Compare air travel with sea travel
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The table below will help you compare traveling by air with traveling on the Spirit of Tasmania.

When planning a trip, it's always good to gather information before making a decision. No matter how easy the decision may seem to be. Look at all the pros and cons. Weigh everything up. Consider carefully. Then make your decision.

Things to consider By Air Spirit of Tasmania
Cost of fare From AUD 69 return From AUD 120 one-way
Length of journey 1-2 hours 9-11 hours
Departure points in mainland Australia Sydney, Melbourne, Moorabin, Adelaide, Brisbane Melbourne
Arrival points in Tasmania Hobart, Launceston, Devonport, Burnie, King Island Devonport
Vehicle from mainland Australia Cannot be brought with you Can be brought with you
Time available for enjoying views, taking photographs Less More
On-board facilities Standard domestic inflight facilities Restaurant, bars, gaming lounge, children's playroom, tourism facility, TV, complimentary movies, cabin facilities
Travel sickness Potential for air sickness due to air turbulence Potential for sea sickness due to notorious Roaring Forties

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