Top things to do

Museum in Flinders Island

Furneaux Museum

The grounds around the volunteer-run Furneaux Museum are strewn with whalebones, blubber pots and rusty wrecks. Inside are Aboriginal artefacts (including beautiful shell necklaces), plus sealing, sailing and mutton…
Deli in Flinders Island

A Taste of Flinders

This savvy cafe-deli does the best coffee on the island, and has shelves full of fresh island produce: bread, vegetables, jams, bottled water, wine, honey. Food on your plate includes the likes of quiches, cakes and…
Pub Food in Flinders Island

Kipli Restaurant

Excellent pub bistro food, striving for minimal intervention between paddock and plate. The menu features interesting wallaby dishes, plus an unsurprising and entirely pleasing seafood bent. Island wines, too. Don’t…
Historic Site in Flinders Island

Wybalenna Historic Site

A few piles of bricks, the chapel and cemetery are all that remain of this misguided settlement built to ‘care for’ relocated mainland Tasmanian Aboriginal people, operating between 1829 and 1834. Eighty-seven peopl…
Pub Food in Flinders Island

Interstate Hotel

Chew on some pub grub while you assess the health and temper of the locals at the bar. Takeaway barbecue packs and picnic lunches available. There's pub-style accommodation here, too (doubles with/without bathroom f…
Vineyard in Flinders Island

Unavale Vineyard

The island’s only vineyard produces decent pinot noir, oaked chardonnay and sauvignon blanc. Everything is done on-site, right down to the labels. Roll up for a tasting at the cellar door – call first to make sure s…
Bakery in Flinders Island

Flinders Island Bakery

Divine wallaby-and-red-wine pie (or chicken and corn, if you're not into eating the natives). Passable coffee, sandwiches, rolls, hamburgers and sausage rolls also. Open every second Saturday, too.
Cafe in Flinders Island

Freckles Cafe

This friendly main-street cafe serves decent coffee, wallaby pies and excellent homemade sausage rolls. Some gluten-free stuff too if you need it.
Viewpoint in Flinders Island

Mt Tanner

Drive to the top of Mt Tanner (331m) to see the island laid out like a treasure map below (just ignore the ugly communications tower).