Welcome to the Flinders Island Information Page
Created in June 2010 to help anyone looking for information about Flinders Island this page is a work in progress
Since taking over the Flinders Island Cabin Park & Car Hire in December 2009 we have been asked many questions about Flinders Island. Hopefully this page will help travellers trying to find out all they might need to get to Flinders Island and then find and do all that they want to while they are here.
If the answer to your question isn't here please email and it soon will be
Go to the Contact Us page and ask your question.
Where is Flinders Island?
||Flinders Island is situated in Bass Strait between mainland
Australia and Tasmania. The main township, Whitemark, is
approximately 160 klm from Wilson's Promontory, 350 klm from
Melbourne, 85 klm from the nearest point on Tasmania, 180 klm from
Launceston and 320 klm from Hobart.|
Why do people go to Flinders Island?
||Flinders Island is one of the few unspoilt unpolluted places left close to the major population centres of Australia. Combined with the very small population and the majestic scenery Flinders Island is still a paradise untouched.|
Where is the Flinders Island Museum?
||The correct name for the Flinders Island Museum is the Furneaux Museum. It is located at 8 Fowlers Rd Emita.|
How can I contact someone at the Furneaux Museum?
||The Furneaux Meseum is run by volunteers from the Furneaux Historical Research Associaton Inc. The Museum phone number is 03 63592010 Email email@example.com|
Is aviation fuel available on Flinders Island?
||Aviation Fuel, both Av Gas and Jet A1 is available at the Whitemark Airport. For more details contact Greg at The Flinders Island Cabin Park and Car Hire via the Contact Us page on this website or phone 03 63592188..|
How do you get to Flinders Island from Melbourne?
How do you get to Flinders Island from Tasmania?
Where do you catch the plane in Launceston?
||The plane to Flinders Island departs from the Sharp Airlines Terminal. This is located next door to the main Launceston Terminal.|
Where can I leave my car when I fly to Flinders Island?
||Car parking is available at the Sharp Airlines terminal near The Royal Flying Doctors Terminal at the Launceston Airport.|
How do you get to Flinders Island from Tasmania by sea?
Where can I eat on Flinders Island?
||We recommend the following places to enjoy a good feed whilst
you are on Flinders Island. Interstate Hotel Whitemark, Freckles
Cafe Whitemark, The Whitemark Bakery, Vistas on Trousers Point, The
Furneaux Tavern Lady Baron and the Deep Bite Cafe at Killiecrankie.|
Where can I buy groceries on Flinders Island?
||Walkers Supermarket in Whitemark and Lady Baron General Store both have a full range of groceries, frozen foods and fresh produce.|
Where can I hire a car on Flinders Island?
Where can I Hire a campervan on Flinders Island?
What are Killiecrankie Diamonds?
||Killiecrankie Diamonds are Topaz, the birthstone for November.
The Killiecrankie Diamond is generally of very high quality and can
be faceted into many different shapes to create very striking
jewellery. Picture of Killiecrankie Diamonds.|
Where can I buy Killiecrankie Diamonds?
||Killiecrankie Diamonds can be purchased from The Flinders Island Cabin Park and
Killiecrankie Enterprises in Whitemark.|
Can I buy Fuel or Gas cartridges for my Camping stove?
||Shellite is readily available but the range of gas cartridges is limited so check before you arrive with your stove.|
Can I get an accommodation and car hire package deal on Flinders Island?
||Yes,the Flinders Island Cabin Park and Car Hire offers Accommodation and Car Hire Packages. Cabin Park guests get car hire for $50.00 per day..|
Where can we get a meal on Sunday night?
||The Furneaux Tavern at Lady Baron and Chappell's Restaurant at Trousers Point have meals on Sunday nights.|
How hard is it to transport a container to Flinders Island from Queensland?
Getting a container to Flinders Island from mainland Australia can be a little bit tricky until you have all the contacts. If you would like more information on this email us and we will give you information from people that have made the move to the Mountains in Bass Strait.
Where can I get the weather forecast for Flinders Island?
||The Elder's Weather Site has a 7 day forecast for Flinders Island. So if you are considering a quick trip to Flinders Island and would like to know what the weather is going to do, go to the Elders Flinders Island Weather Site. |