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East Coast Cruises

#1 of 104 Tours in Hobart
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Join the most unforgettable day tour, cruising the renowned coastline of Maria Island and Tasmania's stunning East Coast. Our shuttle bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hobart and drive you to your departure location at Triabunna. If you have...more
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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6257 1300
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

Skipper (compare and guide) and crew first class. Catering featuring Tasmanian wines more than adequate. Good range of local wines. Weather from NE making circumnavigation impossible. Tour amended to spend more time in Mercury Passage and allowed extra time on the Island. All in all...More

Thank dgr216
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We booked a day out with East Coast Cruises while touring Tasmania in March this year. We wanted to visit Maria Island (a UNESCO convict precinct) and learn about its historical significance and environmental importance. Instead of taking the ferry across to the island from...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

What an amazing boat cruise! It starts under the granite cliffs in Coles Bay and goes to Wine Glass Bay, the boat and staff were excellent, we saw seals on the rocks and had a closeup of a cave and the amazing granite makeup of...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

No aspect of this trip can be faulted. Deliciously fresh, local Tasmanian produce for lunch & continual views to die for. Honestly, I struggle to describe as the tour is unique and would vary daily dependent upon weather. Steve & Matt were professional, charming, friendly...More

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Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This company (East Coast Cruises) provided exceptional service at the last minute when our planned tour (another company) was cancelled. Jess - our shuttle driver on our outward and inward trip was friendly and informative and we were generously dropped in very close proximity our...More

Thank bbennett649
Reviewed 23 May 2018

I've visited Maria Island at the end of May and I've been so lucky with the weather (getting sunburned on the boat!). The 2 guides were really friendly (and the little group too) and the places where we've been were amazing. A must see in...More

Thank FannyB1509
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We visited in late May 2018 and while the weather wasn’t great it didn’t impact on our experience. It was a great day, the crew are experienced, knowledgeable and very friendly. Nothing was too much trouble. Maria island is an amazing place to visit, the...More

Thank ChristineandAlan
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Maria Island cruise from Triabunna. Excellent cruise - good commentary, interesting scenery, safe, good lunch. Great day out.

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

What a Great Cruise for the Family 💙 we enjoyed our day so much ! We will be back in summer to see more of the Beautiful Maria Island Thank you

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

A great relaxing way to appreciate maria island and its geological features on the round island cruise..saw heaps of wildlife and more..saw seals basking on rocks..lots of seabirds even a sea eagle on perch at closeup..seacaves and of course cute cuddly wombats(pls dont pat them...More

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Mila G
16 January 2018|
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Response from Michael D | Property representative |
Hi Mila, thanks for your question, so sorry we didnt see it before now! The boat and tour is perfectly safe for a 3yo and there is lots to see and do. We commonly have young children on the tour with no problem. They are... More
25 September 2017|
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Response from Michael D | Property representative |
Hi JoYung, Thank you for the message. The circumnavigation tour will cruise around the island and will see the entire Maria island landscape. The seal tour will instead cruise to a small island with beautiful sea caves and... More
Rebecca M
11 September 2015|
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Response from Michael D | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca, Thank you so much for your question. This tour is designed to give visitors of Maria Island the chance to see the best sights without having to walk very far. The walk around Darlington is very easy and can... More