Isolation and indulgence – Tasmania is truly a place where you can get away from it all while enjoying some of the freshest culture and cuisine.

Leave the big smoke behind and head south. Pure air and crystal-clear water provide the backbone for Tasmania’s dynamic dining, fine wines, beers and whiskeys. Cutting-edge museums, a thriving local arts scene and rich Aboriginal heritage has put Tasmania on the worldwide cultural circuit. Discover preserved colonial buildings and convict-era relics embedded within tracts of wilderness. Lace up your boots because the best way to explore this quietly spectacular state is by taking one step at a time.

Frequently Asked Questions about Tasmania

How do I to get to Maria Island, Tasmania?

To get to Maria Island from Tasmania, ride the ferry from Triabunna, a town located on Spring Bay. Ferry service takes about 30 minutes one way, with departures and returns leaving and docking several times a day. Maria is gorgeous, but it's also Nature Only-there's no stores, restaurants, or hotels. Plan accordingly and enjoy the peace and quiet.