Whether you like to take it easy or would prefer to keep busy, there are plenty of options for everyone on King Island. You certainly can’t see everything in one weekend.
To make things easier we’ve asked locals and visitors to share their favourite King Island highlights are and have linked them together in the following itineraries.
You didn’t come to King Island to sit around all day. You want to get out there and fill your visit with amazing and memorable experiences. We’ve got a few suggestions including horse riding and a range of guided tours to make sure you squeeze the most out of your visit.
The Classic Weekend
Time is precious and you only have a couple of days on King Island. You want to make sure that you tick the highlights off your list. We’ve surveyed our visitors over the last few years with the following suggestions encompassing all the experiences they told us we’re top of the list.
Some of our visitors are surprised to learn that you can’t see all of King Island in one day. The south of the island includes some of the best restaurants and the most amazing experiences. There are also plenty of accommodation options down here which means that you could spend your entire visit below 40 degrees south.
What Currie lacks in shopping malls, traffic lights and parking meters it more than makes up for with an abundance of life’s other essential ingredients such as sustenance, shelter and culture…and pies.
People Up North on King Island think they live in a pretty special place and you can see why. Beaches galore, natural wonders and ‘that’ golf course. You’ll need to plan your food-stops while you’re touring the north but you’ll find no shortage of jaw-dropping experiences to whet the appetite.
The few residents of Naracoopa claim that their sleepy, east-coast paradise is blessed with a great deal more sunshine than the rest of the island. While other islanders treat this claim with some scepticism, it’s certainly true that Naracoopa is King Island’s only truly coastal settlement and has a wonderfully relaxing ‘seaside town’ feel.