We guarantee the cheapest fares to Maria Island
Now with free tea & coffee on board!
CALL 03 62 571300 to book your seats
Our office will be open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday weekdays. Please call 03 62571300 to book you ferry or cruise to Maria Island. Our phone will be diverted to the Triabunna Visitor Centre on weekends.
East Coast Cruises has proudly teamed up with our local Visitor Information Centres (VICs) & their network will be our Weekend booking office for this summer (2013/2014).
VICs are located in Triabunna, Swansea, Bicheno & St Helens. All centres are able to book tours, ferry services & accommodation to Maria Island. They are also able to book your entire holiday up and down the East Coast Coast of Tasmania!
You can also email your booking request to:
Large items such as Bikes, Kayaks or ANY ITEM OVER 20kg will be classified as OVERSIZED LUGGAGE and subject to a $10 charge. All OVERSIZED LUGGAGE must be declared upon booking. Undeclared items MAY be refused transport on the day of travel.
Please remember to add OVERSIZED LUGGAGE when booking online.
Under the new National maritime legislation, infants between the age of 0-1yo, do not have to be declared as passengers onboard surveyed vessels. As such, we do not charge for infants under the age of 1yo. We do ask however, that you declare you infants to us at the time of booking.
M.V Spirit of Maria - 30 passenger 12m Niaid.
Spirit of Maria is a fast-cruising tour vessel, purpose built for the conditions encountered on the East Coast of Tasmania. She is the longest and fastest vessel currently offering cruises and ferry transport to Maria Island. Powered by three 300hp Suzuki 4-stroke engines, Spirit of Maria comfortably transports passengers to Darlington in under 35 minutes. Spirit Of Maria is also designed to safely explore sea caves and navigate closely to the shoreline, giving you maximum enjoyment on your cruise.
Mountain bikes are the perfect mode of transport on Maria Island. We offer new bikes for hire in 2013. Bike hire is charged at $20 per bike, per day. Bike hire includes helmet. Book online or call to secure your bike.
Our timetable is open for extra crossings to Maria Island. We are available for charter outside of the normal ferry schedule for group bookings and we GUARANTEE the most affordable rates and friendliest service.
Charter crossings can occur on the following times:
Depart Triabunna: 9:00am, 12:30pm, 3:00pm & 5:00pm
Depart Maria Island: 9:30am, 11:30am, 2:30pm & 6:00pm
Terms and Conditions
East Coast Cruises reserves the right to cancel departures at anytime and will refund the full amount of any monies paid by the customer. Bookings must be confirmed by the customer with full payment before the commencement of the cruise or ferry. Cancellations by the customer must be made 24 hours prior to the cruise or ferry departure to avoid cancellation fees. Cancellations by the customer within 24 hours of the tour departure will attract a cancellation fee of fifty percent. Customers who cancel on the day of their cruise or tour booking or who fail to attend will be charged the full amount and not be entitled to a refund. Prices may be subject to change at anytime.