White Kunzea at Haunted Bay



White Kunzea at Haunted Bay on Maria Island During spring and summer, the Australian native plant Kunzea ambigua (also known as white kunzea, tick bush or sweet scented kunzea) can be found in coastal areas of Tasmania and eastern Australia. The white kunzea shrub can grow up to 5 m high and it bears small […]

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Tasmanian Devil article in the Telegraph



David Whitley wrote a nice article about Tasmanian Devils: “The Maria Island Walk – one of the Australian Wildlife Journeys signature experiences – spends four days on the island, staying in glamping cabins and indulging in fully prepared local produce meals. And it’s not just the Tasmanian devils on the wildlife front. Walks along the […]

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The Captivating History of Maria Island



Want to learn more about the captivating history of Maria Island ? Then read this article by Qantas Travel Insider… “Yes, it’s a much-loved walk along wild bush tracks and pristine beaches but, as Sarah Maguire discovers, hikers who conquer Tassie’s Maria Island also take a stroll through Australian history.” read the full article here […]

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Winter Indulgence on Maria Island



Winter is a magical time to visit Maria Island. In small groups of just 8 guests and 2 wonderful guides, we will show you the island’s beauty, history and amazing wildlife on our 3 day Winter Escape. Here are 5 reasons to visit Maria Island with us this winter… Starry skies and a possible viewing […]

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5 facts you probably didn’t know about wombats



Maria Island National Park is a wombat wonderland. The Common Wombat is the largest burrowing mammal in Australia and can be viewed all over the island… How heavy is the common wombat? Approximately 20kg. The Tasmanian wombat is not as large or bulky as the wombats on the mainland. What shape are wombat scats (poop)? […]

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