King Island

By Discover Tasmania | King Island lies off the north-west coast of Tasmania, surrounded by a rugged coastline and full of fresh seafood, famously good produce and some of the cleanest air in the world.

“Currie on King Island ♥ What an amazing view of Currie by @acrossthestrait. King Island is anchored in the middle of the Bass Strait…”

Golf expected to drive King Island's economic recovery

Tourism operators on King Island are confident the region is about to experience an economic boom, driven by international golfers.

The remote Bass …

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“Live life like someone left the gate open. A beautiful sunrise from King Island this morning by @business_sense. #tasmania #tassie…”

“Yes, that's a giant sized double brie. I'll see you when I'm fatter than I am now #kingisland”

“Well, it's fair to say Disappointment Bay failed to live up to its billing! #kingisland”

“Explored the rich beauty and delicious cheese of King Island yesterday! Stayed at #RockyGlenRetreat with the most welcoming host Heidi. Do…”

“King Island, a very picturesque place 👌”

“Cape Wickham. #lighthouse #KingIsland #work”

Photos from Lynda French's post in King Island Golf & Bowling Club

48 hours on King Island: what to do, where to go

King Island may not be the home of day spas and banana lounges, but this windy dot of earth in the middle of Bass Strait – the body of water separating Tasmania from the mainland – is not without its seductions. It’s home to some of the most delicious beef and cheese in Australia, some spectacular …


“Reminiscing on an amazing week in King Island. Huge thanks to all the amazing artists, my stomach is only just recovering from the…”

King Island

We’ve been over there a couple of time now in the past 12 months and although we need to pack our thicker wetties, we gotta say we’re head over heels …

“king Island dreaming from last weeks video #discovertasmania @tasmania @australia #seeaustralia”

“Doirt a-muas do mhaitheas chaoimh, a Dhé! (Pour down your healing kindness, oh God!) This is why I drive hours & hike miles in the dark, to…”

Photos from Save King Island's post - Save King Island

“A little touch of King Island made it into print this week. Big thanks to @iancrolfe for showing me his wonderful playground of landscapes…”

“Red sky at night #shepherdsdelight #kingisland #tasmania #sunset”

“King Island sand dunes #porkybeach”

“Tallest lighthouse in Australia, standing at 48m #capewickham #lighthouse #kingisland #tasmania #australia #roundthetwist”

“Goodbye #kingislandtasmania it's been great. #cheeseoverload”

“#KingIsland at its most eclectic. #theboathouse #restaurantwithoutanyfood #thegoodlife #fabulous”

““Wild and dramatic, cultured and quirky, isolated yet accessible… The diversity of offerings from Tasmania’s plate may require multiple…”

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Cape Wickham Golf Course, King Island

Photos from King Island Trail Rides's post - King Island Trail Rides

King Island Tourism Tasmania

“Obviously. @jesshealy1 #kingisland #allthecheese”