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Wineglass Bay Sail Walk – 4 Days

Overview – Wineglass Bay Sail Walk

Combining the adrenaline of exploring breathtaking landscapes on foot with the thrill of being out on open water, this four-day Wineglass Bay Sail Walk takes you aboard the 23-metre Lady Eugenie crossing the Mercury Passage to Maria Island, a former penal settlement which you’ll explore on foot. Drop anchor next at Schouten Island, whose surrounding waters are a playground for Australian fur seals, before making a stop on the magnificent Freycinet Peninsula. Your final day is spent around Wineglass Bay, whose flawless contours have earned it worldwide fame. Throughout the voyage, you’ll learn about Tasmania’s fascinating history, taste the island’s renowned produce and sample its award-winning wines.

The Wineglass Bay Sail Walk provides an intimate look at Tasmania’s rugged western wilderness and can be easily incorporated into your travel itinerary.

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Any aspect of the itinerary can be customised, from excursions to accommodation

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Wineglass Bay Sail Walk
Wineglass Bay Sail Walk
Wineglass Bay Sail Walk

Wineglass Bay Sail Walk Sample Itinerary

Add-On Accommodation Options

Small Group Tour
4 Days/3 Nights
Departs ex Hobart

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Location

Wineglass Bay Sail Walk
Highlights
  • A voyage aboard the luxurious 23-metre Lady Eugenie
  • Drop anchor at various points along Tasmania’s stunning east coast
  • Maria Island historic penal settlement and national park
  • The imposing dolomite columns of Bishop & Clerk
  • The dramatic sandstone Painted Cliffs
  • An Australian fur seal colony at Isle du Phoques
  • Stunning Schouten Island
  • Shorebirds and native animals such as wombats and echidnas
  • Flawless Wineglass Bay
  • Exceptional food and wine throughout the journey

Getting There

This walking holiday commences in Hobart, Tasmania’s handsome capital. Flights are available daily into the city from Melbourne and Sydney. However, it is also possible to take an overnight ferry – the Spirit of Tasmania – into Devonport from Melbourne . From the disembarkation terminal, it is 3 hours by road into Hobart.

Combine With

Why not spend a few days exploring Hobart and its surrounds before you begin this walk? The Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) and evocative Port Arthur are the island’s topmost attractions, which you must see if staying in the capital. Alternatively, you could spend some time exploring the Freycinet Peninsula after the four-day expedition on foot concludes.

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