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Tasman Island Cruises

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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...more
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Dock Head Building | Franklin Wharf, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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+61 3 6250 2200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a three hour cruise featuring incredible scenery with views impossible to see from land. The staff are funny, informative and helpful. Due to the wind our trip was pretty rough and rocky, but the fresh air kept me feeling quite okay (despite being...More

Thank YoungPetrina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic day on the Yellow Boat today. Phil the bus driver drove us safely down to the Tasman Island Booking Office at Port Arthur. After arriving here we enjoyed a delicious morning tea of freshly baked raspberry muffins and a choice of many...More

Thank Colleen C
PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Tasman Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Colleen Thank you so much for your lovely review. We really appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback. Best Regards Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe I was unlucky and happened to pick a day when the seas were really rough, but I felt really sick on this 'cruise', even though I took a full-strength motion sickness pill. Other people on my cruise, who didn't think to bring full-strength pills...More

Thank empress_cherry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband & I had a wonderful day. The sea was calm & the sun was shining. The operation was very professional & safe. I wish that the deck hand had some sound equipment. It was very difficult to hear him & as we were...More

Thank SueQNBB
PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Tasman Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sue Thanks so much for taking the time to provide feedback, we really appreciate your comments. Best Regards Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We were lucky and picked a calm sea day, sun was out and Hamish and Ben were very humerus and knowledgeable, going out of their way to ensure everyone got the photos they wanted, we were able to get very close in the sea caves...More

Thank DebB123123
PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Tasman Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Dear Deb Thank you so much for taking the time to provide feedback on your Tasman Island Cruise. We love sharing this special part of the world. Best Regards Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We did yesterday (June 6, 2018) the Tasman Peninsula tour and it was an unforgettable experience. Phil Isaac, our bus driver, was very good in showing us the nice places in the Tasman Peninsula. The boat tour was fantastic, seeing all the rock formations, seals...More

Thank oscarabellatorres
PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Tasman Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Dear Oscar Thank you so much for providing a review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. How lucky to see Humpback Whales, we have been so fortunate to see quite a few over the past few weeks. Thanks again for joining...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018

I found this tour while researching for our trip to Australia, and I'm glad I booked it. This might have been the highlight of our entire trip. The tour left from Hobart not far from our hotel. The cruise out to Tasman island was stunning,...More

Thank cjauff
PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Tasman Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the stunning review. We really appreciate your feedback. Best Regards Pennicott Wilderness Journeys

Reviewed 2 June 2018

Unbelievable......An "Albertrocity" was created when the sea boiling with fish attracted a multitude of sea birds including 2 types of albatross: one the "Shy" Tasmanian and the other the "Royal" Albatross from N.Z. It was a photographer's paradise with weaving, diving, fishing and soaring sea...More

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PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Tasman Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Susan How amazing you got to experience Albertrocity. Do you have photos you can share, it sounds like you managed to get a lot of great photo opportunities. We would love to see them. Thank you for your feedback, we really appreciate hearing from...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

This is what Tasmania is all about. I had been wanting to do the Tasman Island cruise for awhile now and the only disappointment I had was that I hadn’t done it sooner. This is a breathtaking tour. Everything is thoroughly planned out and handled...More

Thank Kate W
PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Tasman Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Dear Kate Thank you for your lovely feedback, the staff love hearing from our guests and we will be sure to pass on your review. Thank you for your support. Best Regards Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I was recommended to take this Tasman island boat cruise while in Port Arthur. Wow I certainly wasn’t disappointed. It was so invigorating and scenic to say the least. The boat crew really made this a very special experience. Kane & Dano couldn’t have been...More

Thank mirabel7
PennicottJourneys, Public Relations Manager at Tasman Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Dear Rob Thanks so much for taking the time to provide feedback of your Tasman Island experience. We love hearing from our guests and will certainly pass on your feedback to Kane and Damo. Best Regards Pennicott Wilderness Journeys Team

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hipearl2016
25 January 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
18 January 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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Tasman. both are good, Tasman is miss striking.
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