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Picnics & BBQs

Picnic Spots

Some of the restaurants on King Island offer great views and ambience but the most sought after dining locations require no reservations.


Lions Park
Currie Wharf
Free Electric BBQ.
Picnic shelter and public conveniences located nearby.

The Boathouse
The Restaurant With No Food
Currie Harbour
Open every day with cutlery, plates, kettle and glasses available for your use.


Naracoopa Foreshore 
Free Electric BBQ
Picnic shelter and public conveniences located nearby.


Blackwood Street
Free Electric BBQ
Picnic shelter, playground and public conveniences located nearby.


Cape Wickham Lighthouse
Picnic shelter and public conveniences located nearby.

Penny’s Lagoon
Electric BBQ, picnic shelter and public conveniences located nearby.

Calcified Forest
Picnic shelter and public conveniences.

Top 10 Picnic Spots Without Facilities (in no particular order)

  1. Red Hut Beach – Simply breathtaking
  2. Martha Lavinia Beach – Surf’s best kept secret?
  3. Seal Rocks – The power of the ocean.
  4. Naracoopa Jetty – Bring your lunch or catch it.
  5. Sandblow Beach (Grassy) – “Watching the ship(s) roll in, and watch them/it roll away again”.
  6. Look Out, Bicentennial Park, Currie – Rivals the top of the Lighthouse for the best view of the harbor.
  7. Disappointment Bay – Doesn’t live up to its name.
  8. Sea Elephant River – Many local’s favourite spot for peace and tranquility.
  9. Yellow Rock River – What’s more beautiful – the beach or the river?
  10. King Island Forestry, Pegarah Road – Sick of majestic beaches? Try some majestic trees instead.

Gourmet Picnic Hampers

Foodworks Hamper Service

Foodworks supermarket in Currie will be happy to provide you with a food hamper to enjoy during your stay or to take home to share with family and friends. They use as much King Island product as possible! (Depending on availability). Hampers to take home can consist of King Island Crayfish (in season), Cheese, Beef & King Island Cloud Juice and are available from King Island Foodworks or can be collected from King Island Airlines, Moorabbin Airport. (Price on Application).

All hampers come with King Island Cloud Juice in an insulated reusable bag (so you can refill it with your King Island goodies to take home).

Your choice of hampers are:

Classic Hamper
A selection of meats or a freshly cooked chicken, salads, cheeses, fruits and a sweet treat. $40.00

Deluxe Hamper
All of the above with extra fruit, cheese and chocolate dessert. $55.00
Add a freshly caught and cooked crayfish! (Price on application depending on the market and the season).

Cheese & Fruit Pack
Consisting of 5 King Island cheeses and fresh fruits. $40.00

BBQ Pack
BBQ at the Boathouse or Wharf or anywhere you like with our steak, chops and salads. $40.00

Deluxe BBQ Pack
All of the above with dessert and cheese $60.00

We do need a bit of time to prepare your hamper so 2 hours minimum notice is required for all hampers except crayfish hampers which require a minimum 24 hours notice.

Want to take a Crayfish home or have here? Call us, we can arrange it for you.

Like a wine or bubbles, we can arrange that too!

King Island Foodworks is proud to be part of the King Island Community supporting our local school, breakfast club, local sporting groups, community organizations and tourism on King Island.

To pre-order any of these King Island Hampers:

Foodworks – King Island
Main St, (03) 6462 1144
Open 7 days 7.00 am to 6.00pm
Excellent service is a feature of this friendly local store.

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