The ocean is a moderating influence. In summertime, while Melbourne and points North swelter in heat, Flinders Island is delightfully warm. In wintertime, Flinders Island is warmer than the mainland, and Healing Dreams does not experience frost. Winter can bring some of the most perfect days - sunny, crisp, sometimes warm enough for shorts and sandals, sometimes a light jacket. We are able to do all of our activities - bicycles, exploring the bush, walking the beach, and, on a winter's evening when the day cools down a bit, gathering about the fire and recounting stories of adventures of the day and adventures of the night.