KING ISLAND ACCOMMODATION
King Island offers a range of accommodation styles to suit every taste from hotels and cosy bed and breakfasts to holiday cottages, farm stays and well-appointed coastal hideaways.
Whether you prefer to retreat to the calming waves of a beach to enjoy the solitude or stay close to the main township of Currie, your friendly King Island hosts will be on hand to offer a warm welcome and ensure you have an enjoyable and memorable visit.
You can choose from 4 areas of accommodation on King Island.
Accommodation - Bungaree
Accommodation type:Retreats and Lodges, Self Contained
The house has two outdoor entertaining areas: one facing north overlooking the ocean and one indoors which is protected from the elements and complete with large dining table, fireplace, BBQ and vegetable/herb garden (season-dependent).
The open-plan kitchen is thoughtfully equipped for entertaining and the pantry is well-stocked with essentials (cereal, spreads, pasta, sauces, oils etc). A mini-barista coffee machine, toaster, blender are available for provided for convenience. The dining table seats eight and has hosted many gatherings among friends.
At the heart of the home, you’ll find the warm and inviting living area, offering awe inspiring views of King Island’s rugged west coast and the untamed beauty of the Southern Ocean. With the waves rolling in, no day or hour is ever the same; some days it’s calm and flat like a lake and other days the roaring 40’s makes it one of the most treacherous seas on the planet. The indoor fireplace is as rustic as it gets; as the logs crackle in the evening, you’ll discover a sense of unparalleled relaxation. Cosy up in a snug blanket, with a glass of wine and a King Island dairy cheese platter, all while indulging in a movie – an experience that promises pure delight.
All three bedrooms have views of the ocean and high quality bedding is provided. The quiet office space has a futon sofa bed which can accommodate an additional guest (the sofa bed can be made up on request at no additional charge).
The gym in the garage is available for those who want to get their sweat on during their stay. There are weights, TRX, squat rack, yoga mats etc. Beach towels, fishing rods, a beach tent, surf boards are also available for our guests’ enjoyment at the beach.
Buttons by the Beach is 100% off-grid and has zero reliance on mains infrastructure. The house uses a combination of solar and wind to generate energy which is stored in batteries. The house faces north to optimise solar power generation. Water is supplied from two sources: a natural spring 500m away and a rainwater tank. Natural gas heats hot water and the oven/stove. Although off-grid, the modern comforts of living are available – reliable telstra phone reception, fast starlink internet, Apple TV, Netflix, Kayo and Binge.
This beautiful property stretches down to the water’s edge and encompasses 600m of coastline. With direct access to the beach from the property, it’s only a short walk on a designated walking track to cool-off (or brave the cold!). Buttons by the Beach has everything you need to retreat from the world, entertain with friends and relax in this special part of Australia. We look forward to welcoming you to Buttons By the Beach on the edge of the island – and the edge of the world.Read more
Accommodation type:Retreats and Lodges, Self Contained, Tiny House
Designed with King Island’s ever-changing weather in mind, the custom-built tiny house ensures comfort throughout the seasons. Fully insulated and double glazed, it offers a cozy haven during cooler months while remaining cool during warmer times. Snuggle up by the indoor wood-burning fireplace or take advantage of the split system air conditioner and heat pump for personalised climate control. While Red Rock Hut encourages you to disconnect and unwind, we understand the importance of staying connected. That’s why we provide fast Starlink internet access, allowing you to be as connected or disconnected from the world as you like.
Immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance as you relax with in the west-facing outdoor deck hammock, soaking in stunning sunset views and the company of curious wallabies roaming nearby. On clear evenings, the sounds of the crashing waves sets the perfect backdrop for stargazing while enjoying a glass of wine by the fire pit. The Hut features a cedar wood-fired hot tub which comfortably seats 2-4 people and a cedar wood barrel sauna with panoramic viewing dome making it the ultimate place of relaxation.
Red Rock Hut is situated on 32 acres of ocean-front property on the west coast of King Island and guests can enjoy private direct access to the beach with diving and snorkelling spots (southern rock lobsters and black and greenlip abalone are found here – a Tasmanian Recreational licence is required for those who wish to take on-shore).
We believe in conservation and sustainable tourism and the Red Rock Hut’s designs and practices are eco-friendly and sustainable. The tiny house concept was chosen as the perfect solution to minimise the impact on the land and promote eco-friendly and sustainable tourism practices on King Island. Red Rock Hut is 100% off-grid and has zero reliance on mains infrastructure; the Hut generates its own power from nearby solar panels.
Red Rock Hut offers a true sense of seclusion and tranquility, allowing you to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Yet, it remains easily accessible, with short flights from Melbourne or mainland Tasmania, you will feel a world away and have the ultimate sense of seclusion in an eco-friendly tiny house with breathtaking views across the Southern Ocean. With access to world-class golf courses, famously good produce and some of the cleanest air in the world, you will be spoilt for choice.Read more