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Encounter Maria Island

20/10/2017

Encounter Maria Island's new ferry Osprey V, that will allow even more visitors to enjoy one of the State's best tourism attractions, was launched today.More

Progress on Cradle Mountain Master Plan

19/10/2017

An important milestone in the Cradle Mountain Master Plan project has been reached following a competitive tender process, with Cumulus Studio chosen to design the Cradle Mountain gateway precinct and the Dove Lake viewing shelter.More

Exciting new proposal for Tasmania's South East Cape

16/10/2017

Award-winning local tourism operator Ian Johnstone can now progress a new project to lease and licence negotiations under the Tourism Opportunities in Tasmania's National Parks, Reserves and Crown Land process.More

Maria Island

Virtual Visit

You are about to arrive at Maria Island. The year is 1927. Take a look around...

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Maria Island and the Cement Works 1927. (Parks and Wildlife Service)
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Virtual Tours

Arriving at Maria Island today is a totally different experience to what it would have been when the cement works were in operation. Can you imagine what it would have been like arriving in the 1820s, when the island was a penal settlement?