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Camping in the Flinders Group National Park

Camping is permitted on Flinders Island but not any of the other islands.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. A tag with your booking number must be displayed at your camp site.

Park-specific conditions

Bring adequate water for drinking and cooking, as availability of water in the tanks cannot be guaranteed. Treat all water before drinking. Take heed of management signs and do not fossick in or disturb cultural sites.

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Flinders Island camping area

Features: this camping area is in open grassland, with little natural shade, located a short walk from the beach. A shelter shed provides some shade. The camping area and facilities are popular with cruising yachts.

Location: on the northern side of Flinders Island, at Fredrick Point, near the popular anchorage in Owen Channel.


Access: the camping area can be reached by private boat only.

Number of sites: open area without separately defined sites.

Campsites are suitable for: boat-based, walk-in camping.

Campsite surface: dirt and grass.

Facilities: water tank which collects rainwater, shelter shed, pit toilet and a picnic table. Water requires treatment before drinking.

Open fires: not allowed. Fuel stoves are recommended

Generators: not allowed.

Essentials to bring: drinking water, fuel stove, rubbish bags and insect repellent. Read more about things to know before you go.

Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.

Mobile phone coverage: not available.

Last updated
2 March 2018