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Drive Discovery South East Coast Flinders Island

Beginning in Lady Barron, visit the port area or walk along the foreshore to Yellow Beach. Drive north to Cameron Inlet via Lady Barron Road turning off on Lackrana Road – for wetlands, waterbirds and remote beaches. Walk three kilometres south from Cameron Inlet along Planter Beach to the Planter Wreck, timber remains of a wreck believed to be the Brigantine shipwrecked in 1877.

Continuing north turning off on Lees Road to Patriarch Wildlife Sanctuary, ideal for a barbecue lunch with tables, facilities and free gas barbecue. Return to Lackrana Road and drive on to Patriarch Inlet – migratory wading birds, picnic or beachcombing. Take the two-hour return beach walk Patriarch Inlet to Red Bluff easy 7 km (2-3 hours return) beginning from the southern end of Patriarch Inlet look at for seashells and other washed up treasures.

Take Lackrana Road north to Memana, visit Tobias Furneaux Lookout (off Memana Road) and Walkers Lookout. Return to Lady Barron via the coast road and Badger Corner (turn right at Ranga). Call in at the Adelaide Bay bird hide to view the waters of the Franklin Sound and the ample bird life.

Remember to wave at passing motorists!