusive accommodation. Maria Island is a Noah’s Ark for rare animals and birds some of which are found nowhere else. It is also Australia’s newest UNESCO World Heritage listing with its intact convict settlement at Darlington.

The first two nights are spent in secluded wilderness camps and the final night in heritage listed Bernacchi House that are only available for guests on The Maria Island Walk. Guests carry only a light pack 8kg and walk a total of 30 kilometres (20 miles) over four days. The all inclusive package, which costs $2400 per person, starts and finishes in Hobart with departures from October to April.

The walk has won7 national and 12 state tourism awards and was voted Number 1 Thing To Do in Australia by Summer 2015 by lifestyle magazine Vogue Living