This was an expedition cruise and overall was most enjoyable. Tasmania is unspoilt and a delight to visit. The places visited were great - loved them all. The walks were pretty strenuous and long at times.
The crew were superb - friendly and helpful - good food and service. The guest guides and lecturers were both knowledgeable and generous with their time.
The boat was small and clean - no luxury but it was fairly comfortable. There was a warning that there was no lift but the stairs were almost vertical! Some passengers found it very difficult getting to and from their cabins. The sea was very rough during this cruise and the boat pitched and rolled quite alarmingly for long periods! This type of boat is not suitable for the unpredictability of the southern ocean! Many passengers spent a lot of time being ill and clinging to the bed to stay in!
Good storage and reasonably comfortable - utility rather than luxury.