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Found 12 walks

Maria Island Circuit
33.9 km circuit
2 days to 4 days
Maria Island Circuit
33.9 km

2 days to 4 days



Starting from the Darlington Jetty near the Darlington Probation Station, Maria Island National Park, this walk takes you on a circuit around Maria Island. Experience stunning coastal views, picturesque bays, dramatic cliffs and historic ruins on an extensive hike around Maria Island, a natural wildlife sanctuary. The first section follows the coastline, passing the Painted Cliffs and Four Mile Beach before reaching French's Farm, a good base for exploring Point Lesueur, Encampment Cove and McRae's Isthmus. The next section heads inland back towards Darlington, with a side-trip to the summit of Mount Maria, the highest point on the island. The final section follows a creek past the Reservoir, then climbs steeply to the Bishop and Clerk pinnacles before looping back past the Fossil Cliffs. This circuit is best experienced on a bike or as a multi-day walk. The island has several free campgrounds and basic bunk accommodation is also available. The tracks are accessible and well-defined, consisting mainly of gravel roads. The only steep sections are along the Bishop and Clerk/Mount Maria tracks, which involve some rock scrambling. There are no cars on Maria Island and it's only accessible by ferry, but visitors can bring a bike or rent one. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.



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