Camping Maria Island tasmania campgrounds

Maria Island is a popular National Park off the East Coast of Tasmania that has points of interest and features. It has a unique island ecology, geological history, historic buildings, ruins, magnificent coastal vistas, secluded sun-drenched beaches, rugged coastal cliffs, a range of bushwalks from easy to harder, longer walks, marine reserves, areas for fishing, abundant birdlife and easily seen wildlife including wombats and Albino Wallabies. Bookings are essential when visiting Maria Island to stay in Penitentiary units. Penitentiary accommodation consists of nine 6 bunk bed rooms (max of 54 people). Each unit has vinyl-covered mattresses, picnic-style table and chairs and a wood heater A 10th room sleeps 6 and 8 in two separate areas and is charged as 2 separate rooms. Bring food, bedding, lighting and cooking gear including stove. Two free camp sites available at French’s Farm and Encampment Cove. Both are app. 3 - 4 hours walk from the ferry. There are fuel stoves only at French's Farm; non-treated rainwater is available from tanks. See also Maria Island Campground. Maria Island is accessible by ferry, boat or light aircraft and once on the island you will find yourself walking or bicycling in friendly natural surroundings. There are no cars, no electricity, no shops and nothing to distract you from the natural beauty of the island. Maria Island is popular for wildlife spotting, birdwatching, boating, kayaking, snorkelling, diving, swimming, fishing, climbing, bushwalking and photography. Darlington Campground - camping fees are $7 per adult or $13/couple per night plus $5 each additional adult. Family camping is $16 per night for 2 adults & 3 children - each additional child is $2.50 per night. No bookings are possible for the campsites. No campfires – communal campfire in BBQ shelter only. There is a ranger onsite at Darlington Campground. See also: Frenchs Farm Campground : Encampment Cove Campground
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CAMPSITE DETAILS
  • COSTS
    ADULT
    CHILDREN
    FAMILY
  •  FROM
    AUD $13 for 2
    AUD $2.5 (<17)
    $16
  • BOOKINGS
  • NO
  • AMENITIES
  • Toilets
  • maximum stay
  • 2-weeks
  • Powered sites
  • NO
  • RANGER ON SITE
  • Yes
  • Contact No.
  • 03 6257 1420
  • Fresh Water
  • YES - Limited
  • Dogs Allowed
  • NO
  • National Park
  • Yes


Maria Island, East Coast Tasmania.

Maria Island camping offers Toilet facilities, basic laundry/scullery room, hot showers ($1 coins required) and firewood is provided. Fireplaces are available in camping area. There is a free gas barbecue in shelter behind dunes of Darlington Bay Beach.

See also:

  • Camping Little Beach St Marys
  • Camping Dora Point
  • Camping St Helens Point
  • Camping Humbug Point
  • Camping Swansea
  • Camping Moulting Bay