Get away from it all and experience Flinders Island by land, sea or sky.
THINGS TO DO ON FLINDERS ISLAND
Whitemark and beyond
Get off the beaten track…There is no shortage of activities on Flinders Island, you just need to know how to find them. When you arrive on Flinders we recommend that you go straight to The Flinders Wharf in Whitemark. The shed has been designed to cater for new visitors to Flinders Island and we can help guide you to find the best Flinders experience, tailored especially for you. There are plenty of unguided adventures to be had such as bushwalking, touring the island in a hire car, picnics, beach combing, snorkelling, surfing, relaxing and bird watching.
If you are staying for a short period of time and using the Wharf as your base, we suggest some activities linked to the Whitemark foreshore such as walking/running the Bluff Track, 9-hole game of golf at the Sports Club or exercising at the Exercite equipment (all a two to five-minute walk from the site).
AN ISLAND TO
Take a packed lunch or your picnic BBQ supplies to have lunch at one of the numerous picnic tables dotted around the Island. Many with under cover free gas BBQs and toilet facilities.
The Flinders locals are a creative and resourceful lot and you can see the fruits of their labour at Whitemark and Lady Barron. Recycled driftwood, roasted cotffee, local honeys, wines, homemade soaps and handmade arts and crafts are all on show, giving you a peak in to the heart and soul of Flinders.
For a cultural fix, pop in to Strait Works art gallery which presents exciting new exhibitions from local artists and crafts people. Or check out what local treasures are on offer at The Purple Hen or Flinders Island Art.
EXPLORE THE ISLAND
The ‘catch of the day’ is yours for the taking, whether it’s flathead, trevally, salmon, calamari or any of the thousand odd species on offer. Just pick up some bait from the pub or Killiecrankie Enterprises, wander over to Whitemark wharf and try your luck for some squid or trevally. Salmon Rocks, at the eastern end of Trousers Point beach is also a good spot for kingfish or leatherjacket off the rocks.
Discover the outer islands with a local boat charter operator. They operate all year round and understand local sea and weather conditions inside and out.
Swim, Dive, Snorkel
Enjoy the luxury of your own private beach and swim in crystal clear waters which are safe swimming for all ages. For a deeper experience take a dive! The islands are a fantastic place for great scuba diving and snorkelling.