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Located just 90 minutes from Melbourne is Phillip Island, one of Victoria’s most beautiful natural wildlife reserves. On Phillip Island, visitors will...

Phillip Island Attractions

Located just 90 minutes from Melbourne is Phillip Island, one of Victoria’s most beautiful natural wildlife reserves.

During your stay on Phillip Island, visitors will have ample opportunity to view some of Australia’s most famous animal attractions; including koalas, kangaroos and the beloved fairy penguins.

Phillip Island Attractions, Things to Do & What to See, Tickets & Passes


There are so many attractions, things to see and do on Phillip Island that you will need a few days to see them all.

Start with a visit to the Koala Conservation Centre – a large nature park which houses an array of koalas, kangaroos, echidnas and bats. This park is unique; unlike a zoo, the Koala Conservation Centre allows visitors get the chance to see these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.

Located right next to the popular Koala Conservation Centre on Phillip Island, A Maze’N Things is conveniently located and sure to keep your kids entertained for hours. Spend a few hours here and get lost in the challenging maze or play a game of minigolf with family and friends. For the more adventurous, try the challenging SkyTrail ropes course which is suitable for adults and kids alike.

Located on a picturesque landscape bordered by the Bass Straight, the Nobbies located on the south-west corner of Phillip Island. The Nobbies is a popular spot to see seals lazing around on Seal Rocks and viewing the magnificent landscape of Phillip Island in all its glory.

In the evening, head to the famous Penguin Parade which is located nearby. Here, visitors to the island will be able to see hundreds of tiny penguins as they emerge from the sea and waddle up to their nesting boxes in search of food and shelter. The Penguin Parade is a completely natural occurrence and the Phillip Island nature park has established viewing platforms and boardwalks so that visitors can watch this amazing spectacle without disturbing the penguins.

If you have time, head out to Churchill Island, the Chocolate Factory and the many nature parks located on the island.

There are so many things to see and do on Phillip Island, one trip just wont be enough. Buy your tickets and passes online before you get there – save money and skip the lines!


Phillip Island Penguins

Summerlands, VIC

Located just 90 minutes from Melbourne is Phillip Island, one of Victoria’s most beautiful natural wildlife reserves. On Phillip Island, visitors will have ample opportunity to view some of Australia’s most...

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A Maze’N Things

Cowes, VIC

While visiting Phillip Island, make sure to stop off a A Maze’N Things; a unique family attraction with many unusual attractions and activities. Located right next to the popular Koala Conservation Centre on...

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Churchill Island

Newhaven, VIC

Nestled in the beautiful landscape of Western Port, Victoria, Churchill Island is a beautiful seaside venue that stretches over 125 acres of land and is connected to Phillip Island by a small overpass. Known as the...

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The Nobbies

The Nobbies

Summerlands, VIC

Located on a picturesque landscape bordered by the Bass Straight, the Nobbies is just five minute drive south-west from the Penguin Parade. The Nobbies Centre is a popular spot for checking out seals lazing around on...

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Koala Conservation

Koala Conservation Centre

Rhyll, VIC

The Koala Conservation Centre is an environmentally sustainable centre dedicated towards the protection and conservation of koalas. The Koala Conservation Centre is conveniently located within Phillip Island and is...

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Phillip Island Wildlife Park

Phillip Island Wildlife Park

Cowes, VIC

With over 100 species of Australian native animals, the Phillip Island Wildlife Park is a huge nature park set over 60 acres on the picturesque Phillip Island. This park is popular with visitors to the island because of...

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Phillip Island Chocolate Factory

Phillip Island Chocolate Factory

Newhaven, VIC

The Phillip Island Chocolate Factory is a one-of-a-kind destination for children and adults alike. Once you enter this wonderful factory, you will see a range of the most delectable handmade chocolates as well as get a...

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Phillip Island Nature Park

Summerlands, VIC

The Phillip Island Nature Park includes a number of popular attractions found on Phillip Island. These include the Penguin Parade, the Koala Conservation Centre, Churchill Island Heritage Farm, Seal Rocks and the...

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Pelican Feeding San Remo

Pelican Feeding

San Remo, VIC

San Remo is a beautiful place nestled at the entrance to Phillip Island. On their way onto the island, many visitors stop in here to feed the many pelicans that call San Remo home. Pelican Feeding San Remo Address...

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Maru Koala and Animal Park

Grantville, VIC

Phillip Island is a popular tourist spot renowned for its beaches, wildlife and unique natural attractions. Thousands of visitors flock to Phillip Island year after year to get a glimpse of Koalas in their natural...

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Cape Woolamai State Faunal Reserve

Cape Woolamai State Faunal Reserve

Cape Woolamai, VIC

Cape Woolamai State Faunal Reserve is the perfect place if you’re planning a breezy, coastal walk during your trip to Phillip Island. Cape Woolamai comprises of 308 hectares and is located on the south-east of the...

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Phillip Island Winery

Phillip Island Winery

Ventnor, VIC

Phillip Island Winery is a family-owned vineyard, located just few kilometres from the bay area on Phillip Island. Due to the cool-climate and rich volcanic fossil soil, this vineyard is able to consistently produce...

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Grumpys Mini Golf

Grumpy’s Mini Golf

Cowes, VIC

Phillip Island’s list of attractions offer ample choices for visitors of all ages. Many tourists flock into this island just to witness the world famous Penguin Parade during in the evening. But on the days where the...

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Frisbee Golf-Blue Gum Reserve

Blue Gum Reserve

Cowes, VIC

Blue Gum Reserve is a well known spot where people come and play frisbee-golf. Located on Philip Island, the reserve lies south east of the Cowes township. It is accessible via Dunsmore road which lies behind the Blue...

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Vietnam Veterans Museum

National Vietnam Veterans Museum

Newhaven, VIC

The National Vietnam Veterans Museum of Phillip Island is a nationally recognized museum in Victoria. The museum exhibits the Australian involvement in the Vietnam War during 1962 to 1972 and has a wide array of...

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Golf

Phillip Island Golf Club

Cowes, VIC

There are so many things to see and do on Phillip Island including visiting nature parks, taking a tour, having animal encounters and playing a around of golf. When it comes to golfing on Phillip Island, the Phillip...

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Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve

Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve

Rhyll, VIC

Home to mangroves and migratory birds, the Rhyll Inlet Wildlife Reserve is a calm, natural site to take in the stunning oceanic views, feel the ocean breeze and view undisrupted nature at its finest. Birdwatchers will...

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Purple Hen Wines

Purple Hen Wines

Rhyll, VIC

Phillip Island boasts some quaint and well-maintained wineries including Purple Hen Wines, which is located in Rhyll on the south-eastern corner of the island. This beautiful winery is a family-owned business and is...

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Fisher's Wetland

Fisher’s Wetland

Newhaven, VIC

Fisher’s Wetland, a well-known destination for bird-watchers, is tucked away on the side of the access road to Churchill Island, known as Samuel Amess Drive. The most exciting attraction on the island is bird...

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Artfusion Gallery

Artfusion Gallery

Anderson, VIC

Located on Anderson Rise, Phillip Island, just an hour and a half from Melbourne CBD, the ArtFusion Gallery is a must-visit destination for travellers with an interest in art. Home to a stunning collection of kiln fused...

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Mingara Gallery

Mingara Gallery

Cowes, VIC

Mingara Gallery is an art gallery located in the scenic township of Cowes on Phillip Island. At the Mingara Gallery, you will come across a vast selection of Australian contemporary art works and exhibits. Mingara...

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Aussie Golf

Aussie Golf Ranch

Cowes, VIC

Phillip Island’s list of family-friendly attractions and recreational facilities include a number of well-maintained golf courses. Aussie Golf Ranch is a beautiful golf course which is settled on the pristine...

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Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm

Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm

Rhyll, VIC

The Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm is a family friendly attraction located on the north-eastern corner of Phillip Island. This eco-friendly attraction allows visitors to catch rainbow trout in a beautiful lake or...

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Phillip Island and District Historical Society

Phillip Island Historical Society

Cowes, VIC

The Phillip Island and District Historical Society, based in Cowes, is a great place to start if you’re looking into your family’s history or the cultural background of Phillip Island. The museum is a...

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Bass Valley Estate

Loch, VIC

Whilst vacationing on Phillip Island, plan a day trip to the famous Bass Coast. This area is home to some amazing nature attractions, quaint wineries, serene rural settings and many coastal attractions. Come and check...

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