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Flinders Island Highlights - Walking Holiday

Flinders Island Highlights Walking Holiday

Overview

Sixty kilometres off north-eastern Tasmania is a world of craggy mountains, quiet inlets, lagoons and white sandy beaches. Spend a week with local people as we explore the bays, headlands and high points of Flinders, the largest island in the Furneaux group. On half day walks, we enjoy the peace of quiet bays, the orange hue of lichen-covered rocks or the intricate patterns of tidal pools. For a bigger picture, there is the option to hike to the summit of Mt Strzelecki, the highest point on the island. On a clear day, the views are spectacular to the far north east coast of Tasmania. A half-day coastal walk leads to the limestone formations and caves of Settlement Point plus Wybalenna, the last settlement of Tasmanian Aborigines. The nearby Furneaux museum documents the island's history. There are many opportunities for wildlife viewing, including a chance to see Cape Barren Geese, the second rarest in the world. On the last day, enjoy the views from the craggy granite formations of the Darling Range. Meeting local people, understanding the history of the island and enjoying fresh seasonal produce will also feature on this 8 day personalised journey.

Highlights

Highlights:
  • Immerse yourself in the pristine environment of Flinders Island off Tasmania's north east coast
  • Explore the bays & high points of the largest island in the Furneaux group with locally based guides
  • Enjoy an optional hike up Mt Strzelecki for spectacular views of Flinders & surrounding islands
  • Take gentle coastal walks to bays, inlets & headlands with ever-changing vistas
  • Admire the orange hue of lichen-covered rocks & the intricate patterns of tidal pools
  • Delight in the varied wildlife, including native bird species the Cape Barren Goose
  • Indulge in freshly caught seafood and quality local produce

Details

Details:

11 May - 18 May (7 nights)

Twin share/person (starts/ends Launceston)
Advanced Early Bird: A$3950 until 11 January 2021
Regular: A$4450

Single Supplement: $850
Note: Single room the single supplement will be charged. For single people who prefer to share, we will try to find a suitable room-mate, but if this is not possible the single supplement surcharge will apply.

Minimum Group Size:
8 guests

Special Interest:
Botanical, Wildlife, History, Geology

Walk Rating:
Easy to Moderate: 5-11km per walking day with optional challenging walk. Age is not necessarily as important as your fitness and recent walking experience. We reserve the right to be flexible with the itinerary to allow for unforeseen circumstances including weather conditions and group fitness.

Tour Itinerary

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