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Spirit of Tasmania

Open Now: 08:00 - 20:30
Open today: 08:00 - 20:30
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Relaxing mode of transport

Chose this mode of transport across the Straight because we had our own vehicle. Well organised... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Neet W
Gerringong, Australia
TMK restaurant... delicious!

TMK restaurant on Spirit of Tasmania has amazing food. It's just a pity the buffet itself is so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Yvette R
Canberra, Australia
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Spirit of Tasmania is one of Australia’s most iconic travel experiences, operating sailings across Bass Strait between Melbourne and Devonport on Tasmania’s north coast. Spirit of Tasmania provides travellers with flexibility and convenience when...more
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Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
+61 1800 634 906
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Reviewed yesterday

On Oct 5 I went online to book my Transit (2.3metres high) looking at the Oct 20 overnight sail. First available date was December 1 almost two months later. This is our national highway. This is subsidized for vehicles. How does someone with a campervan...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Chose this mode of transport across the Straight because we had our own vehicle. Well organised. Did both the night and day voyage. Would definitely recommend booking a recliner if you don’t want a cabin. Otherwise you will spend hours in general areas around the...More

Thank Neet W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

TMK restaurant on Spirit of Tasmania has amazing food. It's just a pity the buffet itself is so confusing the menu suggests that there are a number of different main courses at $24.50 each, or the salad bar at $16, plus desserts at about $8....More

1  Thank Yvette R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great sailing either day or night. Alll facilities on board are great and staff very friendly. Time goes quickly while sailing. Meet lots of new people while travelling. Taking a car no problem.

1  Thank emtvrznik
Reviewed 5 days ago

The reason most people travel on the Spirit is so they can have their own car with them on their holidays. It's why we take the Spirit, and we've travelled on the Spirit a lot. If possible, take one of the daylight crossings. It's a...More

2  Thank BobF1184
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A well set-up ship, with plenty of seating without actually reserving a seat or cabin. Lots of things to do - cinemas (we watched a movie), video gaming areas, children's play areas, dining areas, places to charge phones, tourist info on board, etc. A pleasant...More

1  Thank sylvs10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a day crossing with a cabin, crossing with our car. Due to a medical emergency a couple of days before the ferry was very late arriving and setting off. We were sent a text message the evening before advising us of the delay....More

2  Thank ChrisGarry89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our return trip from Devonport to Melbourne, we booked an internal cabin. The cabin did not have adequate heating and we were cold during the evening sail. To make matters worse, there was no hot water in the shower in the morning. It was...More

Thank starmagnolia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never met staff in an organisation with such diverse roles and consistently pleasant to deal with. Courteous, Competent and Patient The facilities were extensive, including eating and entertainment The cabin was cosy and adequate Will travel on The Spirit again

Thank T6993KXdavidm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went over on a day sail with 2 adults, an 11 year old and two teenagers, towing a camper trailer with a loaded Defender.. Overall a very impressive experience, the loading of the boat appeared very efficient and timely. There is a buffet which...More

1  Thank Leanne R
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30 August 2018|
Response from RodneyO104 |
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30 August 2018|
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Response from Karen A | Reviewed this property |
No they do not. It’s really warm inside tho.
Sylvia J
6 August 2018|
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Response from Anne J | Reviewed this property |
I would think that would not be allowed. Better to book a cabin and you will not have any problems.