The large granite massifs of Strzelecki National Park dominate the southern part of Flinders Island and offer amazing views.
4 to 5 Hours return walk
From the main town of Whitemark, travel south (towards Lady Barron) on road B85. Turn into road C806 to Trousers Point. The track to the peaks starts 12.5km from Whitemark.
Park entry fees apply and can be paid at Service Tasmania in Whitemark. Annual pass holders should bring their ‘Annual all parks card’ to Flinders Island. Nearest facilities are located 3.5km away at Trousers Point there are toilets, drinking water (tank), gas barbecues, picnic tables and campsites (un-powered). Classified as a Level 4 walk. Steep uphill walk requiring physical exertion. However, there is nothing technically difficult about the walk. The walk starts at an elevation of 20m and finishes at 756m. It can be very cold and windy at the summit. For personal safety, this walk should not be attempted on high fire danger days. If in doubt check with local authorities. No pets, firearms or bicycles
The spectacular Devonian granite forms part of a much larger series of granite bodies extending from north-eastern Tasmania to Wilsons Promontory in Victoria. These granite massifs formed during a major continental collision in eastern Australia, approximately 370 million years ago.
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