Escape the crowds?
Without modern development and only two park rangers as residents, Maria Island guests escape to their own private island.
Away from traffic?
Secluded from emails?
Far from the stress of everyday life?
Maria Island is a wildlife haven for mammals, birds and marine creatures and home to many rare and endangered species found nowhere else on earth.? The meeting of the warm and cold ocean currents surrounding the island provides a rich source of food for bait fish, seals and sea birds.?? The island lies on one of the great whale migration paths.? Maria Island has long been a prized destination for the keen birdwatcher with 11 of Tasmania?s 12 endemics and over 130 recorded species.? There are almost too many animals to take in.? Rare Tasmanian mammals that hop, climb trees, burrow underground or even lay eggs, seals and dolphins splashing happily in the sea are all to be found during your adventure on? Maria Island.
Explore campsites left by the Oyster Bay Aborigines and hear tales of European explorers and whalers.? Meet characters of yesteryear; explore the brickworks and lime kilns where convicts toiled.?? Have it all, solitude in spellbinding nature, followed by shared stories over dinner with new friends.
Enjoy a Mediterranean climate with unspoiled open spaces.? After refreshing days relax with the indulgence of fine food and comfortable wilderness camps.
Maria Island, unspoiled nature?the ideal destination to relax and recharge.