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Gorge in Flinders Chase National Park

Ravine des Casoars

At Harvey's Return near Cape Borda, a cemetery speaks poignant volumes about the reality of isolation in the early days. From here you can drive to Ravine des Casoars (literally 'Ravine of the Cassowaries', referrin…
River in Flinders Chase National Park

Rocky River

Once a farm, Rocky River, the area around the park visitors centre, is now a rampant hotbed of wildlife, with kangaroos, wallabies and Cape Barren geese competing for your affections. A slew of good walks launch fro…
Lighthouse in Flinders Chase National Park

Cape Borda Lightstation

On the northwestern corner of the island, the square 1858 Cape Borda Lightstation stands tall above the rippling iron surface of the Southern Ocean. There are walks here from 1.5km to 9km, and extra tours at 3.15pm …
Cafe in Flinders Chase National Park

Chase Cafe

On the food front, if you're not self-catering the only option within Flinders Chase National Park is the buzzy, daytime Chase Cafe at the visitors centre, serving burgers, wraps, soup, pizzas, big salads, coffee an…
Landmark in Flinders Chase National Park

Remarkable Rocks

At Kirkpatrick Point, a few kilometres east of Cape du Couedic, the much-photographed Remarkable Rocks are a cluster of hefty, weather-gouged granite boulders atop a rocky dome that arcs 75m down to the sea. Remarka…
Gorge in Flinders Chase National Park

Admirals Arch

At the far end of the road within Flinders Chase NP, a boardwalk weaves down to Admirals Arch, a huge archway ground out by heavy seas, and passes a colony of New Zealand fur seals (sweet smelling they ain't…).
Lighthouse in Flinders Chase National Park

Cape du Couedic Lighthouse

From Rocky River, a road runs south to a remote 1906 lighthouse atop wild Cape du Couedic (pronounced 'coo-dick'). You can't access the lighthouse – but it's nice to look at!