Dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, some birds, chickens and ducks may travel on Spirit of Tasmania. Biosecurity restrictions may apply to ferrets entering Tasmania. For further information please call Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment on 1300 368 550.
Wildlife such as reptiles, amphibians (i.e. frogs), birds, water-based animals (i.e. fish, yabbies, tortoises), worms, spiders, pigeons, doves and rodents cannot travel on board Spirit of Tasmania.
For more information about bringing specific animal breeds into Tasmania, please visit the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment website.
If travelling with a pet, it is a requirement your pet travels in a Spirit of Tasmania kennel. Our kennels are located on ventilated decks. During sailing, access to the kennels is not permitted. Fresh water is supplied and regular checks are performed on pets throughout the sailing. Bedding is not provided.
If you are carrying livestock, please contact us on 1800 884 305 to make your booking.
Please note: all dogs entering Tasmania are subject to biosecurity entry conditions and must be treated for Hydatid tapeworm within 14 days prior to entering Tasmania. For more information, call the Dogs to Tasmania Info Line on 1800 684 215.
You can read further information about pets and kennels here.