Includes: Free passenger pickup & return from most major towns in our area. 5 Star Coach Travel. Quality Accommodation.All Cooked Breakfasts: Morning & Afternoon Teas: 2/3 Course Dinners and all Admissions, Flights & Cruises as per itinery.
Today we board Sharp Airlines flight to Flinders Island. On arrival at Whitemark Flinders Island our local touring coach will be waiting, once we've settled on our coach we take the short journey to the township of Whitemark for our lunch, we head south to the fishing port of Lady Barron where we find our accommodation at the Furneaux Tavern situated on the shores of Adelaide Bay.
Accommodation: Furneaux Tavern Flinders Island.
This morning we travel the east coast, passing some of the Soldier Settlement Farms and onto Cameron's Inlet, a haven for the many native birds and animals. We view the magnificent beach that stretches along the east coast of the island. From here we travel north to the Tobias Lookout for fantastic views to Babel Island and north to the Sister's Islands. We then travel to the Patriarchs Wildlife Sanctuary where we learn of one man's fight to save the Cape Barren Geese. We take in the panoramic views from Walkers Hill Lookout which would have to be one of the best lookouts on the island. We return to Lady Barren via Trouser's Point Beach at the foot of Mount Strezlecki then along the Wallanippi Road back to our accommodation for time to wander around the water front before dinner. Accommodation: Furneaux Tavern Flinders Island.
After breakfast we travel to Vinegar Hill Lookout for views across Franklin Sound and the islands south of Flinders. We continue on to Port Davies on the west coast of the island where we stopover at historic Wybalena Chapel and Cemetery and learn of the sad history of the Aboriginal community who were transported here in the 1800's. We drop into the island museum which houses written information, photos and artifacts of the past settlement of this beautiful island. After the museum we call into the Settlement Point Mutton Bird Rookery where we discover all about these amazing migratory sea birds. Accommodation: Furneaux Tavern Flinders Island.
Today we travel to the northern part of the island stopping at Sawyers Bay to take in the magnificent views and then onto Mount Tanner for even more views of the west coast. We visit Killiecrankie the home of the famous Killiecrankie Diamonds. We continue north to The North East River for views over the Sisters Islands and along the east coast beaches south to Babel Island. We return to Lady Barron stopping at the only vineyard on the island to sample their product.
Accommodation: Furneaux Tavern Flinders Island
This morning we farewell Lady Barron and travel to Whitemark where we have some time to shop, buy some souvenirs or island wares before boarding our flight back.
Flinders Island activities are subject to the weather conditions.
This tour is limited to 19 passengers.
Cost: Full Fare $3075 Single/s $200