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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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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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