Make the most of the lingering warm weather and partake in a water activity at one of Phillip Island's beautiful beaches. Learn to surf with Island Surfboards, go stand-up paddleboarding, take a kayak tour with Pioneer Kayaking or find a secluded beach corner and soak up the sunshine.
Hire a Super Cruzer E-Bike and explore Phillip Island on two wheels! Recommended rides include Oswin Roberts and Rhyll Inlet.
Rug up and enjoy an evening at the Penguin Parade watching the world-famous Little Penguins waddle on home at sunset.
Take a cruise out to one of Australia's largest fur seal colonies with Wildlife Coast Cruises, or witness the shear beauty of Cape Woolamai on their Cape Woolamai Cruise.
Grab a picnic basket and embark on a foodie adventure! Fill up with a range of local goodies, including seafood from Bass Strait Direct, cheeses from Bassine Speciality Cheeses, chocolates from Phillip Island Chocolate Factory, beer from Ocean Reach Brewing and Phillip Island Brewing Co, wine from Purple Hen Winery and Phillip Island Winery, plus much more! Check out our Phillip Island and Bass Coast Tasting Trail here.
Autumn is one of the best times to watch the sun come up or go down. The best vantage points for sunrise include Newhaven, Cowes East Beaches, Rhyll and Cape Woolamai Safety Beach. For sunset, any of the south coast beach lookouts and Cowes.
Spend Autumn days exploring Phillip Island to return home to your caravan or tent pitched within walking distance to the beach and shops. View all caravan and camping parks here.
Watch the sun go down, sip a cocktail, listen to live music and catch up with friends over good food and cold drinks! Top spots include The Wooli Tavern, The Westernport Hotel, Hotel Phillip Island, North Pier Hotel, Grenache Wine Bar, The Tipsy Cowe, Bang Bang Bar & Food, San Remo Hotel, Dimples Lounge Bar, Cohibar and Shaka Bar.
No matter what time of the year you visit, there’s 101km2 of island magic to be discovered. Whether you glamp under the stars, stay in a luxury cabin or book a caravan park with a view, we invite you to stay and create your own Island adventure.