Things to See and Do

To get to the beach you simply take about 65 steps from the gate and you are likely to find that most times, it's all yours… Several kilometres of near private beach, even during the “busy” times. Hard to imagine isn’t it?   Around Palana there are a range of short drives that take you to beautiful little semi private beaches. has a range of activities and good information on the variety of drives, hikes and related activities on the Island.


There are numerous walking tracks around Flinders, all featured in a book at Palana Beach House. One starts right at the gate. When we post you our info pack, this explains a range of activities available both on the Island and near where Palana Beach House is located.

The north end of Flinders Island is renowned for fishing. Or if you like, you can simply buy a cray from the locals. Out the front is where the crays are!   Fishing from the beach below Palana Beach House has resulted in many guests catching a tasty dinner!!! North east river nearby is also another wonderful inlet and headland to wander around and fossick for sea shells or simply catch a salmon at the turn of the tide...