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Tasman Island Cruises

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Dock Head Building | Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Full-Day Tasman Peninsula Tour from Hobart
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Explore the spectacular coast of the Tasman Peninsula with Robert Pennicott and his team on the yellow boats. Cruise beneath the highest sea cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere and explore the deep sea caves and archways along the coast. Come face to face with wildlife including seals, dolphins, whales and sea birds. Tasman Island Cruises depart from Port Arthur or you can join our Full Day Tour from Hobart.
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Dock Head Building | Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Let's start with all the terrible, negative things about this tour. I went out on the famous Tasmanian coastal waters and I didn't catch a fish - not surprising as this isn't a fishing charter and I didn't cast a line. I also would like...More

Thank Steve S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did an amazing cruise to Maria Island but this cruise with Pennicot with Tasman Island Cruises has the most impressive scenery. We joined at Port Arthur which saved a lot of travel time each way from Hobart. The speedboats took us along the coast...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most amazing boat trips anyone could wish to do. We did the trip out of Eagle Hawk Neck down to Tasman Island and around to Port Arthur. The scenery was sensational and we went right up to the mouths of...More

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PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Tasman Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for such a lovely review. We love sharing this special part of the world. Best wishes Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time while doing cruise, the boat was comfortable, clean and safe, thy also provided wind blocker ponchos ( bring your own warm clothes also...!) the skipper Kane was great knew his stuff and smashed out a few good one liners! We...More

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PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Tasman Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to provide feedback. We really appreciate it. Best wishes Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

We were on the same cruise as 'Ok' who writes below. It was clearly stated that water was available on the boat to take the free ginger tablets as a preventative to sea sickness, but really, who sets off on a tour lasting several hours...More

Thank Geoff_and_Roz
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Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

This started a little badly after we were told not to buy water as we’d be given it on the bus. Nope. Didn’t happen. Then we’re would be given it on the boat. Nope. Not happening. I would have appreciated being warned that the boat...More

Thank Jang53
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

The starters the weather was perfect but this was my second trip and both times were memorable. We saw Southern Right whales, humpbacks, dolphins and heaps more. The crew were outstanding and it’s definitely a “must do” for your Tassie trip.

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Although I thoroughly enjoyed the entire day, including the 'cruise', I thought the term 'cruise' was a bit misleading and so did some of my travelling companions. It was quite a wild ride in the jet boat and some of the older folk found it...More

2  Thank Buta2013
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Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Early morning bus to Tasman peninsula. Morning scones and tea then on the boat for an exciting and informative trip to Tasman Island, back on land it’s short trip to Port Arthur for lunch and plenty of time to explore the convict ruins. A very...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2018

Absolutely marvellous experience. Crew was fantastic, great commentary from Danno. Being from west coast of Canada I'm well versed with companies of a similar nature. Boat was pristine. Could not have felt safer. I would say if you are in Port Arthur do not pass...More

Thank David L
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hipearl2016
January 25, 2017|
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Response from PBezz | Reviewed this property |
For all day tours you can be picked up at Constitution dock Hobart, however you need to check in by 7 am ao best to keave for following day if possible. 1.5 hr drive to Port Arthur. Other option is to organise own transoort... More
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Dallas S
January 18, 2017|
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
I get extremely sea sick but took Kwells before I went and was fine, even on a rough day. There is a new helicopter charter service here operated by Osbourne Air if you want and alternative.
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Partyof42014
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Tasman. both are good, Tasman is miss striking.
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