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King Island has what Tourism Tasmania wants

Heidi Weitjens

King Island has what Tourism Tasmania wants

#discovertasmania #theoffseason King Island
King Island Tasmania offers mainlanders the chance to do something stimulating with the cooler 25% of their year. 
The wild side of King Island Tasmania is therapy for winter brain like a defibrillator from the winter coma.
#discovertasmania #theoffseason King Island 
The intense indulgent pleasures of rich food, friendly people, breathtaking green landscapes and the Roaring Forties at 40 ° South jolts the system with bursts of fresh air, spectacular surf, colourful natural scenery and a cheeky single malt whisky by a hot fire.
Heidi Weitjens King Island Distillery Tasmania Come Down for Air Off Season #discovertasmania #theoffseason
Feeling exalted, curious, content, challenged but always feeling something.
A winter spent wide-eyed not half asleep. 

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Let the love story beGIN

Heidi Weitjens

Let the love story beGIN

After 5pm let the evening beGIN relax take the time to share stories with ♡ ones about things you ♡ Cheers hh♡

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World Gin Day

Heidi Weitjens

World Gin Day

Liquid gold on World Gin Day? We’ll drink to that!

King Island Distillery is already making waves to rival those of Bass Strait, with Heidi’s Native Gin.Hand picked, carefully selected Native Botanicals Heidi Weitjens King Island Distillery and Buddy

Handcrafted with a collection of King Island and Australian native ingredients, some of which Heidi harvests by hand.

The Native Gin is traditionally distilled in 55-litre copper pot-stills. 

“I tried and tested a mix of native botanicals many times, to discover a blend that works harmoniously together to create the right recipe for a classic dry gin,” Heidi says. “I distil in small batches with my ‘Copper Angels’, fulfilling the dream of capturing the taste of our King Island spirit in a bottle.”

There’s also a newly-released barrel-aged gin, which is matured in coopered barrels aboard a working lobster boat. 

Golden Gin Aged out at Sea on the Crayfish Boat Heidi Weitjens King Island Distillery Barrel Aged Gin

“The gin matures around the seas of our lovely island and looks like liquid gold,” Heidi says.

World Gin Day Review of King Island Distillery Native Gin and Barrel aged Golden Gin

This is a sensational story, thank you!! Love the GINtastic review from Eat it Tassie.  Extra special for this to be released on our happy World Gin Day. 

World Gin Day with Family at Heidi Weitjens King Island Distillery

Cheers Everyone!!! hh♡ 🌟🙏😁👌💞Heidi Weitjens King Island Distillery 

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250+ Winter Travel Offers in Tasmania happening right now

Heidi Weitjens

250+ Winter Travel Offers in Tasmania happening right now

May the Spirit of King Island always make you smile and feel safe, there is no time to waste, you will soon be determined to make haste and fly over yourself for a true taste, we can't wait to spoil you mate.

The Off Season Heidi Weitjens King Island Distillery Spirits Tasmania Gin Vodka Whisky Limoncello

OFF SEASON OFFER

"Warm up with a dram of small batch handcrafted Whisky, Gin, Vodka and Bella Chella with Heidi Weitjens King Island Distillery. Meet hh the Founder and Distiller and enjoy a Tour that is sure to lift your Winter Spirits."

Heidi Weitjens King Island Distillery Spirits Tasmania Gin Vodka Whisky Limoncello

Tasmania Come Down For Air to King Island Distillery

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A beautiful Bay devastated by Disappointment 186 years ago

Heidi Weitjens

A beautiful Bay devastated by Disappointment 186 years ago

A stunning beach with innocent curves stretching out for 1.6 km along the base of a Bay facing North, receives refracted Westerly swell from Cape Wickham.

A short drive branching off Cape Wickham Road leads to the beach.  There sits a picnic table and chairs alongside stairs leading down to a truly beautiful white Sandy shoreline naturally made for relaxing, photographing walking, swimming and surfing. 

Our visitors on King Island, particularly Golfers visiting Cape Wickham Golf Links, ask Heidi Weitjens "Why is it called Disappointment Bay?" So we share the about Neva the Ship, tragically wrecked on a Reef 186 years ago.

*****  We share this story with you my Friends written by: ABC Northern Tasmania Article and Mr Whatley Photo - by Rick Eaves.  Additionally, facts sourced from Beach Safe website.  

A well respected and dedicated Local King Islander, Mr Dale Whatley, shares the story he grew up with about the Neva.

 

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