Flinders Island Campgrounds

Flinders Island is an island in Bass Strait, Tasmania between Tasmania and mainland Australia. It is 20 kilometres from Cape Portland, the north-eastern tip of Tasmania, Australia and is the largest island in the Furneaux Group. The island forms part of Tasmania, and part of the Municipality of Flinders Island local government area. Flinders Island is one of the many islands included in the Municipal area. Of these islands Flinders Island is the only island with more than one permanent settlement, and is by far the largest in the Furneaux Group. The island is approximately 62 km from north to south, and 37 km from east to west.. The island's total land area is 1333 km². With a height of 756 m, Mount Strzelecki in the south west is the island's highest peak. Click for accommodation Flinders Island. The coastal areas are punctuated by sandy deposits often taking the shape of dunes. Many coastal lagoons dot the eastern shore, formed by dunes blocking further drainage.

Getting to Flinders Island: Sharp Airlines runs a daily service from Launceston, - app. 40 minutes flight and a three-weekly flight from Melbourne - Essendon (90 minutes flight) and 3 times weekly services from Hobart. Both services terminate at Flinders Island Airport about 3 km north of Whitemark. A ferry service is operated to the island by Southern Shipping Co from Bridport, Tasmania and also from Port Welshpool, Victoria.

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  • NO
  • Limited
  • maximum stay
  • 3-weeks
  • Powered sites
  • NO
  • Available
  • Contact No.
  • (03) 6359 2217
  • Fresh Water
  • YES
  • Dogs Allowed
  • ON lEADS
  • National Park
  • NO

Camping Flinders Island

The population as at 2005 was less than 1000 people. Bigger settlements include Whitemark (which has the island's main airstrip and about 170 inhabitants, Lady Barron, Blue Rocks, Emita, Killiecrankie, Lackrana, Leeka, Loccota, Lughrata, Memana, Palana, Ranga, Wingaroo, and Wybalenna.

See also:

  • Allports Settlement Point Camping
  • Yellow Beach Coastal Reserve Camping
  • North East River Camping
  • Patriarchs Wildlife Reserve
  • Camping Killiecrankie
  • Camping Trousers Point