Flinders Island
The Flinders Municipality is an archipelago of 52 very small remote islands that stretch from mainland Tasmania through to Wilsons Promontory in Victoria and includes a number of island groups including the Furneaux, Kent and Hogan Groups. Flinders Island is the largest of the islands located in the Furneaux Group and the region has around 900 permanent residents. Flinders is a long, narrow island, 75 km long and 40 km wide, with the Darling Ranges running along the middle of the Island. Flinders Island is just a 30-minute flight from Launceston. Flinders Island has a thriving rural community that produces sheep and wool, cattle, milk-fed lambs, crayfish, abalone, wine and wallaby and a number of niche products including organic garlic, wasabi, finger limes and honey; many of these producers are represented and supported by Flinders Island Fresh. Flinders Island Council deliver fantastic school holiday programs with a variety of activities for the kids depending on the season. Activities like; learn to surf, art classes, glowing in the sark, stencil art, camera light, photography and multimedia workshops, football and netball clinics, cook offs, bush walks, circus workshops, amazing race activities and so much more. The kids are sure to have a ball whilst you relax in the natural environment. There is plenty to see and do on Flinders Island. Visitors can enjoy the simplicity of the natural environment and its surrounds, enjoy the views and incredible rock formations, lichen covered rocks and crystal blue water; it is a natural paradise that is to be put on the bucket list of places to visit for families with such a range of things to do and see.
Things to do in the area include: