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Churchill Island

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 first site of European settlement in Victoria, Churchill Island is an important historic location on Phillip Island.

Churchill Island Heritage Farm Entrance Fee & Prices, Phillip Island

In 1798, Churchill Island was first discovered and charted by Europeans. Gradually, this area started developing with more agricultural improvements and industrial movements. Today, Churchill Island houses a historic homestead and a working heritage farm which dates back to 1872 which is open to the public.

Visitors come to the island to explore the traditional Aussie farming techniques at the many farmlands across the island. Visitors will see unique highland cattle, Clydesdale horses, ducks, sheep, chickens and peacocks. Apart from the farming activities, you can also enjoy visiting the heritage farm buildings and charming gardens. There are also a number of walking tracks around the island, check out our map below.

There are a number of activities held throughout the day including: cow milking, sheep shearing, whip cracking demonstration, working dogs and sheep shearing. Times are outlined below and these activities are included in the cost of your admissions.

The island also adjoins the Churchill Island Marine National Park which extends over 1,600 acres of gorgeous landscape surrounded by a verdant forest. There is also a visitor centre on the island which has exhibits on the history of the island as well as a gift shop and cafe.

Churchill Island also holds a farmers market with also over 40 stalls selling local produce grown and made in the Gippsland region. The market runs on a Saturday once per month from 8am to 1pm. Check current guides for the next date.

Whether you love strolling, farming activities or biking, you will have plenty to see and do on Churchill Island. Click on our link below to purchase tickets to Churchill Island today.

Address
246 Samuel Amess Drive,
Churchill Island
Newhaven, VIC

Operating Hours
Open 10am - 5pm daily
Christmas Day: Open at 2pm

Daily farming activities:
1-1:45pm: Wagon rides (school and public holidays only)
2:10pm: Cow milking
2:30pm: Sheep shearing
2:45pm: Whip cracking
3:05pm: Working dogs
3:20pm: Sheep shearing

Phone
(03) 5951 2800

Ticket Prices / Admission
4 Park Pass - Bundle and SAVE!
Koalas, Churchill Island, Penguin Parade & Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies Centre
Adult (16+yrs): $58
Child (4-15yrs): $28.90

Regular Pricing
Adult (16+yrs): $12.50
Child (4-15yrs): $6.25
Family (2Ad+2Ch): $31.25
Pensioner: $8.75

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