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Overview

Set foot on Flinders Island and step into an awe-inspir­ing world of sparkling beach­es, rugged ranges, abun­dant wildlife, flo­ra, and clear sap­phire waters. Our local guide will share their knowl­edge, sto­ries, and insight of the island life’. Each day we will explore a new area and expe­ri­ence a dif­fer­ent part of the Island – his­toric build­ings and ruins, coastal scenery, beach­es, wildlife reserves, farm­ing regions, Indige­nous his­to­ry, gar­dens, and fresh produce. 

Accom­mo­da­tion will be at Lady Baron in the well-appoint­ed units of the Furneaux Tav­ern, set on an acre of native gar­dens with spec­tac­u­lar views over Franklin Sound.

2022 Depar­tures
Mon­day 14th Feb­ru­ary — Thurs­day 17th Feb­ru­ary
Thurs­day 24th Feb­ru­ary — Sun­day 27th February

Detailed Itinerary

Please note that the itinerary is subject to change without notice.

  • Day 1: Launceston to Flinders Island

    Collected from home, transfer to Launceston airport for departure with Sharp Airlines at 10.00am. Meet and greet at Flinders Island airport with driver, travel 10 mins out of town to Walkers lookout where there you can see 360 views of the Island. From there we travel back into Whitemark to the local Bakery Café for those who want to have a cuppa/snack. We head south to Lady Barron to settle into our accommodation at The Furneaux Tavern.

  • Day 1: Flinders Island

    We travel north towards Memana, the largest farming region the Island has to offer. Learning about the soldier settlement scheme in the 1960s. (morning tea break) We then head back south slightly to Patriarchs Wildlife reserve where we learn of the determination of one mans dream to protect the wallabies and Cape Barren geese. This is a beautiful setting for lunch. We then head down to Cameron’s inlet (a breeding ground for the many birdlife we have), this is a chance for those who want to take a stroll on the beach and go fossicking for shells. From there we head north again towards Lady Barron back to The Furneaux Tavern.

  • Day 1: Flinders Island

    This morning we travel the scenic Thule Road as we head to the most northern part of the island. We travel to the North East River for morning tea, a popular fishing spot for the locals in the know, there is time here for a short stroll around the pristine estuary. From here we head to the most northern part of the island, Palana where you can still see the bunkers set up during the war. These were used as a lookout for fear of invasion of enemy armies. We journey to Killekrankie, the home of the famous Killekrankie diamonds. A lovely spot for lunch. From here we travel back towards Lady Barron, taking the route to Vinegar hill where there are panoramic views of the Furneaux islands, and the Frankin Sound. On a good day we can see the ‘Farsund’ shipwreck. From here its back to accommodation.

  • Day 1: Flinders Island to Launceston

    We check out of our accommodation for a final day of touring before our afternoon flight Heading north again, this time to the historic Wybalena chapel (morning tea) and spend some time in the Flinders Island Museum before heading to one of the most popular beaches on the island, Trousers Point. The area boasts with white sand, crystal clear waters and red lichens on the rocks, as well as stunning views of Mount Strzelecki. This is our spot for lunch. Heading back towards Lady Barron we cruise through Coast Road and Badger Corner before making our way to the airport to return to Launceston to be dropped off at home on our return.

Tour Highlights

  • Badger's Corner
  • Patriarch Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Walkers Lookout
  • Wybalenna Settlement
  • Furneaux Museu
  • Strezeleck National Park
  • Trouser's Point

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Key Details

Departs

Monday 14th February 2022

Inclusions

  • Return Flights to/from Launceston
  • 3 Nights, 3 - 4 Star accommodation
  • Meals and attractions as per itinerary

Not Included

  • Travel Insurance
  • Alcoholic and aerated drinks

Cost

  • Twin Share $2,000.00
  • Single Supplement Additional $200.00

Payment Terms

  • Deposit of $100 is due to secure your seat. Final payment is due Wednesday 15 December 2021. Minimum 10 pax required for tour to operate. Please read terms and conditions before booking.