Flinders Island, Tasmania, Australia

Flinders Island is an island in Bass Strait. It is 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Cape Portland, the north-eastern tip of Tasmania, Australia and is the largest island in the Furneaux Group. The main centres on Flinders Island are Whitemark, Lady Barron and Killiecrankie.

Flinders Island offers a chance to get away from it all to walk on deserted beaches, go bushwalking, view wildife, go birdwatching or experience the varied landscapes.

Things to see and do

* Snorkelling & Diving
* Bushwalking
* Island tours
* Fishing
* National Parks

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Australian Dollar (AUD)
Language – English
Land Area – 1,334 km²
Population – 920 approx
Time – GMT plus ten hours
Electricity - 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centered below Australian style
International Country Telephone Code – 61

Port Location – The main port at Flinders Island is located at Whitemark, which is the main town on the Island.

Travel Links – Airlines of Tasmania runs a daily service from Launceston, Tasmania (40 minutes) and a three-weekly flight from Melbourne-Essendon (90 minutes). 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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