What to Bring

For Summer and Winter Walks

The following is provided on both Summer and Winter Walks.

Day Pack
Waterproof Jacket
Head Torch

What you should bring

Summer Season

  • Walking boots with good ankle support or sturdy walking shoes with good tread. (Sandshoes and trainers are not recommended for walking
  • Lighter weight shoes/sandals for around the house. Long pants x 1 (ideally from a quick dry material – not heavy denim) Shorts x 1
  • Long sleeve shirt x 1
  • Thermal top and bottoms x 1 set
  • Down jacket or warm winter jacket x 1
  • T shirts x 2
  • Socks and underwear x 3
  • Beanie or woolly hat, and gloves
  • Sun hat and sun glasses
  • Large water bottle
  • Toiletries in small containers. Body wash, shampoo, conditioner and body lotion are provided at Bernacchi House
  • Swimwear and sarong – for the brave!
  • Camera/Binoculars Sunscreen and insect repellent – this is also available at the house Walking Poles (please bring along if you ordinarily walk with poles).

Winter Season

  • Walking boots with good ankle support or sturdy walking shoes with good tread. (Sandshoes and trainers are not recommended for walking
  • Lighter weight shoes/sandals for around the house. Long pants x 1 (ideally from a quick dry material – not heavy denim) Shorts x 1
  • Long sleeve shirt x 1
  • Thermal top and bottoms x 1 set
  • Down jacket or warm winter jacket x 1
  • T shirts x 2
  • Socks and underwear x 3
  • Beanie or woolly hat, and gloves
  • Sun hat and sun glasses
  • Large water bottle
  • Toiletries in small containers. Body wash, shampoo, conditioner and body lotion are provided at Bernacchi House
  • Swimwear and sarong – for the brave!
  • Camera/Binoculars Sunscreen and insect repellent – this is also available at the house Walking Poles (please bring along if you ordinarily walk with poles).

Power and Phones

Mobile service coverage is very patchy and depending on your carrier may not be available. Guides have phones that can be used if necessary.

Luggage Storage

You can store excess luggage at our office and this will be loaded on to the bus which meets you as you return from the island at the end of your walk.

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The Maria Island Walk acknowledges the Aboriginal Communities and Traditional Custodians of country throughout Tasmania and we recognise their continued connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to Elders past, present, and emerging, as we seek to understand their history, and learn from their knowledge.