June 2, 2011

Furneaux Tavern Flinders Island

Situated on the waterfront in the holiday resort township of Lady Barron on the southern tip of Flinders Island close to Lady Barron shop, tennis courts and magnificent beaches, the Furneaux Tavern is a favourite meeting place for locals and visitors to Flinders Island. The welcoming island atmosphere when you arrive will make you feel relaxed and at home. Enjoy a coffee as you unwind or sit on the verandah and view the fishing boats as they deliver their fresh local produce to the main port of Flinders Island .

The Furneaux Tavern offers comfortable accommodation with motel style units set amongst an acre of native gardens. The accommodation units are spacious with ensuite bathrooms and tea and coffee making facilities.

The Tavern offers bistro dining in the Shearwater Restaurant try a local Unavale Vineyard wine and has arguably one of Flinders Island’s best views from the bar. The view stretches across Franklin Sound, studded with picturesque islands. The restaurant has a comfortable atmosphere with open fireplaces and soaring ceilings. The Tavern bar serves hearty counter meals 7 days a week and a take-away option is also available.

While you are on Flinders Island book a boat or fishing charter and discover the excellent fishing opportunities off shore, or cast a line in from one of many unspoilt beaches. Plan a bushwalk in Strzelecki National Park with its extraordinary jagged peaks, just a short drive away.

Motel Style accommodation with 13 rooms and 1 apartment, the standard room has one double bed and one single with TV, kitchenette, kettle and mini fridge. Rooms have a folder filled with local info about Flinders Island. The two closest rooms to the main restaurant have wireless internet access and views of Franklin Sound. Perfect 2 couples or 2 large families, family room combinations are available they include two adjoining rooms which share a bathroom. Each room has one queen bed and set of single one bunk bed, a TV, dining table & chairs and kitchenette. The other room has sets of 2 single bed bunks and a double bed, its boast a large bathroom and kitchenette.

The apartment which is currently undergoing renovation has 2 bedrooms, bath in the bathroom and cosy wood heater in the lounge, a separate kitchen & courtyard.

Extra services from Furneaux Tavern for yachtsmen & women include hot showers $5.00 includes towel and soap.

Washing facilities area available $5.00 per load includes powder. Lines are available in the courtyard outside the laundry.

So next time you visit Flinders Island come eat, drink and stay at the Furneaux Tavern.

View of Lady Barron from the Funeaux Tavern Flinders Island

View of Lady Barron from the Funeaux Tavern Flinders Island

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