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Tasman Island Cruise from Port Arthur

  • 11
    Daily, except Christmas Day
  • 11
    Departs From Port Arthur
  • 3 Hours

Head out on an epic journey to visit one of Australia’s most unique and unusual islands – the flat and rugged Tasman Island – on an amazing full day tour including an unforgettable three hour Tasman Island cruise. With this self-drive option, you will meet your Wilderness Guide at the departure point located at the Tasman Island Cruises Booking Centre. Check-in for the 3-hour Wilderness Cruise is open from 9:15am for the 10am morning cruise and 1:15pm for the 2pm afternoon show, guests choosing the self-drive option are asked to be there prompt with a comfortable amount of time before the departure. From here, you will embark on a trip to view the home of the highest sea cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere.

Known for its array of sea caves and towering rock formations, Tasman Island is home to a range of impressive wildlife and on this tour you’ll be able to get up close with hundreds of seals, spot dolphins in the waters, and witness thousands of seabirds ranging from falcons to the massive albatross swooping through the skies. The huge, flat island is one of the most remarkable sights in the ocean, and your experienced guides will provide interesting and entertaining commentary on the geography and history of how Tasman Island was used both past and present.

There are few places on Earth that blend animal life with incredible cliffs and geological wonders quite like Tasman Island, and you’ll have everything you need during this adventure to witness all its wonders firsthand. Visit a place in Australia you’ve likely never been but definitely should – book a Tasman Island tour online today.

Departure & Return Location

6961 Arthur Highway
Port Arthur TAS 7182

Price Includes

  • 3 Hour Tasman Island wilderness cruise
  • Our team of experienced guides will capture your attention with their quality interpretations
  • Travel along the spectacular coastline of the Tasman National Park between Port Arthur and Eaglehawk Neck
  • Few places on Earth have such a rich variety of marine wildlife and seabirds
  • The cruise takes you underneath the highest sea cliffs in the southern hemisphere
  • Weather gear and warm clothing is supplied if required

Price Excludes

  • Transfers from Hobart
  • Meals

Cruise Times

Morning Cruise (All Year)
Check in by 9.15am
Cruise 10am to 1pm

Afternoon Cruise (peak periods)
Check in by 1.15pm
Cruise 2pm to 5pm 


The Boat

Open-air tiered seating gives each passenger an excellent all-round view. An open sided design ensures a direct connection with nature, not enclosed behind glass. Each boat carries a maximum of 43 passengers, delivering an intimate and personal eco-cruising experience

What To Bring

Warm and windproof clothing

Hat and sun protection

Additional Information

The direction of the cruise is decided each day depending on the wind and the sea conditions

Bookings are essential. All passengers must be accounted for and if travelling with a child aged 0-2yrs, an Infant ticket must be selected at time of booking. Cruise time may not be accommodated if all passengers travelling in group are not pre-booked

Cancellation Policy

  • No cancellation fees if you need to cancel due to COVID right up to the time of departure.  This includes if you are unwell or if you have to change your travel plans due to flight changes or travel restrictions.  We will happily move your booking to another day or provide you with a full refund.  Please note you need to advise us prior to departure so that we have an opportunity to re-sell the seats. 
  • For non-COVID related cancellations our normal cancellation policy applies. We reserve the right to charge 100% for cancellations within 24 hours of departure.  Bookings are fully flexible up to 24 hours prior to the tour departure. 
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