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Oceania > Australia > Tasmania > King Island > Currie
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Currie is on King Island in the Bass Strait northwest of Tasmania.

Get in

By plane

By boat

  • Although you can get to King Island by private boat, there is no ferry service.

Get around

Once on the island, you can hire a car or bicycle to get around. The island has no traffic lights and relatively few roads.



wittling, walking, whale watching




  • Boomerang By the Sea, Golf Club Road. Serving dinner with a view, M-Su from 6pm.
  • King Island Club, 8 Netherby Rd, +61 3 6462 1124, fax: +61 3 6462 1306. Open from 11:30am M-Th; From 10am F-Sa; Noon-6pm Su. Meals not available on Su, but the bar is. Bingo every 2nd Tuesday of the month.



  • Bass Caravan Park, 100 Main Street. Cabins for $98 - $141 per night, including continental breakfast.
  • Boomerang by the Sea, toll-free: 1800 221 288. Golf Club Road. Ensuite units for around $120.
  • Devils Gap Retreat, +61 3 6462 1180, 0429 621 180, fax +61 3 6462 1180. One bedroom cottages near the ocean. Around $130 including breakfast and free transfer from the airport.
  • Green Ponds Guest House, 38 Edward St, +61 3 6462 1543, +61 427 621 122. Between $60 and $100 per night.
  • Gullhaven Holiday Home, 11 Huxley Street. Four bedroom home.
  • King Island A-Frame Holiday Homes, 95 Main Street, toll-free: 1800 647 702. 3 bedroom cottages between $126 and $189.
  • Shannon Coastal Cottages, PO Box 275, +61 64621288, fax: 64621607, . Premium position and central for island exploration 2 well appointed fully self contained cottages located on Currie harbour with magnificent views to Southern ocean the busy harbour and Currie lighthouse 3 Klms by car from Currie or a short walk via beach and track to the Currie wharf. Between $150 - $160 per night for two occupants, extra fee apply for more..

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