Flinders Island, Tasmania
Flinders Island is one of 52 islands in the Bass Strait’s Furneaux Group, north-east of Tasmania. With a pleasant climate throughout the year Flinders Island has sparkling beaches, rugged ranges, abundant wildlife, flora and clear waters. The Strzelecki National Park, which covers roughly 7,414 hectares, has a trail going to the top of the highest peak from where one has amazing views of the Bass Strait and its islands. Some 200 bird species have been recorded, including thousands of Short-tailed Shearwater and the Tasmania endemics Tasmanian Thornbill and Forty-spotted Pardalote.