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2023 Winter Long Weekend in Kingston SE

Celebrate the King's Birthday Long Weekend with a quaint winter beach staycation in Kingston SE. While we may be known for our stunning sunsets and sandy shores during the warmer months, our coastal town still has a lot of warmth to offer during the colder season.

Whether you are seeking a cozy retreat with your loved ones or an adventure-filled getaway for the whole family, Kingston SE has something for everyone. Join us this long weekend and explore the top things to do.

Kingston SE Jetty
Winter sunset walks on the Kingston SE Jetty

Embrace the Coastal Charm

Kingston SE offers a unique base for exploring the enchanting Limestone Coast. Take the unique opportunity to witness nature's symphony. Bundle up and embark on scenic walks through the town's picturesque surroundings and interconnecting walking tracks or pack a picnic and take a short drive to explore the many conservation parks, enjoying the serenity and beauty of the landscape.

Discover our Landmarks, History & Art Projects

Uncover our rich history, unique landmarks and diverse art projects that dot the landscape of Kingston SE. Take a self-guided or follow the heritage trail throughout the town. Visit the historical Cape Jaffa Lighthouse, standing tall as a symbol of the community's maritime heritage followed by a tour of the Kingston SE National Trust Museum. For art enthusiasts, don't miss the Sundial of Human Involvement, an intriguing timepiece upon which your shadow is cast from a central analemma (a solar chart) telling you the time of day. Be sure to also check out 'Wind Dance', which is an Augmented Reality Mural that offers a fascinating blend of technology and creativity, The 'Lifestyle of Friendship', which is a giant wall mosaic along with several other wall murals, sculptures and mosaics bringing our town's stories to life.

Warmth for the Soul

Find solace in our charming local eateries and shops. Indulge in freshly baked delights at Mitchells Bakery & Cafe, where the aroma of pastries and warm beverages will instantly lift your spirits. Pay a visit to The Candy Store & Cafe, where you can grab breakfast as well as satisfy your sweet tooth with delectable treats and memory-filled lollies. Explore The Little Shop on Agnes Street a treasure trove of local handmade crafts and homebaked goods. Immerse yourself in the cozy ambiance of Dewberry Home and Asian Inspiration and shop their unique homewares, fashion and decor. Stock up with winter fashions from Amali Gifts. Finally, treat yourself to a delicious coffee and cake at Bliss or a delicious pub meal at the Crown Inn Kingston or Royal Mail Hotel where relaxation and a quaint outing await. For the lovers of wine, experience the hospitality of Mount Benson Wine Region. Known for its rich loam-based terra rossa soil over limestone, the region produces award-winning wines of exceptional quality. Stay for a grazing platter and a game of Finska as you take in the surroundings.

To make it easier for you, we've compiled a list of this weekend's trading hours.


ASIAN INSPIRATION SALE: 25% off winter clothing, scarves & bags. 30% off jewellery Saturday: 9:30am - 1pm Sunday: 10am - 1pm Monday: 10am - 1pm DEWBERRY HOME Saturday: 9am - 12pm Sunday: 10am - 1pm Monday: Closed AMALI GIFTS Saturday: 9am - 2pm Sunday: 10am - 1pm Monday: Closed

THE LITTLE SHOP ON AGNES Saturday: 9am - 3pm Sunday: 10am - 3pm Monday: Closed KINGSTON IGA LOCAL GROCER Saturday: 8am - 4pm Sunday: 9am - 3pm Monday: 10am - 2pm PINKERTON’S BUTCHERY Saturday: 8:30am - 12:30pm Sunday: Closed Monday: Closed


Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Monday: Closed


Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Monday: Closed




From our mesmerising sunsets and sandy shores to our intriguing landmarks and delightful local experiences, we offer a magical escape for families and couples alike. Embrace our coastal charm, explore the rich history, indulge in our local delights and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. Kingston SE in winter is a truly unforgettable experience that will leave you with lasting memories. If you need accommodation. Check out our local hosts here.

Disclaimer: Information provided is current as at 5th June 2023. Discover Kingston SE accepts no liability for any matters arising from the supply of information or any variation from the descriptions contained above.

Long weekend guide to Kingston SE
Long Weekend Guide to Kingston SE

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