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East Coast Cruises

#1 of 115 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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All reviews maria island sea caves painted cliffs day cruise seal island cape barren geese thanks mike morning and afternoon tea swim with the seals beautiful maria convict settlement excellent cruise excellent hosts geological features delicious lunch smoked salmon guided walk
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I got the pick up & delivery to my hotel. Love the Cloudy day as not so hot & no direct sunlight. Don’t forget to put UV block and bring your hat. Good lunch and so relax day. Our tour guide Mike has introduced &...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank estherf877
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a fantastic day out with the skipper Mike and Meg, it was absolutely spectacular. The weather to begin the day was overcast, damp and blustery and we didn't know if we would reach seal island but we did and then we headed for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JSag61
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have done all the small boat tours in Tassie and this is the best. Spectacular scenery, Informative guides and a Great lunch. The tour is non stop information, photographers delight and exciting as they pull into sea caves and shear cliff faces. We would...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank O8991RXshaunb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most enjoyable day very friendly crew and fun passengers. Great lunch and tour.The tour itself was extremely interesting and beautiful sight seeing.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank 352phalk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were picked up from Hobart very punctually and we took the tour to Seal Island. Had great close up looks at the seals and after that we had a great lunch onboard. Later in the day, we went to Maria and had a wonderful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BenLYK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The coastline around Maria Island is absolutely spectacular and we were able to see the whole coastline and beautiful bays during the cruise. We only caught glimpses of dolphins and seals, but the beauty and diversity of the geological formations were the bigger drawcard. Mike...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank A_Birds_I_View
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great opportunity to see sea life up close and personal. Service was fine onboard and we enjoyed the walk around the island. Perhaps less time seal watching and more time to explore the island would be good.

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank clared888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic cruise, Very efficient and friendly staff delicious meals and coffee All an All : 100 points out of 100

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Motti G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day. So many seals! The sea caves incredible. Mike driving the boat in even more so!! Lunch great esp the potato Salad. The painted cliffs worth seeing and the Darlington Settlement interesting. Meg's knowledge of the history was worth the visit. The outstanding part...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trip55048788984
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really a highlight of our trip to Tassie. Captain & his deckhand gave us a real treat. We boarded at Triabunna. Lunch and morning coffee /afternoon tea was lovely. Licensed too. Spectacular caves, and boatmanship to get us around the famous Maria Island. Brilliant walk,...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Elham I
3 November 2018|
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Response from Meng C | Reviewed this property |
It is a great trip but i will not recommend it for very young children.. can get choppy too. You will have to change nappies for little un on the seats or top deck or on land on maria island if bub wait. the toilets are a... More
Mila G
16 January 2018|
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Response from TeamECC | 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 TeamECC | 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