EAST COAST, MARIA ISLAND & WINEGLASS BAY
Sample 7-day cruise expedition itinerary
Leaving our berth in Hobart, we cruise down the Derwent into Norfolk Bay. There’s time for some fishing on the way, then depending on conditions, navigate through the Denison Canal or take the longer route via Cape Raoul and the Tasman Peninsula (the reverse route would be taken on the return voyage, again, depending on conditions). Lunch is at either Bangor Oysters or Port Arthur and we’ll shelter overnight at either Blackman Bay or Port Arthur.
We take the spectacular cruise to Schooner Cover on the tip of the Freycinet Peninsula, where the day can be spent beachcombing, bushwalking, snorkelling or fishing. There’s every chance of fresh lobster for dinner.
As conditions permit, we’ll anchor in one of the protected and scenic bays around Schouten Island, bushwalk to Bear Mountain, stroll on the beach, fish or just relax and enjoy the environment from the boat.
On these days there’s the option of cruising into Coles Bay and taking the walk over the Hazards to Wineglass Bay; or basing ourselves in Wineglass and climbing to the saddle. Whatever we decide, a night or two in Wineglass Bay is a must and there are several excellent short walks available on the tracks of the Freycinet National Park.
On our southward sailing from Freycinet we pass a large seal haul-out on Ile des Phoques (Island of Seals) then cruise the western coastline of Maria Island, stopping at the historic settlement of Darlington and finding a sheltered anchorage for the night.
To complete a memorable seven-day voyage, we return to Hobart via Tasman Island or the Denison Canal.
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Coles Bay, Hazard Mountains & Freycinet National Park.
Sunlight through the clouds falls onto the breaking waves.
The beautiful town of Coles Bay at sunset.
May to January
Minimum guest capacity
Minimum of 1 guest
Maximum guest capacity
10 guests maximum
Home port for departures and returns
From $6,600 per day, plus $150 per person per day.
- Accommodation aboard Odalisque
- Expert skipper & guest chef
- Menu featuring gourmet Tasmanian produce
- Fine Tasmanian wine & boutique beer
- Tailored itineraries – jet boat excursions, walking, birdwatching, photography, beachcombing