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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 Strait, 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 won’t be enough. Buy your tickets and passes online before you get there – save money and skip the lines!



Phillip Island Penguins

Phillip Island Penguins

Summerlands, VIC
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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 have ample opportunity to view some of Australia’s most...

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Phillip Island Chocolate Factory

Phillip Island Chocolate Factory

Newhaven, VIC
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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

Phillip Island Nature Park

Summerlands, VIC
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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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Churchill Island

Churchill Island

Newhaven, VIC
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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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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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A Maze’n Things

A Maze’N Things

Cowes, VIC
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While visiting Phillip Island, make sure to stop off to 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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Koala Conservation Centre

Koala Conservation Centre

Rhyll, VIC
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The Koala Conservation Centre is an environmentally sustainable centre dedicated to the protection and conservation of koalas. The Koala Conservation Centre is conveniently located within Phillip Island and is about...

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Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

Ventnor, VIC

The Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit is an internationally renowned motor racing circuit and hosts some of the most popular racing events in Australia. Operating since 1956, this race track offers an amazing venue for...

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Pyramid Rock

Pyramid Rock

Ventnor, VIC

Pyramid Rock is one of the most fascinating natural attractions located on Phillip Island. The rock’s magnificent distinct silhouette stands out against the azure waters of Bass Strait. The triangular outline of...

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State Coal Mine

State Coal Mine

Wonthaggi, VIC

The State Coal Mine is a historical attraction in Wonthaggi, Victoria. It was once a 20th-century state-owned coal mine from 1910 through to 1968 but was then converted into a tourist attraction and a state park. State...

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Maru Koala And Animal Park

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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Pelican Feeding

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. The Pelicans come to the jetty on the...

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National Vietnam Veterans Museum

National Vietnam Veterans Museum

Newhaven, VIC

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

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Phillip Island Visitor Information Centre

Phillip Island Visitor Information Centre

Newhaven, VIC

The Phillip Island Visitor Information Centre is your one-stop-shop for everything you need during your trip. The friendly and knowledgeable staff can advise you about tours, accommodation, and attractions while helping...

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Bunurong Coastal Drive

Bunurong Coastal Drive

Inverloch, VIC

The Bunurong Coastal Drive is one of Victoria’s most picturesque attractions. Showcasing mind-blowing coastal scenery, this drive is highly recommended if you’re looking for a relaxing way to sightsee. The...

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Cape Woolamai Beach

Cape Woolamai Beach

Cape Woolamai, VIC

Cape Woolamai Beach is a famous surf spot set against ancient pink granite. This National Surfing Reserve is renowned for its rich surfing heritage and stunning natural attractions, which also happens to be the highest...

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Cowes Beach

Cowes Beach

Cowes, VIC

Cowes Beach is one of the main tourist attractions on Phillip Island. Home to a significant concentration of accommodation and activities that visitors love, it’s complete with all the tourist facilities and...

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Flynns Beach

Flynns Beach

Summerlands, VIC

Flynns Beach is a popular surfing beach in Phillip Island. Located on the northern part of Cat Bay, the 1.3 km long stretch of beach often gets waves around 0.6 meters in height, but it’s also a great swimming...

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George Bass Coastal Walk

George Bass Coastal Walk

San Remo, VIC

The George Bass Coastal Walk is a scenic trail highly recommended for anyone who wants to enjoy spectacular coastal sights. It’s named after a famous voyager who, 200 years ago, took this very same trail that...

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Pinnacles Lookout

Pinnacles Lookout

Cape Woolamai, VIC

The Pinnacles Lookout is one of the most scenic attractions in Phillip Island. Featuring dramatic granite rock structures, this destination south of Cape Woolamai guarantees a terrific day of fun – especially if...

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Bass Coast Rail Trail

Bass Coast Rail Trail

Kilcunda, VIC

The Bass Coast Rail Trail is a scenic yet short rail trail located in southwest Gippsland, not too far from Phillip Island. It encompasses 23km of an old branch line, that was once in use from 1910 to 1978. Bass Coast...

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Berrys Beach

Berrys Beach

Ventnor, VIC

Berrys Beach is a popular surfing beach in Phillip Island. It features a secluded, tranquil beach that is known for its fantastic swells that are suitable for experienced surfers. Berrys Beach, Surfing, Fishing, Walk...

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Ventnor Beach

Ventnor Beach

Ventnor, VIC

Ventnor Beach is a popular coastal area located on the northern coast of Phillip Island. Favoured by sun lovers and swimmers, this beach offers a peaceful getaway away from the crowds. Ventnor Beach, Dog Friendly...

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Warrook Farm

Warrook Farm

Monomeith, VIC
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Kitty Miller Bay

Kitty Miller Bay

Ventnor, VIC

Kitty Miller Bay is a gorgeous beach in Phillip Island and is one of the most popular attractions in the area. The 500-meter-long beach features an expansive rock platform that provides the perfect setting for a number...

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Red Rocks Beach

Red Rocks Beach

Cowes, VIC

Red Rocks Beach is one of the most beautiful destinations on Phillip Island – a great family-friendly destination. With scenic views of French Island and Mornington Peninsula, it is easy to see why this beach...

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Wonthaggi Plaza

Wonthaggi Plaza

Wonthaggi, VIC

Wonthaggi Plaza is a popular shopping centre and the largest of the malls in Southern Gippsland. Home to a great mix of shops and dining outlets, it is certainly one of the best places to spend your day. Wonthaggi...

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Phillip Island Golf Club

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 round of golf. When it comes to golfing on Phillip Island, the Phillip...

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Cat Bay

Cat Bay

Summerlands, VIC

Cat Bay is a top tourist attraction on Phillip Island; featuring a point break and sheltered beach, making it renowned surf and beach destination. Most of the year there are terrific swells to be enjoyed, although the...

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Flynns Reef

Flynns Reef

Summerlands, VIC

Flynn’s Reef is a renowned attraction on Phillip Island, known for excellent surfing as well as diving. In fact, many consider Flynns’ Reef to be a surfer’s paradise especially for professional surfers...

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Phillip Island Winery

Phillip Island Winery

Ventnor, VIC

Phillip Island Winery is a family-owned vineyard, located just a 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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Churchill Island Farmers Market

Churchill Island Farmers Market

Churchill Island, VIC

The Churchill Island Farmers Market is a delightful attraction for anyone who appreciates fresh, locally grown food. Aside from vendors selling colourful produce, visitors can also sample delicious home-cooked meals...

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The Nobbies

The Nobbies

Summerlands, VIC

Located on a picturesque landscape bordered by the Bass Strait, 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 Seal...

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Purple Hen Winery

Purple Hen Winery

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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Ycw Beach

YCW Beach

Smiths Beach, VIC

YCW Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches on Phillip Island. Set on a beautiful bay, YCW beach attracts travellers and families, as well as novice surfers. The 400-meter stretch of sandy beach features gentle...

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Anchorage Beach

Anchorage Beach

Ventnor, VIC

Anchorage Beach, located close to Ventnor Beach, is a popular attraction on Phillip Island; renowned for breathtaking coastal views, and numerous beach activities – making it a top choice for holidaymakers looking...

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Aussie Golf Ranch

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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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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Islantis Surf Experience

Islantis Surf Experience

Newhaven, VIC

The Islantis Surf Experience is the ultimate attraction for surfers. This immersive, multimedia attraction on Phillip Island was created to celebrate the Australian surfing culture. Located in Newhaven within the Big...

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Grumpy’s Mini Golf

Grumpy’s Mini Golf

Cowes, VIC

Phillip Island’s list of attractions offers 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...

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Forrest Caves

Forrest Caves

Newhaven, VIC

The Forrest Caves of Phillip Island are a stunning natural attraction that has been formed over time due to the eroded cliffs – only accessible during low tide. A visit to the Forrest Caves will be a terrific...

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Shipwreck Ss Speke

Shipwreck SS Speke

Ventnor, VIC

The Shipwreck of SS Speke is a fascinating place to visit while on Phillip Island. The SS Speke was a huge three-masted steel ship built in Wales in 1891, and at the time, was one of the largest in the world. Shipwreck...

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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 artworks and exhibits. Mingara...

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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 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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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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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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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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The Colonnades

The Colonnades

The Colonnades is a coastal area in Phillip Island that provides visitors with sweeping sea views. As one of the island’s most beautiful beaches, this destination is highly recommended for visitors who want to...

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Swan Lake Trail

Swan Lake Trail

Ventnor, VIC

Swan Lake Trail is an ideal family stroll that takes just 20 minutes per way, and its easy, well-established paths make it perfect for a relaxing day out with kids. The trail itself will take you to several scenic...

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Punchbowl

Punchbowl

San Remo, VIC

The Punchbowl just off Phillip Island in San Remo and Kilcunda is a unique natural attraction. This steep amphitheatre was naturally formed into magnificent bluffs, and on the eastern side is a small beach that is...

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Swan Bay

Churchill Island Marine National Park

Surf Beach, VIC

Located between Rhyll and Surf Beach on the eastern shores of Phillip Island, Swan Bay and the Churchill Island Marine National Park extends to the north point of Churchill Island and along the island’s western...

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Point Grant

Point Grant

Summerlands, VIC

Point Grant, located along the western portion of Phillip Island, is home to many of the island’s most popular attractions. Also known as the Nobbies, the island attracts many visitors; particularly those who want...

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Blow Hole

Blow Hole

Summerlands, VIC

The Blow Hole is a popular tourist attraction at The Nobbies in Phillip Island. It is essentially a large sea cave that during big southern swells, creates a huge water spray from the cave entrance. If you are in the...

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Bunurong Environment Centre

Bunurong Environment Centre

Inverloch, VIC

The Bunurong Environment Centre is home to the South Gippsland Conservation Society’s Gift and Book Shop, as well as a fascinating dinosaur display, a shell museum, and education centre. A great place to visit for...

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Conservation Hill Reserve

Conservation Hill Reserve

Rhyll, VIC

Conservation Hill Reserve is a habitat where migratory and resident birds can take shelter. It features mudflats and mangroves, all of which play an important ecological role in protecting bird species. Conservation...

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Cowes Shopping Centre

Cowes Shopping Centre

Cowes, VIC

Cowes Shopping Centre is the primary shopping area located in the heart of town. It is home to 14 specialty shops as well as a Woolworths, so you can be sure that it has everything you need. Cowes Shopping Centre...

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Eagles Nest

Eagles Nest

Inverloch, VIC

Eagles Nest is a natural attraction found along the Bunurong Coastal Drive between Cape Paterson and Inverloch. This unusual rock is visible from afar and is one of the most photographed sights in the area. Eagles Nest...

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Grossard Point

Grossard Point

Ventnor, VIC

Grossard Point is a historic site located on the end of Ventnor bay. It’s famous for being the site of Captain Grossard’s grave following his unfortunate death in 1868. Captain Grossard had a dying wish to...

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Phillip Island Coastal Reserve

Phillip Island Coastal Reserve

Newhaven, VIC

Phillip Island Coastal Reserve is one of the best attractions in Phillip Island. Recommended for relaxing getaways and leisurely beach walks, there are many things to do for outdoor lovers. Phillip Island Coastal...

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Storm Bay

Storm Bay

Ventnor, VIC

Storm Bay in Phillip Island is a small platform beach, 100 meters in length. Located just 500 meters west of the car park at Pyramid Rock, this beach is popular among rock fishers and advanced surfers. Storm Bay...

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