Flinders Island is a 30 min flight from Launceston or 45 min flight from Melbourne. All of the walking holidays start from Flinders Island airport. This walk is Tasmania’s, possibly even Australia’s most underrated and least known walking destination. The island is drop-dead beautiful with contrasting forest, mountain range and coastal walks that traverse one of Australia’s most beautiful islands.  There is no doubt that Flinders Island is one of the most striking islands in Australia.

Walk each day with the confidence that you’re being looked after by one of Australia’s oldest walking companies.  The self-guided versions of the Flinders Island walks allow you to walk with your own friends when you want at your own pace with the support of guides that live on the island. The group-guided versions of the walks have the added bonus of 2 local experienced guides to care for you day and night.  Whatever style of walk you choose 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.

Flinders Island 7 Day

Group-guided

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

Group-guided 7 Days From $3095 Easy to Moderate What's Included

Flinders Island 7 Day

BACK
What's Included
  • Genuine all inclusive pack free walking holiday
  • The best Flinders Island walks available including exclusive access to walks across private land
  • All transport on the island
  • 2 engaging, knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • 6 nights’ comfortable accommodation with ensuite rooms
  • Daily meals including walkers lunches and chef-prepared breakfasts and dinners
  • National Park admission
  • Exclusive Flinders Island track access
  • Auswalk guide pack including notes, maps, lunch bag and container

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.

Self-guided 5 Days From $1795 Easy to Moderate What's Included

Flinders Island Highlights 5 Day

BACK
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
  • 24/7 local support from our guides that live on the island
  • Daily meals including walkers lunches and chef-prepared breakfasts and dinners
  • National Park admission
  • Auswalk guide pack including notes, maps, lunch bag and container

Flinders Island Long Weekend 5 Day

Group-guided

Stunning coves and inlets framed by red lichen granite boulders, stunning views, rocky coastlines, tranquil river estuaries, copious wildlife interspersed with pristine beaches.

Group-guided 5 Days From $2195 Moderate What's Included

Flinders Island Long Weekend 5 Day

BACK
What's Included
  • Genuine all inclusive pack free walking holiday
  • All transport on the island
  • 2 engaging, local knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • 4 nights’ comfortable accommodation with ensuited rooms
  • Daily meals including walkers lunches and chef-prepared breakfasts and dinners
  • Sunset cruise to view the Short Tailed Shearwater birds feeding (*please note cruise is subject to weather conditions)
  • National Park admission
  • Exclusive Flinders Island track access
  • Auswalk guide pack including notes, maps, lunch bag and container

Flinders Island Explorer 6 Day

Self-guided

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

Self-guided 6 Days From $2095 Easy to Moderate What's Included

Flinders Island Explorer 6 Day

BACK
What's Included
  • Genuine all inclusive pack free walking holiday
  • The most impressive Flinders Island walks available
  • Transport on the island with our local guides
  • 5 nights’ comfortable accommodation with ensuite rooms
  • 24/7 local support from our guides that live on the island
  • Daily meals including walkers lunches and chef-prepared breakfasts and dinners
  • National Park admission
  • Auswalk guide pack including notes, maps, lunch bag and container

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.

Self-guided 7 Days From $2395 Easy to Moderate What's Included

Flinders Island Explorer 7 Day

BACK
What's Included
  • Genuine 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
  • 24/7 local support from our guides that live on the island
  • Daily meals including walkers lunches and chef-prepared breakfasts and dinners
  • National Park admission
  • Auswalk guide pack including notes, maps, lunch bag and container

OVERVIEW

Auswalk will provide the platform for you to walk but stay in comfort, in order that you can relax and chill after an epic day on the track. You can choose either a self-guided or group-guided walk on Flinders Island.  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, and we will take care of the rest.

Auswalk provides three self-guided and two guided Flinders Island walking holidays. At Auswalk we can customize any of our walks to suit, adding more or taking away days to suit each walker’s specialised needs.

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climate/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
Overview

OVERVIEW

Auswalk will provide the platform for you to walk but stay in comfort, in order that you can relax and chill after an epic day on the track. You can choose either a self-guided or group-guided walk on Flinders Island.  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, and we will take care of the rest.

Auswalk provides three self-guided and two guided Flinders Island walking holidays. At Auswalk we can customize any of our walks to suit, adding more or taking away days to suit each walker’s specialised needs.

READ MORE
climate/weather

climate/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

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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