King Island Rambles, King Island

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King Island Airport is a small regional airport located near the town of Currie on King Island off the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. The airport is owned and operated by the King Island Council.
The airport was the site of a light plane crash on 26 November 1998, when a Piper Lance crashed shortly after take off on its way to Moorabbin, Victoria, killing three Melbourne nurses on board. It was suspected that a strong gust of wind just after take off caused the plane to stall and crash.
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  • Saw a platypus within one minute of arriving at the lovely secluded stream and many more views followed. Plenty of birdlife on show including a sea eagle. Delicious scones and tea provided.  more »
  • We did the Platypus visit on the morning of 24 December. Having been to Tasmania 4 previous times and never having the luck to see a platypus, my expectations weren't high. Even though Ondrea has...  more »
  • i was born on king island and if you were born there u were better than everybody else and it always rained there everyday for years so it can change the body of a young child but king island is much closer to Australia than Tasmania and so what it means is that people born on king island r better faster and stronger than everybody lol
  • A deceivingly large island with many different moods. One day can be serene and calm and the next brutally wild. You don't have to travel far to find a beach all to yourself or a rugged rocky outcrop to enjoy some fishing.
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