Spring has arrived on Phillip Island! As the cool winter days begin to melt away making way for spring sunshine, now is the perfect time to pack your bags and take a trip to explore this island paradise. Whether you're an adventure seeker, a wildlife enthusiast, a foodie, or simply looking to unwind, Phillip Island has 101km2 of amazing to discover.
See Phillip Island's stunning cliffs and rock formations from a different perspective!
Get the adrenaline pumping with Victoria’s only jet boat experience and zoom across the islands turquoise waters with Ocean Adventures, or take a guided sea kayak tour with Pioneer Kayaking to explore secluded coves and hidden inlets.
Be sure to keep an eye out as you might spot seals, dolphins, or seabirds that often appear during spring.
Visit the world-famous Phillip Island Penguin Parade, and see the worlds largest Little Penguin colony waddle home to their nests each night at sunset. Stroll The Nobbies Boardwalk for the chance to spot fur seals in their natural habitat, or take a daytrip off the island and visit Maru Koala and Animal Park to get up close and personal with some of Australia's iconic wildlife, including koalas, kangaroos, wombats and dingoes.
Visit Phillip Island Winery for a wine tasting, a meal, or spend an entire afternoon soaking up the spring sunshine on the lawn. If you’re looking for something at the gateway to the main township of Cowes, dine on The Terrace at Phillip Island RSL overlooking the native plant garden.
Slow your pace and swap the car for a bike or hike. Hire a Super Cruzer E-Bike and explore Phillip Island on two wheels, or discover unparalleled views on one of the many coastal or bushwalks on offer. For magnificent views of the coastlines rugged beauty, walk along the South Coast Road.
See our hiking and biking trail here.
To enjoy the morning tranquility, head to Newhaven, Cowes East Beaches, Rhyll, or Cape Woolamai Safety Beach for a magical sunrise over the horizon. To see stunning sunsets head to the San Remo Pier, Cowes or any of the south coast beach lookouts, such as Smith Beach and YCW Beach.
Make the most of the warmer weather and longer evenings with a barbeque or a picnic in one of the regions many parks. Grab your supplies from Hill Top Farm Meats and head to Erehwon Point, Lions Park San Remo, Rhyll Foreshore, San Remo Foreshore, or Graydens Reserve. For an easy and delicious option, pick up fish and chips from San Remo Fishermans Co-Op and enjoy on the beach.
Experience the iconic Phillip Island Circuit in the flesh and race your friends or family on the 750-metre replica Go Kart track, or take them on in a game of tenpin bowling or laser tag at Phillip Island Tenpin Bowling.
Explore the National Vietnam Veterans Museum and understand the era by seeing it through the eyes of Vietnam Veterans with a huge collection of artefacts interpreted with information, imagery and audio.
There’s plenty to see and do on Phillip Island so extend your stay and see a bit more of this island paradise. Surround yourself with native gardens and natural bushland at Ramada Resort by Wyndham Phillip Island or experience quiet luxury at the Rhyll Haven Luxury Getaway Apartments in the quaint fishing village or Rhyll. If you are travelling solo or travelling as a large group, book a bed, a room, a wing, level or the entire complex at Island Accommodation.
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