Maria Island National Park Snorkeling

The 4th most popular snorkel dive spot in Tasmania.

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Northeast of Hobart off the Tasmanian coast, the snorkeling in Maria Island National Park is well known for its several shipwrecks. The best snorkeling is along the northwest coastline of Maria Island near Darlington. Try checking out the water near Painted Cliffs.

Overall, Maria Island National Park is the 4th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 4 snorkeling dives in Tasmania. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Maria Island National Park including Ninepin Point Marine Nature Reserve, Tinderbox Marine Nature Reserve and Freycinet National Park.


Local Contact(s):  Maria Island National Park +61 3 6257 1420; Go Dive TAS (03) 6231 9749; The Dive Shop Hobart (03) 6234 3428; Southern Tasmanian Divers (03) 6234 7243

Recommended Book:  "South Pacific Diving" from Julia Whitty

Best Season:  Jan - Feb

Base Camp:  Penitentiary at Darlington

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Maria Island National Park Snorkeling Review

GPS:  -42.581576, 148.060842

Date Published:  12/25/2011

Date Updated:  6/29/2016

ID:  24723

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