Explore one of the world’s most breathtaking regions on this incredible 4-day experience. Discover Freycinet Peninsula and Maria Island on foot. To reach each spectacular location, you will sail aboard a 23 metre luxury ketch, Lady Eugenie. Each morning, you'll gain a unique perspective of the coastline from on board, before exploring the area on foot.
You begin your journey in Hobart, here you will be transferred to the fishing port town of Triabunna where you will board a 23 metre luxury yacht, your base for the next 4 days, and set sail across the Mercury Passage for Maria Island, home of the World Heritage-listed convict site of Darlington. Once populated with prisoners, it is now home to an array of architectural relics and abundant wildlife. Take in the sights such as the Bishop & Clerk Peaks, Fossil Bay and admire views toward Schouten Island and Freycinet Peninsula. For those wanting a more relaxed adventure, you can visit the beautiful sandstone patterns and structures of the Painted Cliffs. You will also learn more about the island’s unique Aboriginal, convict and industrial histories whilst exploring the Darlington precinct. During this 4-day adventure you’ll visit Schouten Island, traverse Tasmanian Blue Gum forests, admire native wildflowers in grass fields, marvel at the incredible pink granite Hazards Mountains and take in the striking and iconic splendor of Wineglass Bay. This highly adaptable itinerary has been designed to suit walkers of every ability and level of fitness.
You’ll be lulled to sleep by the gentle ocean waves each night on board the Lady Eugenie. Lady Eugenie's spacious decks are the perfect setting for relaxing whilst taking in the stunning scenery of Tasmania's east coast. During the evening, you can dine on delicious meals made from local produce in the comfortable saloon before retiring to your private cabin.
This luxury package includes return transfers from/to Hobart, all nights aboard the 'Lady Eugenie' on a twin share basis and all meals as well as a National Park pass, backpack and weather proof jacket for the duration of the walk and two qualified guides and a skipper for the duration of the walk.
The ideal combination of exertion and relaxation is yours to enjoy on this incredible 4-day escape. Explore the rugged beauty of Tasmania’s East Coast from land and sea and take home lifelong memories of this spellbinding part of Australia.
2019 Departure Dates:
May: 8, 13
September: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 21
October: 5, 18, 30
December: 4, 11, 24
2020 Departure Dates:
January: 9, 21
February: 5, 27
March: 11, 15, 20, 25
April: 6, 17, 23
May: 6, 11, 23
Please contact us for other departure dates and availability. A date of your choice is available for groups of 4 or more people. Subject to availability.E: email@example.com