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Located in the southern corner of Phillip Island, Newhaven is the first suburb you will reach after passing over Narrows Bridge. This picturesque fishing village is quaint and has many scenic spots and natural attractions.

The town houses a small jetty, marina, and boat ramp. Visitors of all ages can enjoy Newhaven, which offers a wide range of water activities and scenic drives.

Newhaven Accommodation, Beach Hotels & B&Bs, Phillip Island

Water activities at Newhaven are plenty, including fishing at the Newhaven jetty or taking a fishing charter out on the water. Water sports enthusiasts will also have a great time here, as there is plenty to see across the beach and the adjacent mainland.

Visitors will find the Phillip Island Nature Park, the National Vietnam Veterans Museum and the Phillip Island Chocolate Factory in Newhaven. The Phillip Island Chocolate Factory, the home of Pannys Chocolate, is a unique experience you won’t forget. The factory makes over 190 different varieties of chocolates, including chocolate-dipped bananas, rocky road, Turkish delight and chocolate-covered coffee beans. There are so many varieties that there is something to suit every taste.

The Phillip Island Visitor Centre is also located in Newhaven, conveniently located at the entry point for those driving onto the Island for the first time.

Regarding accommodation, some motels and caravan parks are located in Newhaven, mostly along the coast. So click on our link below for the best accommodation deals.

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Michael Jones

Michael created and runs the Phillip Island Point website, as well as the Holiday Point travel brand that incorporates a network of 16 location based travel information and attraction websites around Australia, Asia, and around the world.

With 25+ years of online experience and a passion for travel (having lived in Melbourne most of his life and has visited Phillip Island many times), Michael not only researches and writes content for the website, he also tinkers behind the scenes with the website functionality & design.

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