The large granite massifs of Strzelecki National Park were formed during a major continental collision in eastern Australia, approximately 370 million years ago and dominate the southern part of Flinders Island. Strzelecki Peaks 4-5 hour return walk climbs to the top of the 756m granite mountain, with breathtaking views from the summit on a clear day you can see mainland Tasmania. It is one of Tassie's Great Short Walks.
Park entry fees of $24 per vehicle apply and can be paid at Service Tasmania in Whitemark. Annual pass holders, please bring your 'Annual all parks card' to Flinders Island.
The nearest facilities are located 3.5km away at Trousers Point including toilets, drinking water (tank), free gas barbecues, picnic tables and campsites.
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. The summit can be cold and windy. For personal safety, please sign the register at the base of the summit and do not attempt the walk on Total Fire Ban days.
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