Flying from Sydney or Gold Coast to King Island 

King Island is now accessible within 2 hours of departing Sydney with minimum of fuss by combining Jetstar (Avalon) and King Island Surf Safaris private air charter services. We provide the quick, convenient and most direct connection to King Island from interstate maximising your surf time by removing the waiting around at multiple airports and taxi travel fares between airports by picking you up directly off the tarmac in your own private aircraft. 

Departing Flights.

Jetstar now operates two morning flights from Sydney and Gold Coast to Avalon Airport with King Island Surf providing direct King Island connections. When guests arrive at Avalon they will be greeted by the King Island Surf Safaris’ pilot and Piper Chieftain charter aircraft awaiting them on the tarmac. After collecting bags, guests make their way to their own private plane and get ready for the 40 minute hop across to King Island maximising your holiday surf time.

Return flights. 

Jetstar has 4 afternoon flights from Avalon returning to Sydney or the Gold Coast. On your return King Island Surf Safaris will fly you direct from King Island airport to Avalon Airport. Our pilot will escort you on the tarmac arriving in time for you to check-in to your Jetstar flight connecting to Sydney or Gold Coast.

Group Travel Packages.

Most of our interstate guests normally stay for 5 - 7 days but some also do a long weekend or the odd weekend strike mission. Whichever length of stay you decide you want to choose our direct connection from Avalon to King Island will mean a seemless and relaxing travel experience because we personally look after you from the moment you arrive at Avalon.

Example of a “2 day” weekend package departing from Avalon Airport:

  • 7:00am Sydney or to Melbourne (Avalon Airport) flight

  • Get off Jetstar flight and be greeted by your own personal pilot right there on the tarmac

  • Be on King Island 40 minutes later

  • Pick up your 4WD car from King Island airport carpark and be in the water surfing uncrowded waves by 10:00amThe pilot and aircraft are at your service!

  • Return back in Sydney on Sunday evening – and pinch yourself.

All overnight packages include: Return private charter flights from Avalon, 4WD included, Accomodation, Breakfast, Surf Maps, advice on surf conditions and where the best waves will be found during your stay.

*Note: Weight limits apply: 800kg Avalon Airport