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Stacked_whiteSpirit of Tasmania

Spirit of Tasmania’s Melbourne-Devonport service offers flexibility and convenience when planning a holiday. The twin ships depart each port nightly at 7.30pm and arrive the following morning at 6.00am. During high demand season, Spirit of Tasmania operates day sailings.

Passengers can choose from a variety of accommodation options designed to suit all budgets, including Deluxe Cabins, Twin Cabins, Four Berth Cabins and Ocean Recliners. 

Travellers can take advantage of the facilities on board; browse the gift shop, watch a complimentary movie in the on board cinema, visit the travel information centre or enjoy live entertainment on selected day sailings. Plus, there is the option to relax with a local Tasmanian beer or wine at one of the bars, enjoy a selection of dishes from the buffet style eatery, or indulge in some of Tasmania’s finest produce in the contemporary restaurant.

Whether it’s an adventure with the family or a weekend getaway with a loved one, taking the car on Spirit of Tasmania is an easy and stress-free option. Travellers can enjoy the freedom of packing as much luggage as can fit in their vehicle, including golf clubs, fishing rods, camping equipment and anything else needed for a touring adventure. Vehicles with trailers, caravans, motor homes and push bikes can also be accommodated on board.

Experience the allure of sea travel. Simply drive on board for a holiday where half the fun is getting there. Embrace the ocean views, stroll the decks and breathe in the sea breeze - there’s nothing quite like it!

For more information and to book your next trip on Spirit of Tasmania, visit

Supporting Sponsors

JPEG_METL-Identity-Design-bigMaritime Employees Training Limited

Uniquely positioned in the maritime industry, METL forms a vital link between employers, the training system and the workforce.

As a Group Training Organisation (GTO), METL works with Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and Employers on all aspects of maritime traineeships including recruitment, facilitation of training and sea-service, and is the legal entity under which trainees are employed.

Since commencing operations in 2011, METL has emerged as the largest employer of Trainee Integrated Ratings in Australia. Through a stringent selection process, effective mentoring, and emphasis on the health, safety and well-being of our employees, METL has achieved consistently high completion rates and employee retention. 

METL is committed to quality outcomes for employers. With successful industry partnerships, we strive to advance productivity and maximise safety through effective skill development pathways.

OMS_Logo_No_Pty_LtdOffshore Marine Services

Offshore Marine Services Pty Ltd (OMS) is one of the world's leading providers of offshore manning & logistics services to the oil and gas industry.

They specialise in vessel and rig manning and all associated support services including; recruitment, training, visa administration, travel management, catering, logistics & our own fleet of offshore vessels.

OMS is an international business with offices strategically positioned in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Malta, United Arab Emirates and Singapore, offering global solutions to a global industry.

OMS is able to offer a diverse service to the energy sector through its affiliated businesses, SKILLED Offshore for construction manning services, ATIVO for maintenance and engineering services, Broadsword Marine for inshore vessel charter services, and Prosafe for offshore OH&S personnel support services.
OMS is a wholly owned subsidiary of the SKILLED Group, a publicly listed company on the Australian Stock Exchange and a member of the ASX 200.

HFW_Logo_LS_BlueHolman Fenwick Willan

Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) is a global law firm with over 450 lawyers across 14 offices in 11 countries, including in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney. We specialise in advising clients in the aviation, banking, commodities, construction, insurance/reinsurance, logistics, mining, offshore, energy, oil & gas, ports & terminals, shipping, super-yachts and private aircraft sectors, specifically.

HFW's shipping lawyers are widely recognised as top-tier, winning numerous global awards. We provide a comprehensive service to the global shipping and offshore business community, and have over 140 lawyers worldwide specialising in all aspects of maritime law. HFW has one of the largest Admiralty and Crisis Management practices in the world, dealing with the full range of legal issues that arise from collisions, groundings, pollution, fire and explosion, salvage, wreck removal and towage.  

The clients we represent in the marine sector are testimony to our global reputation. Clients include shipowners, charterers, salvors, P&I Clubs, offshore service providers, energy companies, banks, international agencies, shipyards, insurance underwriters, governments and brokers. 







Last updated: 05 Dec 2013