Just 90 minutes from Melbourne, Phillip Island is accessible from the mainland via a bridge from San Remo, making it the perfect destination for a getaway or day trip. It is a place of natural beauty, sandy beaches, world class events and unique wildlife experiences. From the famous little penguins to world class surf beaches, Phillip Island has something for everyone.
Phillip Island makes for a great family fun destination with loads of attractions and iconic wildlife. Welcome home the hundreds of Little Penguins as they emerge from the sea at sunset, spend the afternoon spotting sleepy koalas and playful seals in their natural habitats or spend a few hours snorkelling and discovering the local sea life.
Spend long summer days swimming or surfing at one of Phillip Island’s beautiful beaches or explore the spectacular coastline via one of the many walking tracks. Find yourself a favourite eatery in one of Phillip Islands many cafes and restaurants or discover some delicious local produce to taste and take home.
Destinations on Phillip Island
Phillip Island’s commercial hub, Cowes has a lot to offer if you want to enjoy the serenity of nature with the conveniences of a busy township.
Enjoy the fishing village atmosphere on a quiet getaway or make Rhyll your base for a range of Island activities.
Just over the bridge and the gateway to Phillip Island, is where you will discover the small picturesque village of Newhaven.
Churchill Island Heritage Farm offers a range of daily farming activities and walks around the island close by to internationally recognised wetlands.