King Island

King Island - North West Coast - Tasmania

Looking to awaken your soul?

Look no further than King Island where visitors will uncover their own special experience with a healthy tonic of activities to boost energy and restore vitality. Take yourself on an epicurean adventure of King Island well known for its gourmet delights including seafood, soft cheeses and beef. Accessible by plane, King Island is situated 80 kilometres off the north west coast of Tasmania. The commercial hub on the island is Currie, where restaurants lavish their patrons with the succulent produce that this region provides. Watch as the harbour welcomes the fishing boats in to dock with their bounty and wander the harbour whilst taking in the view.

Keen divers have an abundance of shipwrecks to explore with prevailing westerly winds, aka the 'Roaring Forties', laying claim to over 70 shipwreck sites in the area. Lavinia Nature Reserve will keep you busy in the wild as you explore rare and wonderful species including orange bellied parrots, amazing birdlife, sea eagles, wallabies and the mysterious platypus.

Do not leave the island until you have each and every morsel offered at the King Island Dairy. Learn all about the history and the processes of cheese making but more importantly the Fromagerie Tasting Room holds the key to a tempting extravaganza of camembert, brie, washed rind, cheddar and triple creamyum.


Where is King Island


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Places to stay and things to do around King Island


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Towns surrounding King Island


Burnie North West Coast
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Devonport North West Coast
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Latrobe North West Coast
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Penguin North West Coast
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Port Sorell North West Coast
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Sheffield North West Coast
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Smithton North West Coast
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Stanley North West Coast
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Ulverstone North West Coast
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Wynyard North West Coast
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