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Cape Barren Island Destination Guide

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Cape Barren Island in the region of Tasmania is a place located in Australia - some 358 mi (or 575 km) South of Canberra, the country's capital.

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Local time in Cape Barren Island is now 09:34 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Australia / Hobart" with an UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Melbourne or Hobart. When in this area, you might want to check out and Cape Barren Island as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Cape Barren Island Tasmania

10:07 min ( November 12, 2009 by Jeff Jennings)
Views: 1,325 - Rating: 5/5

A visit to Cape Barren Island in the Furneaux group in Bass Strait. In November 2009 the North East Field Naturalists visited the island to climb Mt Munro and study its flora , fauna, geology and mari...

A Sea Kayak Expedition to Flinders Islan...

02:51 min ( August 09, 2007 by Jeff Jennings)
Views: 10,379 - Rating: 4.85714/5

An exciting and challenging paddle into Bass Strait to Flinders Island. Storms,capsizes,wrecks and sailing all in the one trip


Sea Kayak Sailing Flinders Island Tasm...

00:24 min ( May 20, 2007 by Jeff Jennings)
Views: 25,486 - Rating: 3.625/5

A brief look at sea kayak sailing on the Flinders Island trip. A few capsizes and some interesting sea conditions made this an excellent trip

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Interesting facts about this location

Cape Barren Island

Cape Barren Island is located off the north east coast of Tasmania, Australia, and is one of the islands of the Furneaux Group in Bass Strait. The largest island of the group, Flinders Island, lies to the north, with the smaller Clarke Island to the south. The highest point on the island is Mount Munro at 715 metres. Mount Munro is probably named after James Munro (ca.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -40.38, 148.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Bass Strait, Furneaux Group, Ramsar sites in Australia

Long Island (Tasmania)

Long Island is a granite and dolerite island, with an area of 313 ha, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s Long Island Group, lying in eastern Bass Strait north-west of Cape Barren Island in the Furneaux Group. The island is part of the Franklin Sound Islands Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because it holds over 1% of the world populations of six bird species.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -40.38, 148.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Furneaux Group, Important Bird Areas of Tasmania

Key Island

Key Island, with the adjacent Key Reef, is a granite island, with an area of 6 ha, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s Long Island Group, lying in eastern Bass Strait west of Cape Barren Island in the Furneaux Group. The ketch 'Grace Victoria Holyman' was wrecked near here in Thunder & Lightning Bay in 1897.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -40.38, 148.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Furneaux Group

Big Black Reef

Big Black Reef is a small, flat dolerite island, with an area of 0.54 ha, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s Long Island Group, lying in eastern Bass Strait west of Cape Barren Island in the Furneaux Group. Together with nearby Boxen Island it is classified by BirdLife International as an Important Bird Area because it has been recorded as supporting 288 breeding pairs of Black-faced Cormorants.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -40.38, 148.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Furneaux Group, Important Bird Areas of Tasmania

Anderson Island (Tasmania)

Anderson Island, also known as Woody Island, is a granite island, with an area of 166 ha, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s Tin Kettle Island Group, lying in eastern Bass Strait between Flinders and Cape Barren Islands in the Furneaux Group. It is partly a pastoral lease used for grazing sheep and cattle. The island is joined at low tide to nearby Little Anderson and Tin Kettle Islands by extensive intertidal mudflats.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -40.38, 148.02 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Furneaux Group, Important Bird Areas of Tasmania