Backpacking Flinders Island

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    WALK TO THE TOP OF MOUNT STRZELECKI TO SEE SOME BREATHTAKING VIEWS: Photo - Steve Lovegrove, courtesy of Tourism Tasmania. All rights reserved
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    FIND YOUR OWN PIECE OF UNCROWDED BEACH: Photo - Steve Lovegrove, courtesy of Tourism Tasmania. All rights reserved
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    SWIM IN THE CRYSTAL CLEAR WATERS: Photo - Steve Lovegrove, courtesy of Tourism Tasmania. All rights reserved
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    ADMIRE THE ABUNDANT BEAUTIFUL SCENERY: Photo - Steve Lovegrove, courtesy of Tourism Tasmania. All rights reserved
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Flinders Island Highlights

  • Great variety of opportunities for scuba diving around the island, including many wrecks dating from the 1700's.

  • Chill out on one of the uncrowded and unspoilt white sandy beaches.

  • You can walk your way into the impressive Strzelecki National Park on the Strzelecki Peaks Track and climb to the top of the island's highest peak, Mount Strzelecki to admire the amazing views.

About Flinders Island

Flinders Island is the largest of 52 islands in the Furneaux Group that once created a land bridge adjoining Tasmania and mainland Australia.

The island is well known for its diverse landscape ranging from pristine white sandy beaches to the granite cliffs of Mount Strzelecki. 


There are plenty of things to do on and around Flinders Island including fishing, scuba diving, climbing to the summit of Mt. Strzelecki for spectacular views, exploring the National Park, fossicking for Killecrankie Diamonds, swimming in crystal clear waters, kayaking, bush walking, or just pitching a tent under the spectacular night sky.

Flinders Island has three main townships, with Whitemark being the main centre, which has a variety of shops and services.

Orientation Map for Flinders Island


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Flinders Island Visitor Information Centre

4 Davies Street
Whitemark, Flinders Island, Tasmania
Phone (03) 6359 5002
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