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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 - Rural/Coastal

Buttons By The Beach

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.

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Yambacoona House

Accommodation type:

Farm Stays, Self Contained
Welcome to Yambacoona House: The Heart of the North 

Rich in the history of Northern King Island, and once owned by Sydney Kidman himself, Yambacoona House is minutes from Cape Wickam golf course; the Island’s best beaches; with King Island’s wildlife literally on the doorstep.  

Yambacoona House’s large scale provides ample room for your family, golf group, or event. Here, you, your friends, and family can relax, talk, eat and drink only minutes from Cape Wickam and Ocean Dunes golf courses in the rich countryside of King Island. 

For us, King Island is home, we’re here to help you with the logistics and supplies of your escape to our piece of paradise and enjoy the best of Yambacoona House. Reach out for advice on King Island or support for your booking.  

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Accommodation type:

Farm Stays, Self Contained

“Kintyre” is a fabulously private though easily accessible farm stay located at Loorana about 10 minutes north of the airport, near midway between Currie and Cape Wickham. Providing 3 bedrooms (2 queen rooms and 2 singles in the third) and one bathroom, the home is set on a working farm complete with chooks and cattle.

Book between May 1st – August 31st to automatically receive Kintyre’s exclusive winter offer! Set within the lively bounds of a working farm, guests are invited to immerse themselves in daily farm life, from the delightful presence of chooks to the majestic beauty of cattle roaming the fields. Take a self-guided winter tour of the working farm and return to savour local delights like King Island honey and thyme, with a recipe card for the perfect roasted camembert to enjoy fireside.

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Ettrick Rocks Luxury retreats

Accommodation type:

Retreats and Lodges, Self Contained

Ettrick Rocks luxury coastal homes designed by award winning architects, seamlessly bridges the indoor space with the outside landscape using large double glazed windows. Every room frames the magnificent rock formations, the Great Southern Ocean and the wildlife abounding the property, as an artist does to a painting.

Stylish and spacious, there is comfortable seating throughout, a large chaise lounge, 5-star King Size beds, quality linen, pillows and soft coverings to keep you warm and cosy. A cantilevered comfortable bedroom window seat, projects one outward closer to nature to chill-out and be at peace with the beautiful landscape around you.

At early dawn fishing boats trawling their nets or pulling up lobster pots may be seen directly in line of the retreats. Binoculars supplied in each of the homes provide a closer glimpse of this activity and that of the sea eagles and other marine birds hovering or swooping for their catch.

King Island’s food produce is abundant, sought after and prized by chefs and connoisseurs from around the world. For coastal foragers the location gifts a variety of edible plants, delicious seaweed and crustaceans. Indulge your taste buds cooking delicious meals in a dream kitchen that is well equipped and stocked with essentials to get those creative juices into overdrive. 

Nearby there are a number of walking tracks to explore, sandy and sheltered coves to swim or relax in and plenty of vantage points to capture that sought after photographic moment, that artistic seascape or that ideal catch of the day for the BBQ.

At dusk guests are amused by the wallabies gathering around the homes and captivated by the spectacular sunsets over the horizon. The evening sets in with the pulsing light of the lighthouse and the soothing sound of the ocean. Pure bliss!

Come, stay with us and experience the marvel that is King Island and Ettrick Rocks.

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Kittawa Lodge

Kittawa Lodge

Accommodation type:

Retreats and Lodges, Self Contained

A luxury boutique retreat.  Light, contemporary, stylish, sophisticated, secluded.  Kittawa Lodge provides a truly luxurious accommodation experience, offering two one-bedroom self-contained lodges.  Each lodge is architecturally designed to maximise your connection to the outdoors, while minimising exposure to the elements.  The location of each lodge has been carefully selected to optimise your panoramic views as well as your privacy, while ensuring a sense of ultimate seclusion. 

Comprising contemporary, soaring and light-filled interiors, each lodge features French-designed fireplaces, warm and charred timber tones, custom joinery, local artwork and bespoke furniture.  Completely off-grid, Kittawa Lodge is the ultimate luxury eco-tourism destination, offering every comfort.

Kittawa Lodge is situated on a stunning, secluded, ocean-front, 96-acre property.  It comprises over 750 metres of coastline, lush 12,000 year old grassy sand dunes, private valleys, forested nooks and natural-spring dams.  While spectacularly remote, Kittawa Lodge is conveniently located just 15 minutes drive from the main township of Currie.  You are free to explore the many hidden coves and pebbled beaches along the foreshore, and snorkel the pristine waters rich with diverse marine life, just metres from your luxurious private lodge.  Surrounded by nature, you may encounter Red-Necked Wallabies, bush turkeys, wild peacocks, pheasants and a family of majestic Sea Eagles.

At Kittawa Lodge our philosophy is simple – we believe that luxury boutique accommodation needs to be more than a place to stay.  You will be inspired, whether to relax, romance or rejuvenate.  Your stay will be elevated to an experience, with personal touches and bespoke packages. 

With a number of sumptuous catering options, including your own inhouse cook, as well as a number of unique King Island experiences on offer, do as little or as much as you want.  Whether you are travelling solo, as a couple or with friends and family, Kittawa Lodge will design a bespoke experience just for you.

Discover your wilderness and escape to Kittawa Lodge today.

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Bass Lodge

Accommodation type:

Retreats and Lodges, Self Contained

With its exquisite location, panoramic vistas, luxe cedar amenities and private beach access, Bass Lodge brings cosy refinement to the brazen beauty of the Bass Strait’s crown jewel.

Bass Lodge (formerly Taraki Lodge) is just 15 minutes drive from the main township of Currie. Touching down at the King Island Domestic Airport (KNS), a 15 minute drive will have you entering the gates of Bass Lodge, surrounded by uninterrupted Bass Strait views, rugged bushes and vegetation. Be prepared to see many of our local Bennett’s Wallabies up close.

This is modern coastal luxury at its best. 

Bass Lodge offers up to eight guests the opportunity to relax in total privacy and share precious time with loved ones, whilst indulging on King Island’s famous local produce and embracing the endless spectacular vistas. 

The four beautifully appointed bedrooms feature king beds (or eight king singles) and four ensuites, providing versatility for groups and families.

Set amongst a stunning natural backdrop of Bass Strait, Bass Lodge King Island showcases this coastal vista through floor-to-ceiling feature windows.

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Wave Retreat

King Island Breaks- Wave Retreat

Accommodation type:

Self Contained

Wave Retreat, a brand new stylish and compact 2 storey, 3 bedroom beach house.  Elevated on a promontory, this property has breathtaking panoramic views in a 270 degree vision of the Southern Ocean and with Little Porky Beach below.

Direct access is from Barnes Road, with an immediate view of the most distinctive wave-form architecture that makes this property almost unique in its appeal to the external observer.  The hexagonal interior and exterior floor design features a main floor, an upper floor and an extensive viewing deck. all elevated to provide for the best views, and for under floor parking that prevents the obstruction of these views by parked cars.

The main floor has two private bedrooms with Queen size beds and sufficient storage and vanity space, one with a spectacular view of the coastline looking north, the other looking south.  They share a stylish bathroom on the same floor with shower, vanity, washing machine, under floor heating and quality “Biology” bathroom products.

The rest of the Main Floor is dedicated to living space which has been designed for maximum comfort and uncluttered style.  It contains a fully equipped kitchen with a standalone cooking station and breakfast bar, an extendable teak dining table and chairs, a corner couch unit for comfort if you can break away from the views, tv viewing and cosy discussion.  A Scandinavian design wood fire heater is prominent feature, providing both comfort from the elements and also adding immeasurably to the distinctive style of the place.

Stairs from this level lead up to the ensuite master bedroom /studio which commands the most compelling of vistas and at the same time a degree of opulence with it’s own secluded balcony.  Adjacent is the ensuite with shower over bath, vanity, under floor heating and “Biology” products.

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Shore House

Accommodation type:

Retreats and Lodges, Self Contained

Wake with the crash of the waves onto the shore; and lose yourself in the raw beauty of King Island’s pristine, untouched coastline.

Shore House will reinvigorate the senses and provide safe haven from the real world.

Shore House (formerly Porky Beach Retreat) is just 10 minutes drive from the main township of Currie. Touching down at the King Island Domestic Airport (KNS), a five minute drive will have you entering the gates of Shore House, surrounded by coastal hills, bushes and vegetation.


This is modern coastal luxury at its best. Shore House offers up to eight guests the opportunity to relax in total privacy and share precious time with a loved ones, whilst indulging on King Island’s famous local produce and embracing the endless spectacular vistas. The four beautifully appointed bedrooms feature king beds (or eight long singles), providing versatility for groups and families.

Set amongst a stunning natural backdrop of the Great Southern Ocean, the retreat showcases this blue vista through floor-to-ceiling glass.


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Turnstone Beach House

King Island Breaks – Turnstone Beach House

Accommodation type:

Self Contained

This superb one level home designated by renowned coastal architect and surfing identity Paul Witzig right on Porky Point is surrounded by ocean and pristine beaches and nestles in total harmony with its environment.

Ocean views stretching to the horizon are captured by double glazed windows that allow you to be part of the outdoors from the luxury of the house.

Turnstone Beach House has recently been awarded a PLATINUM TripAdvisor “Greenleader” status, which recognises our commitment to showing that renewable energy and passive solar design do not mean compromise on luxury or comfort. The house features include breathtaking ocean views, polished floors, granite bench tops in a superb kitchen, a very spacious living area with exposed beams, a dining table that seats up to twelve and a glass fronted fireplace and 2 large bathrooms with boutique toiletries for your use during your stay.  This home is where nature meets luxury.  You will enjoy from all rooms, a mesmerising panorama of the Southern Ocean swells and surf rolling onto pristine Little Porky Beach.  (Transitory home of the migratory Turnstone and many other birds including sea eagles, shearwater, gulls, cormorants and colorful pied oyster-catchers).

Walk directly in front of the house to fish or swim in virtual privacy.  Whales spotted from the living room allows for that once in a lifetime experience.  

Relax in coastal surrounds.

This gorgeous home takes full advantage of the magnificent coastal setting.

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