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Mar 15, 2021

10 days on the island – Fathom and Poor Souls

Fathom is an elegy to those lost to the sea in the search for sanctuary. It is a mesmeric dance shared between the human body and the ocean; a choreography in which the body… Read more
Sep 17, 2020

New flights available – Hobart direct to King Island

King Island Tourism is excited to announce that with support from the Tasmanian government, you can now book direct flights between Hobart and King Island.  From the 30th September 2020 for a period of… Read more
Jul 27, 2020

Tasmanian Borders Update

Winter on King Island has been picture perfect with beautiful, crisp sunny days bookended between glorious sunrises and sunsets. The shame is that we haven’t been able to share such beauty and tranquility with… Read more
May 14, 2020

Back To The Beach

This is an exciting week on King Island as locals are able to return to their beautiful beaches after a brief period of closure. Surfing, fishing, swimming and walking are some of the staple… Read more
Mar 22, 2020

Emergency Information

There is currently an outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) with confirmed cases in Australia. As the situation continues to evolve, it is important that you seek up-to-date information from the relevant authorities. For further… Read more
Aug 26, 2019

King Island Events

King Islanders tend to be pretty much the best kind of people but if they have a flaw it would be related to their lack of punctuality or their inability to plan ahead. Maybe… Read more
May 31, 2019

The Festival of Art Culture and Environment (FACE) of King Island

The inaugural FACE of King was held throughout April, 2019 and was a lot of fun. The idea behind FACE is to spend the month celebrating the environment of King Island through cultural events… Read more
Splendid Isolation at Taraki Lodge
May 03, 2019

Splendid Isolation

Some people, locals and visitors alike, often think of King Island as being isolated from the rest of the world. Located in the middle of Bass Strait, some 250 km from the mainland of… Read more
Aug 13, 2018

Mixed Emotions

King Islanders have complicated feelings about many aspects of life; the weather, the isolation and of course the footy. However, August has seen many locals struggling to come to terms with equal parts grief… Read more
Apr 24, 2018

Shipwrecks & Safe Havens

King Island has a rich and sometimes terrible history of shipwrecks. The rocks surrounding this treacherous stretch of shoreline have many varied tales to tell. Some are tales of survival celebrated by the descendants… Read more