What can I bring on Spirit of Tasmania?
If you are a passenger travelling without a vehicle, you can check in two carry-on bags or suitcases and take one of them on the passenger decks with you.
If you are a passenger travelling with a vehicle, you can load up your vehicle with no weight restrictions. You can then take one carry-on bag or suitcase on the passenger decks. You won’t be able to return to your vehicle, so make sure to take any medications and necessities with you.
The accepted carry-on baggage dimensions are 66cm x 46.5cm x 27.5cm or smaller. No weight restrictions apply.
Please note that you cannot bring anything that contravenes Tasmanian biosecurity laws. Fish, fresh fruit and vegetables, plants, honeycomb and soil are some items that can’t be brought into Tasmania.
Can you sleep on Spirit of Tasmania?
Many passengers book overnight sails with Spirit of Tasmania and sleep overnight. There are over a hundred recliners on board each ferry, where you can sit back and nap complete with a comfy blanket. There are also plenty of private cabins, ranging from four-bed to deluxe cabins. There will be a wakeup call 45 minutes before the scheduled disembarking time for sleeping passengers on the overnight ferry.
During high demand periods like the summer months, passengers can alternatively book a Day Ticket and enjoy a variety of entertainment options.
Can I bring my dog or cat with me on Spirit of Tasmania?
Yes, you can bring dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets and some birds, chickens and ducks on board Spirit of Tasmania. Other animals are generally not allowed on board due to Tasmanian biosecurity laws.
While Assistance Animals may stay with you throughout the journey, all other pets must be booked into a kennel and may not stay in cabins. Spirit of Tasmania also strongly discourages keeping pets in your car during the journey.
Pets will instead be housed in kennels on ventilated decks, with fresh water and regular staff checks throughout the sailing. You will not be able to access the kennels during sailing, but you can leave bedding and comfort items with your pet.