Flinders Island is 20 Km off
the North East tip of Tasmania in Bass Strait and is the largest of the
52 islands in the Furneaux Group.
Flinders Island was first settled 45,000 years ago and remained so until
4,500 years ago when climate change caused famine. The island was
resettled in the 1790's by sealers and is now the producer of superb
lamb, beef and wine plus
lobsters and fish.
Population is 900. There are regular flights from Melbourne and
Launceston and weekly sea freight arrivals.
Climate is a pleasant temperate - no extremes.
Flinders Island is a great ESCAPE DESTINATION, magnificent beaches and
surfing, wildlife, fishing, scuba diving, boating, climbing, bush
walking, boat charters, scenic flights, 4 WD tours, golf, bowls,
Scottish dancing, shopping.Flinders is a friendly and welcoming
community offering you pure relaxation or a great variety of activities
- wonderful hosts.