Top things to do in American River

Top Choice Thai in American River

KI Tru Thai

Hungry? Thursday night? If it's 'affirmative' to all of the above, wander over to this big steel farm shed (a couple of kilometers down a dirt road across from the American River turn-off) for some brilliant home-co…
Museum in American River

US Schooner Independence

In a big tin boatshed near the American River jetty, the timber ribs of the new US Schooner Independence are slowly starting to resemble a hull. A volunteer group is constructing this replica of the first boat built…
Beach in American River

Flour Cask Bay

Down a well-maintained dirt road south of American River, this remote beach is just the spot for a little soul-searching, a breezy paddle in the brine or just a chestful of fresh ocean air. It's a short scramble thr…
Seafood in American River

Oyster Farm Shop

Run by a local oyster farm, this little shack acts as an outlet for sustainable seafood producers from all over KI. Oysters, marron, abalone, King George whiting…even barramundi, cooked into meals (nothing is deep-f…
Cafe in American River

Beach Barista

What a surprise! The best coffee in KI is at this pop-up coffee caravan at Pennington Bay surf beach. Grab a double-shot flat white, a slice of orange polenta cake or a ham-and-cheese toasted sandwich. If the swell …