Access Maria Island by passenger ferry from Triabunna, located off the Tasman Highway (A3), about one and a half hours from Hobart and 2.5 hours from Launceston. The ferry runs from Triabuna to Darlington on Maria Island daily with five ferries per day and takes around 30 minutes.
Advance bookings are recommended. The return journey costs $47 per adult & $28 per child. There are discounts for students, and seniors. Your ferry ticket includes one carry-on bag.
All passengers (with or without tickets, with or without luggage) must check-in at the Maria Island Gateway building, adjacent to the wharf in Triabunna (03 6123 4040), at least 45 minutes prior to the departure time. You will be issued with luggage tags for each applicable item and informed as to any schedule changes, relevant safety information and boarding procedures.
National Parks pass
In order to check-in for the ferry, you will need a valid National Parks pass which you can purchase online at the same time as you make your ferry reservation.
Once you get off the ferry on Maria island you will need to walk 500m from the ferry dock to Darlington town. There are a small number of wheeled carts you can use to carry your luggage.
There is plenty of free parking near the ferry dock. If you don’t want to worry about driving, book a day tour from Hobart that includes ferry reservations.
Ferry Times | Triabunna to Maria Island
Ferry Times | Maria Island to Triabunna
Return Ferry Prices
Your ticket price includes one small ‘carry-on’ bag up to 7kg and no larger than 600 x 400 x 300mm (approx)
Bicycle | $15
Bicycles must weigh no more than 15kg. Panniers and the like must be removed and checked in as luggage.
Book your ferry at www.encountermaria.com.au