Getting to Triabunna

The ferry leaves for Maria Island from the Triabunna Wharf, on the state’s east coast.

Actual drive time from Hobart to Triabunna (86km) is about one hour and fifteen minutes via the Tasman Highway (A3).

To drive from Launceston to Triabunna (186km) takes about two and half hours. Take the National Highway (1) to Campbell Town, then the Lake Leake Highway (B34) to the Tasman Highway (A3).

There and back in a day

Gray Line’s full day tour of Maria Island National Park departs Hobart at 8:15am and returns at 5:30pm. It operates Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from October 1 through to April 30. To book click here.

The Great Eastern Drive

Triabunna is located close to the start (or the end, depending on which way you’re going…) of one of Australia’s greatest road trips – the Great Eastern Drive. A journey of discovery that stretches from the Bay of Fires to Orford along the state’s east coast, the Great Eastern Drive is full of un-missable experiences. 220kms of stunning coastline, dotted with the east coast’s very best – seafood, fresh produce, vineyards, award-winning walks, national parks, world famous beaches and views that will take your breath away. There’s much to see and do, so visit the Great Eastern Drive website and tailor a road trip to suit your itinerary.

www.greateasterndrive.com.au

(Image: ECRTO & Lisa Kuilenburg)