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Welcome to King Island!

King Island is a small island located in the Bass Strait, off the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Known for its stunning landscapes, pristine beaches, and delicious gourmet food, it is a must-visit for any traveler.

Getting There

You can reach King Island by air or sea. The island has its own airport, which serves flights from Melbourne and Tasmania. Alternatively, you can catch a ferry from Victoria or Tasmania.

Things to Do

  • Visit the lighthouses: King Island is home to two historic lighthouses - Cape Wickham Lighthouse and Currie Lighthouse. Take a tour and learn about the fascinating history behind these iconic landmarks.
  • Explore the beaches: With over 145 kilometers of coastline, King Island has some of the most stunning beaches in the world. From the pristine white sands of Naracoopa Beach to the rugged beauty of Martha Lavinia Beach, there's something for everyone.
  • Taste the gourmet food: King Island is renowned for its delicious gourmet food, including seafood, beef, cheese, and more. Take a food tour and sample some of the island's finest offerings.
  • Get up close with wildlife: King Island is home to a variety of unique wildlife, including wallabies, penguins, and sea birds. Take a tour and get up close and personal with these fascinating creatures.
  • Experience the nature: With its rugged coastline, wild forests, and rolling hills, King Island is a nature lover's paradise. Take a hike or bike ride and explore the stunning natural scenery.

Where to Stay

King Island has a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets and tastes. From luxury resorts to cozy homestays, there's something for everyone. Some popular places to stay include:

  • Cape Wickham Links: A luxury golf resort located on the northern tip of the island.
  • KINGFISHER Bay Retreat: A cozy homestay located on the shores of King Island's beautiful Sea Elephant Bay.
  • KING ISLAND SCENIC LODGE: An eco-lodge nestled in the rugged beauty of King Island's west coast.

When to Visit

The best time to visit King Island is during the summer months (December to February), when the weather is warm and sunny. However, the island has something to offer year-round, so don't be deterred if you can't make it during the summer.

Visit King Island

Whether you're looking for adventure, relaxation, or delicious food, King Island is the perfect destination. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your trip today!

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