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Mutton Bird Sunset Cruise Tour

Shearwaters Flinders Island
From November to March yearly, watch mutton birds return to the islands of the Furneax Group. Also known as short-tailed shearwaters, millions of these birds return from the Northern Hemisphere to nest and raise their young. This tour takes you on 'Strait Lady,' a 10-metre luxury cruiser, out among the off-shore islands. From here, you will have the perfect view of mutton birds coming in. Thousands will return to their nests at dusk with food they have gathered to feed their young.


Family Friendly

Public Toilet

Disabled access available, contact operator for details.



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