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Sunrise at Sea: Fossil Cliffs Maria Island

The Fossil Cliffs Maria Island are perhaps the best place to photograph the sunrise on the island. With a delightfully rocky foreshore and an easterly aspect it is similar to that other great location for sunrises in Tasmania, the Tessellated Pavements on Eaglehawk Neck. The view encompasses the aeons old fossill cliffs, named due to...Read More

Island Hopping in Tasmania!

I have just come back from a week of “island-hopping” on two of Tasmania’s most well known island destinations – Maria Island and Bruny Island. As I mentioned in a previous post, the ferry to Maria Island was running free of charge this winter so I took advantage of that to spend two nights/three days...Read More

Maria Island Free Ferry Service this Winter!

For those who are planning a visit to the sunny east coast of Tasmania in the next few weeks, make sure to take advantage of the Maria Island free ferry service which has run all winter and will finish up on September 1 2013. Normally the trip would cost you $35 (which isn’t all that...Read More