Bass Strait Islands are a group of Islands on the sea strait which separates Tasmania from the southern mainland of Australia. Around 50 islands together constitutes the Bass Strait Islands and some of the major Islands include King Island, Hunter Island, Three Hummock Island, Flinders Island, Deal Island, Hogan Island, Cape Barren Island. The Bass Strait Islands are one of the top travel destinations in Australia and these different islands have unique and varied features in offer for the travelers.
The climate of Bass Strait Islands is generally mild and winds generally blows during the winter and spring season. In summer, the climate becomes hot but a huge respite from the heat is brought with the cool breeze that are very much common during the summer season in Bass Strait Islands. Due to its flexible climate, tourists visit the Bass Strait Islands throughout the year and tourism business is always active in these islands.
The Bass Strait Islands are mainly classified into Western, South Eastern and North Eastern section. Of all the islands the King Island and the Flinders island are the most attractive. These two islands are rich in their natural beauty which is quite enough to attract travelers. These islands are well known for its amazing wildlife and natural resources. The King Island and the Flinders island are the most inhabited islands in the Bass Strait Islands making it the center of attraction for tourists.
The King Island is well known for its home made products such as dairy products, kelp and crazyfish. All these are of high quality and are exported to different parts of the world. The Flinders Island is famous for its sheep farms, wool, cattle, lambs, poppies, cauliflower seeds etc. There are also some industries that are thriving well in Flinders Islands. Of all the industries in Flinders Islands, travel and tourism is the main thing that brings the more revenue and attracts people.
The King Island and Flinders Islands are one of the best place for adventure activities such as scuba diving, fishing, snorkeling, underwater photography etc. You can also see a lot of ship wrecks throughout the Bass Strait Islands and these islands are home to some of the oldest ship wrecks in Australia. There is also a large area of reefs in Bass Strait islands and these reefs are mainly found between Victoria and Tasmania.
Best Time to Visit Bass Strait Islands
The best time to visit Bass Strait Islands are between November to March, but still a lot of people travel to this beautiful island during the remaining months also. But the period between November to March is the best time to view and travel around the islands as the climate is most perfect during these period.
Bass Strait Islands Transportation
The best way to reach Bass Strait Islands is by air and sea. There are also road networks inside each islands, but to travel from one island to other, you have to rely either on air and sea transport system. The sea travel by ship would add more enjoyment to your travel package as you would be able to view the beauty of the amazing sea surrounding these beautiful islands.
Accommodation in Bass Strait Islands
There are a lot of hotels, motels and resorts available in Bass Strait Islands and you have the flexibility to choose the best hotels or resorts that you can afford. Most of the hotels are equipped with all the modern amenities and facilities.