How to Get Here

Getting here is easy.

Getting to Flinders Island can be part of the fun of an enjoyable holiday.

Your visit to Flinders Island starts with a scenic flight from Melbourne (Essendon Airport) or from Launceston across Bass Strait with Sharp Airlines. It’s a wonderful experience flying first across the coastline spread out like a long ribbon of waves and beaches then over the many islands dotted along the way. Approaching Flinders Island is a photographer’s delight with the spectacular views of Mt Strzelecki below.

Options include:
Regular flights daily between Launceston and Whitemark and numerous flights between Essendon and Whitemark with the RPT service provided by Sharp Airlines.

The region is also serviced by a number of charter aircraft these depart from Melbourne, Tooradin, Gippsland in Victoria, and Bridport, in Tasmania or any other airport of the customer’s choice. Carrying passengers or freight on demand. Charter flights can enter Flinders Island at Whitemark, Lady Barron or Killiecrankie airstrips.


By ferry service from Bridport in Tasmania and docking in the all-tides port at Lady Barron. The berthing point for the trading vessels the Southern Condor and the Matthew Flinders which sails weekly between Bridport and Lady Barron and on demand (approximately monthly) from Welshpool, Victoria run by Furneaux Freight in Bridport Tasmania.

Travel Agents

Airlines, Freight and Barge

Sharp Airlines

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Sharp Airlines provides regular, daily services from both Launceston and Melbourne (Essendon) To book visit – or telephone 1300 55 66 94.

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Vortex Air

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Vortex Air provide safe, efficient and economical air charter services between Mainland Australia and Tasmania, including the islands of Bass Strait. Vortex Air Bases include; Moorabbin Airport with Offices at; Wynyard, King Island, Barnbougle, Launceston and Flinders Island.

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Tasfast Airfreight

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Tasfast Airfreight is well recognised and respected in the transport industry for providing freight management solutions, particularly air charter services. We have been connecting Tasmania with the rest of Australia for nearly 25 years.

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