• 6 days walking
  • 5 nights at our eco-comfort camp
  • 2 nights hotel
  • 6 Dinners
  • 6 Lunches
  • 7 Breakfasts

8 Days$AUD

Trip Code: SOG7945

Flinders Island Walking Trip highlights

  • Explore spectacular peaks, rolling green pastures and sparkling coastal vistas
  • Sleep under a blanket of stars in our custom safari-style tents which feature a see-through roof
  • Return scenic flights from Bridport give unsurpassed views of your island escape
  • Summit numerous peaks with stunning views
  • Visit Wybalenna and the Flinders Island museum

With its mesmerising mix of spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife and Aboriginal and European history, Flinders Island is the gem in the crown of island walking in Tasmania.

Over this diverse and rewarding walking itinerary on Flinders Island, you will experience the rugged peaks and sweeping coast lines of this windswept island, taking the time to swim in the crystal clear waters and photograph the endless picture perfect vistas. You have the opportunity to summit the dramatic granite peaks of both Mt Killiecrankie and Mt Strzelecki, the second of which is the highest point on the island at 756m, giving you spectacular 360 degree views of Flinders Island in its entirety.

Although a small island of only 1,333 square kilometres, Flinders Island hosts an amazing array of ecosystems from dunes and lagoons to woodland and mountainous granite ridges which produce spectacular and unique species of flora and a profusion of fauna which freely roams the island, it is also the only remaining habitat of the common wombat which you may be lucky enough to spot on your walks.

At the end of each day of walking on Flinders Island, retire to the comfort of our secluded Eco-Comfort Camp which is big on comforts but small on environmental impacts.

With scenic flights included from Launceston, you are only a hop, skip and a jump away from your next unforgettable walking adventure in Tasmania.



On arrival you will need to make your own way to group hotel. The remainder of the day it at your leisure to explore the many local attractions. Overnight - Hotel Verge

Meals:  Nil

Today you will be collected from your accommodation between 7.00 and 7.30am and transferred to the Bridport Airport where we embark on our scenic morning flight to Flinders Island. Upon arrival we head to the seaside township of Whitemark where your guides will give a detailed briefing of the week ahead. We then drive north to the small hamlet of Emita. From here we have the opportunity to visit the fascinating Flinders Island Museum and the historic Wybalenna; infamous site of the disastrous Indigenous resettlement scheme as well as a walk down to Lilies Beach. In the afternoon we trek along the coastline to one of Flinders Island's most famous landmarks: Castle Rock. A myriad of photo opportunities present themselves on the way to this impressive three storey high granite boulder standing sentinel on the magnificent coastline. Our Flinders Island walking trip continues to Marshall Bay then inland to our well situated, private Eco-Comfort Camp, where we will be staying for the week. Walking distance: 6-7km

Meals:  B,L,D

Start off with a hearty breakfast at camp before we drive a short distance and begin the moderately challenging climb up one of the island's more prominent peaks, Mt Killiecrankie. This walk on Flinders Island rewards us with spectacular views across the beautiful bay and surrounding coast. After some time soaking in the views from the summit we will descend the mountain via the diamond gully trail. Across the rocks and through the scrub we go, the whole while descending toward Stacky's Bight with its intriguing rock formations and breathtaking views across the extensive bay. Stopping for lunch we can enjoy a well deserved swim in the crystal clear waters or just enjoy the serenity. The afternoon leg of our Flinders Island walks entail a combination of coastal paths and extensive rock hopping steering us walking toward 'The Docks'. This area is one of Flinders Island's secret gems; spectacular coastal scenery with lichen encrusted granite outcrops in every direction, and magnificent mountain cliffs reaching right down to sea level. Here we will walk a short distance back to our vehicle and head to camp. In the evening your guides will get busy in the kitchen while you relax and reminisce over the wonders of the day's explorations in front of a roaring fire (permits permitting). Walking distance: 10-12km

Meals:  B,L,D

On the third morning of our Flinders Island walking trip we head off to the northernmost point of the island to the wonderfully remote North East River. This is Flinders Island at its best; remote, pristine and at the full mercy of the elements. The day's walk will see us exploring the coastline and the impressive Palana sand dunes whilst being mesmerised by the exhilarating views out to the Sister Islands. Rock pools and knobbly granite outcrops are a treat to behold and our group can spread out to enjoy the peacefulness that can only be found being at one with nature. Once reaching the tiny settlement of Palana, we can opt for a swim before jumping aboard our support vehicle to return to our secluded camp for the evening. Walking distance: 8-9km

Meals:  B,L,D

Today we turn our attention inland to discover another aspect of the island. We drive up to Walkers Lookout which provides amazing views of the Darling Range before departing on the Haulands Gap Track. This track through peppermint scented eucalyptus forests provides great views of both the east and west coastlines. Along the way to Haulands Gap to Mt Pillinger the narrow rocky crag the locals refer to as the ‘Gin Bottle’ where we will once again be spoilt with 360 degree views of the islands beaches and the broody Mt Strzelecki in the distance, sizing you up for tomorrow. Walking distance: Approx 13km Note; there is an option to start the day walk from the Furneaux lookout for an extra 6km

Meals:  B,L,D

This morning we get up with the sun to make the most of the day. An early departure will help ensure that we obtain stunning views from atop the magnificent Mt Strzelecki before afternoon clouds roll in and wraps the summit in their obscuring embrace. The track to the summit of Mt Strzelecki is a challenging 700m climb through stands of blue gums and peppermints and endemic unique alpine vegetation before entering an enchanting, evergreen cloud forest. On a clear day there are increasingly amazing views of Flinders Island, the outer islands as well as the northern coastline of mainland Tasmania. We enjoy an unforgettable lunch spot before beginning the long descent back down the mountain. An optional but highly recommended swim at Fotheringate Bay helps to revive and restore well tested muscles before returning to camp for our final night on the island. In the evening we journey down to Whitemark to enjoy an 'island style' meal with the locals at The Wharf restaurant. As well as sampling some of the island's hospitality and a cold Tasmanian beer, this also provides a wonderful chance to meet some of Flinders' friendly and colourful characters. Walking distance: 4km

Meals:  B,L,D

For our last morning on Flinders Island we take a coastal walk out from camp before transferring to Big River Road where we will start our hike to Holts Point and then join onto Trousers Point, one of Tasmania's Great Short Walks. This walk affords wonderful views from Trousers Point beach up to Mt Strzelecki and the chance to wade through the tranquil waters before returning to the camp ground and enjoying one more sumptuous lunch prepared by your guides. This afternoon we catch our scenic flight back to Bridport at 3pm, then transfer back to Launceston arriving at the hotel at approximately 5pm. You'll then have time to freshen up before we head out for a celebratory dinner. Walking distance: 10km Overnight - Hotel Verge

Meals:  B,L,D

Your trip concludes this morning after breakfast.

Meals:  B


  • 2 professional wilderness guides
  • 5 nights at our exclusive Eco-Comfort Camp on a twin share basis
  • 2 nights hotel in Launceston
  • Meals as indicated
  • Transport by private minibus
  • National Park fees
  • Emergency communications & group first aid kit
  • Return scenic flights from Bridport
  • Trip escorted by a Diamonds in the Rough coach

  • Travel to and from Launceston before or after the trip
  • Items of a personal nature - alcoholic beverages, car parking etc
  • Travel insurance
  • Face masks and hand sanitiser

About Your Leader

When you join this Diamonds in the Rough Adventures (DITRA) partner trip, you will be accompanied by experienced Diamond coach, and become part of a dedicated team of women, training and hiking together to maximise everybody’s enjoyment and success.

Your Diamond Coach will train and support your team in your preparation. This exclusive DITRA itinerary is tailored to exactly what women want and everything is included.

Knowing who you’re on the trip with ensures that your teammates are perfectly prepared and fit for the adventure (that means you must be, too!). Everyone is expected to commit to Trek Training and the preparation hikes as advised by your coach. A Private Trip WhatsApp group will allow you to connect directly with your team as well as give you direct access to your coach. World Expeditions guides and staff are responsible for delivering your extraordinary experience during your adventure. Please direct all pre, mid and post trip feedback to World Expeditions. Your Coach is not the tour operator, guide, navigator or first aider.





This adventure involves trekking for up to 5 or 7 hours a day at a steady pace. You will need a good level of fitness and must be in good health. Be prepared for potential variable weather conditions. Suggested preparation: 45 minutes of aerobic type exercise, three to four times a week. Hill walking with a pack in variable weather conditions, kayaking or road cycling is also recommended depending upon the activity you plan to undertake.

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Positive Impact Travel

By joining this trip you are directly supporting positive impact projects in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We’ve offset the carbon emitted by this trip by purchasing credits that support important projects that address the UN’s seventeen SDGs, like reducing poverty, affordable and clean energy, reducing hunger, clean water and climate action.

Proceeds from this adventure purchase carbon credits through the world’s largest and most awarded carbon project developer, South Pole, which are invested into projects accelerating the transition to renewable energy sources in developing countries.

Supported projects are based on internationally recognised standards and are third-party audited. They entail a series of positive impacts on the ground, which benefit local communities and ecosystems, that are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.