Walk Back in Time.

UNESCO-World-Heritage-Convict-Settlement-at-DarlingtonMaria Island has a history that makes it one of the richest heritage sites in Australia. With many cultures having once been here, the Tyreddeme Aboriginals, Dutch, English, French and Italian.

Maria Island has also been home to explorers, whalers, sealers, convicts, fishermen, farmers and industrialists and their influence on Maria Island is still very visible. World Heritage listed Darlington settlement is beautifully preserved and is one of the best examples of Probation Convicts Settlements in the world.

Maria Island has a unique and fascinating history with many stories of times gone by and our guides will be delighted to share them with you.