The most important attractions in Flinders Island

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Natural landmarks of Flinders Island the largest in Bass Strait between Australia and Tasmania. In the past this secluded place was one with Tasmania, but in recent millennia because of structural upheavals removed.

So the flora and fauna of Flinders Island are similar to those of Tasmania. The island's population is less than 700 people at an average age of about 45 years. The area is 1367 square kilometers, here you can see colonies of threatened bird species. Trousers Point walking tour starts from the town of Whitemark within Strzelecki National Park.

It includes unusual rock formations and views of the nearby islands. The large granite massifs in the south of Flinders Island dominate and offer breathtaking views in all directions. The displacement is about 250 meters, so that the whole expedition is 4 to 5 hours including the return walk to the town of Whitemark. This day trip on foot finish with two very beautiful beaches. Bookmark and Share

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Natural attractions in Flinders Island

One of the biggest attractions on the island Flinders so-called Killiecrankie Diamond. It's kind topaz, which has impurities tin and quartz. You can easily find if you are lucky on the beaches of Killiecrankie or Tanners Bay.

Most likely to possess such a gem in Diamond Creek and Creek Mines. The wide range of colors of Killiecrankie Diamond found on Flinders Island between icy blue and pinkish gray. It is believed this type of topaz prevents diseases and accidents. Often bestows on wedding anniversary.

There is no ban on the demand for this kind gems of Flinders Island. However, if you are lucky to find Killiecrankie Diamond, you can buy from sell-free style in Killiecrankie Enterprises in the town of Whitemark. The choice of topaz there is huge. If you walk along the western blyag Flinders Island you will notice a huge monolithic stone in Marshall Bay.

For me there is no explanation how he got this scale in this place, but can take pictures with him. If you are on Flinders Island in the months of November to April you can watch where large numbers of-Mutton Birds.

It has built a special platform for monitoring them located in Port Davies. Additional fee you can go to sea on a boat and see how fly low over the water at sunset. For lovers of history offer interesting walk in Wybalenna.

There is an old cemetery with unmarked Aboriginal graves and graves of the first European settlers. There are many artifacts that unfortunately are buried and apparently no one is willing to find them.

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