Experiences on King Island
At Wave Retreat, we are happy to help you arrange any activities on King Island. Please let us know when booking your accommodation if you have any particular interests and we can find an activity/tour to suit you.
King Island has much to offer the visitor. For the adventurous, a great way is to discover King Island on horseback. King Island Trails will guide you in this extraordinary experience along coastal trails and pristine beaches.
Another unique experience on King Island is with King Island Rambles that offer a diverse range of tours. A very special tour is a visit to the platypus and observe them in the wild. King Island is one of the best places in the world to view these amazing creatures. You will discover some of King Islands best secrets and learn of the Islands rich history. You can even climb a lighthouse or do a walking tour.
The hidden experience is a day tour in a purpose-built 4wd all-terrain vehicle guided by locals that share with you their knowledge of flora, fauna and history. Enjoy a white tablecloth lunch for a true paddock to plate experience. www.kingislandholidayvillage.com.au
Fishing, but of course; this is King Island. From squid, sweep, salmon and gummy the choice is endless . There is always something to catch from the wharfs at Currie, Grassy and from the Naracoopa jetty or from one of the vast number of pristine beaches.
Matthew Archer is a 5th generation King Islander and knows the island's prevailing weather conditions. He can organise beach or boat tours, where you are sure to come home with a prized catch.
Phone: 0499 806 243
Visit Terry Perry's store in Currie and stock up for all your fishing equipment and baits. At this unique store you will come across some of the friendliest locals who have an absolute wealth of knowledge of the best spots to visit.
Fromagerie - King Island Dairy:
No visit to King Island would be complete until you stop by the King Island Fromargerie. Delight in the specially built tasting room with samples for everyone to enjoy before watching a comprehensive program on the history and process of making these wonderful products. King Island Dairy prides in their handcrafted and internationally renowned products that have earned industry acclaim. The top awards the Dairy has won for their cheese across the country and around the world are on display in the tasting room. kidairy.com.au