Flinders Island – Tasmania

Flinders Island is a 30 min flight from Launceston or 45 min flight from Melbourne. All walking itineraries start from Flinders Island airport. The Flinders Island walk is Tasmania’s, possibly even Australia’s most underrated and least known walking destination. The island is naturally gorgeous with contrasting forest, mountain range and coastal walks that traverse one of Australia’s most beautiful islands.

Walk each day with the confidence that you’re being well looked after by an award winning walking company.  Walking self-guided allows you to walk with your own friends when you want at your own pace with the support of local guides that live on the island. you’ll always stay in comfort, eat 2-course dinners, cooked breakfasts and enjoy lunch at some of the most epic locations Australia has to offer.

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Flinders Island Highlights 5 Day

Self-guided

High peaks that thrust themselves out of the sea, rocky remote coastlines, native forest, red lichen granite boulders & pristine beaches.

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Flinders Island Highlights 5 Day

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What's Included
  • Genuine all inclusive pack free walking holiday
  • The highlights of the Flinders Island walks
  • All transport on the island with our local guides
  • 4 nights comfortable accommodation with ensuite rooms
  • Daily meals including walkers lunches, chef-prepared breakfasts and dinners
  • National Park admission
  • Stroll guide pack including comprehensive walk notes
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Flinders Island Explorer 7 Day

Self-guided

High peaks that thrust themselves out of the sea, rocky remote coastlines, native forest, red lichen granite boulders & pristine beaches.

img Self-guided img 7 Days img From £ 1925 img Easyto Moderate What's Included

Flinders Island Explorer 7 Day

BACK
What's Included
  • All inclusive pack free walking holiday
  • The best Flinders Island walks available
  • All transport on the island with our local guides
  • 6 nights comfortable accommodation with ensuite rooms
  • Daily meals including walkers lunches and chef-prepared breakfasts and dinners
  • National Park admission
  • Stroll guide pack including notes and maps

Overview

Stroll makes all of the arrangements for you to walk and stay in comfort, to allow you to relax after an epic day on the track. You will stay in our favourite accommodations and taste the delicious fresh produce of the region. You get to hike all the best walks on the island with nothing more than a light day pack.

At Stroll we can customize any of our walks to suit, adding more or taking away days to suit each walker’s specialised needs.

Transport from Melbourne and on the track:

 

WEATHER

The climate on Flinders Island is temperate.

The Flinders Island self-guided walking holidays are available year-round. However, October through to May is a more popular time to walk.  Our local guides who live on the Island swear that June and July are also good times to walk. The weather is often clean and crisp at this time. There no one around almost all of the year as the island is still off the radar. Please see our What To Bring section in FAQ’s for more information.

For more information please see the Bureau of Meteorology’s information concerning average temperatures and rainfall levels throughout the year.

 

Flinders Island weather averages

WALKING ESSENTIALS

As with any journey, it is essential to be prepared for your walking holiday. While we will be transporting your luggage from accommodation to accommodation, you will still be carrying a lightweight day pack with you. Here is what we suggest that you carry with you each day:

  • Walking notes, a map, and a map case
  • Picnic lunch packed in an insulated container (when supplied)
  • Quality waterproof jacket with a hood
  • Warm jumper or jacket
  • Sunhat
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunscreen (at least 15+)
  • 1 to 2 litres of water
  • First aid kit
  • Toilet paper
  • Some money
  • Mobile phone (please note that reception is not available in all walk areas)
  • Personal insect repellent, band-aids, and a small container of salt mixed with rice grains
  • Personal necessities (example: required medication)

Now that we have the essentials packed, it is time to think of those additional items that may be worth packing along with you. These may include and are not limited to:

  • Waterproof over-trousers
  • Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera (with an extra battery or sim cards)
  • Binoculars
  • Notebook and pen
  • Matches
  • Small torch
  • Walking stick
  • Thermos (for hot drinks)
  • Additional snacks
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