free camping flinders island Allports Settlement Point
The Allports Settlement Point campsite Flinders Island is located app. 20 kilometres north of Flinders Island. The camping area Allports Settlement Point is located opposite a beach. The camping location is signposted off the Palana Road. It is recommended that you carry your own firewood and drinking water. Campers on Flinders Island are asked to take care not to pollute any local water systems and to be cautious when drinking water from streams. The campsite is about 100 metres from the beach; there are free gas BBQ and toilets provided. Allports barbecue area in day use only and donations are encouraged to use the free gas BBQ. Allport Beach is a 150 m long slightly curving, north-facing and relatively steep. It is bordered by dune-capped granite points, with some boulders outcropping along the eastern end of the beach. The Allport Road runs down the backing slopes to a small reserve with a car park, picnic area and toilets at the eastern end of the beach. This is the main Emita swimming beach - short term camping available for a maximum of 3 weeks. You need not make a booking for camping areas it’s first in best dressed however please check availability with the Flinders Island Parks and Wildlife Service (03) 6359 2217. The carpark has room for approximately 10 vehicles.
- maximum stay
- Powered sites
- RANGER ON SITE
- Contact No.
- (03) 6359 2217
- Fresh Water
- Dogs Allowed
- ON lEADS
- National Park
Allports Setelement, Miena Flinders Island 7256
Flinders Island is app. 62 km in length from north to south, and 37 km wide from east to west. The island's total land area is 1333 km². Mount Strzelecki at a height of 756 metres, is the island's highest peak. About a third of Flinders Island is mountainous and rugged with ridges of granite running the length of the island.
The coastal areas are dominated by sandy deposits often taking the shape of dunes. Many coastal lagoons are found on the eastern shore, formed by dunes blocking further drainage. Settlements on Flinders Island include Whitemark, Lady Barron, Blue Rocks, Emita, Killiecrankie, Lackrana, Leeka, Loccota, Lughrata, Memana, Palana, Ranga, Wingaroo, and Wybalenna.
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