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Triabunna

Triabunna, the gateway to Maria Island National Park, is a short drive from Orford. This is a town rich in local history that offers a range of great coastal holiday experiences.

From Triabunna’s marina, you can join a cruise to Maria Island, board a fishing or sightseeing charter in the Mercury Passage, or go sailing or boating in Spring Bay. This part of the coast is a prime fishing area, and Triabunna is well known for its delicious, locally-caught fish and chips. Buy some to enjoy al fresco as you watch boats come and go, and make sure you visit a local seafood producer to sample fresh blue mussels and scallops, grown in the east coast’s deep, cold offshore waters.

There are several walks in and around Triabunna—explore the area’s beautiful beaches or take a stroll in the nearby coastal reserves, including Pelican Walk, which begins near the marina. Take the self-guided Discovery Walk from the Triabunna Visitor Centre to see the town’s preserved convict-era buildings, visit the Tasmanian Seafarers Memorial, and browse the town’s shops and galleries. Or, simply relax with a coffee and snack in a welcoming cafe.

Maria Island National Park is a short boat journey from Triabunna. Take a day or more to visit this extraordinary island, which combines World Heritage-listed convict history with abundant native wildlife and diverse natural landscapes.

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East Coast Cruises

Set sail with us in a small, intimate group and explore Maria Island with experienced locals. Our cruise boat SPIRIT OF MARIA is the only vessel operating cruises and tours to Maria Island and the Ile Des Phoque’s giant sea caves. Our two signature tours, Ile Des Phoques and Maria Island Circumnavigation, depart from Triabunna marina and feature seven hours of adventure and discovery. We’ll take you to seal haul-outs, the Painted Cliffs, Fossil Cliffs and secret locales, indulging you with Tasmanian fare and local sparkling. On foot, together we’ll explore Darlington, Maria Island’s World Heritage listed convict settlement.

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Dovedale Cottage

At its heart Dovedale is a simple one room Shepherd’s Hut built in the late 1820s. Over the years Dovedale has been expanded into a three bedroom roomy cottage and is now an idyllic retreat from the modern world. Built overlooking Ravensdale Riverlet, with views stretching to the Eastern Tiers, Dovedale will surprise and enchant. You won’t want to leave.

  • Address: Dovedale Cottage on Ravensdale, 10137 Tasman Hwy, Little Swanport
  • Landline: 03 62557 7554
  • Mobile: 0427636763
  • Email: mackellarmaggie@gmail.com

 

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Encounter Maria Island Ferry Service

Encounter Maria Island is the official ferry operator to and from Maria Island. Maria Island is only about 30 minutes from Triabunna, but about as far from ordinary as you can imagine. Rich in indigenous and European history, abundant in wildlife, boasting spectacular views and remarkable geological features, the whole of Maria Island is a National Park, managed by the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service. Leave your ordinary world behind and experience something extraordinary – encounter Maria Island.

 Book online at www.encountermaria.com.au

 

Maria Island Shuttle offers transfers from Hobart to Triabunna marina – connecting you with East Coast Cruises “Maria Island: Cruise + Walk” or the ferry to Maria Island.  Please check the website for current schedules  www.mariaislandshuttle.com.au

 

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Pop Up Book Stall (PUBS)

The Pop-Up Book Stall (PUBS) is the largest book seller in the Glamorgan Spring Bay municipality. We have a wide range of good quality donated books for sale at unbeatable prices.  All proceeds go to  support essential service volunteer organisations and community health and well being initiatives within our municipality.

The Old Council Chambers, 1 Vicary Street, Triabunna

Contacts: Judy 6257 1262

                  Beth 0407 571 181

                  Richard 0427 355 229

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Spring Bay Hotel

Historic Hotel situated at the Marina in the quaint fishing village of Triabunna. Family owned and operated for over 26 years. Offering Public Bar 7 days, evening meals Monday – Saturday, Take away bottle sales and Accommodation. Specialising in Tasmanian Wines at competitive Cellar Door prices. On the doorstep to Maria Island Ferry. A quality hospitality experience on the coast, “Old fun Pubs still exist”

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Spring Bay Online Access Centre

The Spring Bay Online Access Centre is located on the corner of Vicary and Melbourne Street, Triabunna.

If you want to learn about the internet or just how to use a computer come in and see us.

You don’t need to be an expert, we are here to assist with any queries or problems you might have.

Opening Hours:

Tue 10:00am – 2.00pm

Wed 12:00pm- 4.00pm

Thu 10:00am – 2.00pm

Telephone: 0472 511 136

Email: springbay.oac@education.tas.gov.au

 

 

Internet access

Vicary Street, Triabunna 7190
03 6257 3698
springbay@tco.asn.au

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Spring Bay Studio and Gallery

The Spring Bay Studio and Gallery is a Community Visual Arts Organisation on the marina in Triabunna. The organisation has been developed to cater to the need of local artists wishing to be involved in an active and engaged group. The Artists usually focus on a large project reflecting the stories of Spring Bay and the surrounding area. The work culminates in an exhibition during the month of January each year,  with additional involvement in other events, when they fall.

The Studio and Gallery is open to visitors every Monday between 9.30 to 1pm  during the year.   Watch this site for future advertised openings and exhibitions.

For membership enquiries:

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Tasmania I Drive

Private and customised tours throughout Tasmania for small groups of up to 6 Persons. Tasmania I Drive is about flexibility while touring at an unhurried pace. Itineraries are made to suit. You will be driving in a comfortable 4 WD Vehicle with leather seats and a fridge on board to keep any purchase cool along the way.

Tasmania
0421 250 479
info@tasmaniaidrive.com   W www.tasmaniaidrive.com

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The Fish Van

Fresh & Cooked local seafood. Real bean coffee, cold drinks. Try our home-made fish patties & potato cakes. We use cholesterol free oil.

Dec.2013 to April 2014. Trading 7 Days 11am – 7pm

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The Maria Island Walk Winter Escape

Winter is a beautiful time to visit Maria Island. In groups of up to 8 guests our guides will show you the island’s beauty, history and incredible wildlife over 3 days. Each night in the warmth and comfort of Bernacchi House, you will enjoy a delicious candlelit dinner with fine wines while your guides amaze you with their many fascinating stories of Maria Island. This really is an experience not to be missed.

The all-inclusive package starts and finishes in Hobart with departures from June to August.

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The Village

The Village is a community based organisation under the auspices of the Eastcoast Regional Development Organisation Inc (ERDO), established to develop a range of enterprise, educational, arts and environmental projects that will lead to a self sustaining model, connecting young people to the broader community and impacting on many areas of community life. Current Projects include Community Market, Paper Making Studio, Art Gallery, Art ,craft & music workshops, Performance venue for music and drama events, Demonstration gardens/landscaping with drought tolerant native species in partnership with Pulchella Nursery, Community gardens, Remembrance Garden, Peace Garden & Peace Pole, Literacy Clinic ( funded through Communities for Children), Men & Boys Program ( funded through Communities for Children, Connecting our Aboriginal Families ( funded through Communities for Children) & France to Freycinet Festival.

20 Melbourne Street Triabunna
Tom Teniswood (President ERDO) (03) 6257 7583
webmaster@triabunnavillage.com.au   W triabunnavillage.weebly.com

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Triabunna IGA Supermarket & Newsagency

We are a full service Supermarket and Newsagency, we offer free local home delivery and deliveries to the wharf, Travelling to Maria Island drop in pick up your supplies, large orders please phone or email your orders up to a week in advance and we will gladly have the orders ready for you. Great Hot Chooks all year round. Looking forward to seeing you soon.

Hours 8am – 6pm 364 days a year
Christmas Day 8am – 11am

24 Vicary Street, Triabunna Tas 7190
03 6257 3227
mikesiga@bigpond.com

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