Three days in three minutes.

We collect you in Hobart and take you to our city base where you’ll meet your guides and fellow guests and be given a briefing. After a short bus ride and ferry leg the adventure begins exploring the magnificence of Maria island, staying in our exclusive heritage accommodation and enjoying candlelit gourmet dinners at night.

Day 1

Guests are picked up from their central Hobart accommodation between 8.00am and 8.15am. The group is then driven to Triabunna, about 90 minutes away, to board one of the local ferry boats which crosses Mercury Passage en route to Darlington on the island. Landing at the historic Darlington precinct, just a short walk to the historic Bernacchi House, guests can relax around the house in front of the wood fires or take a walk to the stunning Painted Cliffs or Fossil Cliffs to watch the sunset over the water. Delicious fresh Tasmanian produce and fine wines will be served by the guides. Approx. walking distance 2 km or 12km if taking one of the afternoon walks.

Day 2

After a leisurely and relaxed breakfast, there’s plenty of time to enjoy the surroundings before guests choose their days walking. For the adventurous there is the choice of the islands two towering mountains or for a more relaxed stroll, enjoy the reservoir circuit or oast house circuit. Arriving back at Bernacchi House in the afternoon, guests will be entertained by native birds and mammals while enjoying delicious wines on the deck before being served a satisfying and delicious dinner. Approx. walking distance 6km to 18km if a mountain peak is chosen.

Day 3

After breakfast, guests can explore Darlington, the convict settlement and industrial ruins of his World Heritage site. A farewell lunch will be served overlooking Darlington before guests board the boat for Triabunna and the return trip to Hobart or the airport at approx. 6pm.