Tasmania is a beautiful and diverse island state located south of the mainland of Australia. It is known for its stunning natural beauty & rich history.
There are several options for getting to Tasmania from the mainland of Australia. You can fly into Hobart or Launceston, the two main cities on the island, or you can take a ferry from Melbourne or Sydney.
Tours and Atractions
Tasmania has a wide range of tours & attractions to suit a variety of interests. Some popular destinations include Hobart, Launceston, Bunny & Maria Island, the Huon Valley, the East Coast, and the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
The Spirit of Tasmania ferry travels from from Gelong to Devonport. Spirit of Tasmania Quay is located in North Geelong, approximately 70km south-west of Melbourne's CBD. The ships depart both ports nightly as well as daily in peak season.
Pre-booking is essential. Visit the Spirit of Tasmania website to book.
Driving from Melbourne
Parking at the Gelong Terminal
The Spirit of Tasmania Quay - offers parking space for cars, campervans, motorcycles and freight vehicles. Featuring a dedicated drop off/pick up zone and a marshalling area for 600 cars the new precinct also includes more than 6,000m2 of undercover parking for passengers.
Parking at the Devonport terminal
Free parking is available at the Devonport terminal located on The Esplanade, East Devonport.
The trip on board Spirit of Tasmania takes approximately 9-11 hours. On days of single sailings, the voyage takes 11 hours. On days of double sailings, the voyage takes 9 hours.
You can take vehicles on the Spirit of Tasmania
Best tour guides and transferes on tasmania. Very nice and always open for suggestions and special requests. Customer service is quick and polite. Also way cheaper then the rest!
a perfect finish to my Tasmania adventure! had a beautiful day tour with lovely people onboard visiting some magnificent places of Bruny Island and learning a lot about local history, attractions and lifestyle from Patrick, our very competent guide and a great entertainer!
Had a great trip to Port Arthur, Learnt a lot about the area on the way in the very comfortable bus. Patrick has a good knowledge of all the different tours and so helpful in his suggestions to fill your timeframes. Thankyou Tassie Tours we recommend you to all
Best in town, this company will take you to the most magical places that tassie has to offer and the service Is 12 out of 10
Thanks Patrick for a brilliant day. Everyone had a fantastic time. Your knowledge and relaxed attitude made for an interesting and stress free day. Highly recommend your Bruny island tour!