Kingston is the home of the Australian Antarctic Division's research facilities. The centre also provides support to the field stations in Antarctica. There are public displays of historic items and photographs from Antarctic expeditions, and informational material about Antarctic wildlife.
From the Brown's River area, it is possible to walk north from Kingston along the Alum Cliffs to Taroona. The Browns River also offers fishing and a good space for dog exercising. Near where the river flows into D'Entrecasteaux Channel is Kingston Beach, an attractive swimming area.
The Kingston Beach Golf Course is recognised as one of the best in the country, with certain holes being picked as favourites by international players.
Kingston has two 3½-star accommodation facilities (RACT rated).
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