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10 Ideas for Mother's Day on Phillip Island

10 Ideas for Mother's Day on Phillip Island

Mothers Day is fast approaching on Sunday 12th May. From luxe experiences to adventure activities and scenic walks to wining and dining. Spoil the special women in your life with a unique and unforgettable Mother’s Day she won’t forget!


1. High Tea

Indulge in sparkling wine, hand crafted finger food and teas brewed with native Australian elements at Wild Food Farm’s High Tea for Mother’s Day hosted in their Rain Forest. Bookings must be made in advance for catering purposes

Or feast on a delicious selection of sweet and savory treats at Silverwater Resort's High Tea by the Sea. Traditional Devonshire scones, ribbon sandwiches and tasty patisseries paired with a complimentary glass of bubbles for Mums!


2. Tick something off the bucket list

Is there something Mum has always dreamed of doing? A helicopter flight with breathtaking views over Phillip Island’s iconic landmarks, a Seal Cruise with thousands of Australian fur seals frolicking only metres from the boat, or an adrenaline pumping Jet Boat ride through turquoise waters to explore hidden coves. Or it’s almost whale season – why not purchase a voucher for a Winter Whale Cruise to see the annual whale migration up close?


3. VIP Experience

Do something a little special and book an exclusive experience! Book an Ultimate Adventure Tour at the Penguin Parade for a unique experience at a private beach as you watch the Little Penguins waddle on home at sunset.


4. Go Where the Locals Go

Keen to take Mum on a Phillip Island adventure but not sure where to go? Jump onboard a Local Way Tours Phillip Island Tour and find out local secrets and visit hidden gems. They will pick you up from Melbourne or from your accommodation on Phillip Island and show you the best places to enjoy locally sourced food and wine, get up close with native wildlife and enjoy the breathtaking scenery.


5. Nature's Gift

Make unforgettable memories on one of the region’s breathtaking coastal trails or scenic bushland walks.

Discover Phillip Island's best walks here.


6. Pamper Day

What busy Mum doesn’t need a moment or relaxation and rejuvenation? Surprise with a calming massage, facial or pamper session at the ultra-luxe Her. Day Spa in Cowes.


7. Get Creative

Looking for a unique gift for the creatives in your life? Book them in for Clay & Sip at Clay & Co Studio or a Mosaics Workshop at Mosaics by the Bay to create something special.


8. Winery and Brewery Trail

If wine tasting, craft beers and a local cheese platter sound like her kind of day, then book a spot at one of Phillip Island beautiful wineries - Purple Hen Winery, Silverwaters Vineyard and Phillip Island Winery or make a day of it and head over to enjoy the stunning view at The Gurdies Winery. Or check out a range of craft beers and paddles at Ocean Reach Taphouse and Rusty Waters Brewery Restaurant and Bar.


9. Come together over food

If great food is the way to Mum's heart, then check out one of the venues offering mothers day luncheons and special menus, lovingly created with locally sourced produce. Enjoy mothers day specials at the San Remo Hotel Motel for lunch or dinner, choose a two or three course meal with complimentary beer or wine at Beach HQ Phillip Island or enjoy a complimentry glass of bubbles for Mum at The Wooli Tavern.

Explore all Phillip Island dining options here.


10. Gifts

Of course, who doesn't love fresh flowers, a new indoor plant or some self-care products! For a range of beautiful plants and gifts, check out Newhaven's Ivy Plant Studio or boutique homewares at Lattitude in San Remo. For a selection of unique gifts, check out Brinnie T Designs in Cowes or The Store in Ventnor. If you are looking for organic products and produce, the Corner Dispensary is a great place to find a range of goodies. Island Surfboards and Island Surf Shack in Cowes have you covered for all of your surf apparel and accessories.