Discover Maria Island and Freycinet Peninsula by air with a Freycinet Air scenic flight.
Departing Friendly Beaches, fly over Freycinet Peninsula taking in spectacular views of the Hazards mountain range and the iconic Wineglass Bay, before touching down on Maria Island.
In the early 1800s the island was home to whalers and sealers who made make-shift camps on its shores. In 1825 a convict settlement was established on the island, of which the ruins can still be witnessed today. Maria Island is now a national park. It has no roads and no shops. When you arrive, it’s up to you as to how you would like to spend your time.
Although we highly recommend a picnic on the beach before exploring the historic ruins, sweeping bays, fossil cliffs, rugged mountains and remarkable wildlife. Once your bellies are full and feet are sore, jump back aboard to fly back over the peninsula – via the west – offering a differing perspective to our first flight.
Image credits: Flow Mountain Bike, Tourism Tasmania, Dominic Zeng Photoart, Luke Tscharke.
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