Exclusively used by Maria Island Walk guests, Bernacchi House is heritage house located within the World Heritage-listed convict settlement of Darlington


Reserved exclusively for Maria Island Walk guests, Bernacchi House is a welcome sight on Day 3 of the walk. The heritage-listed house dates back to 1880 and is located within the World Heritage-listed convict settlement of Darlington. Guests will enjoy comfortable beds, hot showers and dinner with Tasmanian wines at a grand communal table by the roaring fire. After dinner, a stroll on the veranda offers a chance to stargaze and spot wombats wandering through the garden.

Bernacchi House at night
Wombat at sunset
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What's Included

All meals and wines with dinner

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Location & Access

Located in Darlington settlement on Maria Island – accessed on foot on day 3 of the Maria Island Walk

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What You Need to Know
Best Room

All rooms are of a similar style

Suitable For

Couples; solo walkers

Best Nearby Walk

Bishop and Clerk Summit Walk

Best Nearby Park

Maria Island National Park

Best Food & Wine Experience

Dinner by the fire with a glass of Tasmanian red

Best Place for Relaxation

On the terrace


October to April, commensurate with the Maria Island Walk departures, plus select Maria Island Winter Escape departures between May and August.

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Frequently asked questions

When is the best time to visit Tasmania?

Tasmania has a cool temperate climate with four distinct seasons. The warmest months are in summer and early Autumn, from December to March, and the winter is cool with snow in alpine inland areas such as Cradle Mountain.