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King Island

Tasmania, Australia
+61 421 062 246
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Girls retreat

I have wanted to visit King Island for many years. So finally it was decided that a small group of... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Patricia Y
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Green Ponds Guesthouse

A really great place to stay. A quiet peaceful location , yet easy walking distance to Bakery... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Roger W
via mobile
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Known for its pristine beaches, offshore reefs and rocky coastline, this remote island features Cape Wickham lighthouse, the tallest in the southern hemisphere.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“ocean dunes” (3 reviews)
Tasmania, Australia
+61 421 062 246
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I have wanted to visit King Island for many years. So finally it was decided that a small group of female family members would have a bit of a retreat to the Island. I was dreading that it was perhaps going to end up a...More

Thank Patricia Y
beefcheese, Volunteer at King Island, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Hello Patricia Thank you for your lovely review of your stay on King Island. I'm very glad to hear that you all had a good time and especially pleased to hear that you so enjoyed Naracoopa as it sometimes neglected as a destination. Thanks again.

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

A really great place to stay. A quiet peaceful location , yet easy walking distance to Bakery, Butcher,Supermarkets etc. There were 3 couples in our group and we cooked many of our meals in the well equipped kitchen. BBQ is there too for those days...More

Thank Roger W
Reviewed 8 May 2017

8 mates touring KI for 1 night and 2 day of golf - 1 at Ocean Dunes & 1 at Cape Wickham - hard to split which was the preferred option but you won't be disappointed with either as long as you can hit a...More

Thank Warwick K
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great trip with Ausjet on their DC3 The return trip included bus tour of the island and a delicious buffet lunch at The Boomerang hotel, complete with panoramic views Annie was a fabulous hostess for the day, and our pilots very capable. The...More

Thank shoppingmiss
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went for the day with a large birthday group (28 in total) and it could not have been better. Very well organised by Shortstop, and the Gooney Bird flight was a unique experience. Lunch was at Boomerang, which was a very nice setting with...More

Thank Warwick D
Reviewed 27 February 2017

King island is both familiar and strange. Everyone is friendly even the other tourists. The landscape is very similar to many country drives in Victoria until you turn a corner and see something out of the blue. The best kept secret is the seal rocks...More

1  Thank AnnetteAustralia2015
Reviewed 12 February 2017

They took thousands of dollars of our money and cancelled our King Island trip 4 months later. If it was because of bad weather I would understand, but staffing issues?! I emailed the company director and got nothing back. A very unprofessional company in my...More

6  Thank AT6688
Reviewed 22 December 2016

So many people have never visited, or even know what King Island offers. I was once, (or that became many times) a visitor here. I loved this place, and the residents, so much so that I decided to move over here. King Island is a...More

2  Thank Moss M
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This weird place is actually just a beach shack filled up with all sorts of old stuff, like dining room equipment, crockery, cutlery, old record players and books and games. Lots of kelp sculptures and local artwork. You just turn up with your own food,...More

Thank guggetravel
Reviewed 16 April 2016

A visit prompted by the great cheeses! No ferries, flights only. Maybe this will change now a magnificent new golf course has been completed . It was not easy to book myself a trip and accommodation. After considerable googling and frustrating research, I was rescued...More

4  Thank sidonie
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21 February 2017|
Response from beefcheese | Property representative |
Yes you can. You can fly to King Island from Tullamarine, Moorabbin, or Essendon on Rex, King Island Airlines or Sharp respectively. From King Island you can fly to Launceston or Burnie (Wynyard) with Sharp Airlines. See... More